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Finding Inner Protection from Pain and Problems
"Meditations for a Happy Life" with Resident Teacher, Kelsang Jangchen We want to be happy all the time, even during sleep. How can we do this? We can do this through training in meditation because meditation makes our mind peaceful, and when our mind is peaceful we are happy all the time, even if our external conditions are poor. On the other hand, when our mind is not peaceful we are not happy, even if our external conditions are excellent. We can understand this through our own experience. Since the actual method to make our mind peaceful is training in meditation, we should apply effort to training in meditation. Both beginners and experienced meditators can benefit from learning these practical meditations for a happy and meaningful life. Everyone is welcome. Topics August 29 – Meditation: The Path to Freedom and Happiness September 5 – What Does Our Death Mean? September 12 – Rebirth: What Happens Next? September 19 – Finding Inner Protection from Pain and Problems September 26 – What is Karma? Everyone is welcome. ABOUT THE CLASS: This class is perfect for beginners or for those wishing to deepen their meditation practice. Each class is self contained and on a drop in basis, so there is no need to register in advance or attend the entire series. The class includes a relaxing guided meditation and short talk on how to maintain a peaceful mind. Chairs are provided and their are meditation cushions for those who wish to sit on the floor. ABOUT THE TEACHER: Kelsang Jangchen is a Buddhist nun and the Resident Teacher at Kadampa Meditation Center South Carolina. She has been a student of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso for almost 20 years. Jangchen teaches with warmth and compassion, offering practical methods to help people experience more peace and happiness in their daily lives.

Kadampa Meditation Center South Carolina

2999 Sunset Blvd. · West Columbia, SC


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Meet like-minded people interested in meditation near you! Learn how to meditate or deepen your current meditation practice. A trademark of the meditations we emphasize is the ease in which they can be used both “on the cushion” and in our daily lives.

Each meeting will include practical meditation, and a talk on how to reduce stress and other problems encountered in daily life and how to increase 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 or benefit from our meditations.

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