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Wednesday morning

Modern Buddhism for daily life


A SPECIAL TIME IN THE MIDDLE OF YOUR WEEK to rest, reflect and improve your mind. These classes are a source of inspiration to improve the quality of our mind through contemplating and meditating on Buddha’s precious advice which helps us solve our daily problems and become happier, more loving individuals.

Although presented in series of classes, each class is self-contained, includes two guided meditations and a talk and can be attended individually. These classes present practical tools to carry around in your day to maintain a peaceful mind.

No pre-registration required.

You are welcome to join our community meal at 1pm by booking before 10:30 am.

Modern Buddhism

Wednesdays • 10:30 – 11:45am


This series of classes is based on Geshe Kelsang Gyatso’s extraordinary book, Modern Buddhism: The Path of Wisdom and Compassion. By developing and maintaining compassion and wisdom in daily life, we can transform our lives, improve our relationships with others and understand the way things really exist. In this way we can find lasting happiness and accomplish the real meaning of our human life.

Please feel free to drop-in on a class-by-class basis, or enjoy the full series. These classes are suitable for both beginners and those with more experience.


Happy Mind, Happy Life

Discover the authentic foundation of Buddha’s teachings and how we can use these methods to develop inner peace and find lasting happiness from within.

Sept 16 • Path to Happiness
Sept 23 • What is Buddhism
Sept 30 • Heart of Kindness
Oct 14 • True Inspiration
Oct 21 • Essential Wisdom


Steps to Inner Peace

Discover the real meaning of human life and how to fulfill your potential and become the person you wish to be.

Oct 28 • Developing our full potential
Nov 4 • Making the most of our life
Nov 11 • Inner Protection
Nov 18 • Understanding karma


Making Life Meaningful

Discover your inner strength through meditation. Learn how to heal and transcend pain and problems by developing wisdom.

Nov 25 • Transforming Pain
Dec 2 • Overcoming Ignorance
Dec 9 • Three Trainings for Happiness
Dec 16 • Inner Freedom

Kadampa Buddhist Teacher


Gen-la Kelsang Khyenrab is the Resident Teacher at Kadampa Meditation Centre Canada & the Canadian National Spiritual Director.

Training with Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso for over 30 years Gen-la Khyenrab is well-loved for his pure and powerful example of humility and loving-kindness.

Learn about our teachers

Kadampa Meditation Centre Canada (KMCC)


631 Crawford Street
Toronto, Ontario
M6G 3K1

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Drop-in at any time during the series. No need to pre-register.
$10 per class, $40 for 5 classes

Free for centre card holders. Click for more info.

We are a non-profit organization. All profits go towards supporting the International Temples Project for World Peace.

Do I have to be a Buddhist to benefit from meditation?

No. Anyone can learn basic meditation and experience the benefits that come from having a peaceful mind. Buddhists respect all people and are happy to help anyone regardless of whether they subscribe to another faith, or to none.

Do I need to have experience in meditation or Buddhism to attend the classes?

No. All you need is the wish to improve yourself and the quality of your life.

What do I need to bring to class?

Nothing in particular, however if you wish to take notes bring a pen and notepad.

How should I dress for class?

No particular clothing is required.