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Lamrim Kadampa Buddhist Center

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Learn to Meditate
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Lamrim Kadampa Buddhist Center, founded under the guidance of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso; Internationally renowned Buddhist meditation master and scholar, is a member of the New Kadampa Tradition - the International Kadampa Buddhist Union (NKT-IKBU).
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Lamrim Kadampa Buddhist Center is dedicated to benefiting people by making classes on Buddhism and meditation available throughout the Quad Cities region. Meditation is a beautiful and practical way of finding inner peace, reducing stress and finding solutions to the problems of daily life.  Learn how within our mind lies an extraordinary potential for inner peace and happiness.

WHAT'S NEW:
NExt Center Volunteer Work Day, Sunday JULY 10 from noon-5pm working on the new space.
We have many levels of projects, there is something for everyone to help with regardless of experience, so please come help out, meet other center goers, have fun and generate some good karma!
Center Space  UPDATE

Volunteer 16June26 Brad

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Meditation Essentials Series
Learn techniques to put into practice to receive the most benefit from your meditation session.  
Thursdays: July 14, 21 & 28 ● 6:30-7:30pm
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Meditation Class at Quad City Botanical Center in Rock IslandIL
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Free Mindfulness Meditation Class

Quad Cities Meditation Class
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KID’S Meditation Class Quad Cities 
Sundays 11-11:45am
Kids Meditation Class in IOWA CITY 
Thursdays 5:45-6:15pm
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The Foundation Program (FP) Class is studying a New Book: How To Understand the Mind by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso


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Buddhist Prayers for World Peace: Sundays 10-10:30am 
"Our job is to pray for world peace - anytime, anywhere.  With compassion we make dedications and pray to develop and maintain inner and outer peace and harmony." - Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso 
Avalokiteshvara, the Buddha of Compassion

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Save the dates and treat yourself to deeply meaningful and rewarding festival experiences.

International SUMMER FESTIVAL

July 22 – August 6 at Manjushri KMC, UK
The Oral Instructions of the Mahamudra
– The Very Essence of Buddha’s Teachings on Sutra and Tantra with Gen-la Dekyong and Gen-la Khyenrab

International FALL FESTIVAL

October 7 – 13 in Toronto, Canada
Accomplishing the Ultimate Goal of Human Life
Highest Yoga Tantra Empowerments
and Commentary to the Practices of
Heruka Body Mandala and Vajrayogini
with Gen-la Khyenrab
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Lamrim Kadampa Buddhist Center 

Wish List

Lamrim Kadampa Buddhist Center is a non-profit organization that is completely run through the kindness of volunteers. Members of the community volunteer their time to provide all of the programs and events which the Center offers, ranging from weekly drop-in meditation classes to week-long meditation retreats and other events. Everything from Center maintenance to publicity design and distribution is pure volunteer work.
You can help too by dedicating your time or resources to Lamrim Kadampa Buddhist Center.

Giving with the mind of Bodhichitta – the wish to benefit others 
– is the perfection of giving.
 

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Learning Zone

To learn more about Buddhism please download your free copy of  Modern Buddhism:
This eBook Modern Buddhism – The Path of Compassion and Wisdom, in three volumes, is being distributed free of charge. The author, Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, says: “Through reading and practicing the instructions given in this book, people can solve their daily problems and maintain a happy mind all the time.” So that these benefits may pervade the whole world the author wishes to offer this eBook freely to everyone. Download it here.  

Learn to Meditate

Normally we seek happiness outside ourselves. We try to obtain better material conditions, a better job, higher social status and so forth. But no matter how successful we are in improving our external situation, we still experience many problems and much dissatisfaction. We never experience pure, lasting happiness. This shows us that we should not seek happiness outside ourself but instead establish it within by purifying and controlling our mind through sincere spiritual practice. If we train in this way we can ensure that our mind remains calm and happy all the time. Then, no matter how difficult our external circumstances may be, we will always be happy and peaceful.
For books on Buddhism please visit http://kadampa.org/
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We offer a Monthly Meditation Class Card.
$35 a Month Card:  Good for all GP Meditation Classes, Thursday Series, Lunchtime Meditation and Simply Meditate Sundays and Kids Meditation.
$50 a Month Card: Good for all GP Meditation Classes, Thursday Series, Lunchtime Meditation and Simply Meditate Sundays,Kids Meditation, FP Classes and Retreats. 
Cards are available at class locations or the center.
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Lamrim Kadampa Buddhist Center
located at:
502 W. 3rd Street (Entrance on Scott Street) 
Davenport, IA 52801
563-322-1600

FYI, Scott Street is closed between 3rd Street & 4th Street for Davenport Central Fire Station Renovations.
Suggestion: Park on 3rd Street and walk just around corner to Lamrim Center Entrance on Scott Street. Meditation Class Entrance Scott Street


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502 1/2 West 3rd Street., Davenport, IA 52801
Tel: (563) 322-1600 Email:

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A member of the New Kadampa Tradition - International Kadampa Buddhist Union.

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