The Kadampa Meditation Center North Carolina (KMC NC) is a member of the family of more than 1200 Buddhist Centers in more than 40 countries throughout the world, known as the New Kadampa Tradition.
KMC NC exists to enable people to find their own happiness by improving their minds, through meditation, contemplation, and practice of Buddha’s teachings. These teachings have survived in a pure lineage from 2500 years ago. Countless people down to the present day have benefited from them.
KMC NC provides a modern presentation of these teachings and meditations which is accessible and particularly suitable for the busy people of the modern world. The teachings and meditations at KMC NC provide insights into the thoughts that cause people to experience problems and difficulties and enable them to think more positively. They show how through meditation and contemplation anyone can experience a more happy and peaceful existence free from fear and anxiety, deal effectively with unexpected and unwanted things that occur, and enjoy more harmonious relationships.
Everyone is welcome at KMC NC
You do not have to be think of yourself as a Buddhist to benefit from the teachings and meditations. Everyone can benefit from learning to meditate and incorporating it into their daily lifestyle. New Kadampa Buddhism is a special presentation of Buddha’s teachings designed especially for the people of the modern world. All the practices come from Buddha Shakyamuni and have been preserved over the centuries by an unbroken lineage of fully realized Teachers.
Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso’s presentation retains all the meanings and insights of Buddha’s original teachings, in a way that is accessible and suitable for modern-day practitioners. Through this great kindness everyone – regardless of nationality, culture, age or gender – now has the opportunity to follow practice scientifically proven methods for solving the problems of daily life that ultimately lead to true and lasting happiness.