Wednesdays · 10:00 am - 12:15 pm
with Colleen Neely
Cost: $80/month (Includes Foundation Study Program, Unlimited Drop-in Classes, 1/2 Day Workshops, Discount on Special Events)

Join us for our NEW Foundation Program in West Vancouver!  If you are interested in deepening your spiritual practice and insights this class is for you, and experience some of the benefits that this systematic study program has to offer.

The Foundation Program (FP) is designed for those who wish to deepen their understanding and experience of meditation & Kadampa Buddhism through systematic study.  Through this program you can improve your good heart, your wisdom, and your cherishing of others by going deeper into your study and meditation practice.

Book currently being studied: 
New Eight Steps to Happiness
Based on the famous Eight Verses of Training the Mind by the great Tibetan Bodhisattva, Langri Tangpa, this inspiring book reveals essential methods for transforming all life’s difficulties into valuable spiritual insights for improving our relationships, and for developing universal love and compassion, the source of true happiness for both self and others. Buy the book at our centre, or online here.

Enrolment: *This is not a drop-in class, enrolment is required. If you wish to try out a class for free please email our Education Program Coordinator

If you have already enrolled, please click HERE to sign up for monthly payments.

Class Structure:

  • Introductory Prayers for Meditation (15 min)
  • Guided Meditation on topic being studied (~20 min)
  • Teaching of new material (1 hr)
  • Paired Discussion (15 min)
  • Conclusion, take away practices (10 min)

Encouragement from the Author – Geshe Kelsang Gyatso:
“If we just dabble superficially in a spiritual path we will never gain a deep and stable experience, and our wisdom will never develop to its full potential. This is why these spiritual programs are so important.”
– Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

Read a transcript of a talk given by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche on the benefits of the Foundation Program & Teacher Training Program by clicking here.

Location: 2146 Lawson Avenue, West Vancouver.

Cost: $80/month (Includes Foundation Study Program, Unlimited Drop-in Classes, 1/2 Day Workshops, Discount on Special Events)

If you have any inquiries please email:

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