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Classes

All of our drop-in meditation classes are perfectly suited for busy modern people. You do not need to be a Buddhist to enjoy and understand Buddha’s teachings – anyone can benefit from increased inner peace.

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Retreats

See what Kadampa Meditation Center San Francisco has on offer to help you escape busy life and more importantly unhappy states of mind. Help yourself and help others.

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Workshops & Events

These are some of our most popular events! Join us to learn to meditate, connect with a new community or enliven your current meditation practice.

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Festivals

Every year the New Kadampa Tradition organizes a world wide program of special courses on Buddhism and meditation that explain how to apply Buddha’s teachings (Dharma) to modern living.

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General Program

All of our drop-in meditation classes are perfectly suited for busy modern people. You do not need to be a Buddhist to enjoy and understand Buddha’s teachings – anyone can benefit from increased inner peace.

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Foundation Program

The Foundation Program (FP) is for anyone who wishes to deepen their understanding and experience of Buddhism through systematic study. FP is a practical method to improve our good heart, wisdom and inner peace.

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Foundation Program – San Jose

The program is based on a systematic study of six Kadampa Buddhist texts written by the Founder of the New Kadampa Tradition, Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso.
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FP/Teacher Training Program

How to Understand the Mind, the latest book by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, offers us deep insight into our mind, and shows how an understanding of its nature and functions can be used practically in everyday experience to improve our lives.

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