Class Dates
September17, 24
October1, 8, 15, 22, 29
November5, 12, 19, 26
December3, 10, 17
Thursdays · 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
with Gen Sanden

Location: ONLINE · Greater Vancouver

Cost: $12/class (free for members)


These classes are a fun deep dive into Buddhist advice for daily life.

If you want to…

  • Create the causes of real happiness inside
  • Stop sabotaging your own happiness 
  • Genuinely improve your personal qualities and what you bring to every situation in life…

Then these classes are for you!

These fun, practical and provocative meditation classes will follow Advice from Atisha’s Heart, a renowned teaching from the great Buddhist Master Atisha who founded the Kadampa Tradition. The reference Advice from Atisha’s Heart is contained in an appendix to the book How To Transform Your Life by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso which is available as a free download from our website main page. 


Join us each week, leave with a special insight to learn and practice and watch your life transform!


Format: date, verse numbers from Advice that are covered and a title 

Sept 17  1-2  Humility is a superpower.

Sept 24  3-4  into the depths: an ocean of meaning 

October: meditations to recognize our potential

Oct 1 5-8  The power of a stable mind.

Oct 8  9 The power of intention

Oct 15  10-12 Following in footsteps worth following! 

Oct 22  13  Ah…contentment!

Oct 29  15-18 How to avoid distractions

November: meditations to open up our perspective

Nov 5  19-21 Thinking beyond this life and our immediate desires

Nov 12 22-28  Engaging life with compassion

Nov 19  29-31 What matters? being honest with ourselves

Nov 26 32-37 working with karma, cause and effect. 

December: See things correctly!  in the mirror of Dharma

Dec 3  38-43  engaging in perfect actions

Dec 10 44 keeping wisdom in our heart

Dec 17 45-49 paths to liberation and enlightenment

Gen Kelsang Sanden is a Canadian Buddhist monk, and the Resident Teacher of Kadampa Meditation Centre Vancouver.  He has been a long time student of Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, the founder of the New Kadampa Tradition. He is well loved for his compassion, sense of humour and the clarity of his teachings.
Cost: $12/class (free for members)

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