Saturdays monthly | 10am – 1pm | Saratoga Spa State Park
About our Saturday Workshops
Saratoga Spa State Park
Learn to Meditate in Half a Day: Living Lightly
June 10 | 10am – 1pm
Wisdom makes everything easy. With wisdom, we can see what is useful in our life and what can be abandoned. Wisdom also enables us to skillfully let go of ways of thinking that lead to suffering. Experience the profound and ancient teachings of Buddha, presented for the people of the modern world. Simply through applying them to your life, you will come to experience a deep sense of peace and tranquility and bring benefit to others.
This half-day workshop will include guided meditations, practical advice on how to maintain your experience of the inner peace in daily life and time to discuss the ideas presented. Cost: $20 per person
Thursday Evening Classes
Thursdays monthly | 7-8:30pm | Saratoga Arts Center
About the class
Saratoga Arts • The Gallery
June 22 | 7-8:30pm
The Disadvantages of Self-Cherishing
Each class costs $10 per person and consists of guided meditation, practical advice for daily life and time to discuss with like-minded people.
Meet the Teacher Evelyn Williams
Evelyn is a Teacher at KMC New York. She has a deep understanding of Buddhist meditation and teachings and joyfully shares this knowledge with others.
The Benefits of Meditation
You can relax and enjoy a peaceful mind through meditation practice.
positive attitude in life
Simply by being around like-minded people who are learning to improve their mind, you naturally find your personal view of life more optimistic.
a good heart
Your relationships improve by learning to genuinely care for others.
Your mind will become lucid and clear which will improve your physical and mental health.
You will learn to identify, reduce and eliminate states of mind that lead to suffering. You will also learn how to cultivate positive states of mind that lead to happiness.
The Secret of Stillness
Day Retreat with Gen Samten Kelsang
Meditation is most powerful and transformative when it is combined with a focused intention and a conscious lifestyle. Integrating Buddhist teachings such as mindfulness and concentration will enable us to tap into an experience of peace and happiness that is not always accessible in our busy daily lives. This day-retreat will give a step by step approach to living the life you want to live and empower you to skillfully carry the experience of inner peace into your daily life.
Thursday Evening Classes
Every class we explore one aspect of Dharma, or Buddha’s teachings, which focus on solutions to problems in daily life, inducing genuine optimism and increased happiness. These sessions include a guided meditation which allows you to gain personal experience of the teaching. Each class begins with a brief breathing meditation which is guided by the teacher. No previous experience is necessary.