Meditation Classes in Binghamton, NY
No class on March 6. We’ll see you on March 13!
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Discover Your Limitless Potential
March 20-April 17
Through the practice of meditation we can decrease the mental turbulence we normally experience and begin to discover an experience of inner clarity, peace, and limitless potential for universal love, profound wisdom, and unceasing joy in all areas of our life.
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Bryan is on Teacher Training Program at KMC New York. He is also our Working Visitor Coordinator and volunteers many hours in maintenance and groundswork at the Center. Bryan’s teachings contain great insight into life and practical advice on how to use Buddha’s teachings to improve it.
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Binghamton
183 Riverside Drive, Binghamton, NY 13905
Classes are held in Room #5
$10 per class
We are a non-profit organization. Proceeds go towards costs in facilitating this class. All profits go towards supporting the International Temples Project for World Peace.
Through sincerely training in meditation on the teachings given in these classes you will attain spiritual realizations, which lead you to permanent liberation from all the sufferings of this life and countless future lives. There is no greater meaning than this. Even temporarily, whenever you experience problems, unpleasant feelings, depression or unhappiness you can solve these problems immediately by transforming your mind into peace through your meditation practice. The benefits of meditation are immeasurable.
Q. Do I need to have experience in meditation or Buddhism to attend the classes?
You do not need to have experience in meditation or be a Buddhist to attend. The meditation classes we offer are suitable for all individuals, whatever their level of interest – from those who seek simple relaxation and stress relief, to those who wish to learn about Modern Buddhism. Everyone is welcome!
Q. I’ve never been to a meditation class before. What should I expect?
Our meditation classes are very accessible. You do not need to bring any mats or wear any special clothing. We sit in chairs, and there is no physical exercise, yoga, or stretching involved.
Q. What does a typical class look like? A typical class consists of a simple relaxation meditation, teaching, a meditation based on the teaching and discussion and Q&A. The meditations are guided and are suitable for beginners and experienced practitioners alike.
Q: I’ve been coming to classes for a while. I really like what I hear. Is there something more I can try?
For those students who want to deepen their experience of Buddhism, Geshe Kelsang Gyatso designed the Foundation Program (FP). FP allows us to become more deeply familiar with Buddhist teachings by systematically studying one of five texts on the FP curriculum.