Tuesday

Evening

Meditation

at KMC New York

May Series 

Learning to Let Go:

Overcoming Perfectionism and Learning to Lighten Up

 

Tuesdays · 7-8:30pm with Kadam Kyle Davis

Relax and let go. We all want to change, but this sometimes leads to unhelpful self criticism or feelings of adequacies. Through Buddhist psychology we can gain insight into how we think and learn practical methods that will help us accept who and where we are, and make progress towards becoming the person we wish to be. Drop-ins welcome.

$10 per person

Dinner served in Main House 6-6:45pm – $7

Pre-register for Class & Dinner: $15

Class Dates & Topics

Summer Series 

The Buddhist Way of Loving Kindness

Tuesdays · 7-8:30pm with Kadam Kyle Davis

Meditating on loving kindness is blissful. When we feel authentic love and empathy in our hearts, we feel at peace, relaxed, strong, and courageous. All too often our relationships with others and with the world bring us down, even to feelings of despair. Learning the various key meditations in Buddhist teachings on love gives us the tools to transform our way of relating to others so, instead of being a source of worry and frustration, they are positive and peaceful.

Throughout the summer, we will study the classic text Eight Steps to Happiness which outlines a step-by-step approach to growing our loving minds, ranging from basic minds of affection and closeness to profound forms of love like universal compassion. 

Everyone welcome!

$10 per person

Dinner served in Main House 6-6:45pm – $7

Pre-register for Class & Dinner: $15

Class Dates & Topics

Who can join online?
Live-streaming classes ONLY for residents of this local area (NY state, eastern PA, northern NJ, and western CT) and for those who would normally attend these onsite classes at the temple or our branch locations. 

This class is only available live and not available as an on-demand replay

Kadam Kyle Davis

Kadam Kyle Davis

Kadam Kyle is the Resident Teacher at Vajradhara Meditation Center in Brooklyn, as well as the Second Resident Teacher at KMC 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.

Contact Us

Phone

(845) 856-9000
9am-5pm Monday - Friday

Chat provider: LiveChat
Location

47 Sweeney Rd
Glen Spey, NY 12737