Meditation and Modern Buddhism (Wednesday nights)

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Wednesdays from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

With Buddhist teacher Ethan Lechner

Cost:  $10 (free with a Basic Membership)

This class is offered in-person only at the Center



A Drop-in Program of Self-Development

Meditation and Modern Buddhism is for anyone interested in the Buddhist way of contemplating and meditating on life’s challenges and opportunities.  The purpose is to help people find peace and happiness in everyday life.

Each class includes guided meditations, teachings on Buddhist thought, and discussion. Since these Drop-In classes are designed both as a series and as stand-alone classes, you are welcome to attend each week or at any time.  No prior experience or commitment is required.



  • If you have a Monthly Membership with Kosala, this class is free to attend.
  • If you don’t have a Monthly Membership with Kosala, we are asking for people to please pay the usual class cost, which is $10. 
    • We know that these are hard financial times for some people, so if you can’t pay the full amount, please pay what you can.
  • You can pay by making a donation to Kosala through PayPal or by paying in person when you attend the class.

Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to class to find a seat and get comfortable.  For the welfare of all, please don’t attend class if you’re sick.



Our current class series in May/June:

How To Stop Overthinking

We all think. We are always having thoughts.

Our thoughts can be helpful for solving problems and even for contemplating spiritual teachings. But, often we find out thoughts are repetitive and lead us to disturbed minds and painful feelings. This is overthinking.

Fortunately, we can change our patterns of mind, which is what meditation is all about. Our painful overthinking can be diminished and eventually cease entirely, and we can develop qualities of mind that help us to authentically overcome challenges and develop contented, happy minds.

Everyone is welcome to this two-part series on overcoming overthinking !

Class Schedule

How To Stop Overthinking

May 22nd

June 5th


Drop in anytime, Everyone is welcome!

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