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Thursday Night Meditation Class & Community Dinner at the Temple

Community Dinner in the Main House 6pm - 7pm

Meditation Class with Christian Gauthier 7pm - 8pm 

Discover practical methods to improve the quality of your life and increase your happiness through meditation. 

By training in meditation, we can gradually learn to stay peaceful all the time, even in the most difficult circumstances. No experience needed. Just drop in!

Each class offers guided mediation and a short, practical talk based on Buddha's timeless wisdom for a happy life.

Come early and enjoy a community dinner at the Main House from 6pm to 7pm (only $5) Light refreshments after class.

Please call (845) 856-9000 to book your dinner in advance.

Class Dates: May 9, 16, 23, 30


Christian Gauthier is the Education Program Coordinator and meditation teacher at Kadampa Meditation Center New York. He has been practicing Kadampa Buddhism since 2009. His practical and inspiring teachings make Buddhism accessible to everyone.


Kadampa Meditation Center
47 Sweeney Rd.
Glen Spey, NY 12737

Day & Time

Community Dinner: 6pm -7pm

Meditation Class: 7pm – 8pm


Community Dinner: $5

Meditation Class: $5

The Teacher

Gen Samten Kelsang

Gen Samten has been studying and practicing Buddhism for over thirty years and is one of Geshe Kelsang Gyatso’s most senior students. He is well-known for his inspiring, clear and practical way of presenting Buddha’s teachings and meditation.

What to expect
at the Class

  • Guided Meditation

    Be guided in a short breathing meditation and connect to an experience of inner peace. No prior experience is necessary.

  • Short Talk

    Every week the teachings explore one aspect of Dharma, or Buddha’s teachings, which focus on solutions to problems in daily life, inducing genuine optimism and increased happiness.

  • Q&A

    At the end of the class, there is time for questions & answers. All advice is given as suggestions to improve personal understanding of the teachings and to provide examples of how to apply the teachings to daily life.

  • Refreshments

    Enjoy the company of like-minded people after class in the Temple, Café and Bookstore. Light refreshments are offered.