This class is open to everyone who wishes to deepen their practice and experience of Modern Kadampa Buddhism. Through in-depth study and practise, it helps us close the gap between the inspiring teachings we hear at the Centre and practising them in our daily life. We learn how to integrate all the meditation practises and wisdom advice from Buddha into our normal daily life. In this way we gradually find a deep inner peace and happiness in our lives.
Monday Study Class offers a structured approach to learning Buddhist meditation through the study of the book Modern Buddhism and classes consist of Prayers for Meditation, guided meditations, teachings and discussion.
You can register as a General Program Member or pay $15/class.
Sept 2 – Scientific methods taught by Buddha
Buddha’s teachings are scientific methods to solve the problems of all living beings permanently. By putting his teachings into practice we will become permanently free from all our suffering and problems and eventually enjoy pure, everlasting happiness.
Chapter: What is Buddhism?
Sept 9 – Faith, the key to inner peace
When our mind is peaceful and calm we are really happy; but if our mind is not peaceful we are not happy, even if our external conditions are perfect. By receiving Buddha’s blessings with a mind of faith we will experience mental peace and enjoy true happiness within.
Chapter: Buddhist Faith
Sept 16 – How our mind continues after death
When we understand that our mind is a separate entity from our body we realise that even when our body dies our mind continues. In this way we can understand clearly the existence of our future lives and prepare for them now, in this life. There is nothing more meaningful.
Chapter: What is the Mind?
Oct 7 – What is modern Kadampa Buddhism?
Modern Kadampa Buddhism is a special presentation of Buddha’s teachings that is especially suited to the modern world. Everyone, even non-Buddhists, can benefit from it. Discover how it can help you transform your life.
Chapter: Who are the Kadampas?
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Amitabha Kadampa Buddhist Centre
9550 87 Street
Edmonton AB T6C 3J1