This class will offer instruction in meditation —based on Ven. Sangye Khadro’s book: How to Meditate
Each class will begin with 20-30 minutes of silent meditation on the breath.
Following a break, there will be a second analytical meditation on a different topic each week, as listed below.
These meditations will be guided, allowing participants time to contemplate the different points presented.
Feb. 9 Clarity of the Mind
Feb. 16 Continuity of the Mind
Feb. 23 Body of Light
March 2 Appreciating our Human Life
March 9 Impermanence
March 16 Awareness of Death
March 23 Karma
March 30 Purification of Karma
April 6 The Unsatisfactoriness of Life (Suffering)
April 27 Working with Anger
May 4 Emptiness
May 11 Working with Fear
May 25 Working with Attachment
1 June Equanimity
8 June Loving-kindness
15 June Compassion and Tong-len
22 June Meditation on Tara, the Buddha of Enlightened Activity
29 June Meditation on Chenrezig, the Buddha of Compassion
About Ven. Sangye Khadro
Originally from California, Ven. Sangye Khadro (Kathleen McDonald) began studying Buddhism with Tibetan lamas in Dharamsala, India, in 1973. She became a nun in Nepal the following year, and received full (bhikshuni) ordination in 1988. At the request of her teachers, she began teaching in 1980, and since then has been teaching Buddhism and meditation in various countries around the world, occasionally taking time off for personal retreats. She served as resident teacher in Buddha House, Australia, for two years and in Amitabha Buddhist Centre in Singapore for eleven years. She is a graduate of the Master Program in Buddhist Studies in Sutra and Tantra, which she followed at Lama Tsong Khapa Institute in Italy from 2008-2015.
Ven. Khadro is the resident teacher of Center for Wisdom and Compassion.
Arrive 15 minutes before the start
Payment for classes:
Your first-time visit is free and after that you pay per evening or buy a five or ten class card. See more here.