Courses and Events

Throughout the year, there are many opportunities to enhance our practice by engaging in Friday Night Lectures, Saturday Half-Day Courses, retreats, or special events with guest teachers. Our courses and events are suitable for everyone, regardless if you are new to meditation, or have been practicing for a while. With teachings on practical Buddhist philosophy and guided meditations, these events provide a welcome break from our busy lives, and leave us feeling refreshed and energized. Following Buddha’s special advice, we can relax our mind and become of greater benefit to others.

In addition to local courses and events,  Kadampa Festivals and Dharma Celebrations provide a wonderful opportunity to meet with Buddhist practitioners from across the Midwest, United States, and world to share experience and understanding with them. For more information about these inspiring annual events, visit our Kadampa Festivals and Dharma Celebrations page.

If you have any questions about courses and classes, you may find they may be answered in our our What to Expect at a Class section or FAQs. Also, please feel very welcome to contact us at info@meditationinmadison.org or 608-661-3211.

 

Kadampa Meditation Center Madison

2018 at a Glance

 

September

Sunday Morning Series: Learning to Be Happy | Sundays September 2-30 10:00-11:30 AM

Meditation for Kids | Sundays September 2-30 10:00-11:30 AM

Noontime Meditation | Wednesdays and Fridays September 5-28 12:00-12:30 PM 

Transforming Pain Thursday Meditation Series | Thursdays, September 6-27 7:00-8:30 PM

Center Cherishing Day | Sunday, September 23 12:00 PM -2:00 PM

Safe Inside Meditation Retreat | Saturday, September 29 9:00 AM-4:00 PM

 

October

Noontime Meditation | Wednesdays and Fridays October 3-21 12:00-12:30 PM 

International Fall Festival KMC Portugal | October 5-11

Sunday Morning Series: Learning to Be Happy | Sundays October 7-28 10:00-11:30 AM

Meditation for Kids | Sundays October 7-28 10:00-11:30 AM

Just Meditate | Saturday, October 13 10:00-10:45 AM

Free Sunday Class and Open House |  Sunday, October 14 10:00 AM-11:30 AM and 11:30-1:00 PM

What Does It Mean to Be a Buddhist | Thursdays, October 18-November 15 7:00 PM-8:30 PM * No Class November 1

Life is But a Dream: An Introduction to Emptiness | October 20 10:00-2:45 PM

Friday Night Lecture: Freedom from Fear and Anxiety | Friday, October 26 7:00-8:15 PM

Center Cherishing Day | Sunday, October 28 12:00 PM -2:00 PM

 

November

Midwest Dharma Celebration: Medicine for the Mind | November 2-4

Noontime Meditation | Wednesdays and Fridays November 7-30 12:00-12:30 PM 

What Does It Mean to Be a Buddhist | Thursdays, October 4-November 15 (No Class November 1) 7:00 PM-8:30 PM

New! Sunday Morning Series: How to Solve Our Human Problems | Sundays November 11-25 10:00-11:30 AM

Meditation for Kids | Sundays November 11-25 10:00-11:30 AM

Healing from the Heart: Taking and Giving Retreat | November 17 9:00 AM-4:00 PM

Center Cherishing Day | Sunday, November 18 12:00 PM -2:00 PM

Just Meditate | Saturday, November 24 10:00-10:45 AM

Friday Night Lecture: How to Survive the Holiday Season | Friday, November 30 7:00-8:15 PM

 

December

New! Sunday Morning Series: How to Solve Our Human Problems | Sundays December 2-30 11-25 10:00-11:30 AM

Meditation for Kids | Sundays December 2-30 11-25 10:00-11:30 AM

Noontime Meditation | Wednesdays and Fridays December 5-28 12:00-12:30 PM 

Streams of Purifying Nectar: Vajrasattva Retreat | Saturday, December 8 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

Just Meditate | Saturday, December 15 10:00-10:45 AM

Meditations for a Wise Heart | Thursdays, December 6-20  7:00 PM-8:30 PM

Center Cherishing Day | Sunday, December 16 12:00 PM -2:00 PM

Festival of Lights Christmas Eve | Monday, December 24 7:00-8:30 PM

 

 

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