Wednesday, December 20, 7-8:30 pm
Making Meaningful Resolutions
with Kadam Kyle Davis
Intention setting is an art. And sometimes its hard to REALLY change. We can go months or years staying in the same patterns. As a result, we feel frustrated trying to bring about healthy habits into our lives. Buddhist teachings provide ancient, timeless wisdom on how to create healthy resolutions. These are resolutions that are within our capacity and that we set in a reasonable, sustainable way. In addition, there are special techniques for joyfully shifting our intentions and by doing so, we approach the process in a light-hearted, relaxed way. This allows us to have a long-term vision for personal change and gives us the space to really grow.
$10 per person. Drop-ins welcome.
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Kadam Kyle Davis
Second Resident Teacher at KMC New York
Over the past seven years, Kadam Kyle has taught at the NKT centers in Boston, MA, New Bedford, MA and Providence, RI. He was recently appointed as the Second Teacher at Kadampa Meditation Center New York.
Kadam Kyle has engaged in in-depth study at both the Temple in New York and on the Special Teacher Training Program at Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre. His joyful and sincere example in daily life, and his clear and practical approach in teachings, have inspired many people in their spiritual life.
Frequently Asked Questions
I’ve never been to a meditation class/workshop before.
I've never been to a meditation class before what should I expect?
Our meditation classes are very accessible. You do not need to bring any mats or wear any special clothing. We provide both cushions and chairs, and there is no physical exercise, yoga, or stretching involved.
How should I dress?
Feel free to come however you are comfortable. We ask people to remove shoes and hats when you enter the meditation room.
Do I need to bring anything?
Nothing in particular, but some people like to take notes so you may wish to bring a notepad and pen.
If I’m a complete beginner, should I attend this class?
Yes, our meditation workshops are perfect for everyone. This course, in particular is a great way to begin a meditation practice – no previous experience is necessary.
Do I need to be Buddhist to attend?
No, our meditation workshops are presented in a way that is accessible to everyone, and no religious obligation is required.
What are some benefits of attending meditation classes?
Through sincerely training in meditation on the teachings given in these classes you will attain spiritual realizations, which lead you to permanent liberation from all the sufferings of this life and countless future lives. There is no greater meaning than this. Even temporarily, whenever you experience problems, unpleasant feelings, depression or unhappiness you can solve these problems immediately by transforming your mind into peace through your meditation practice. The benefits of meditation are immeasurable.