LEARN TO MEDITATE

Meditation is a method for acquainting our mind with virtue. The more familiar our mind is with virtue, the calmer and more peaceful it becomes. When our mind is peaceful we are free from worries and mental discomfort, and we experience true happiness.

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SPIRITUAL COMMUNITY

The support of Sangha – spiritual friends who inspire us by their example, assist us in our practice, and encourage us to follow correct paths – is central to the Buddhist way of life.

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KADAMPA BUDDHISM

The founder of Buddhism in this world was Buddha Shakyamuni who lived and taught in India some two and a half thousand years ago. Since then millions of people around the world have followed the pure spiritual path he revealed.

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The Empowerment of Prajnaparamita

Join us at Kalpa Bhadra Kadampa Buddhist Center where Gen Kelsang Chogden will grant the Blessing Empowerment of the Great Mother Prajnaparamita, the female Buddha of profound wisdom. The empowerment is a blissful guided meditation through which we receive wisdom blessings directly from Prajnaparamita’s enlightened mind, empowering us to experience deep healing and real inner progress.  Applying the brief practice of Prajnaparamita to our own life will bring us more wisdom, love, and happiness.

Learn to Meditate

This course will have two sessions with a break to relax in between.  Each session will have two short, easy, guided meditations and a talk describing what meditation is, how to meditate, and how to use your imagination to your meditation individual.  People of all beliefs are warmly welcomed.

New Year’s Day Retreat

Welcome the New Year with a retreat. Buddhism has many teachings that bring greater peace and happiness to our life.  In this short retreat, we will concentrate on meditations that grow and strengthen our good heart for the new year.