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Meet like-minded people interested in meditation near you! Learn how to meditate or deepen your current meditation practice. A trademark of the meditations we emphasize is the ease in with which they can be used both “on the cushion” and in our daily lives.

Each meeting will include practical meditations, and a talk on how to reduce stress and other problems encountered in daily life and techniques on how to increase mental and physical well-being. There will also be plenty of time to discuss the ideas presented.

Although the meditations and talks are based on Kadampa Buddhist philosophy, you don't need to be a Buddhist to enjoy this group. Kadampa Buddhism stresses a spiritual path of individual transformation through looking within ourselves for the inner peace and happiness we seek. Everyone is welcome!

This group is organized by Avalokiteshvara Kadampa Buddhist Centre, located in Guelph, ON. For more information visit akbc.ca (http://akbc.ca/guelph)

Upcoming events (5+)

Freedom From Painful Emotions - Meditation Class

Avalokiteshvara Kadampa Buddhist Centre

CA$12.00

Buddha taught that all of our suffering comes from delusions - uncontrolled and painful states of mind. In each class we will focus on how to deal with a particular delusion, among them: desirous attachment, anger, pride, jealousy, and miserliness. Learning practical methods to reduce the power of these delusions will allow us to experience a deep and satisfying emotional freedom, and give us the skill to be the person we wish to be - a person who is positive, joyful and loving. These classes are all drop-in. So just come along. $12 a class or any 4 classes for $40. Classes consist of a breathing meditation to begin, followed by a teaching and a meditation based on the teaching. Class ends with practical advice on how to integrate the meditations and teachings into our daily life in the week ahead. These classes are all drop-in. So just come along. $12 a class or any 4 classes for $40. January Classes – Freedom From Fear *Classes to overcome anger, jealousy, anxiety. February Classes – Freedom From a Closed Heart *Classes to overcome stress, worry, pride and loneliness. March – Eliminating the True Source of Our Pain *Classes to overcome attachment and fear. Everyone welcome!

Sunday Meditation Class

Avalokiteshvara Kadampa Buddhist Centre

CA$12.00

Buddha taught that all of our suffering comes from delusions - uncontrolled and painful states of mind. In each class we will focus on how to deal with a particular delusion, among them: desirous attachment, anger, pride, jealousy, and miserliness. Learning practical methods to reduce the power of these delusions will allow us to experience a deep and satisfying emotional freedom, and give us the skill to be the person we wish to be - a person who is positive, joyful and loving. These classes are all drop-in. So just come along. $12 a class or any 4 classes for $40. January to March Classes - Freedom From Fear Freedom from Pain in Daily Life Freedom from Fear Overcoming Stress and Worry Letting Go - Moving On Freedom From a Closed Heart Freedom From Jealousy Freedom From Deluded Pride Freedom From Loneliness

Lunchtime Meditations

Avalokiteshvara Kadampa Buddhist Centre

Simple and relaxing guided meditations, bringing stillness to the overloaded mind. Step back from ‘busyness’, bring your mind to rest, and take with you a sense of clarity and peace when you leave. Lunchtime meditations are for those who don’t have a lot of time. No meditation experience is required. There is no cost for these meditation sessions. Please note that we will not hold classes on holiday Mondays.

Freedom From Painful Emotions - Meditation Class

Avalokiteshvara Kadampa Buddhist Centre

CA$12.00

Buddha taught that all of our suffering comes from delusions - uncontrolled and painful states of mind. In each class we will focus on how to deal with a particular delusion, among them: desirous attachment, anger, pride, jealousy, and miserliness. Learning practical methods to reduce the power of these delusions will allow us to experience a deep and satisfying emotional freedom, and give us the skill to be the person we wish to be - a person who is positive, joyful and loving. These classes are all drop-in. So just come along. $12 a class or any 4 classes for $40. Classes consist of a breathing meditation to begin, followed by a teaching and a meditation based on the teaching. Class ends with practical advice on how to integrate the meditations and teachings into our daily life in the week ahead. These classes are all drop-in. So just come along. $12 a class or any 4 classes for $40. January Classes – Freedom From Fear *Classes to overcome anger, jealousy, anxiety. February Classes – Freedom From a Closed Heart *Classes to overcome stress, worry, pride and loneliness. March – Eliminating the True Source of Our Pain *Classes to overcome attachment and fear. Everyone welcome!

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Freedom From Painful Emotions - Meditation Class

Avalokiteshvara Kadampa Buddhist Centre

CA$12.00

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