MEDITATION & MODERN BUDDHISM

 

Commitments & Precepts of Training the Mind 

In this busy, chaotic world it is very important for our day to day happiness and peace that we learn how to control our mind. In this course you will learn new ways of thinking to transform the ordinary, daily activities of your life into opportunities for learning and personal growth. This is a practical course designed to show us how to apply simple meditation techniques in the midst of a normal, modern lifestyle. Everyone is welcome to this course on training the mind; no previous experience of meditation is necessary.

 

This course will be based on the text Universal Compassion, a commentary to a powerful and insightful 12th Century meditation text entitled Training the Mind in Seven Points, which was composed by the great Tibetan Bodhisattva Geshe Checkawa.

 

Drop-in anytime. Everyone is welcome to this course on training the mind; no previous experience of meditation is necessary.

 

July 21 Training the Mind in Daily Activities: Meditation on the Go  

July 28 Letting Go of Painful Thoughts: Protecting Our Peace of Mind 

Aug 4  Being Honest with Yourself and Respecting Others 

Aug 11 Transforming the Mundane: Eating, Drinking & Sleeping as Spiritual Practices 

Aug 18 Meditation on Compassion: Remove Suffering from the World  

Aug 25 Meditation on Love: Give Happiness to the World 

Sept 1 Freedom from Discontent: Rely Upon Your Inner Strength

Sept 8 This Precious Human Life: Time Flies, Remember Death

Sept 15 Off for Prajnaparamita Empowerment

Sept 22 The Measurement of Success in Mind Training: Assessing Our Practice 

 

Time
7:15 pm – 8:30 pm

Teacher
Kelsang Rak-ma

Cost
$12 suggested donation (free for members — membership info click here)

No one is turned away for lack of funds.

Location
Mahamudra Kadampa Meditation Center
500 6th St
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
(310) 848-9680