Meditation Classes & Buddhism in Greenville, SC

Class Info

Tuesdays, 7:15pm – 8:30pm
at Greenville Yoga (2021 Augusta Street)
$10 or $5 students/seniors (free for Monthly Members)

Shine Your Light:

Meditations for Controlling Our MindShine Your Light_FINAL

Compassion is the very essence of a spiritual life.  By growing the inner light of our compassion, we’ll gain self-control, improve our concentration, clear our mind, and develop wisdom.  In this class series, we’ll explore the inner light of our compassion and learn how compassion provides fertile ground for cultivating the fruits of spiritual life.

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 Schedule

September 16:  Illuminating your life with compassion
September 23:  Taking and giving meditation
September 30:  The light of enlightenment
October 7:  The light of concentration, part 1
October 14:  The light of concentration, part 2
October 21:  No class
October 28:  No class 

Upcoming Series

Tuesdays, 7:15pm – 8:30pm
at Greenville Yoga (2021 Augusta Street)
$10 or $5 students/seniors (free for Monthly Members)

Life is But a Dream: Meditations for Growing Our WisdomLife is But a Dream Front PAge

The ancient Buddhist master, Geshe Chekawa, encouraged his students to “Think that all phenomena are like dreams.”  What does this advice really mean, and how can we apply it to busy modern life?  In this class series, we’ll explore Buddha’s profound wisdom teachings.  Along the way, we’ll discover that these ancient teachings are still relevant and applicable to our day-to-day lives.

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 Schedule

November 4: No class
November 11:  Understanding how life is but a dream
November 18:  Our body is but a dream
November 25:  No class
December 2:  Our self is but a dream
December 9:  Our mind is but a dream
December 16:  Living wisdom

Class Teacher

Kelsang NyemaGen Kelsang Nyema ordained as a Buddhist nun in 2004 and has been the Resident Teacher of Ganden Buddhist Center since 2008.  Read more about Gen Nyema and our other teachers here.

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Special Events in Greenville

In addition to our weekday classes in these branch locations, we also offer Saturday workshops approximately once every-other-month.  Visit our Courses & Events page to find out about upcoming events in your region.