Meditations for a Kind Heart: Half-day Guided Retreat for Beginners
Guided retreat with Buddhist monks, Kelsang Tashi & Kelsang Chopag
Sunday, February 19th, 2:00PM – 6:00PM
Drop-in rate: $10/session; $25 for the full retreat (or pre-register online for $20)
Location: Samudrabadra Kadampa Buddhist Center
6338 Presidential Court, Suite 105, Fort Myers, FL
This brief beginner-friendly retreat will include simple guided meditations that help us to develop greater peace of mind and happiness, and to improve our relationships through learning to cherish others. Everyone is welcome. No previous meditation experience is required.
Session 1: 2:00-3:00pm
Session 2: 3:30-4:30pm
Session 3: 5:00-6:00pm
About the Teachers
Kelsang Tashi is the Resident Teacher of Samudrabadra Center and has been practicing meditation and studying in the Kadampa Buddhist tradition since 2007. Tashi has dedicated his life to helping others increase their daily happiness and mental peace through the practice of meditation. He is appreciated for his clear, light-hearted and practical presentation of Buddhist teachings, and his love for meditation and helping others has a positive influence on those he meets.
Kelsang Chopag is an ordained Buddhist monk who has trained under Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso and other qualified teachers. Chopag began his practice at Kadampa Meditation Center New York, an internationally renowned meditation and retreat center in upstate New York. While in New York, he spent several years learning and practicing the meditative teachings of Buddha. His teachings are light, humorous and practical, and he uses logic and analogies to help others discover the meaning of Buddha’s teachings.