Sunday Morning Drop-In Class

Sunday 11:15am - 12:30pm

4953 Franklin Ave, Los Angeles, CA, 90027

Mental Yoga: Simple Wisdom for Daily Life
Nov 17 – Dec 22

Nov 17 Intention, Speech and Seeing the Good in Others with Gen Rigpa
Nov 24 Letting Go of Painful Thoughts: Protecting Our Peace of Mind with Gen Rigpa
Dec 1 Buddha Shakyamuni: Commentary to the Liberating Prayer with Gen Rigpa
Dec 8 The Practice of Consideration for Others Kelsang Rak-ma
Dec 15 Mindfulness: Remembering Our Intention with Gen Rigpa
Dec 22 Rely Upon Your Inner Strength with Kelsang Rak-ma

In this busy, chaotic world it is very important for our day to day happiness and peace that we learn how to control our mind. In this course you will learn new ways of thinking to transform the ordinary, daily activities of your life into opportunities for learning and personal growth. This is a practical course designed to show us how to apply simple meditation techniques in the midst of a normal, modern lifestyle. Everyone is welcome to this course on training the mind; no previous experience of meditation is necessary.

This course will be based on the text Universal Compassion, a commentary to a powerful and insightful 12th Century meditation text entitled Training the Mind in Seven Points, which was composed by the great Tibetan Bodhisattva Geshe Checkawa.

Everyone is welcome to this course on training the mind; no previous experience of meditation is necessary.

FREE for all Supporting Members

About the Class:
Our Sunday drop-in class begins with a guided meditation, followed by a talk on a certain topic (listed above), and ends with another guided meditation. Class is followed by refreshments and time to chat with the teacher and other students. Everyone is welcome. DROP IN AND JOIN AT ANY TIME!  NO EXPERIENCE IS NECESSARY.

**Please arrive 15 minutes before class for registration and to get settled in the meditation hall. Once the 1st meditation has started, you will need to wait outside in the community room where there is a video broadcast before you can join the class.

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About the teacher
Gen Rigpa

Gen Rigpa

GEN KELSANG RIGPA is an American Buddhist monk, the Western US National Spiritual Director and the Resident Teacher at KMC-Hollywood. He is a close disciple of Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, having received lineage blessings and oral transmissions directly from him. Gen Rigpa’s heartfelt and practical teachings are presented with warmth and humor, making them accessible to everyone. He shows the joy of living a spiritual life, and is an inspiring example of Buddhism in practice. Through his clear presentation, he is able to help students discover for themselves how to integrate these timeless teachings into our modern world, making everyday life joyful and meaningful.

  • Sunday
  • 11:15am - 12:30pm
  • Kadampa Meditation Center Hollywood
  • 4953 Franklin Ave, Los Angeles, CA, 90027
  • $15
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