Fearless in a Fearful World
Sep
29
7:30pm 7:30pm

Fearless in a Fearful World

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How do we cope with the uncertainty and instability of our chaotic modern world without getting overwhelmed, angry or living in a constant state of anxiety? In this evening lecture with Resident Teacher Gen Kelsang Menla, we will explore practical methods for transforming adversity from the point of view of Buddhist philosophy, psychology and meditative practice. 

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Introduction to Meditation and Mindfulness
Oct
7
to Nov 4

Introduction to Meditation and Mindfulness

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In our busy lives meditation is an essential tool for reducing stress and anxiety, creating peace of mind and experiencing a purer form of happiness. Although meditation is very popular it can easily be misunderstood. Especially designed for beginners- everyone is welcome! 

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Solutions for Anxious Times
Oct
7
to Nov 4

Solutions for Anxious Times

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The uncertainties, dangers and lack of control that we experience in life can often make us feel worried, anxious or afraid. his seems to be one of our greatest challenges today. Through Buddhist wisdom we can learn how to overcome the causes of anxiety and live without fear. Through developing positive mental habits, in and out of meditation, we can learn to approach life with confidence and eventually come to experience the peace of mental freedom.

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 Introducción a la Meditación
Oct
7
to Nov 4

Introducción a la Meditación

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En nuestras vidas ocupadas, la meditación es una herramienta esencial para reducir el estrés y la ansiedad, crear paz mental y experimentar una forma más pura de felicidad. Aunque la meditación es muy popular, puede ser fácilmente malentendida. Especialmente diseñado para principiantes, ¡Todo el mundo es bienvenido!

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Tantra Pure & Simple
Oct
14
10:00am10:00am

Tantra Pure & Simple

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We all want to experience bliss, which by definition is "pure happiness." When our mind is free from negativity and distraction, peace of mind and a purer form of happiness naturally arise from within. This class will introduce Tantra and special visualizations and meditations to create the pure happiness that we desire.

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Illuminating Wisdom
Oct
27
to Oct 28

Illuminating Wisdom

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Not understanding the truth of things our mind becomes agitated, unbalanced and unpeaceful. We become like travelers in the desert exhausted from chasing mirages. By gaining experience of the wisdom realizing ultimate truth we can begin to overcome our misperceptions. Through increasing our wisdom we will come to see the equality of all things and experience a state of mind that is very peaceful, comfortable, balanced, and joyful. Join us to learn about Buddha’s illuminating wisdom and how to bring this into everyday life. Everyone welcome!

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The Oral Instructions of Mahamudra
Nov
3
to Nov 5

The Oral Instructions of Mahamudra

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During this special weekend event, Gen-la Kelsang Jampa will give essential commentary to the practice of The Hundreds of Deities of the Joyful Land According to Highest Yoga Tantra, including how to make progress on the five stages of Mahamudra. Through listening to and meditating on these instructions, we will deepen our understanding and experience of this rare and precious lineage of teachings given to us by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche. 

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Learning to Let Go: Half-Day Course
Nov
18
10:00am10:00am

Learning to Let Go: Half-Day Course

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We often have trouble letting go of painful events from the past. This affects the quality of our life and the way we respond to our current circumstances. Through practicing mindfulness and meditation we can remove the source of our pain and finally let go, leading to a tremendous feeling of freedom and happiness.

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Teaching & Meditation on Tara Practice
Sep
8
7:30pm 7:30pm

Teaching & Meditation on Tara Practice

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In this special class, learn about the practice of Arya Tara called The Yoga of the Enlightened Mother Arya Tara. In this context “yoga” refers to the mental yoga or the special Tantric practice of self-generation as Arya Tara. An introduction to the Tantra of Self-Generation will be given and guided meditations contained in the practice will be led by our Resident Teacher.

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The Mind @ Work: A Meditation Class Series
Sep
6
7:00pm 7:00pm

The Mind @ Work: A Meditation Class Series

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We spend so much of our time at work, but job pressures and interpersonal conflicts can make this time feel stressful and unrewarding. Through learning how our mind works and following Buddha's practical advice for training our mind, we can transform our difficulties into opportunities for inner growth and development.

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Steps Along the Path Retreat
Aug
12
to Aug 13

Steps Along the Path Retreat

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The stages of the path, or Lamrim in Tibetan, is the backbone of Kadampa Buddhism. Lamrim is a special set of spiritual instructions that includes all the essential teachings of Buddha and is also a very accesible and practical guide for successful meditation.

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Breaking Bad Habits: A 4-Week Series
Jul
5
to Jul 11

Breaking Bad Habits: A 4-Week Series

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Though we try very hard, sometimes we feel it’s impossible to change and our habits can make us unhappy or even harm our health. Through Buddha's teachings, we can become free from our inner critic and gain confidence in our potential to change.

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Overcoming Anger
May
6
10:00am10:00am

Overcoming Anger

Through Buddha's teachings we can learn how it is possible to reduce the frequency and intensity of our anger and eventually eradicate it altogether. Come for half a day or all day to this practical and inspiring course. 

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Overcoming Anger
Nov
19
10:00am10:00am

Overcoming Anger

Anger can take many forms, from mild irritation to rage-
it is always painful and destructive. Through practicing Buddha’s teachings we can learn how it is possible to reduce the frequency and intensity of our anger.

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Southwest Dharma Celebration
Nov
11
to Nov 13

Southwest Dharma Celebration

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Inspired by our Founder, Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche, every year people from the southwest US and beyond gather together for this special event. The SWDC will be a wonderful opportunity to receive teachings from the Western US National Spiritual Director, Gen Kelsang Rigpa, and to meet with spiritual friends.

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Building Peace: Public Talk
Oct
30
10:00am10:00am

Building Peace: Public Talk

It is a remarkable quality of the mind that we first create objects in our imagination and then bring them into our everyday reality  – such as our new Kadampa Buddhist Temple! Everyone is welcome to this public talk to learn how improving our qualities of compassion and wisdom can create peace within our minds.

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