From disagreeing with others’ opinions, to being bombarded with images of violence as entertainment, to having to deal with uncertainty and great losses, it’s not always easy to maintain a happy, peaceful mind. But Buddha taught ways to do just that. In this retreat, you will learn how to both protect your mind and develop mental strength.
Cost:$25 ($20 for students, seniors 60+, and unemployed)
Free for members at Student-Level and Benefactor-Level
Teacher: Gen Kelsang Chogden is an American Buddhist nun and the Resident Teacher of Kadampa Meditation Center Maryland. Gen Chogden has been practicing Kadampa Buddhism for 21 years under Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, who gave her the title “Gen” indicating that she is a senior ordained teacher of the Kadampa Tradition.
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.
KMC-Maryland Annapolis Branch
703 Giddings Ave, Suite U2-B, Annapolis MD 21401
Directions: Enter the parking lot from Ridgely Ave. We are on the 2nd floor of the 703 Giddings Building (up the staircases from the parking lot).