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THESE CLASSES ARE A SOURCE OF INSPIRATION to improve the quality of our mind through contemplating and meditating on Buddha’s precious advice which helps us solve our daily problems and become happier, more loving individuals.

Although presented in series of classes, each class is self-contained, includes two guided meditations and a talk and can be attended individually.

These classes present practical tools to carry around in your day to maintain a peaceful mind.

No pre-registration required.


Summer Classes in Guelph

Meditation for World Peace

Sundays • 11:00am – 12:15pm

Earth in the hand

Open to everyone, this free drop-in class includes a relaxing guided meditation, short teaching and inspiring chanted prayers. Discover how we can achieve a peaceful world by establishing peace within our own mind and learning to cherish others.

Each week we will cover a small section from the book, Eight Steps to Happiness, by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, through which we can develop authentic love and compassion that will change our own and others’ lives. This uplifting class is a way to make a positive contribution to our world.

Cost:

Free | Donations welcome

Location:

10 Carden Street, Guelph, ON, N1H 3A2

Class Schedule:

June 28
July 5
July 12
July 19
July 26
August 2
August 9

Transform your life

Wednesdays • 7:00 – 8:30 pm

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We should consider how our human life is precious, rare and meaningful.

When things go wrong in our life and we encounter difficult situations, we tend to regard the situation itself as our problem, but in reality whatever problems we experience come from the side of the mind. If we were to respond to difficult situations with a positive or peaceful mind they would not be problems for us; indeed, we may even come to regard them as challenges or opportunities for growth and development.

Problems arise only if we respond to difficulties with a negative state of mind. Therefore, if we want to transform our life and be free from problems, we must transform our mind.

Each week Gen-la Khyenrab will teach specific topics from Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso’s book “Transform your life” that by putting them into practice can lead you to a truly meaningful life.

 

Classes will resume in September.

Kadampa Buddhist Teacher

Gen-la-Khyenrab

Gen-la Kelsang Khyenrab is the Resident Teacher at Kadampa Meditation Centre Canada & the Canadian National Spiritual Director.

Training with Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso for over 30 years Gen-la Khyenrab is well-loved for his pure and powerful example of humility and loving-kindness.

Learn about our teachers

10Carden

10 Carden

10 Carden Street
Guelph, ON
N1H 3A2
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Drop-in at any time during the series. No need to pre-register.
$10 per class, $40 for 5 classes

Free for centre card holders. Click for more info.

We are a non-profit organization. All profits go towards supporting the International Temples Project for World Peace.

Do I have to be a Buddhist to benefit from meditation?

No. Anyone can learn basic meditation and experience the benefits that come from having a peaceful mind. Buddhists respect all people and are happy to help anyone regardless of whether they subscribe to another faith, or to none.

Do I need to have experience in meditation or Buddhism to attend the classes?

No. All you need is the wish to improve yourself and the quality of your life.

What do I need to bring to class?

Nothing in particular, however if you wish to take notes bring a pen and notepad.

How should I dress for class?

No particular clothing is required.