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Time: Tuesdays 7:00 – 8:30pm

Cost: $12 per class – free for KMCC members

About the Classes

Gen-la Kelsang Khyenrab, Resident Teacher at KMC Canada and National Spiritual Director for Canada, is teaching this series of classes following the book, Modern Buddhism, by our Spiritual Guide, Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche.

This precious book explains all the stages of the path to enlightenment in an easily accessible, sequential format. Modern Buddhism is available as a free e-book download or you can buy a hard copy through our online shop.

Class Themes

Dec 1 Online Public Talk: Choose Happiness – Book Here

Dec 8 What causes suffering?

The main cause of our suffering is our deluded minds, especially our self-grasping. If we abandon our self-grasping permanently, all our suffering and problems of this life and of countless future lives will cease permanently. How can we do this?

Meditation: What we should abandon

Dec 15 What is a true spiritual path?

A spiritual path is an inner path, or spiritual realization, that leads us to the pure happiness of liberation and enlightenment. How do we train in such paths?

Meditation: What we should practise

Dec 22 Permanent freedom from suffering is possible

Buddha said we should not be satisfied with merely temporary freedom from particular sufferings but apply great effort to attaining permanent freedom from all suffering. Only by following a correct spiritual path can we accomplish this freedom.

Meditation: What we should attain

About the teacher

Gen-la Kelsang Khyenrab is the former General Spiritual Director of the international New Kadampa Tradition (NKT-IKBU), and has trained closely with Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche for over thirty-five years.

Gen-la is an internationally renowned teacher and Buddhist monk who is greatly admired for his powerful teachings as well as his pure example of humility and loving-kindness.

Please Note,

A limited number of in-person tickets are available for each of these classes. Select “in-person” option on the booking form below.

Prayers for Meditation will be used in all these classes.

Booking closes 1/2 hour before class begins. Links are sent out 20 minutes before class.

These classes are for those who would have intended to come in person under normal circumstances.

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