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Oct
22
Mon
6:30 pm Mindful Mondays
Mindful Mondays
Oct 22 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Mindful MondaysLeave your worries at the door on as you join our after-work meditation sessions. Learn to find and cultivate stillness within your mind with guided meditation sessions.When and Where?When: Every Monday | 6:30 – 7:00 pmSometimes we need to cancel a class due to weather or other special circumstance. Please be sure to double-check individual classes on our Events ...
7:30 pm Introduction to Buddhist Psychology
Introduction to Buddhist Psychology
Oct 22 @ 7:30 pm – 8:45 pm
This class offers the perfect way to start your week off right! We will start with an easy meditation that allows you to de-stress, followed by a short teaching, time for discussion and a final meditation that brings it all together. Buddha is renowned for his supreme understanding of how the mind functions to produce happiness or suffering. His teachings ...
Oct
23
Tue
6:30 pm De-Stress & Decompress Meditation
De-Stress & Decompress Meditation
Oct 23 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Leave your worries at the door on as you join our after-work meditation sessions. Learn to find and cultivate stillness within your mind with guided meditation sessions.Sometimes we need to cancel a class due to weather or other special circumstance. Please be sure to double-check individual classes on our Events Calendar. Class Fees $8.00 per classKMC Georgia Members: Free. Not a member? ...
Oct
24
Wed
12:00 pm Lunchtime Meditations
Lunchtime Meditations
Oct 24 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Walking into the Kadampa Meditation Center with it’s eight-foot Buddha statues and serene environment, you’ll instantly feel welcomed and at peace. But how can we take that peace with us? Let our teachers lead you through guided meditations that help you relax, overcome your anxieties, and learn to cherish others with your naturally-abiding good heart.Sometimes we need to cancel a ...
6:00 pm Florence AL – Introduction to Me...
Florence AL – Introduction to Me...
Oct 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
With Kadampa Meditation Teacher Bonita McCay. Learn or refine your meditation skills with this highly qualified meditation guide! All are welcome. Just drop in…no advance registration needed. Please call (256) 412–5734 if you need any additional information. Class Fees: ° General & Foundation Program Members: Free ° Benefactors: Free ° Non-Members: $7 per class Please see our Membership page at ...
6:30 pm Transform your Life through Medi...
Transform your Life through Medi...
Oct 24 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Walking into the Kadampa Meditation Center with it’s eight-foot Buddha statues and serene environment, you’ll instantly feel welcome and at peace. But how can we take that peace with us? Let our teachers lead you through guided meditations that help you relax, overcome your anxieties, and cherish others with your naturally-abiding good heart.Sometimes we need to cancel a class due ...
Oct
25
Thu
7:00 pm Huntsville Meditation Class
Huntsville Meditation Class
Oct 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
With Kadampa Meditation Teacher Yingji Wang. These ongoing drop-in classes are designed so that you can join us at any point in the series and not feel left out. Each class contains a brief meditation, a short teaching and discussion. Each series lasts for a few weeks, before switching topics. Everyone welcome!Find more information online.Class fee° General & Foundation Program Members: Free° Benefactors: ...
7:30 pm Going Deeper: Timeless Buddhist ...
Going Deeper: Timeless Buddhist ...
Oct 25 @ 7:30 pm – 8:45 pm
This class is perfect for those looking to explore the deeper concepts of the Buddha’s teachings, such as karma, past and future lives, permanent liberation from the cycle of impure life, and transforming daily adversities into the spiritual path. Bring great meaning and purpose to your daily life by learning how to integrate the Buddha’s timeless wisdom into our busy, ...
Oct
26
Fri
12:00 pm Lunchtime Meditations
Lunchtime Meditations
Oct 26 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Walking into the Kadampa Meditation Center with it’s eight-foot Buddha statues and serene environment, you’ll instantly feel welcomed and at peace. But how can we take that peace with us? Let our teachers lead you through guided meditations that help you relax, overcome your anxieties, and learn to cherish others with your naturally-abiding good heart.Sometimes we need to cancel a ...
6:30 pm Meditation and Dinner Social
Meditation and Dinner Social
Oct 26 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm
Looking to meet like-minded people and have fun? Join our community night where we relax, meet new people, and engage in honest conversations about how to live our lives meaningfully. the meditation is from 6:30-7:15pm. After our meditation, we will enjoy dinner out as a group at a local restaurant.Hosted by American Buddhist monk and KMC GA resident teacher, Gen ...
 
