meditation and family

Meditation and Family Life

Meditation and family life, these two can seem like an oxymoron. Meditation brings to mind introspection, reflection, deep thought, and quiet time; words that don’t seem to have any relationship to family life.

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karma infographic

10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Karma: An Infographic

“Karma” is one of those words that gets thrown around a lot these days.  But what is karma, really?  Is it luck?  Is karma fate?  This infographic on karma will teach you ten things about it that you probably didn’t know (unless you’re already Buddhist, that is!).  Click on the graphic below to enlarge it.  PS, check out our May/June class series on karma that’s coming up in Columbia, Charleston, Asheville, and Aiken.  Continue reading…

Paula Lozano

USC Graduate Student Talks About the Benefits of Going to Ganden Center

You might recognize Paula Lozano.  She’s a member of Ganden Center’s Foundation Program study class, often volunteers to cook, clean, or help with the kids at the Center, and recently she taught our “Simply Meditate” intro course.  What you might not know is that she’s a busy Ph.D. student at the University of South Carolina who’s been juggling school, work, time with her family, and time at the Center for almost three years now.  Here’s what Paula has to say about how going to the Center has been of benefit to her. See her testimonial

A Couple Talks About Their Favorite Parts of Going to Class on Sunday Morning

Sunday mornings are fun for everyone — adults, children, tweens and teens, friends, couples.  In this video, husband and wife Sean and Robyn Glancy talk about what they each like best about going to meditation class on Sundays. Continue reading…

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5 Quotes on Love You’ll Love

“All you need is love,” “love is in the air,” “love the one you’re with”:  These are quotes on love that we know from pop culture, but they don’t typically help us to practically improve our love or our relationships in our day-to-day experience.  In honor of our upcoming “Love Heals” meditation retreat, here are 5 quotes on love from our founder, Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, that you’re sure to truly love. Continue Reading…

A Father and Son Talk About the Changes They See in Each Other

In this short video, Joe and Stephen Kovaz talk about the changes they’ve seen in one another during the time they’ve been attending meditation classes at Ganden Center.  Joe is a member of our Foundation Program; Stephen attends the teen class on Sunday mornings and has also recently joined Foundation Program. Continue reading…

Forgiveness infographic

Forgiveness: An Infographic

Hey guys!  This infographic summarizes what we’ve been discussing in our recent meditation classes in Aiken, Asheville, Charleston, and Columbia with regards to forgiveness.  The class in Columbia is now over, but there’s still time to catch the last class in the other locations.  Click on the image to enlarge it. Continue reading…