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!
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.
- Mar 22 The Dangers of Anger
- Mar 29 Why we Get Angry
- Apr 5 The Power of Patience
- Apr 12 The Courage to Forgive
- Apr 19 Anger is Our only Enemy
Six Ways to Build a Happy Life – The weeks of April 23 through June 4
Join us to learn about a comprehensive daily practice that produces prosperity, higher rebirths, beauty, competence, fulfillment of wishes and eventually lasting happiness and complete freedom from suffering. This is a wonderful gift that we can give our self and others now and in the future!
- Apr 26 Temple is closed for US Festival
- May 3 Giving Yourself Good Fortune
- May 10 The Protection of Boundaries
- May 17 Happy Acceptance
- May 24 The Joy of Benefiting Others
- May 31 Concentration in Our Busy Life
- Jun 7 Gaining Freedom through Wisdom
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.