Meditate in Richmond Hill

Walk-in Class

Thursdays • 7-8.15pm

With Kadampa Teacher, Rose Hirano

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$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

Making Progress

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

Create the life you want

Harness the power of the mind and create the world and life you want to live. Begin a journey of inner transformation, discover the real meaning of human life and how we can fulfil our extraordinary potential.

April 20 – How to be faultless

April 27 – How to be confident

May 4 – Being authentic

Wise Solutions for troubled times

Discover the clarity and wisdom to respond to difficulties in a positive, constructive way. Learn practical meditations that can be integrated into daily life, enabling us to keep a patient and kind heart towards others.

May 11 – Wisdom knowing the root of all problems

May 18 – Power of determination

May 25 – Three ways to stop selfishness

June 1 – Secret of Exchanging Self with others