Lunchtime Meditation

Wednesdays & Fridays @ 12:15 – 12:45pm 

Cost: Class – $6  and Lunch – $6

Lunchtime Meditation is a half an hour guided meditation class followed by delicious home-made soup or entree in the World Peace Café. This class is suitable for anyone. It’s the perfect way to let the stress and pressure of your day melt away so you can return from your lunch hour feeling refreshed and nourished.

12:15-12:45pm  Guided meditation for relaxation followed by a piece of Buddha’s advice for daily life.

12:45 – 1:30pm  Delicious homemade vegetarian soup, salad, and bread.


Gen Kelsang Chogden is an American Buddhist nun and the Resident Teacher of Kadampa Meditation Center Maryland. Gen Chogden has been practicing Kadampa Buddhism for over 18 years under Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, who gave her the title “Gen” indicating that she is a senior ordained teacher of the Kadampa Tradition.

Gen Chogden’s compassionate activities of teaching, guiding, and inspiring those around her are the result of her deep faith, clear wisdom, and heartfelt concern for others that brings true sincerity and humility to her life as a spiritual teacher.

Her teachings are always practical and easy to apply to everyday life. Through her gentle and joyful approach and her peaceful example, she has helped many people find true happiness in their hearts.