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Event Series Event Series: New Eight Steps to Happiness

Advice for a Happy Life

September 19, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Introduction to the Foundation Program

Sept 19 – Oct 17

Time: 7:00 – 8:30pm 

Cost: $15 per session / $48 for four classes (free for supporting members)

“Everyone, whether religious or non-religious, is looking for happiness all the time and wants to be free from problems and suffering permanently. We can fulfil these wishes through understanding and practising the instructions given in this book.”
Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche

In this class, we’ll be reading from The New Eight Steps to Happiness.  This inspiring book teaches the Buddhist way of loving kindness. It explains simply and clearly how to meditate on eight special verses that comprise one of Buddhisms’ best-loved teachings, Eight Verses of Training the Mind.

Originally composed by the great Tibetan Teacher, Geshe Langri Tangpa, these eight verses show how we can transform all of life’s situations into valuable spiritual insights.

Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche reveals practical ways in which we can use this timeless wisdom to find meaning and lasting happiness in our busy modern lives.

Everyone is welcome.

Sept 19: Introduction to the book ‘New Eight Steps to Happiness’ which is based on the ‘Eight Verses of Training the Mind’ by Geshe Langri Tangpa
Sept 26: How we project onto the world our version of reality
Oct 3: The root of our suffering
Oct 10: No class (International Fall Festival in Spain – everyone is welcome)
Oct 17:Rebirth and karma

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September 19, 2023
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7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Akshobya Kadampa Buddhist Centre
2120 Kensington Road NW
Calgary, Alberta T2N 3R7 Canada
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