Living Lightly With Purpose
with Gen Kelsang Zopa
DATES: Mondays, Apr 12 – May 17
TIME: 7.00 – 8.10pm (includes Q&A)
TEACHER: Gen Kelsang Zopa
COST: $10 per class (Free for members)
REGISTRATION: Register for each class separately using the individual class boxes below, or register for the entire 6-part series using the “REGISTER HERE” link.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Register for the first class or for the entire series no later than 7pm on Monday, Apr 12. Members please use the Member Links which operate up until the class finishes.
ON-DEMAND VIEWING: The same link registrants receive to watch live will allow on-demand viewing of the class or event anytime between 9am Tuesday morning and midnight on Thursday.
How did we get here? Where are we going? Is consciousness infinite or does it cease? Is karma fate or do we have choice? What is the essential meaning of our human life?
In this 6-part series Gen Zopa will explain the life-enhancing meditations on our precious human life, death and impermanence, and karma. Gaining experience of these meditations will give us insight into the big questions of life and death, and enable us to deal skillfully with grief and suffering. In particular it will allow us to generate a life-enhancing energy that will empower us to truly make the most of our lives, to live and die joyfully and meaningfully.
NEW: A 10-15 minute question and answer period has been added at the end of each class.
This series includes:
The Continuum of Consciousness ~ Apr 12
Our Precious Human Life ~ Apr 19
What Happens When We Die ~ Apr 26
Karma: Actions and Their Effects ~ May 3
Transforming Our Fear ~ May 10
Living Each Day With Purpose ~ May 17
Gen Kelsang Zopa
A Canadian Buddhist monk, Gen Zopa has been presenting the profound and practical teachings of the Buddhist path to enlightenment for over 25 years. Renowned for the clarity and depth of his teachings, his warmth and practicality bring to life the ancient art of meditation.
Our precious human life is very rare, a special opportunity to fulfill all our human potentialities. Through the practice of Dharma we can gain the full potential of this human life ...
When we are dying our gross and subtle minds dissolve into our very subtle mind of death, known as the ‘clear light of death’. Then our very subtle mind leaves this body, goes to the next life and enters a new body, and then all the various aspects of our next life will appear to us. ...
Karma is a Sanskrit word that means action. Every action we perform leaves and imprint, or potentiality, on our very subtle mind, and each imprint eventually gives rise to its own effect, a future experience. ...
Spiritual refuge means finding inner protection from our problems and fear by developing special insights and realizations that are conducive to mental peace. ...
Through making a sincere and consistent effort to become familiar with constructive states of mind we can eliminate even the most stubborn delusions and replace them with the opposite virtues. ...
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