Meditation for Kids

Class dates for 2024

Sat 3 Feb 2 – 3pm

Sat 2 Mar 2 – 3pm

Sat 4 May 2 – 3pm

Sat 1 June 2 – 3pm CANCELLED

Sat 6 July 2 – 3pm

Sat 7 Sept 2 – 3pm

Sat 7 Dec 2 – 3pm

Please note children must be accompanied by an adult.

What to expect

These classes include simple Buddhist teachings and meditations that revolve around children’s everyday experiences. They are designed to help them see things in a way that makes them calmer and happier. Classes also include a craft activity based on that day’s topic. In these classes, children learn simple meditations, as well as methods to calm their minds and deal with negative feelings.

Suggested age range is 4-10 years. Booking is required.

All classes are held at Kadampa Meditation Centre Sydney, 693 South Dowling St, Redfern.

Buddhism for Children

Venerable Geshe-la has written a series of books especially for children.  They are available to purchase at our centre at Redfern, our branch classes or online.

The Story of Angulimala

A beautifully illustrated story of hope and personal transformation from the life of Buddha that addresses many of the issues confronting both children and adults today.

The Story of Buddha

The story of Buddha’s life is timeless and is as relevant today as it was 2500 years ago when Buddha was alive. Few can fail to be inspired by this powerful story.

What is Buddhism?

This book introduces the mind, as distinct from the brain, and invites the reader to explore and develop their mind using scientific methods taught by Buddha.

What is Meditation?

This book explains a simple breathing meditation suitable for all ages and briefly introduces more advanced forms of meditation.

Buddhism for Children Series (All 4 Books)

The Buddhism for Children series invites children to make a journey of self-discovery and self-improvement to help them realize their full potential.