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Wednesday Drop-in classes


PLEASE NOTE There will exceptionally be no class this Wednesday February 4th. Sorry for any inconvenient caused.

CHANGE OF DAY: starting January 21, classes will be held on Wednesday evenings

CHANGE OF VENUE: starting January 21, classes will be held at: Princess Margaret Public School


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.

How to Understand our Mind

Wednesdays• 7:00 – 8:30 pm

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As the New Year begins, we continue the inner journey inside our own mind. Each week, Rose will teach on one particular aspect of our mind and help us understand its different parts and how it functions. We will thereby be able to identify and abandon the types of minds that lead to unhappiness and cultivate the ones that lead to happiness.

These classes are based on the most recent book of Geshe Kelsang Gyatso: How to Understand the Mind.

Benefits you will receive in your daily life:

1. React to challenging daily situations in a more skillful and relaxed way
2. Break powerful bad habits of mind that lead to your daily unhappiness
3. Improve your concentration in all your daily activities
4. Gain confidence in yourself and your actions


Jan 21 • Freedom from Anger
Jan 28 • Gain Inner stability


Feb 11 • Freedom from Attachment
Feb 18 • A Joyful Mind
Feb 25 • A Simple Life


Mar 4 • Bring Peace into the World
Mar 11 • The Power of a Kind Heart
Mar 18 • NO CLASS Venue Term Break
Mar 25 • The Power of Mindfulness


Apr 1 • Freedom from Confusion
Apr 8 • NO CLASS Term Break
Apr 15 • NO CLASS Nyungnay retreat


Rose 2Rose Hirano is a Kadampa Buddhist meditation teacher at Kadampa Meditation Centre Canada. She is a long-term Kadampa Buddhist Practitioner and a student on the Teacher Training Program. She is a warm-hearted and very dedicated member of the spiritual community, and teaches in various areas around Toronto.


Learn more about our teachers

Princess Margaret Public School

51 Wellington Street
Orangeville, ON
L9W 2L6
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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.

Classes continue throughout the year



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