CORK

Meditate in Cork

Classes & Events for Everyone

Suitable for everyone, we offer weekly online livestream meditation classes, as well as regular weekend workshops. Click on the options below to find your perfect class or to learn about upcoming events. Discover how to use Buddhist meditation & mindfulness training to solve daily problems, be more present, improve relationships and discover authentic happiness. 

The Teacher

KELSANG DROLMA

Kelsang Drolma  is the local teacher for the Tara KMC branch in Cork. She is an ordained Buddhist nun and  has taught in Ireland and the UK. She completed the STTP Special Training Programme in the main centre for the Kadampa Tradition MKMC.  Drolma is well loved for her warm, clear, practical teachings.  She teaches with a sense of humour really connecting with students, inspiring them to practice the teachings and apply them in their daily lives.

Choose Happiness

We all want choices and one of the most important things we can choose is to be happy. Why do we not always have this choice and how can we start to have this as a real option in our life? We would never really opt to be stressed or unhappy but often we end up worried and stressed, as we do not know the real stable methods to increase our happiness.

During these classes you will be introduced to meditation techniques to experience real methods to become happy and gain power to free ourself from negative thinking and emotions. We will start to have a real choice to BE HAPPY.

Each class includes two guided meditations, a teaching, and an opportunity for questions. No previous experience required.
 
Can’t attend the livestream class? No problem, the recording is available on demand for 48 hours after class, to those who book by Tuesday 6pm. Please email us if you require this link.

Love the Great Protector

Everyone needs to be good natured with a good heart, because in this way we can solve our own problems as well as those of others, and we can make our human life meaningful” How to Transform Your Life Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche

In this course we will explore how love and kindness are based on reality and are an expression of our real nature. They never cause pain or worry, they only cause peace and joy.  Love, as Buddha said, is the great protector. We need love in our hearts. Others need love in their hearts. This is the real solution to personal and world problems. In this 4 week course we will explore the transformative power of cultivating our loving and compassionate hearts to realise our fullest potential and find within the happiness we seek.

Everyone is welcome.

May 12 – Love is All we Need

May 19 – How to Truly Love Others

May 26 – Compassion in Action

June 9 – An Open Heart

Each class includes two guided meditations, a teaching, and an opportunity for questions. No previous experience required.

Can’t attend the livestream class? No problem, the recording is available on demand for 48 hours after class, to those who book by Wednesday 6pm. Please email us if you require this link.

Simply Meditate, at Lunchtime

Take a peaceful break from your day, and enjoy these deeply relaxing guided meditations and brief advice on how to maintain that sense of inner calm, peace of mind and positive energy throughout your day. In this way we can return to our day with a calm, clear and peaceful mind, feeling genuinely refreshed and re-energised for the rest of the day ahead.

Please book your bundle of lunchtime classes before Monday at 11.30am each week. You will then receive a confirmation email followed by a link to the classes.

Upcoming Events

Meditation Workshops & Retreats

Our online livestream meditation workshops and retreats are an ideal way to experience the benefits of Buddhist meditation and mindfulness training. These weekend events allow us the chance to explore the teachings in more depth than is possible at our drop-in classes. Learn how to use Buddhist wisdom and meditation to solve daily problems, improve relationships and find lasting happiness. Events include talks, guided meditations and Q&A.

Tantra & The Power
of Imagination

Tantra is a hugely creative and inspiring training in meditation and daily life - that everyone can learn - whereby we learn how to harness the power of our imagination to accomplish deep and lasting inner transformation, peace and happiness. Through training in Tantra we discover how we have an unlimited potential to re-imagine ourselves as more loving, compassionate, wise, resilient and beneficial ...
08 May
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Livestream

Relaxation Retreat

Join us for one of our new signature, online livestream meditation retreats. The ideal peaceful morning relaxation getaway. Especially suitable for those new to meditation and those who want to dedicate some time at the weekend to relax and refresh, through meditation ...
22 May
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Livestream

International Event – Empowerments & Teachings

Join us for this International Festival of empowerments &  teachings with international teachers. During these two weeks, Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong will grant the empowerment of Dorje Shugden and give teachings on the stages of the path to enlightenment. Gen-la Jampa will grant Heruka and Vajrayogini empowerments that awaken our Buddha nature and open the door to Highest Yoga Tantra. ...
30 Jul - 14 Aug
All Day
Livestream
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Study Programs

Take your practice Deeper

Our Study Programs are the perfect opportunity to take your practice deeper, learn more about the teachings and make authentic progress. Although the live classes take place in Dublin, our Study Programs are available to everyone throughout Ireland by correspondence. Find out more by clicking on the link below.

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