Wednesday Evenings at KMC South Carolina

Wednesdays, 7pm – 8:15pm
March 15 – April 19 (No Class April 26)
with Resident Teacher, Kelsang Tabkay
$10 or $5 students/seniors (Free for Monthly Members)

Introduction to Buddhism

These days, many people are developing an interest in Buddhism and meditation, in part because of its practical approach to the problems we experience in our daily lives, and also because Buddhism is an open, flexible faith that may be practiced by anyone, regardless of their ethnicity or religious background.

Buddhism teaches us to take responsibility for ourselves, our actions, and the consequences of our actions.

Through meditation we can follow the same path of inner transformation that Buddha followed and eventually attain a lasting inner peace and real power to benefit other living beings.

In this meditation series, we will explore basic Buddhist view, intention, and action, and how to follow the Buddhist way of life in the modern world. This is a perfect series for anyone with an interest in Buddhism and meditation.

Class Schedule:

March 15 — Who was Buddha?

March 22 —  What is Meditation?

March 29 — Understanding the Mind

April 5 —  Inspiring Ourself

April 12 — Living in the Moment

April 19 — A Buddhist approach to life

April 26 — (No Class for US Festival)

About the Teacher

Kelsang TabkayKelsang Tabkay is an American Buddhist monk and the Resident Teacher at Kadampa Meditation Center South Carolina. He has been practicing meditation for many years. Tabkay travels regularly throughout the Southeast, presenting Buddhism and meditation in an accessible and clear way, dedicating himself to bringing peace into the hearts of others. He previously served as the Education Program Coordinator at KMC South Carolina.


Upcoming Series:

Inner Bliss, Inner Wisdom

Wednesdays, 7pm – 8:15pm
May 3 – June 14 
with Resident Teacher, Kelsang Tabkay
$10 or $5 students/seniors (Free for Monthly Members)

In this meditation series, we will be learning to develop inner bliss and wisdom that will enable us to be of greatest benefit to ourselves and others.  These meditations will give us great strength of mind to be able to overcome challenges in our life and experience deep contentment and peace.

Part 2 – May 3 – June 14

May 3 — Letting go of negativity

May 10 — Becoming a friend of the world pt 1

May 17 — Becoming a friend of the world pt 2

May 24 — Creating protection for the future

May 31 — The power of patience and joy

June 7 — Training in the peace of concentration

June 14 — Shattering the illusion of suffering

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Venue

Kadampa Meditation Center South Carolina

2999 Sunset Blvd., West Columbia, SC 29169