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ONLINE The Magic of Meditation for Kids and Families

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  • Apr. 23, 2020 through May. 28, 2020, Thursdays, 3-4pm
  • Kadampa Meditation Center Long Island (KMC-LI)
  • 282 New York Avenue, Huntington
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $10 suggested donation; $1 option for those experiencing financial difficulty

Join KMC-LI for this special after-school meditation and Dharma class especially suited for children ages 6-12. The class will include one or two meditations, an exploration of a particular topic (e.g. compassion, patience, kindness, generosity) and discussions on how to practice this in their daily lives, especially in these uncertain times of the COVID-19 pandemic and the unusual circumstances of social distancing. Pre-registration is required.  No prior meditation experience is necessary. Everyone welcome! These meetings will be administered using the Zoom web-conferencing platform. If you haven't already done so, please go to zoom.us/download to download the Zoom client onto your phone, tablet or laptop/desktop computer. For help getting connected, please email epc@kmcli.org.

About Kadampa Meditation Center Long Island (KMC-LI)

282 New York Avenue

Huntington, NY

631-549-1000

  • Standard hours: Sundays 10am-2pm; Monday-Thursday 12-1:30pm; Evenings Monday-Wednesday 7-8:30pm
  • Wheelchair accessible: Yes
  • Stroller parking: No
  • Stroller check: No
  • Bring food: Yes
  • Buy food: No
  • Where is food allowed: Food allowed in designated spots
  • Changing tables in the women's room(s): No
  • Changing tables in the men's room(s): No
  • Family bathroom: Yes

  • Kadampa Meditation Center Long Island (KMC-LI) is a peaceful place of refuge and spiritual encouragement in the heart of Huntington with branches in Massapequa and Port Jefferson. Inspired by the books and teachings of modern-day Kadampa Buddhist master, Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, we present meditation and the teachings of Buddha in an accessible manner that can easily be understood and integrated into our modern lives. The center is run by volunteers and together we have created a friendly, compassionate and engaged community. CLASSES FOR NEWCOMERS Our general program classes are open to all. They begin with a guided meditation, followed by some practical wisdom from Buddha’s teachings to help us with the challenges of daily life. Questions are welcomed, and the class concludes with another guided meditation, helping us to take to heart any insight, inspiration, or advice we wish to apply. Sunday is family day at KMC-LI. We offer our main general program class and meditation on Sundays from 11:30am-1pm in the main meditation room, while classes for children and teens are taught at the same time in two smaller meditation rooms. We offer a weeknight general program class on Tuesday evenings from 7pm-8:30pm. We offer basic guided meditations on Sunday mornings at 10am, and Monday and Wednesday evenings at 7pm. Many of our Saturday morning workshops are presented with newcomers in mind, and beginners are always welcome to attend our lunchtime classes and meditations (12noon) Monday through Thursday. Soup & Serenity is held on Wednesdays 12 -1:30pm and includes meditation, a brief teaching, and homemade vegetarian soup.
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Play area: Indoor and Outdoor
  • Party room: No

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