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 STRENGTHEN

Special Events
Day Courses,
Public Talks,
Retreats

ACTUALIZE YOUR FULL POTENTIAL

“What is enlightenment? It is the inner light of wisdom that is completely free from all mistaken appearance, and whose function is to bestow mental peace upon each and every living being every day.”


- Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

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Day Course: Four Truths for Modern Life

Understanding Buddha's teaching on the Four Noble Truths

Saturday, March 2nd • 10:30am - 3pm • $25 (FP & TTP Discounts Apply)

with Resident Teacher, Sarah Frew

Everyone Welcome, no experience necessary

SCHEDULE:

Session 1 • 10:30am- 12pm

Lunch • 12 - 1:30pm

Session 2 • 1:30 - 3pm

In his very first teaching, the Sutra of the Four Noble Truths, Buddha explained clearly how we can understand the true nature of suffering and how to abandon its causes:

You should know sufferings.
You should abandon origins.
You should attain cessations.
You should practise the path.

In order to eradicate our suffering, we must first understand where it comes from. Through training the mind using Buddha’s teachings on the Four Noble Truths, we can learn how to fully eliminate all of our suffering and its causes, and discover lasting inner peace and happiness.

On this course, Resident Teacher Sarah Frew will offer practical advice on how we can apply the Four Noble Truths to our daily lives and use them to solve the problems we encounter in the modern world.

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Refuge Retreat

Saturday, March 16th - Monday, March 18th • $20 (Incl Intro & all sessions) •TTP discount applies

with Resident Teacher, Sarah Frew

Everyone Welcome, no experience necessary

SCHEDULE:
 

Saturday, March 16
Introduction: 10 - 11:30am
Session 1: 1-2:15pm
Session 2: 3:00-4:15pm
 

Sunday, March 17
Session 1: 8:45-10am
Session 2: 1-2:15pm
Session 3: 3:00-4:15p
 

Monday, March 18
Session 1: 7-8:15am
Session 2: 1-2:15pm
Session 3: 6-7:15pm

 

This retreat provides an opportunity to deepen our practice of going for refuge to the Three Jewels, Buddha, Dharma and Sangha, our actual protection from suffering and problems. By meditating on the mind of refuge, we will increase our inner strength and spiritual power, developing a strong stable mind that can face all the challenges of life peacefully and joyfully.

REGIONAL EVENT
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Mid-Atlantic Dharma Celebration:

Heal the Mind, Heal the World

The Empowerment of Medicine Buddha

March 8 - 10 • with Kadam Morten Clausen, Eastern US National Spiritual Director of the NKT/IKBU

at Kadampa Mediation Center Maryland900 East Northern Pkwy, Baltimore MD

Everyone Welcome, no experience necessary

Join in with fellow meditators throughout the Mid-Atlantic region in receiving Medicine Buddha empowerment, listening to teachings on healing our mind and the world, and meditating together.

By receiving the empowerment of Medicine Buddha, we have an opportunity to make a connection with the embodiment of enlightened healing energy, who has accomplished permanent freedom from mental and physical suffering.  With Medicine Buddha’s blessings, as we heal our mind we gain more power to heal the world through our prayers.  Everyone is welcome to this blissful guided meditation through which we make a special, heartfelt connection with Medicine Buddha and receive his profound healing blessings.

The Mid-Atlantic Dharma Celebration provides a precious opportunity to study, listen to and practice the special presentation of modern Buddhism taught by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche, the Founder of the New Kadampa Tradition.

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