THE POWER TO CHANGE
with Guest Teacher Gen Kelsang Delek
Kadampa Meditation Centre Victoria
DATE: Sunday, Sep 24, 9.30am-2.30pm
WHERE: KMC Victoria, 970 Blanshard St., Victoria BC
COST: $40 | (Members $20)
IN-PERSON & ONLINE ATTENDANCE
We open our doors at 9:15am. Please arrive a few minutes before class starts and pay at the door (cash, credit card, or cheque).
Advance Registration and Online Attendance available for members only. Registration information will be sent via the Members Newsletter.
THE POWER TO CHANGE
Sunday, Sep 24 | 9.30am-2.30pm
IN-PERSON and ONLINE
Do you ever feel like you are your own worst enemy? Do habits like procrastination and discouragement interfere with your efforts to engage effectively in meaningful activities such as meditation? Learn how to get out of your own way!
Join us for this special day course in which Gen Delek will guide us through practical methods and meditations that give us the power to change and overcome these limiting habits. Learn how to start finding real inner peace and be free to live the life you really want to live.
9.30-10.30am ~ Session 1
10.30-11.00am ~ Break
11.00am-12.00pm ~ Session 2
12.00-1.30pm ~ Lunch Break
1.30-2.30pm ~ Session 3
Gen Kelsang Delek
Gen Kelsang Delek, the Resident Teacher of KMC Fraser Valley, is a senior Teacher in the New Kadampa Tradition – International Kadampa Buddhist Union (NKT-IKBU). She has been a Kadampa Buddhist nun and Teacher under the guidance of her Spiritual Guide, Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche, for almost 30 years and has been the Resident Teacher at Kadampa Centres in Canada, Japan and the UK.
Gen Delek’s extensive experience and excellent example are well appreciated by her students. With her practical approach and clear explanations of even the most profound of Buddha’s teachings, Gen Delek inspires us to put Dharma into practice in our daily lives. We are very fortunate to be able to study and meditate with such an experienced Teacher.
WHAT IS THE FORMAT OF THE COURSE?
TEACHING The teacher will then give a practical teaching based on a book by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso.
GUIDED MEDITATION Each session includes meditation to help us take the teaching to heart and there is also the opportunity to ask questions.
MORE FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
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. How should I dress?
No special clothing is required, come as you are.
Q. Is there any physical exercise involved?
No. The classes focus on meditation and teachings alone. You can choose to sit on a chair or meditation cushion.
Q. Do I need to book in advance to attend in person?
No, please just drop in a few minutes before the class starts and pay at the door with cash, credit card or cheque. Members just tick their name on the list.
Q. Do I have to wait for the next series of classes to begin?
No, please feel free to drop in whenever you like. Each class is taught in such a way that if you only attend one class, you will derive benefit from it.
Q. What is your policy regarding fragrance?
We strive to be a scent free environment. Please help us keep the air we share healthy and fragrance free. The chemicals used in scented products can make some people sick, especially those with fragrance sensitivities, asthma and allergies.
Q. What is your policy regarding late arrival?
Our doors open 15 minutes before class start. Kindly arrive at least 5-10 minutes before class start to facilitate check in and get seated. Out of kindness for our volunteers, students and Teachers, we cannot accommodate latecomers. Thank you for your understanding.