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Heart Sutra – the true nature of reality | Mar 30
March 30, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
About this Course
Imagine a life with no fears, a spiritual life with great inner strength and confidence. With Buddha’s teachings on wisdom you are offered the opportunity to see things the way they really are, to dissolve away hallucinations of suffering and to develop a truly peaceful and happy mind. Just remembering emptiness makes us increasingly confident and stable in our spiritual life and helps us solve our daily problems.
The Heart Sutra is a much loved teaching given by Buddha 2600 years ago which is often recited as a special way of contemplating emptiness and dispelling obstacles. This course is a very precious and unique opportunity to receive an introduction to the hidden meaning in the heart sutra. Although quite short, the Heart Sutra contains many liberating insights that enable us to realize the true nature of reality and the true nature of our self.
During the day there will be a series of teachings and guided meditations as well as time to ask questions. The course is best suited to those with some experience of meditation or prior interest in Buddhist meditation but it is not a prerequisite. The most important thing is to come with an open mind and the willingness to find out the truth for yourself.
Date, Time & Schedule
Saturday 30 March | 10am-4pm (half day option 10-1pm)
Lunch is not provided but you are welcome to bring along a vegetarian packed lunch to eat in our refreshment area.
Kadampa Meditation Centre Glasgow, 78 Hutcheson Street, Glasgow G1 1SH
£18 | (or £12 half day) | free for members
About the Teacher
Gen Kelsang Tubchen is the Resident Teacher at KMC Glasgow. She is the former Resident Teacher of Nordic Kadampa Meditation Centre in Norway and former National Spiritual Director of the New Kadampa Tradition in the Nordic region.
Gen Tubchen has been a close disciple of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche for many years, and in 2003 ordained as a Buddhist nun. An inspiring and gifted teacher, she is loved for her clear, powerful and practical teachings and her deep experience of retreat.
With Resident Teacher, Gen Kelsang Tubchen