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Our Classes

UNLOCK YOUR POTENTIAL FOR INNER PEACE

Our classes range from in-person drop-in classes, weekend courses & retreatsin-depth study programs.

No prior experience of meditation or knowledge of Buddhism is necessary to participate.

Everyone Welcome.

Learn to Meditate, or Deepen Your Daily Practice.
Find the class that's right for you

LAMBERTVILLE
General Program Classes

SUNDAYS

Prayers for World Peace

with Nan FlemingEthel Rackin

This class includes a guided meditation, a prayer dedicated to world peace, and a teaching on a Buddhist topic. Increase your wisdom, grow your compassion, and familiarize your mind with the experience of inner peace through meditation. Everyone is welcome.

 

Sundays   10:30 am – 12 noon

In-person or Zoom live-stream for Menlha members

Suggested donation $15

No registration required. Simply show up!

 

SUNDAYS

Dharma ConversationCommunity

Join us on Sundays, following our Prayers for World Peace class for Sangha social time! Learn, share, find peace over a cup of tea or coffee. Browse the shop and be inspired by visiting our beautiful meditation space. Learn about the meditation classes we offer. 

Everyone is welcome.

 

Sundays   12 noon – 1 pm

Free! Just show up.

TUESDAYS

Talk & Meditation:

How to Deal with Anger & Frustration

with Gen Kelsang Chogyop

Stress, irritation, frustration and anger are common experiences in modern life. These painful states of mind can easily arise when we encounter challenging situations and difficult people. If anger is not recognized early on it becomes a poison that destroys our happiness and interferes with our relationships.This revealing series will introduce various methods for recognizing, reducing and finally removing this destructive habit from our mind, helping us to experience the peace and freedom that we all long for. Everyone is welcome.

February 6  The Poison of Anger
February 13  No class (Due to weather)
February 20  Dealing with the Real Problem: Letting Go of Blame
February 27  Using Difficulties to Increase Wisdom
March 5  Daily Challenges and Karma: Learning to Purify the Mind
March 12 Using Suffering to Grow Compassion

March 19  Avoiding Anger with Profound Wisdom

Tuesdays   9:15 – 10:30 am

$15 per person | free with monthly membership

No registration required. Simply show up!

WEDNESDAYS

Don't Worry, Be Happy

with Robin Kelly

Worrying is easy. What we don’t often realize is that it also ruins our happiness.

Rob will give teachings and guide meditations that lead to mental well-being, peace and happiness, even when life is very difficult. He will explain how we can permanently solve all our suffering and problems – our unpleasant feelings – and accomplish the real meaning of our human life through receiving Buddha's teachings. Each week you will receive practical advice that you can put into practice immediately. Over time, these new understandings will not only enrich our life, but have life changing results. How fortunate we are! 

Everyone is welcome.

Wednesdays   7:30 – 8:30 pm 

$12 per person | free with monthly membership

No registration required. Simply show up!

MONDAYS  |  WEDNESDAYS  |   FRIDAYS

Lunchtime Meditation

with Diane Cadman & Diana Barbera

Take 30 minutes in the middle of the day to cultivate inner peace and happiness. These short classes offer practical meditations on gaining mindfulness and concentration which will eventually lead to deep levels of inner peace. No previous meditation experience is necessary. Perfect for beginners and more experienced meditators.

Everyone is welcome.

Mondays | WednesdaysFridays  •  12 noon – 12:30 pm

$5 per person | free with monthly membership

No registration required. Simply show up!

FREE FRIDAYS

15 Minute Meditation

with Alexander Pachman

Looking to recover from a long work week and start the weekend with a positive mindset?  Join us for a free guided meditation suitable for everyone, even if you have never meditated before. Every Friday at 5:30 pm. Feel free to hang out a while afterwards and enjoy a tea, coffee or other light refreshment in our Peace Cafe.

Everyone is welcome.

 

Fridays  •  5:30 – 5:45  pm  

 

Free!

No registration required. Simply show up!

HYT Practice Class

DAKINI YOGA

with Gen Kelsang Chogyop

Gen Chogyop will guide us through the ritual aspect of this HYT practice, as well as give commentary on the Eleven Yogas, learning how to integrate Vajrayogini practice into our daily life, seeing each moment as an opportunity to progress quickly on the path to enlightenment. 

You must have Heruka and Vajrayogini empowerments to attend this class.

Saturday/monthly  •  10 am – 12 noon

Next class: Please check our calendar for date.

$20 per person | no discounts given

“The actual function of a Dharma Center is to give teachings to the people in the area and, by sharing with them our experience of Dharma, to help them to solve their daily problems.”

