Meditate in Richmond Hill
Thursdays • 7-8.15pm
With Kadampa Teacher, Rose Hirano
$12 per class or 4 classes for $40
@ NEW location in 2017-
Richvale Community Centre (Program Room 1)
160 Avenue Road, Richmond Hill, ON L4C 5L8
(West of Hillcrest Mall – scroll down to view map)
Weekly Meditation Classes
Suitable for everyone, these drop-in meditation classes offer simple practical methods to improve the quality of our life and develop inner peace. These classes focus on using Buddhist understanding to help us solve our daily problems, let go of negative minds and find the lasting happiness we seek. Each class consists of guided meditation, a talk and a chance to ask questions. See the ‘What to Expect at a Class’ page to find out more.
This series of classes will be based on the book, How to Transform Your Life, by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. This practical manual for daily life shows how we can develop authentic inner peace, overcome daily problems and bring about positive changes in our life that enable us to experience deep and lasting happiness.
Take Control of Your Life
In this series of classes we will establish the foundation of Buddhist philosophy and learn how we can take control of our life by integrating inner peace into our daily routine. We will also come to appreciate our limitless capacity and the precious opportunity we have to improve our self and find real meaning and fulfilment.
Jan 19 – What is inner peace?
Jan 26 – How to develop & maintain Peace of Mind
Feb 2 – Life in Context
Feb 9 – Meditation on death
Meditation for Daily Life
This series will focus on establishing a daily meditation practice, the root of our future happiness. Through exploring topics such as karma, samsara, faith and wisdom we develop a powerful context for our meditation practice to really start to change our life for the better.
Feb 16 – The karmic distinction
Feb 23 – Our real situation
March 2 – A Daily Practice
March 9 – Meaningful objects
In this series of classes we will explore Buddha’s teachings on love and compassion. The revolutionary practice of cherishing others enables us to become the kind person we all wish to be. Through this our relationships with others improves and we find the solution to many of our daily problems.
March 23 – Kindness of others
March 30 – Best method to solve daily problems
April 6 – Mirror of Dharma
April 13 – Viewing Others as Supreme