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This Meetup is for anyone looking to learn how to meditate and live peacefully. This group is facilitated by the Kadampa Meditation Center Texas. A teacher guides meditations and gives practical Buddhist advice for developing peace of mind and living happily in our busy modern world. Everyone is welcome!

You can learn more about the KMC Texas: www.meditationintexas.org (https://www.meditationintexas.org/)

Upcoming events (5)

Meditation for Beginners

Online event

$12.00

Registration is required for this online event: https://www.meditationintexas.org/meditation-class-topics/jan-meditation-beginners Want to learn to meditate, but aren't sure how to get started? Have you started meditating, but haven't been able to get a regular with your meditations? Meditation for Beginners is designed to give you the encouragement and support you need to meditate regularly. The series will cover the fundamentals of meditation from the Buddhist point of view and offer short and simple guided meditations. Classes will offer practical advice and cover key Buddhist principles to help you break through any barriers to regular and effective meditation. Everyone is welcome! Jan 6: The Posture, The Breath and Creating a Mediation Plan Jan 13: A Special Breathing Meditation for Increasing Positive Energy Jan 20: Two Types of Meditation Jan 27: Mindfulness for Daily Life Is this for me? No matter your background, age, race, sexuality or previous experience with meditation – everyone is welcome! What to expect: Classes are approximately 1-1/4 hours long. Classes include two guided meditations and a talk on Buddhism for everyday living. Occasionally Q&A is offered at the end of the class. Although part of a monthly series, each class self contained so you can check out any single class or jump into the series midstream. Class delivery format: This class is provided via online streaming. Video replay will be available for 48 hours following the class. Audio recordings are available at additional cost. You may retain the audio files indefinitely. Cost: $12 each class | $6 for Students & Seniors 60+ $32 for the entire series of 4 classes | $24 for Students & Seniors 60+ Free for Members Free for Veterans and First Responders No one turned away for lack of funds Missed some classes? Want to watch or listen again? Video replay will be available for 48 hours following the class. Register for the entire series and get 50% off on the audio recordings. For more information and registration, please visit https://www.meditationintexas.org/meditation-class-topics/jan-meditation-beginners

Pure Bliss: The Peace of Tantric Meditation

Online event

$10.00

JANUARY SUNDAY MEDITATION CLASSES Registration is required for this online event: https://www.meditationintexas.org/meditation-class-topics/pure-bliss Bliss, by definition, is pure happiness. We all are seeking this! Everyone wants a happiness and joy that is without complication, disappointment or pain. To find the authentic happiness we desire all we need to do is turn within. Through doing meditations contained within Buddhist Tantra we can find a pure feeling of bliss and real joy, which leads to rapid personal transformation and gives us the energy to give happiness to others. Let go of your ideas about what Tantra may be and join us for an empowering series on finding authentic happiness from within. Everyone welcome! What to expect: Classes are approximately 1-1/4 hours long. Classes include two guided meditations and a talk on Buddhism for everyday living. On Sundays we usually take a few minutes to recite the Liberating Prayer. Occasionally Q&A is offered at the end of the class. Although part of a monthly series, each class is stand alone. You can drop in any time. Class delivery format: This class is provided via online streaming. Video replay will be available for 48 hours following the class. Audio recordings are available when you register for the entire series. You may retain the audio files indefinitely. Cost: Suggested Donation: $10-$15 each class $40 for the entire series of four classes | $30 for Students & Seniors 60+ Free for Members Free for Veterans and First Responders No one turned away for lack of funds For more information and registration, please visit https://www.meditationintexas.org/meditation-class-topics/pure-bliss

Special 4-Week Meditation Program

Online event

$5.00

Registration is required for this online event: https://www.meditationintexas.org/courses-events/vajrasattva-retreat-month You don't have to feel stuck, because karmic blockages can be removed! In this special month-long series of teachings and guided meditations Gen Menla will help us learn about and use the Four Opponent Powers together with the meditation and mantra recitation practices of Buddha Vajrasattva. The Four Opponent Powers can be used to oppose all our negative karma. Buddha Vajrasattva has a special function to remove all our negative karma if we make and strengthen our connection with him. Through combining these two practices together we can purify and transform ourselves completely. A 4-Week Meditation Program Want some structure to get your meditations going? Want to do more than breathing exercises? Want an authentic Buddhist experience? Make your own program, by joining us for one or more of the guided sessions below. Schedule: January 3 - 28 Sundays 4-5:30pm & 6:30-8pm Tuesdays 7-8:30pm Thursdays 7-8:30pm Q&A with Gen Menla is in the 2nd session on Sunday Zoom discussions with Gen Menla are 8:30-9pm on Tuesday & Thursday Is this for me? You don't need to be Buddhist to join in, you just need a wish to become free from whatever is holding you back from experiencing a deeper level of happiness and fulfillment. Teacher: Gen Kelsang Menla, RT KMC Texas Cost & Registration Members: Free Single Session: $5.00 One Week (4 session): $15 Two Weeks (8 sessions): $25 Series Price (16 sessions): $50.00 Please note that $50 is also the same price as our monthly membership. Our monthly membership allows you to participate in ALL of our classes included. It also allows you to do events and monthly retreats at a very large discount. No one is ever turned away for lack of funds. If you need assistance please email [masked] The video will be available for 72 hours after the live stream. For more information and registration, please visit https://www.meditationintexas.org/courses-events/vajrasattva-retreat-month

Anytime Meditations

Online event

$3.00

ANYTIME MEDITATION CLASSES 7 days a week. Whatever time works best for you! Anytime Meditations are 30 minute fully guided meditations and contemplations to give you more space, more time, more energy, clarity, and freedom in your mind, in your body, and in your life. So join in, sit back and we will guide you through this 30 minute break from the ordinary. ATTEND ONLINE! When you register you will receive a web link to a new meditation each day! Occasionally it will be beneficial to repeat certain meditations. In both cases the link will have the meditation on it for the entire day and you can watch it whenever best suits your personal style. Some people like to meditate first thing in the morning, others like to have it mid day, and some prefer an evening meditation. COST $3 for one class $25 per month (over 25 meditations per month) Sign up for the monthly Beginners Meditation Subscription Free for Members Free for Veterans and First Responders For registration and more information, please visit https://www.meditationintexas.org/meditation-class-topics/anytime-meditation

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Anytime Meditations

Online event

$3.00

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