Tuesdays | 7 pm – 8:30 pm | In Person (Live Stream Available for Members)

CURRENT SERIES: Modern Buddhism, Technology for Internal Transformation and World Peace, May 7-June 19

Modern Buddhism is a scientific method for improving our human nature and qualities through developing the capacity of our mind. It is suitable for everyone from all walks of life and offers the brilliant combination of a rich philosophy grounded in ancient wisdom with practical psychological tools suitable for everyday life and spiritual practice.

This course will be based on the Preface and Preliminary Explanation in the book Modern Buddhism, written by the Buddhist master and scholar Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche.

Modern Buddhism is available as a free e-book for everyone to download at this link: Modern Buddhism free ebook

Everyone is welcome to attend any or all of the classes in this series. No experience necessary.

What to Expect:

Simple guided breathing meditation.

Practical teaching on how to solve problems in daily life.

Second guided meditation on the teaching topic.

Brief discussion and Q&A.

Everyone Welcome. Suitable for beginners and advanced practitioners.


Please pay at the door


$15 / Free for Members

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CLASS: Buddhist Wisdom and Meditations for Modern Times

WHEN: Tuesdays | 7 pm – 8:30 pm

COST:  $15 / Free for Members

TEACHER: Gen Kelsang Choma


BART: 16th Street Mission

MUNI: 14, 49, 22, 33

Metered street parking or parking garage at 42 Hoff Street, San Francisco, CA 94110

Bike parking in rear of building


Gen Kelsang Choma is a senior Teacher and Buddhist nun with the New Kadampa Tradition of Modern Buddhism. A close disciple of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, she has studied extensively on the Teacher Training Program for over 30 years, and is qualified to teach both Sutra and Tantra.

She is the Resident Teacher at Kadampa Meditation Center San Francisco and is invited often to teach nationally. People enjoy her teachings for their clarity and warmth.