SIDNEY SHOAL CENTRE
Monday Morning Class
IMPORTANT NOTE: Our usual classroom in Sidney Library is not available due to ongoing renovations. We have moved our Monday morning meditation class just across the street to the SHOAL Centre, Card Room, 2nd Floor, 10030 Resthaven Drive.
Classes start Monday, Sep 10, 10.30-11.45am at the new location.
DAY: Monday Mornings
Except Oct 8 and Nov 12
TEACHER: Gen Kelsang Zopa
COST: $10 per class or 5 classes for $40 / Free for Members
WHERE: Card Room, 2nd Floor | 10030 Resthaven Drive, Sidney This is a temporary location while the Sidney Library is being renovated.
SEPT 10, 17, 24
Buddha taught that our human life is very precious because it provides us with a special opportunity to realize our spiritual potential. Through the practice of training the mind we can gain permanent inner peace and freedom from all suffering.
OCT 1, 15 (no class Oct 8)
We have countless desires, but no matter how much effort we make we never feel that we have satisfied them. By controlling our desire we can make ourself happy all the time.
OCT 22, 29, NOV 5
Death is the cessation of the connection between our mind and our body. When the body disintegrates at death the mind does not cease. The continuum of our very subtle mind has no beginning and no end.
NOV 19, 26 (no class Nov 12)
By gaining understanding of the law of karma we can radically change our life for the better, learn to accept difficult situations and create the causes for our future success and peace of mind.
DEC 3, 10
When we develop a strong wish to abandon the cycle of contaminated rebirth, samsara, this wish is called ‘renunciation’, and it is through developing this wish that we actually enter the path to liberation, or nirvana.
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 20 years. Renowned for the clarity and depth of his teachings, his warmth and practicality bring to life the ancient art of meditation.