Living a stress-free and meaningful life has never been closer to your fingertips. Meditation is a method to acquaint our mind with causes of happiness. Learn meditation in the company of good friends. See for yourself how Buddhism and meditation can improve quality of life.
Amitayus Kadampa Buddhist Center was recently established in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as a member of the New Kadampa Tradition - International Kadampa Buddhist Union. This tradition is an international Mahayana Buddhist organization founded by the Buddhist Master, Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. The Center offers the study and meditation programs of Kadampa Buddhism, under the guidance of our Resident Teacher, Gen Tenzin.
Amitayus Kadampa Buddhist Center, which holds classes throughout Philadelphia, was founded on the knowledge that it is possible for everyone to cultivate positive states of mind that will lead to calmness and inner peace. We strive to provide a conducive environment for people in Pennsylvania to deepen their understanding and experience of meditation practice and Buddhist studies. Meditation is the heart of Buddhist practice. Through meditation, we can gain deep insight into how to be happy and deal with life’s challenges successfully.

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  • Yesterday · 10:30 AM

    Sunday Morning Meditation

    3 Practitioners

    Everyone wishes to be happy all the time, but we cannot achieve this goal unless we attain lasting inner peace.  In this class we will learn basic meditation techniques... Learn more
  • 2 days ago · 1:00 PM

    Mala Making Workshop

    2 Practitioners

    Learn the art of making a traditional Buddhist rosary. Buddhist rosaries, called “malas,” are used during the practice of mantra recitation. Mantra is a Sanskrit word... Learn more
  • August 22 · 11:00 AM

    Urban Retreat: Meditations for Inner Peace

    5 Practitioners

    Escape the Philly summer heat and cultivate a sense of inner peace! Buddha taught twenty-one meditations that lead to permanent inner peace.  They are called Lamrim, or... Learn more
  • August 21 · 8:00 AM

    Heart Jewel with Meditation

    3 Practitioners

    This sadhana, or method of accomplishment, is the essential practice of the New Kadampa Tradition of Mahayana Buddhism. By relying upon this practice, we can purify... Learn more
  • August 20 · 7:00 PM

    Center City General Program

    2 Practitioners

    Each class consists of two guided meditations, a teaching on a Buddhist topic with advice on how to apply it to daily life, and a brief (optional) group discussion. ... Learn more
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