In this busy, chaotic world it is very important for our day to day happiness and peace that we learn how to control our mind. This is a practical course designed to show us how to apply simple meditation techniques and basic Buddhist psychology in the midst of a normal, modern lifestyle. Everyone is welcome; no previous meditation experience is necessary.
June 21 – July 12
Meditation and Modern Buddhism Cost: $42 for the series, or $12 per class. $6 per class students/seniors 62+.
Select the Registration tab below to pre-register for one or both series.
Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Congregation
8109 224th Street SW
Edmonds, WA 98026
This class is taught by Gen Kelsang Khedrub, a Western Buddhist monk and the Resident Teacher of KMC WA.
Gen Khedrub has been studying and practicing Kadampa Buddhism under Geshe Kelsang Gyatso’s guidance for many years. His heartfelt teachings are presented with clarity and humor that make them accessible to everyone. Through his kindness, humility and deep understanding of Buddhist teachings, Gen Khedrub provides an inspiring example of a contemporary Buddhist practitioner that we can follow.
“By training in meditation, we create an inner space and clarity than enable us to control our mind regardless of the external circumstances” – The New Meditation Handbook
Do I have to be a Buddhist to benefit from this class? No. Anyone can learn basic meditation and experience the benefits that come from having a peaceful mind. The teachings are suitable for everyone, regardless of faith, background or experience.
Do I need to come to the entire series? No, each class is self contained and offered on a drop-in basis. Come to as many classes as you like.
What do I need to bring to class? If you wish to take notes, bring a pen and notepad.
How should I dress for class? Come as you are.
Pay at the door for each class ($12 per class, $6 per class students/seniors 62+). To receive a discount, register for the series in advance using the button below.