Class Dates
Concentration and a Meaningful LifeApril 1, 8, 15, 29
Mindfulness and a Meaningful LifeMay 6, 13, 27

Mondays · 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
with Gen Sanden

Location: West Van · West Vancouver Memorial Library - 1950 Marine Drive

Cost: $12/class (free members)

Note change of address for the April 8 & April 15 classes.  These classes will take place at Hollyburn House – 2095 Marine Dr, West Vancouver.

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.

Concentration and a Meaningful Life

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

April 1 | What is concentration anyway? And how will it help me?
April 8 | How does concentration overcome distraction?
April 15 | A structured approach to developing concentration
April 29 | Essentials of a meaningful life: concentration, compassion and wisdom


Mindfulness and a Meaningful Life

Register online for a 3 class series and save.  $30 / series (or $12 drop ins)

May 6 | Mindfulness 101
May 13 | The most effective meditations to increase mindfulness

May 27 | 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 members)

If you have any inquiries please email:

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