Meditation Classes in

Thursday Nights @ 7:00 – 8:30p     |    Howland Cultural Center

Current Series: How to Transform Your Life

Drop-in Classes | Thursdays, 7-8:30pm

This book is a practical manual for daily life that shows how we can develop and maintain inner peace, how we can reduce and stop our experience of problems, and how we can bring about positive changes in our lives that will enable us to experience deep and lasting happiness. This is a significantly revised edition of one of Venerable Geshe Kelsang’s most popular and accessible books.

Each class includes two guided meditations, practical wisdom on how to maintain the experience of the inner peace in daily life and time to discuss the ideas presented.

$10 per person  | No pre-registration required
Class Topics:

May 23: The Secret to a Positive and Happy Life

May 30: Making Life Meaningful and Purposeful

June 6:Cultivating Unconditional Love

June 13: Practical Techniques to Avoid Anger, Fault Finding, and Negativity

June 20: Powerful Methods to Cultivate Profound Empathy

June 27: How to use meditation to benefit others

July 4: NO CLASS

July 11: The Supreme Good Heart

July 18: Last Nights Dream is my Teacher


Class Format

Each class begins and ends with a guided meditation. No previous experience is necessary.

Meet the Teacher Tiphaine Perrier

Tiphaine has been practicing Kadampa Buddhism for Many years. Her heartfelt teachings are practical and presented with warmth and sincereity, making them accessible to everyone.

About the class

The Howland Cultural Center

477 Main St. Beacon, NY 12508


7:00 – 8:30pm

with Buddhist Teacher

Kelsang Chenma


$10 per person
No pre-registration required.

Benefits of Meditation

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The Benefits of Meditation

inner peace

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.

pure happiness

Your wishes will be fulfilled, and you can then naturally inspire others.


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