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Wednesday Drop-in classes


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.


Modern Buddhism for Daily Life

Wednesdays • 7-8:30pm


This series of classes is based on Geshe Kelsang Gyatso’s extraordinary book, Modern Buddhism: The Path of Wisdom and Compassion. By developing and maintaining compassion and wisdom in daily life, we can transform our lives, improve our relationships with others and understand the way things really exist. In this way we can find lasting happiness and accomplish the real meaning of our human life.

Please feel free to drop-in on a class-by-class basis, or enjoy the full series. These classes are suitable for both beginners and those with more experience.


Happy Mind, Happy Life

Discover the authentic foundation of Buddha’s teachings and how we can use these methods to develop inner peace and find lasting happiness from within.

Sep 23 • Path to Happiness
Sep 30 • What is Buddhism
Oct 07 • Heart of Kindness
Oct 14 • True Inspiration
Oct 28 • Essential Wisdom


Steps to Inner Peace

Discover the real meaning of human life and how to fulfill your potential and become the person you wish to be.

Nov 04 • Happiness & Our Potential
Nov 11 • Learning to Seize the Day
Nov 18 • Finding Inner Protection
Nov 25 • Understanding Karma


Making Life Meaningful

Discover your inner strength through meditation. Learn how to heal and transcend pain and problems by developing wisdom.

Dec 02 • Transforming Painful Emotions
Dec 09 • Overcoming Ignorance
Dec 16 • Three Trainings for Happiness

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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