Half-day Courses and weekend events

Blessing empowerment of Buddha Vajrapani – taught by Gen-la Kunsang

Saturday & Sunday 6,7 April

Gen-la Kunsang will grant the empowerment of Buddha Vajrapani and give teachings on guarding the mind. Vajrapani is the synthesis of the spiritual power of all the Buddhas and his fierce appearance displays a powerful ability to overcome negativity and hindrances.

The empowerment is a guided meditation and special practice through which we can connect directly with Vajrapani and receive his powerful and inspiring blessings to help to control our mind. Gen-la Kunsang will give teachings on guarding the mind based on chapter 5 of Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life by Shantideva.

Urban retreat/ meditations on compassion – taught by Gen-la Kunsang

Sunday 14 April, 10am-3.30pm

Take a break from the hustle and bustle of city living and enjoy the peace and tranquillity of an Urban Meditation Retreat.

Choose happiness – with guest teacher Kelsang Osung

Saturday 27 Apr, 2-5pm

At this special event, open to everyone, Kelsang Osung will explain the methods that free us from negative emotions, making joy, happiness and meaning our everyday reality.

How to understand the mind – with resident teacher Gen-la Kelsang Kunsang

Saturday 11 May, 10.30am-5pm

To change our world we have to start by changing our mind, and this depends upon first gaining a thorough understanding of the mind and how it works.

On this course, we will learn about the different types of mind and their functions.

How to understand the mind – with resident teacher Gen-la Kelsang Kunsang

Saturday 11 May, 10.30am-5pm

To change our world we have to start by changing our mind, and this depends upon first gaining a thorough understanding of the mind and how it works.

On this course, we will learn about the different types of mind and their functions.

Understanding Karma – with resident teacher Gen-la Kelsang Kunsang

Saturday 1 June, 2-5pm

Why do horrible things happen to good people? And vice versa? On this half-day course discover Buddha’s teachings on the law of karma and how we can use this understanding to consciously create the reality we seek. With the wisdom understanding karma, we take control of our lives and experiences. Without it, we are dooming ourselves to a future beyond our control!