The Joy of a Quiet Mind

Happiness and suffering are parts of the mind; the former is a joyful feeling and the latter an unpleasant feeling. Since happiness and suffering are parts of the mind, if we want to avoid suffering and find true happiness we need to understand the nature and functions of the mind.

Oct 8 — Bringing the Mind Home
Oct 15 — Understanding the Mind
Oct 22  Distinguishing Outer & Inner Problems
Oct 29  The Real Source of Happiness
Nov 5  Exploring Levels of Awareness
Nov 12 —  Harnessing Our Meditation

For this series, we will be using the books How to Transform Your Life & How to Understand the Mind by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche.

Although it is beneficial to attend the entire series, you may drop in at any time. No experience necessary. Everyone welcome!


The Power of Love

From the depths of our heart we want to be happy all the time, but we are not usually very concerned with the happiness and freedom of others. As we enter the holiday season, we will explore how to  generate and maintain a powerful mind of love. In order to do this, we need to shift our perspectives from self to others using the timeless wisdom of Kadam Dharma.

Nov 19 — The Equality of All
Nov 26 —  Seeing the Kindness of Others
Dec 3 — The Power of Love vs Attachment
Dec 10 — Love Solves Problems
Dec 17 — Viewing Others as Supreme


Taught by Jason Valcourt, senior Buddhist Teacher at AKBC, the Tuesday night class gives us medicine for the mind. This meditation class series explores how to solve your human problems. Each class includes a short discussion and two guided meditations. Everyone is welcome.

$10 • $5/seniors & students/ free to members | $40 unlimited membership

339 Ives Street at Waterman Street | Providence • 02906 | 401.400.1657