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.
TIMELESS VISION – FREE Public Talk
with Kadam Peter Kurczynski
Explore the themes of inter-connectedness and unconditional love from a Buddhist perspective. On Martin Luther King day, it is traditional to celebrate these ideas because they were expressed by this American visionary. We will learn how these timeless ideals are expressed in Buddhism, and how meditation practice brings them into our everyday lives. Learn more
Monday, January 16th, 7 – 8:30 pm in Millburn Mall
FOUR NOBLE TRUTHS
The Buddhist Path to Inner Peace
Buddhist meditation is at once simple and profound. These four truths give insight into the inner causes of happiness and suffering, and our potential for freedom. They illustrate how meditation can transform the heart and mind, and bring greater joy and meaning to every aspect of life. Have fun. Learn to meditate. Go deeper than popular presentations, and discover your path to inner peace.
Offered in January 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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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.