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Inspiring Solutions for Difficult Times: Training in Universal Compassion

Tuesdays, 7–8pm, through Oct. 24;
$15 per class
Calm man meditating in sunny summer day

Following the book Universal Compassion by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, these classes will give a practical and uplifting explanation of how we can transform our day-to-day lives –iincluding even the most demanding and difficult situations – into opportunities for personal and spiritual development. Ancient meditative techniques that have been tried and tested for centuries are brought alive and made relevant to our everyday experiences.

Sept 5: Why we need to train our mind

Sept 12: Learning the preliminaries

Sept 19: What’s to blame for our suffering?

Sept 26: Meditation on the kindness of all

Oct 3: Taking away suffering through compassion

Oct 10: Giving happiness through love

Oct 17: Meditation on the mind of enlightenment

Oct 24: Learning the antidotes to attachment, anger & ignorance

Classes are taught by Resident Teacher Sarah Frew.   Sarah is a senior teacher and teaches Teacher Training Program, Foundation Program, General Program classes, day courses and retreats. She is a long time disciple of Ven. Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Through her joyful and engaging manner, she shares Buddha’s teachings in a kind-hearted and warm way. She was trained as a scientist and works as a strategy consultant.