— from the book The New Meditation Handbook by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche

Experiencing financial difficulty? No one is turned away for lack of funds. Please email us to inquire about reduced class fees.

BETHLEHEM
General Program Classes

SUNDAYS Meditations for Inner Peace
with Gen Kelsang Chogyop
In just 60 minutes your whole day can change. By connecting to our heart, and intentionally cultivating inner peace, we can access the best of ourselves and learn to live from this place.

Take some time out of your busy life to find your moments of peace, harmony and a sense of wellbeing.  While the meditations we offer are Buddhist, they generally appeal to anyone wanting to cultivate a deeper state of peace and authentic happiness.
No previous meditation experience is necessary. Perfect for beginners, as well as more experienced meditators.
Everyone is welcome.

Sundays   2:30 – 3:30 pm   

$12 per person | free with monthly membership

You may register & pay in advance for each class below, or at the door upon arrival.

 

DOYLESTOWN
General Program Classes

 THIS CLASS IS ON PAUSE UNTIL SPRING 2024 
TUESDAYS Mindful Meditations   
with Gen Kelsang Chogyop
In just 60 minutes your whole day can change. By connecting to our heart, and intentionally cultivating inner peace, we can access the best of ourselves and learn to live from this place.

Take some time out of your busy life to find your moments of peace, harmony and a sense of wellbeing.  While the meditations we offer are Buddhist, they generally appeal to anyone wanting to cultivate a deeper state of peace and authentic happiness.
No previous meditation experience is necessary. Perfect for beginners, as well as more experienced meditators.
Everyone is welcome.

Tuesdays   7:15 – 8:15 pm   

$12 per person | free with monthly membership

DRAGONFLY YOGA

164 Green Street

Doylestown, PA 18901

You may register & pay in advance for each class below, or at the door upon arrival.

 

HAMILTON
General Program Classes

THURSDAYS Relax & Be Happy: The Magic of Meditation  
with Russell & Adrienne Chell
 
This series of classes will be based on the books 'How to Solve Our Human Problems'  &  'Modern Buddhism' by Ven. Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, both which provide practical advice on how to change our world by changing our mind. This series of classes is perfectly suited for those seeking solutions within Buddhism to problems of everyday life, as well as for encouraging practitioners of all faiths to deepen their understanding and practice of the spiritual path.
 
No previous meditation experience is necessary. Perfect for beginners, as well as more experienced meditators.
Everyone is welcome.

Thursdays    7 – 8 pm    NEW! 6-week series for 2024:  Jan 18 – Feb 22  |  Mar 7 – Apr 18  |  May 2 – Jun 6

$12 per person | free with monthly membership

 

You may register & pay in advance for each class below, or at the door upon arrival.

 

HIGH BRIDGE
General Program Classes

TUESDAYS Intro to Buddhism   
& Meditations for Inner Peace & World Peace
with Patty Kowalchuk
Buddhism teaches that our mind has incredible power, and through training in meditation we can develop deep inner peace and happiness from a pure internal source.  This can help us not only to change our own experience of life, but also to positively influence the people around us, our environment, and in turn the whole world. Now more than ever we need to understand these powerful teachings, take them to heart, and put them into practice, for our own benefit and for the benefit of others.
No previous meditation experience is necessary. Perfect for beginners, as well as more experienced meditators.
Everyone is welcome.

Tuesdays   7 – 8 pm  

$12 per person | free with monthly membership

 

THE STUDIO

40 Church Street

High Bridge, NJ 08829

You may register & pay in advance for each class below, or at the door upon arrival.

PRINCETON
General Program Classes

 THIS CLASS IS ON PAUSE UNTIL SPRING 2024 
WEDNESDAYS Meditate in Princeton
with Sarah Paden
 
Transformation through meditation: The Great Scope
The Great Scope encompasses the true range of Mahayana Buddhist teachings. It refers to the really big sentiments of Universal Love, Great Compassion and Bodhicitta. But how do we get there, from here? Be encouraged that cherishing others, opening compassionately and understanding the nature of reality can be learned -- with joyful practice! Join us on Wednesday evenings to learn about and meditate on these great mental states. They can transform your life.
 
No previous meditation experience is necessary. Perfect for beginners, as well as more experienced meditators.
Everyone is welcome.
Wednesdays    7 – 8:15 pm 
 

$15 per person  | free with monthly membership

You may register & pay in advance for each class below, or at the door upon arrival.

Doylestown PA
GP Classes
Hamilton NJ
High Bridge NJ
Princeton NJ
Free Friday
Sangha Social
Bethlehem GP

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“Developing compassion and wisdom, and helping those in need whenever possible, is the true meaning of life.”

— Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche

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