Sunday Morning Meditations at KMC South Carolina

Class Info

Sundays, 10:30am – 11:45am
with Gen Nyema
at KMC South Carolina (2999 Sunset Blvd., Suite 101, W. Columbia, SC 29169)
Free (Optional donation of $10 or $5 students/seniors or $15/family)

Transform Your Life:  A Blissful Journey

Everyone wishes to be happier, but not everyone understands the real causes of happiness.  Our family, friends, career, gadgets, andtyl_en entertainment can make us happy for a short while, but all of these things can also bring us problems and challenges.  According to the time-tested teachings of Buddhism, real happiness comes from our own inner peace.  When our mind is peaceful, we are happy; when it is unpeaceful, then we are not happy, no matter how good our external circumstances might be.

For the next several months, our Sunday morning class will be based on the book Transform Your Life by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso.  Each class will include guided meditation, a practical teaching for daily life, and time for discussion.  Everyone is welcome to attend; no previous experience with Buddhism or meditation is necessary.

Class Format

Every class will begin with a brief introduction, followed by a guided breathing meditation and the Liberating Prayer. After meditation, there will be a short teaching and time for Q&A. Class will end with Prayers for World Peace.

Class Teacher

Kelsang Nyema

Gen Kelsang Nyema has been the Resident Teacher of Kadampa Meditation Center SC since 2008.

Read more about Gen Nyema and our other teachers here.

 

 


Watch Gen Nyema’s 2014 TEDx video below.

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We’re Family Friendly

On Sunday mornings, KMC South Carolina is fun for the whole family.  Upstairs, adults enjoy ourSunday morning meditation class and Prayers for World Peace.  Downstairs, kids and tweens/teens have their own classes.  Kids classes include hands-on arts & crafts, light-hearted Buddhist stories, and advice for a happy life.  Classes fortweens/teens are more discussion-oriented and give young people a chance to explore their own spiritual life.