Class Dates
21 Day Meditation ChallengeMar 12, 19, 26
Concentration and a Meaningful LifeApril 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Mindfulness and a Meaningful LifeMay 7, 12, 21, 28

Tuesdays · 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
with Gen Sanden

Location: West End · Gordon Neighbourhood House - 1019 Broughton St

Cost: $12/class (free for members)

Our weekly drop-in meditation & buddhism classes have a different topic every week so you can always keep learning.  Classes begin with a simple guided breathing meditation followed by a teaching and a concluding contemplative meditation based on the topic. There is also an opportunity for questions.

No meditation experience is necessary, the classes are suitable for beginners and experienced meditators, and everyone is welcome.  Each class is self-contained so you can drop in any week, please arrive 10 minutes early to check in.

21 Day Meditation Challenge

$12 drop ins

March 12 | A relaxed mind.  A peaceful life
March 19 | A clear mind.  An amazing life
March 26 | A compassionate mind. A meaningful life

Concentration and a Meaningful Life

Register online for a 5 class series and save.  $50 / series (or $12 drop ins)

April 2 | What is concentration anyway? And how will it help me?
April 9 | How does concentration overcome distraction?
April 16 | A structured approach to developing concentration
April 23 | Essentials of a meaningful life: concentration, compassion and wisdom
April 30 | A structured approach to a meaningful life


Mindfulness and a Meaningful Life

Register online for a 4 class series and save.  $40 / series (or $12 drop ins)

May 7 | Mindfulness 101
May 14| Mindful of what?
May 21 | The most effective meditations to increase mindfulness

May 28 | Creating the life we want: the power of meaningful intention


Gen Kelsang Sanden is a Canadian Buddhist monk, and the Resident Teacher of Kadampa Meditation Centre Vancouver.  He has been a long time student of Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, the founder of the New Kadampa Tradition. He is well loved for his compassion, sense of humour and the clarity of his teachings.

Cost: $12/class (free for members)

If you have any inquiries please email:

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