Meditate In Providence RI
The Providence Branch of Serlingpa Meditation Center
An oasis of peace and inspiration in the heart of the East Side, the Providence Branch of Serlingpa Meditation Center offers a relaxed, welcoming setting in which to explore ways to develop wisdom and cultivate peaceful states of mind. Classes are designed to provide practical advice for responding to life’s challenges.
The Resident Teacher of Serlingpa Meditation Center is Kelsang Pawo, an American Buddhist monk with deep experience of Kadampa teachings and practice. His warmth, kindness, and skillful presentation of Buddhist wisdom help students understand how to integrate spiritual practice into daily life and find meaning and joy in whatever they encounter.
General Program classes (Tuesdays from 7:00 to 8:30pm, taught by Kelsang Pawo) offer introductory teachings on a wide range of spiritual topics. Each class emphasizes ways to take Buddha’s teachings as personal advice that can be put into practice in daily life. A typical class includes guided meditations, a teaching, discussion, and question and answer. ($10)
Just Breathe classes (Wednesdays from 7:00 to 8:00pm, taught by Jordan Liepolt) provide an opportunity to learn about and engage in meditation practices that help us calm our minds and maintain positive mental states both in and out of meditation. Each class includes guided meditation, a teaching, and opportunity for discussion. ($8)
Sunday Meditations (Sundays from 11:00 to 12:00 noon, taught by Miles Davis) explore ways to create inner and outer peace through learning about, meditating on, and putting into practice a variety of Buddha’s teachings. Each class includes guided meditation, a teaching, and opportunity for discussion. ($8)
Sunday Dharma for Kids & Families (Sundays from 9:30 to 10:30am, taught by Angela Stewart). Through meditation, teachings, story-telling, arts & crafts, and other fun activities, this special class is designed to help children & parents share a meaningful and fun family experience, while developing integral minds of happiness such as kindness, patience & generosity. These classes are designed for children ages 5 to 12. An adult must accompany children. ($4 per child)
All of these classes are open to anyone; it is not necessary to pre-register; and you are welcome to join at any time. You don’t need to bring or wear anything special to the classes, and both chairs and cushions are available for sitting.
Serlingpa Meditation Center -Providence Branch |339 Ives St., Providence, RI 02906
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