Malas & Mantras Workshop

Malas & Mantras

Mala Making Workshop with Christian Gauthier

Saturday, July 8th  10am – 2:30pm

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Buddhist practitioners throughout history have relied upon the recitation of mantras. A spiritual practice of reciting Sanskrit prayers taught by Buddha as a method to bless our self & others, purify our negativity, develop spiritual qualities and draw closer to enlightened beings in thought and deed.

10 – 11:30am: What are Mantras?
We will learn the how to engage in mantra recitation, the meaning of certain mantras and how to rely upon mantra recitation in and out of meditation.
12:30pm – 2:30pm: Making Malas
We will learn how to string malas, or prayer rosaries that can be used when reciting mantras. Materials will be available for purchase before class or you can bring materials with you.
Materials will be available for purchase.
Class fee: $25 ($15 Temple Supporters)
Price does not include materials for beads

Christian Gauthier is the Education Program Coordinator at Kadampa Meditation Center Florida and has been practicing Kadampa Buddhism for 8 years. He is known for his joyful and gentle teachings.  He is a resident at KMC Florida and is a student on the Teacher Training Program.  He has dedicated himself in the service of others by supporting KMC Florida in many ways.  His love for meditation and helping others has a positive impact on everyone he meets.