10 – 11:30 am
Without first developing inner peace, world peace will remain impossible to achieve. We all have within us the potential for peace and happiness. Cultivating this potential creates the harmony we seek. Classes include clear teachings and guided meditations specially designed to bring the mind to a light, peaceful state.
Happiness is a joyful state of mind. In his teachings, Buddha explained all the different levels of joy and how to cultivate them. In this series of classes, teachers will share some simple techniques and practical advice on how to develop and protect your mind of joy. In this way you can learn to be happy all the time.
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Current SeriesEight Steps To Happiness (8 week course)
The Buddhist Way of Loving Kindness
This meditation series will be a fantastic way to fill your heart with positive thoughts, good intentions, and clear wisdom. By following simple step by step meditations you will have the opportunity to connect with your own potential for inner peace and equip yourself with special practical methods for keeping a happy and positive mind in daily life.
The focus of these classes will be one of Buddhism's best loved teachings: Eight Verses of Training The Mind by the famous Buddhist meditator Geshe Langri Tangpa. These eight verses reveal powerful meditations that awaken our potential for loving kindness, compassion, and wisdom. They also teach us how we can transform life's difficulties into powerful spiritual insights and in a way that enables us to remain calm and positive in the face of adversity—a skill we all need to develop.
Weekly TopicsMay 31 - july 26
1st verse: Cherishing Love
2nd verse: Enhancing Cherishing Love
3rd verse: Exchanging Self with Others
4th verse: Great Compassion
5th verse: Wishing Love
6th verse: Accepting Defeat & Offering the Victory
7th verse: Taking & Giving
8th verse: The Precious Mind of Bodhichitta