Drop in Meditation & Buddhism Classes

Mondays 10:30am-12pm

Location:  West Vancouver Memorial Library, 1950 Marine Drive West Vancouver Map

* Note: Classes below marked * will be held at alternative venue:  Hollyburn House, Theatre room, lower level, 2095 Marine Drive, West Vancouver

About the Classes

These classes offer simple, practical methods to improve the quality of our life and develop inner peace through meditation and Buddhist teachings. Classes consist of two guided meditations and a teaching to help us solve our daily problems and find the lasting happiness we seek.

No previous experience required – beginners welcome. Classes are presented in series, however each class is self contained.  Drop in any week.

$12 / class or $50 for five class pass

Class Dates & Topics

Improving Relationships – Loving Kindness Training
April 24* · May 1 · 8 · 15

This series will look at the three types of love, affectionate love, cherishing love and wishing love.  By training in these types of love we can make all our relationships meaningful and harmonious.  Love is the inner protector from negative minds such as anger, jealousy and uncontrolled desire.  Learn profound ways to connect with others and love even those who appear to be difficult and hard to love.   Everyone welcome.

April 24th – Feeling Connected

May 1st – Wishing love – the deepest love

May 8th – Loving the difficult ones

May 15th – the practice of Taking and Giving


4 Keys to Happiness
May 29 · Jun 5 · (no class June 12) · 19 · 26

Develop real happiness from within through training in meditation, giving, rejoicing and love

Summer Break – classes resume Sept 2017

The above series of classes will be based on the book, How to Transform Your Life (free ebook), by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. This practical manual for daily life shows how we can develop authentic inner peace, overcome daily problems and bring about positive changes in our life that enable us to experience deep and lasting happiness.




Gen Kelsang Thekchen is the Resident Teacher of KMC Vancouver. He is a Canadian Buddhist monk, and the Resident Teacher of KMC Vancouver. He has been ordained for 18 years. He is well known for his ability to present Buddha’s teachings in a simple, practical and often humorous way, making them easy to put into practice in everyday life.


$12 or 5 class card for $50.  No need to pre-register. Just drop in