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General Program classes (GP, or drop-in classes) are the best place to begin to become familiar with the teachings and meditations and decide if they resonate with you and your experiences.
Leave behind the hectic pace and distractions of everyday life. Settle into the serene environment of the World Peace Temple and immerse yourself in developing a calm, clear mind through guided meditations and practical instructions.
Selected Saturdays (Mar 2, Mar 30, Apr 20, May 11, Jun 29) at 2pm – 3:30pm
The mind is full of creative power.
This annual fasting and purification retreat, performed in conjunction with a practice of the Buddha of Compassion, is a powerful way to purify negative karma of body, speech, and mind, and to pacify strong delusions such as hatred and attachment.
When we are overly attached to getting what we want and getting rid of what we don’t want, our mind is unstable, vulnerable and emotionally dependent on external things.
This retreat will be lead by Western Buddhist Nun, Gen Kelsang Chogden and Western Buddhist Monk, Gen Kelsang Wangden. At this retreat, people from VA, MD, PA, NJ, etc. will be gathering to enjoy meditation and visiting with each other in this relaxed country setting.
Kadampa Meditation Center Maryland is a Temple dedicated to bringing peace and happiness to the world, and to removing suffering, through offering the methods of meditation and modern Buddhism.