Class time Thursdays 7:00pm – 8:15pm with Gen Kelsang Chogden
This class is a wonderful and insightful presentation of how we can apply meditation and Buddhism to our busy modern lifestyles. The teachings are practical advice that we can immediately put into practice to find greater love, compassion and wisdom in our everyday lives. There is usually a time for Q&A and class discussion. This class is an ideal starting point for those interested to find out more about Buddhism and meditation. The program is a drop-in class, walk-ins are welcome!
Learning to Love Your Difficult People – The weeks of February 12 through March 12
The most common object of our worry and irritation is our family, friends and co-workers. We suffer a lot as we feel our relationships are rocky and unpredictable. In this series we will look at ways Buddha taught to reduce the pain we feel about relationships and how transform them into ways to develop patience, love and compassion.
- Feb 15 Ending Family Drama
- Feb 22 Take the Dread out of Work
- Mar 1 Don’t be a Victim
- Mar 8 How to Help Others without Losing Yourself
- Mar 15 What to do once You Have Tried Everything
Anger Solves Nothing – The weeks of Mar 19 through Apr 16
Anger has no function other than to cause us harm. It makes our mind rough and uncontrolled, robs us of our happiness, and disturbs others. Even the small anger of impatience and annoyance destroys our peace of mind and creates stress in our lives. This series will help us to learn how to recognize, reduce, and even eliminate anger from our mind.
Week of Topic
- Mar 19 The Dangers of Anger
- Mar 26 Why we Get Angry
- Apr 2 The Power of Patience
- Apr 9 The Courage to Forgive
- Apr 16 Anger is Our only Enemy
New Series Discount Available! Buy the whole series and get one class FREE!
Class Fee: $12/class ($8 students/seniors/unemployed)
You can also become a member starting at $40/month and receive discounts while you help to provide a steady level of support for our activities.
Gen Chogden’s compassionate activities of teaching, guiding, and inspiring those around her are the result of her deep faith, clear wisdom, and heartfelt concern for others that brings true sincerity and humility to her life as a spiritual teacher.
Her teachings are always practical and easy to apply to everyday life. Through her gentle and joyful approach and her peaceful example, she has helped many people find true happiness in their hearts.