Living Lightly With Purpose - Bodhichitta Kadampa Buddhist Centre

Living Lightly With Purpose

with Gen Kelsang Zopa

Live-Streamed

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.

6-PART SERIES

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

TEACHER

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.

Book - The New Meditation Handbook
19
April
7:00 pm - 8:10 pm
Online

Our Precious Human Life

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 ...

26
April
7:00 pm - 8:10 pm
Online

What Happens When We Die?

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. ...

3
May
7:00 pm - 8:10 pm
Online

Karma: Actions and Their Effects

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. ...

10
May
7:00 pm - 8:10 pm
Online

Transforming our Fear

Spiritual refuge means finding inner protection from our problems and fear by developing special insights and realizations that are conducive to mental peace. ...

17
May
7:00 pm - 8:10 pm
Online

Living Each Day With Purpose

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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FAQS
Q. Do I need to be a Buddhist to attend?
No. Anyone can learn basic meditation and experience the benefits that come from having a peaceful mind.
Q. Do I need to have any experience?
No. Everyone is welcome, including beginners. All you need is the wish to improve yourself and the quality of your life.
Q. Do I need to book in advance?
You need to book online to attend.  Please register at least 2 hours prior to the start time, so that we have time to complete preparation processes.

 

Q. Do I have to wait for the next series of classes to begin?
No, please feel free to attend any of the classes you wish. Each class is taught in such a way that if you only attend one class, you will derive benefit from it.

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