- Wish to go deeper ask about becoming a member and or Foundation Program Classes
Ask At any of our classes about the Monday Night Foundation class and/or becoming a member. JOIN OUR KMC-LI FAMILY If you find the teachings and the community at Kadampa Meditation Center Long Island (KMC-LI) are beneficial in your life, please consider joining us as a supporting member. As a non-profit organization, we depend on membership, donations and fees for classes as our only source of income. Membership is tax deductible. Becoming a supporting member of KMC-LI is the most economical way to enjoy all our classes, retreats, day courses and branch classes FREE, while maintaining and supporting the growth of our precious center. If you attend the center and/or branch classes regularly, your membership will represent a savings over the pay-as-you-go costs. It also provides opportunities for you to deepen your practice as well as join with others as spiritual community. Kadampa Meditation Center Long Island and the programs it offers are made possible through the contributions of its members. Becoming a member of the center provides KMC-LI with a reliable source of income and stability, allowing us to provide its current level of programming and to plan for upcoming projects. Please join the KMC-LI community. DOWNLOAD MEMBERSHIP FORM http://meditationonlongisland.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/DMC-Supporting-Membership-Form-for-Website.pdf Print out, fill out and bring to the center. For additional information call us at (631)[masked]. Once completed, email your membership form to: [masked] or mail to: Kadampa Meditation Center Long Island 282 New York Avenue Huntington, NY 11743 attn: Membership For membership questions, email: [masked] BENEFITS OF FULL MEMBERSHIP Supporting members of the center receive the following benefits: SAVINGS ON CENTER EVENTS – in Huntington, Port Jefferson, Massapequa and other branches. FREE unlimited admission to all General Program classes, lunchtime meditations and branch classes on Long Island FREE unlimited admission to most Saturday programs and retreats at the center & branches 50% off special events such as Empowerments 50% discount at nearby Centers…Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Hamptons, Westchester Membership is fully tax deductible SUPPORTING THE CENTER BY… Being part of our KMC-LI family Enabling us to offer a wide variety of courses and programs Supporting our efforts to bring these precious teachings out into our community to help many others find inner peace Contributing to the financial stability of the center by providing a reliable source of income Monthly Pledge Levels $75 – Individual talk with teacher about these fees and adjustments considered. $95 – Family $95 – Individual with FP or TTP $115 – Family with FP or TTP We request a 12-month annual commitment (renewal is automatic, unless we hear from you) Please stop by the Center to sign up or call us at (631)[masked]
- We all know “Something (ain’t) Right”
We all know “Something (ain’t) Right” Anxiety, Depression and Disappointment can afflict us at various times. These painful thoughts and states of mind can be alleviated through various methods the Buddha taught. Join us to explore the many methods Buddha taught to identify the causes and how to reduce and eliminate them completely from our minds. Join us with Buddhist teacher, Dennis Kane Sunday’s At 11:30-1PM Dharma is the teachings and experiences of enlightened beings. Dharma gives practical advice on how we can solve our daily problems of uncontrolled desire, anger and ignorance, and how we can make our human life meaningful and free from anxiety. All you need to bring with you is a "Wish to be Happy? Dharma wisdom benefits everyone regardless of your spiritual background. Join us for meditation, dharma talk and discussion. Buddhist Teacher: Dennis Kane Wear socks, since we take off shoes. We have chairs or pillows.
- Freedom from ADDICTION Last Two Fridays of each Month
Last two Friday's of each month: Dharma for Addiction. Despite the crisis on Long Island, Happiness is possible. Step out of the ordinary and into the extraordinary From a Buddhist perspective we are all suffering from painful attachments that can manifest as addiction, depression, confusion, and powerlessness. The teachings of Buddha provide a clear and simple pathway to freedom from these negative states of mind. Based on the teachings of Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, this monthly class will explore how, through the power of our own understanding, we can remove our addictions and compulsive behaviors, enabling us to live a life that is both rewarding and meaningful. This class meets the last two Fridays of every month. Everyone welcome....................
- Learn to Meditate at Noon with Kelsang Sangwang
Learn to Meditate Ready to start a meditation practice but don’t know how? Ultimately the best way to learn is by attending guided classes to establish good foundations for a relaxed and enjoyable meditation practice. Reach your Potential Drop-in Classes are available on every day of the week, with guided meditations and teachings on applying Buddhist insights to daily life. All of the teachings and meditations are designed to help you to reach your potential. Everyone Welcome Whether you’re interested in exploring meditation for the first time, or looking to solve your daily life problems, you don’t have to be Buddhist to enjoy and benefit from our many classes and events.
- Developing Inner Peace and Joy
The New Meditation Handbook gives us a direct path to freeing our mind from all delusions and replacing them with joy. Enjoy an evening of meditation, contemplation and discussion. Dharma wisdom brings us to peace of mind. Beginners and more advanced meditators welcome. 516 Broadway, Massapequa [masked] The function of meditation is to make our mind peaceful and calm. This is the natural state of our mind, our Buddha Nature. It's from this state of peace that Bliss is possible. www.meditationonlongisland.org/massapequa/ Teacher: Tom Mcquire Cost:$10 per class (free for members)
- The Mirror of Dharma-Karma in Action
Karma We sometimes wonder why so many difficult or wonderful experiences occur. Understanding karma helps us view these experiences in a new and more meaningful way. As spring approaches join us as we learn through meditations and teachings how to respond positively to challenging situations and keep our inner peace. http://meditationinmassapequa.org KMCLI/MASSAPEQUA 516 Broadway, Massapequa, 11758 Phone:(516) 900- 1111 Thursday Afternoon Time:12:00-1:15pm Buddhist Teacher: Ilene Hecht Cost:$5.00 per class (free for members) Like us on FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/Dipamkarameditation/
- HeartJewel Prayer Puja
Heart Jewel The daily puja at Kadampa Buddhist Centers is Heart Jewel, which is a Guru yoga of Je Tsongkhapa combined with the condensed sadhana of his Dharma Protector and a short meditation on Lamrim, the stages of the path to enlightenment. Offered in Massapequa: EVERY THURSDAY 11AM-12PM Offered in Port Jefferson: EVERY WEDNESDAY 5:30PM
- Meditation in Babylon-A Branch of Kadampa Meditation Long Island
How to Solve Our Human Problems. “In this busy world, our experiences of happiness are fleeting and short lived, while inner peace eludes us completely. Our negative states of mind, such as uncontrolled desires and anger, create endless problems for ourselves and others, and prevent us from fulfilling our deepest wishes.” Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. This class will introduce participants to an integrated experience of practicing breathing meditation along with discussions that focus on the practical applications for helping us transform everyday situations and experiences into personal growth. With Tom McGuire Jack Jack's Coffee House, 223 Deer Park Ave. Babylon, NY,[masked]. 526. 9983