The Power to be HappyNov 4, 18, 25
Letting Go of Anger, Anxiety & DepressionDec 2, 9, 16
with Gen Sanden
Location: West Van · West Vancouver Memorial Library - 1950 Marine DriveCost: $30/3 classes; $12/class (free members)
Our weekly drop-in meditation & buddhism classes have a different topic every week so you can always keep learning. Classes begin with a simple guided breathing meditation followed by a teaching and a concluding contemplative meditation based on the topic. There is also an opportunity for questions.
OCTOBER SERIES: TRANSFORMING RELATIONSHIPS
What if your way of trying to improve your relationships is actually causing problems? Buddha’s teachings are scientific methods proven to transform all our relationships including the one with yourself.
Join us for this weekly series to discover the power of these methods and how they can transform your life. During this 3 to 4 week engaging series you’ll:
- Discover how Modern Buddhism and meditation can help you become the agent for change
- Engage in active practices to improve the way you view and interact with others – including your family, friends, co-workers…and yourself!
- Learn techniques to remain open-hearted and loving, even in the face of difficult situations
Week 1: A power method to transform all relationships (affectionate love, gratitude)
Week 2: Tapping into a reservoir of unfailing love! (cherishing love )
Week 3: Overcoming the biggest obstacle in our hearts (overcoming self cherishing, exchanging self with others)
Cost: $12 drop-in (free for members)
NOVEMBER SERIES: THE POWER TO BE HAPPY
This is the series that could change your life! Do you have the power to be happy, regardless of what life throws at you? Buddhist teachings help us to claim our happiness as our own by using ALL that life throws at us, even the difficulties, to empower ourselves and deepen our capacity for happiness.
At this special series, our teachers will present meditations and techniques for training the mind, leading to freedom from negative emotions. Make joy, happiness, and meaning your everyday reality!
Week 1: Who is driving the vehicle of your own life?
Week 2: Bye bye burnout! The truth about exhaustion
Week 3: Making happiness your everyday reality
Cost: $12 drop-in; $30/3 week series (free for members)
DECEMBER SERIES: LETTING GO OF ANGER, ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION
Would you like to experience true freedom from anger, anxiety and depression? Join us for this three week series and learn how to finally let go of these debilitating states of mind.
Each week learn and experience meditations which will gently guide you toward freedom from these negative states of mind and help you create positive changes for the rest of your life.
Results you will leave with? A more loving, lighter and happier you!
Week 1: Bye bye anger
Week 2: Become anxiety free!
Week 3: Hello positive direction! Depression redirected.
Cost: $12 drop-in; $30/3 week series (free for members) REGISTRATION COMING SOON!
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.
If you have any inquiries please email: email@example.com