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Meditate Vancouver Island 

Classes, Workshops and Retreats

to Transform Your Life

    

For our Modern World

Everyone Welcome!

Meditate Vancouver Island

Classes, Workshops, and Retreats

WHY MEDITATE?

Happiness is a state of mind, therefore the real source of happiness lies in the mind, not in external situations.  When our mind is peaceful we are free from worries and mental discomfort, and we experience true happiness.

THE BENEFITS

Stress Reduction

Meditation will allow you to relax, refresh and renew your mind, providing you with effective tools for dealing with stress, worry and anxiety.

Inner Calm

If we practice meditation we will experience a calm, spacious feeling in the mind.  Daily challenges will be easier to deal with and many of our usual problems will fall away.

Problem Solving Solutions

Meditation helps us to gain clarity and perspective so we develop a positive outlook on life, gain authentic self-confidence and enjoy better relationships with others.

WHERE TO BEGIN?

Drop in to a Weekly Meditation Class

Purifying our Unwanted Karma

3-Part Series

Sundays, 10.00-11.15am

 Nov 20, 27, Dec 4

Gen Kelsang Zopa
with Gen Kelsang Zopa

Reasons to be Inspired ~ How to See Meaning

3-Part Series

Mondays, 7.00-8.15pm

 Nov 28, Dec 5, 12

Gen Kelsang Zopa
with Gen Kelsang Zopa

 Entering the Buddhist Path to Enlightenment

4-part Series

Tuesdays, 1.30-2.30pm

Nov 22 – Dec 13

Krista Schlosser
with Krista Schlosser

Healing Meditations for Challenging Times

ESQUIMALT REC CENTRE

Thursdays, 10.30-11.30am

 Nov 3 – Dec 15

The smiling face of Sachi Tamura
with Sachi Tamura

Finding Stillness and Balance

SIDNEY SHOAL CENTRE

Mondays, 10.30-11.45am

Nov 7 – Dec 12

Gen Kelsang Zopa
with Gen Kelsang Zopa

 Finding Meaning in Daily Life

BLACK CREEK, BC

Mondays, 7.15-8.15pm

Nov 7 – Dec 19

Janet Marriott
with Janet Marriott

SPECIAL EVENTS

For a more In-Depth Experience

Vajrasattva Purification Retreat

1-DAY RETREAT | Sunday, Dec 11
By relying upon Vajrasattva, the Buddha of purification,
we can free ourselves of all negative karma.

Journey to a Joyful Heart

2-PART WINTER RETREAT | Dec 27-Jan 7
Mahamudra – the rarest and most profound of all Buddhist meditations
– made practical and accessible for everyone.

Praises to Buddha Tara

1-DAY RETREAT | Sunday, Jan 8
Tara’s name means ‘Rescuer.’ We can rely upon Tara
to protect us from all inner and outer obstacles,
fulfill our wishes, and inspire us along our spiritual path.

Vajrasattva Purification Retreat

Buddha Vajrasattva

1-DAY RETREAT

Sunday, Dec 11

By relying upon Vajrasattva, the Buddha of purification, we can free ourselves of all negative karma.

Journey to a Joyful Heart

2-PART WINTER RETREAT

Dec 27-Jan 7

Mahamudra, the rarest and most profound of all Buddhist meditations made practical and accessible for everyone.

Praises to Buddha Tara

1-DAY RETREAT

Sunday, Jan 8

Tara’s name means ‘Rescuer’. We can rely upon Tara to protect us from all inner and outer obstacle, fulfill our wishes, and inspire us along our spiritual path.

FINDING PEACE: Meditation and Your Inner Health

PUBLIC TALK ~ Wed, Feb 1

Dave Dunnet Community Theatre

With Gen Kelsang Thekchen

Problems arise only if we respond to difficulties with a negative state of mind. Therefore, if we want to be happy all the time and to be free from problems, we must maintain and develop a peaceful mind.

THE POWER OF LOVE: Transforming Ourself and Our World

WESTERN CANADA DHARMA CELEBRATION

VANCOUVER ~ Feb 3-5

with Gen-la Kelsang Khyenrab

Love protects us from discouragement, hatred, fear and other negativities that destroy our mental peace. Developing our good heart will always bring good results for ourself and our worldan has the power to transform our community and our world.

VISIT OUR MEDITATION CENTRE

Spiritual Refuge in the Heart of Victoria

THE CENTRE CARD

Convenient Monthly Membership

A Place for Everyone

Bodhichitta Buddhist Centre is a non-profit organization established to help everyone find inner peace and lasting happiness.

Our Teachers

Our experienced meditation teachers are trained to offer a wide range of classes for all levels of interest and experience.

Buddhist Book Shop

Everything you need to explore Buddha’s wisdom for this modern world: books, meditation cd’s, cushions and Buddhist art.

Monthly Calendar

All Centre and NKT Courses and Events

Where to Begin

How to start a meditation practice.

Our Address

970 Blanshard St., Victoria  BC, Canada V8W 3E6

Phone Number

250-592-7164

Bodhichitta Buddhist Centre