During this day course Gen Kelsang Togden, Resident Teacher of Madhyamaka KMC will teach us how to let go of past negativities and become free from being weighed down by them. In particular we will learn how to become free from guilt and self-criticism.
Retreat is a time to escape the normal business of our daily life and take some space to go inwards. During this retreat Gen Kelsang Rigma will lead four meditation sessions a day that systematically take us through all the stages of the path to a happier, more compassionate, wiser mind. It is open to everyone, beginners and advanced practitioners alike.
Escape the Christmas mayhem with a relaxing evening at the Buddhist Centre. The evening will start at 6:30pm with a short teaching on loving kindness and prayers to the Buddha of Compassion. It is then followed by some relaxation in our in house cafe, a chance to catch up with old friends and to let go of the stresses and strains of the festive season. Everyone is welcome to come.
In this empowerment, Gen Rigma will bestow the blessings and inspiration of Green Tara. She will also give teachings on ‘The Path to Heaven’, the way to transfer conciousness at the death time in conjunction with Tara, according to oral instructions given by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso.
Meditation makes our mind peaceful, and when our mind is peaceful we are happy all the time, even if our external conditions are difficult. Through this understanding we can appreciate the importance of meditation... [read more]