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BenefitGeneral Program Giving LevelFoundation & Teacher Training Giving LevelBenefactor Giving Level
All General Program Classes
(See our Calendar)
IncludedIncludedIncluded
Full Day CoursesHalf OffHalf OffIncluded
Half Day CoursesHalf OffHalf OffIncluded
Foundation/Teacher Training ClassesN/AIncludedIncluded
Guided Retreats at the CenterCost varies by retreatCost varies by retreatIncluded
Off-site RetreatsCost varies by retreatCost varies by retreat Cost of off-site accommodations only
GP Guest Passes444

 * For a giving level of just $60 per month, you can also join the Foundation/Teacher Training Program as a Correspondence student. This means that we provide you with teachings through recordings instead of in a clsssroom setting.

About the General Program

Everyone welcome!

The General Program classes are drop-in classes that are open to everyone.  General Program classes provide a basic introduction to Buddhist meditation and practice that is suitable for beginners.  It also includes advanced teachings and practice from both Sutra and Tantra. You can find a schedule for General Program classes we offer around town (as well as other events!) on our calendar. Alternatively, please call (678) 453-6753 to find out what’s going on in your part of town.

About the Foundation & Teacher Training Programs

The next step…

The Foundation Program (FP) offers an opportunity to deepen our understanding and experience of Buddhism through a systematic study of six texts written by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. You can learn more about the Foundation Program here. If you would like additional information or would like to join, please contact the Education Program Coordinator (EPC) at (678) 453-6753 or at  epc@meditationingeorgia.org.

The Teacher Training Program (TTP) is designed for people who wish to train as authentic Dharma Teachers.  In addition to completing the study of fourteen texts of Sutra and Tantra, the student observes certain commitments and completes a required number of meditation retreats.  The prerequisite for joining TTP is to have been a student on FP or GP for at least one year. For more information, please visit our TTP page or contact the Education Program Coordinator (EPC) at (678) 453-6753 or at  epc@meditationingeorgia.org.

Correspondence classes are available for those that are living too far away from the Center for FP/TTP classroom attendance. Classroom recordings are made available, and commitments are the same as those of classroom study program participants.

Why become a Benefactor?

As a Benefactor, you receive most* GP and FP/TTP benefits free of charge, and your gift is entirely tax deductible. Since KMC Georgia receives no outside funding, this is how we express our sincerest “thank you” for your exceptional generosity. Benefactor gifts are essential to sustaining the Meditation Center, its facilities and the wide variety of spiritual support to our Atlanta community. Benefactors help not only KMC Georgia, but every living being in Atlanta and beyond. This would not be possible without you.

*Additional cost for accommodation portion of off-site retreats. The cost of the accommodation portion varies depending on the venue.

How do I sign up?

To join one of our membership programs below, please…

  1. If you are joining as a General Program member, learn more about the General Program here. You can also find General Program events on the Classes menu item above and on our calendar. Go on to step 3, below.
  2. If you are joining the Foundation/Teacher Training Program, please contact the KMC Georgia Education Program Administrator (EPC) at epc@meditationingeorgia.org or at 678-453-6753 before registering for logistical and other information.
  3. In the form below, select the membership level at which you wish to join.
  4. Want to pledge a different amount? Choose “Specify a different amount” and indicate your amount in the field that appears.
  5. Double-check your total monthly giving amount.
  6. Click on the “Join” button, and we will take you to PayPal to complete your registration. Note that you will need a PayPal account to join. If you don’t have one, PayPal sign-up is free and easy. Also, be assured that KMC Georgia does not store and cannot access any of your PayPal, bank account or debit/credit card information. 
  7. After you register, we and PayPal will send you an email confirmation with lots of good information.

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