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Meet like-minded people interested in meditation in the Denver area! Learn how to meditate or deepen your current meditation practice. In this group we emphasize practical meditations that are useful both "on the cushion" and in our daily lives. Each meeting will include guided meditation, and a talk on how to reduce stress and other problems encountered in daily life, while increasing mental and physical well-being. There will also be plenty of time to discuss the ideas presented. Although the meditations and talks are based on Kadampa Buddhist philosophy, you don't need to be a Buddhist to enjoy this group. Kadampa Buddhism stresses a spiritual path of individual transformation and to look within ourselves for the inner peace and happiness we seek. Everyone is welcome

For more information on Buddhism and meditation, visit Kadampa Meditation Center Colorado's website http://meditationincolorado.org/ .

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Lunchtime Meditation

KMC Colorado - Downtown

$5.00

A simple 30 minute guided meditation for the time-challenged! An opportunity to escape from daily stress and worries into the stillness of your own mind. Chairs and meditation cushions are available, but feel free to bring your own cushion if you like. There will be an opportunity to ask questions and/or discuss following the meditation. “When the flow of distracting thoughts subsides and the mind becomes still, a deep sense of happiness and contentment arises naturally from within.” — Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

Meditation at Noon - Free

Kadampa Meditation Center

A simple 30 minute guided meditation for the time-challenged! This is an opportunity for us to escape from the stress and worries of the day into the stillness of our own minds. Cost: free (donations appreciated). Chairs and meditation cushions are available, but feel free to bring your own cushion if you like. There will be an opportunity to ask questions and/or discuss following the meditation. “When the flow of distracting thoughts subsides and the mind becomes still, a deep sense of happiness and contentment arises naturally from within.” -Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

Breathe Your Way to Inner Peace

Kadampa Meditation Center

$12.00

A close relationship exists between the breath and our mind, and the benefits of even the simplest breathing meditation are now well known. By engaging in breathing meditation, we can create space in our minds from the busyness and problems of everyday life and experience a special feeling of inner peace. If we are centered and balanced, it is also easier for us to get things done and help others. Join us for any or all of these breathing meditation classes, where you can learn how to calm your mind, reduce stress, and experience a warm heart and wellbeing. Class is followed by refreshments if you would like to stick around to chat with the teacher and other attendees. You are welcome to attend all or any of these invaluable discussions and meditations. No previous experience is necessary, drop in anytime. Everyone welcome! Everyone is welcome to any or all of the classes, no previous experience is necessary. Cost: $12/class $8 Students/Seniors/Military 5-class pass: $48, (free for Members) Click here for more info and class topics: https://meditationincolorado.org/tuesdays Location: Cap Hill Branch of Kadampa Meditation Center CO 1081 Marion St., Denver 80218

Lunchtime Meditation

KMC Colorado - Downtown

Relaxation meditation – take a real break for lunch! Take 30 minutes in the middle of the day to connect to your heart, cultivate inner peace and happiness, and clarify your intention for the day. Includes a short introduction followed by a simple, effective guided meditation, such as mindfulness of breathing, that will transform your lunch hour and the rest of your day. Why not make a habit of it? Escape from the stress and worries of the day into the stillness and clarity of your own mind. There are new people at every class, drop in anytime. Everyone is welcome! You are welcome to stay and chat to the meditation instructor afterwards. First time at one of our meditation classes? Click here (http://meditationincolorado.org/expect-class/)to find out what to expect Wednesday Lunchtime meditations are at our Cap Hill location. FAQs Do I have to be a Buddhist to benefit from meditation? No. Anyone can learn basic meditation and experience the benefits that come from having a peaceful mind. Buddhists respect all people and are happy to help anyone regardless of whether they subscribe to another faith, or to none. Do I need to have experience in meditation or Buddhism to attend the classes? No. All you need is the wish to improve yourself and the quality of your life. What do I need to bring to class? Nothing in particular, just yourself; though you can bring a pen and notepad if you want to take notes. How should I dress for class? No particular clothing is required. Just dress comfortably. Can I bring my kids? Not for lunchtime meditations, sorry, we don’t have the staff. But we have a class especially for kids on Sundays, and on Wednesdays families with kids too young to sit quietly in the main meditation room are invited to use the video link room under supervision with their parents.

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Meditations for World Peace / Kids Class

KMC Colorado - Downtown

$12.00

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