Meditation and Buddhism in New Jersey
Dharmachakra Buddhist Center is a Buddhist meditation center in northern New Jersey. We offer instruction in meditation and Buddhist spiritual practice through meditation classes, meditation retreats and special meditation events. Meditation is for everyone, from those who seek relaxation to those who wish to follow the Buddhist spiritual path. We promote the teachings and ideals of Kadampa Buddhism in northern New Jersey.
LETTING GO OF THE PAST
with Peter Kurczynski
We often have trouble letting go of painful events in our past and this affects the way we respond here and now. We blame situations, ourselves or others and remain trapped in a state of anger and hurt. Through training in mindfulness and meditation we can illuminate the real source of pain and difficulty within our minds and finally release it completely, leaving us with a tremendous feeling of relief and joy. Learn more
Saturday, April 15, 10-11:30 am in Millburn Mall.
We need inner methods for responding constructively to life’s challenges and cultivating peaceful habits of mind. The training the mind instructions, known as Lojong, contain such inner methods of transformation. Finally, every experience of life can become part of our path to freedom and enlightenment for the benefit of all.
Offered in March in Millburn Mall, Ridgewood and Shrewsbury.
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This class is designed for beginners. Each class begins with a simple meditation. During the teaching that follows, the instructor explains what meditation is. The last meditation demonstrates how contemplation works. You will be given a meditation that will help you get started at home. Meditations are guided by the instructor and are suitable for beginners and experienced practitioners alike.
Sundays, 2 – 3 pm in Millburn Mall.
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FRIDAY MORNING MEDITATION
Meditation can provide a break in our busy lives. Its purpose is to make our mind calm and peaceful. With a sense of inner peace and well-being we can learn to cope with life’s challenges and create new opportunities for growth. Come and enjoy these guided meditation classes. No prior experience is needed.
Friday, 9 – 10 am in Millburn Mall.
EIGHT STEPS TO HAPPINESS
with Chris Gharbi
Join us to study the book Eight Steps to Happiness. These instructions for meditation show how we can transform all life’s difficulties into valuable spiritual insights. Discover practical ways to strengthen our compassion, improve our relationships and find spiritual meaning and lasting happiness in the midst of our busy modern life.
Wednesday, April 5, 12, 19; 7:30 – 9 pm, Coba Yoga