General Program in Safety Harbor

Thursdays 7-8:30pm

with Gen Kelsang Chokyan

Meditation ClassOur Thursday evening classes teach basic meditation and the practice of Kadampa Buddhism. The purpose of these classes is to help people to gain personal experience of inner peace, to overcome their daily problems, and to find real happiness in their hearts.

Our classes consist of guided meditations, a talk and discussion. The classes are suitable for everyone from beginners to experienced meditators. Each class is self contained, though you are welcome to attend the whole course. They provide an ideal introduction to meditation and Buddhism, teaching effective and practical methods for overcoming problems and increasing happiness in daily life. (Check current calendar to confirm dates.)

Kelsang Chokyan

Current Series

How to Live Longer

Book: Living Meaningfully, Dying Joyfully
Term 3: Mar 27 – Apr 28

Why do some people who seem to live a healthy life die young while others live for a long time? What determines the length of our lifespan? The answers to these questions can be found in the ancient wisdom of Buddhism. In this series of classes, learn about the nature of life itself and techniques for enjoying a long and meaningful life.

Weekly Topics

Week 1 The Preciousness of our Human Life
Week 2 Understanding Death
Week 3 Causes of Death
Week 4 Signs of Death and What happens at Death
Week 5 What to do at the Time of Death


Classes are $10 each. Register for the whole series or become a member and receive the book free, which can be collected at the first class of this series.


KMC Tampa Bay (formerly Parbawatiya)
201 6th Ave S
Safety Harbor, FL 34695