Sunday 10:00am - 11:00amCRAFT 49 W. Sierra Madre, Sierra Madre, CA 91024, Sierra Madre, 91024
Beginning September 8
The Buddhist Way of Lovingkindness: The Magical Practice of Taking and Giving
When we purify our mind through the practices of taking and giving, every spiritual realization will grow easily in our mind.
– Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche
September 8 The Practice of Love
September 15 Compassion and Imagination
September 22 The Joy of Giving
Discover the powerful meditations on taking and giving through which we can heal our mind and powerfully enhance our love, compassion and wisdom.
“Taking” is a powerful meditation that uses the power of imagination and concentration to help others and to solve our own inner problems. “Giving” is a special training in love through which we bring our future ability to give happiness to others into our present spiritual practice.
About the Class
Class begins with a guided meditation, followed by a talk on a topic (listed above), and ends with another guided meditation. Everyone is welcome. No previous meditation experience is necessary.
Although it’s most beneficial to engage in the whole series, you are welcome to drop in for an individual class whenever you wish.
Weekly guided meditations and Buddhist teachings are suitable for both beginners and more advanced meditation practitioners. Classes are held every week unless otherwise stated.
Coming in October — Modern Buddhism: The Science of Happiness
Modern Buddhism provides inner scientific methods for improving the quality of our mind and life. This unique, practical presentation of Buddhism is modern yet preserves the authenticity and original meaning of these profound teachings. Through these methods you can:
Overcome your anger, attachment, and discouragement
Improve your compassion and wisdom
Bring great benefit to your family, friends and world
The “Modern Buddhism Series” is a special new set of courses being offered based on the book Modern Buddhism.
October 13 The Capacity of Our Mind
October 20 Inner & Outer Technology
October 27 Respond to Difficulties with a Positive Mind
November 3 Karma: The Relationship Between Mind and Experience
November 10 Tantra: Mind Creates Reality
November 17 Meditation: From the Head to the Heart
November 24 The Source of All Our Problems
December 1 – no class Thanksgiving weekend
December 8 Ultimate Truth
December 15 The Real Meaning of Human Life
December 22 Modern Buddhism: Meditation