Creating a Sacred Space

$25.00

Saturday, May 18
10:00 AM to 12:30 PM

$25 non-Members
$13 General Members
FREE for Contributors, Supporters & Sponsors

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Description

Join us to learn the basics of creating a sacred space in your own home. Learn how to set up an authentic Buddhist shrine along with methods to increase the power of this personal place of refuge.

Within modern busy life, it helps to have a quiet place for contemplation and relaxation. This class is an opportunity to understand the inspiring effects of setting up a shrine in your home that will help you to focus your energy for spiritual practice. We will explore the meaning behind the symbols and sacred objects, as well as the practice of water offerings, prayer, and prostrations. These crucial elements of regular practice help us to experience the joy and purpose of meditation.

The Teacher

Resident Teacher Kadam Michelle Gauthier

This course is taught by Resident Teacher Kadam Michelle Gauthier. Kadam Michelle is a disciple of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche, founder of the New Kadampa Tradition, and has been studying and practicing Buddhism for more than 26 years. She presents Buddha's teachings with beautiful clarity, warmth and sincerity, skillfully guiding people from all walks of life to find inner peace and lasting happiness.