Gelong Thubten: Weekend teachings @ HBC, Sat 18 – Sun 19 Feb, 2017

All the teachings are suitable for Buddhists of all levels, as well as non Buddhists.

Date: Saturday, February 18, 2017

Topic:  Overcoming Anger and Bitterness with Compassion
A workshop on the Buddhist methods for training in loving kindness and compassion, as well as how to develop forgiveness. We will explore the nature of anger and resentment and how to train in turning these mind states into compassion. There will be methods for transforming difficult relationships, and for developing greater tolerance and wisdom.

Venue: Harare Buddhist Centre, 7a Ernie’s Lane, Monavale
Time: 9.30 am – 4.00 pm
Suggested donation: $20
If cash is difficult, please pay by RTGS, sending proof of payment to Mia Moers at mia.moers[at]gmail.com by Thursday February 16 to:

Kagyu Samye Ling Zimbabwe Trust, CABS, Avondale
Account Number: 1005410348
Ref : Surname.Thubten

Bring and share vegetarian lunch

4.30 – 6.00 pm: Guru Rinpoche Practice Instruction (@ HBC)
Please note that this is only open to those who have taken Refuge and received the Guru Rinpoche Empowerment.
Suggested donation: Dana


Date: Sunday, February 19, 2017

Topic: Creating Inner Strength and Clarity during Difficult Times
Teachings on using life’s difficulties for the development of greater insight and compassion. Stress and challenging times can become the ground for creating strength and wisdom, if we know how to train the mind. We will explore subjects such as how to build gratitude, tolerance and confidence, as well as meditation and mindfulness instructions which can be applied in our daily lives. Additionally we will look at contemplative practices which help to transform attitudes and deepen our commitment to the path.

Venue: Harare Buddhist Centre, 7a Ernie’s Lane
Time: 9.30 am – 12.00 pm
Suggested donation: $10
If cash is difficult, please pay by RTGS sending proof of payment to Mia Moers at mia.moers[at]gmail.com by Thursday February 16 to:

Kagyu Samye Ling Zimbabwe Trust, CABS, Avondale
Account Number: 1005410348
Ref : Surname.Thubten

2.00 – 3.30 pm: Amitabha Practice Instruction (@ HBC)
Please note that this is only open to those who have taken Refuge and received the Amitabha Empowerment.
Suggested donation : Dana

For further information please contact Mia Moers on mia.moers [at] gmail.com

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