Ganden Kadampa Buddhist Centre

Meditation Workshop

COPING WITH LIFE'S DIFFICULTIES

Sunday 2 June 0am - 1pm

Days
Hours
coping with life's difficulties

COPING WITH LIFE'S DIFFICULTIES

Usually we find it difficult to control our mind. It seems as if our mind is like a balloon blown around in the wind – blown here and there by external circumstances. If things go well, our mind is happy, but if they go badly our mind is unhappy.

At this workshop we will explore how we can develop the freedom to choose happiness. We will learn how we can do this by relying upon positive states of mind instead of external objects to make us happy.

TIME: 10am to 1pm

COST: $45 EARLY BIRD FEE (Book before 27 May

$50pp after this date – includes morning tea

What To Expect

There are two sessions in each workshop. They consist of an introduction, simple breathing meditation and teaching and conclude with a contemplative meditation on the teaching from that session.

Buddhist meditation involves staying alert and keeping our back straight, so we sit on chairs for the duration of the course. There’s no need to bring anything, although you may wish to bring some water and a jacket. Refreshments are provided in the break session.

Attendees come from all walks of life and there’s no need to have any meditation experience as all meditations are guided.  Everyone is welcome.

Gen Kelsang Tsalden is the Resident Teacher of Ganden Kadampa Buddhist Centre this October. She is a fully ordained Australian Buddhist nun who has practised Kadampa Buddhism for over 18 years, training in Sydney and the UK. 

With 14 years experience as a Resident Teacher her clear, light-hearted, inspiring teachings and gentle manner make Buddhist wisdom accessible to all.

TIMETABLE
Registration/sign-in - 9.45am
Session 1 - 10am – 11.15am
Break - 11.15am – 11.45am
Session 2 - 11.45am – 1pm

BOOK NOW

COST: Early bird $45 - book after 30 April -$50
Centre members $0
Bookings are essential.
  • If you are feeling unwell on the day or have been in contact with anyone who is unwell, please do not attend on the day – we will arrange a refund for you.

HELPING ON THE DAY

You are very welcome to arrive early and help our volunteers set up for the day. We also need help packing and cleaning up afterwards. If you’d like to stay and help, you are most welcome to.

We are located behind Spaghetti and Jazz in Lakeview Plaza. You can enter the shopping plaza via Commerce Drive or Ron Penhaligon Way.