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Prayers for World Peace ~ Olympia 10:00 am
Prayers for World Peace ~ Olympia
May 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
A peaceful, contemplative time in your weekend. Join us for guided meditations, prayers for world peace, and uplifting advice on how we can transform our day-to-day life into opportunities for personal and spiritual growth. Through developing inner peace in this way, outer peace will naturally come about. Drop-in anytime. Everyone Welcome. ~ $5-10 Suggested Donation ~
Prayers for World Peace ~ Tacoma 10:00 am
Prayers for World Peace ~ Tacoma
May 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
A peaceful, contemplative time in your weekend. Join Resident Teacher Gen Kelsang Wangpo for guided meditations, prayers for world peace, and uplifting advice on how we can transform our day-to-day life into opportunities for personal and spiritual growth. Through developing inner peace in this way, outer peace will naturally come about. Drop-in anytime. Everyone Welcome. ~ $10 Suggested Donation ~
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Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
May 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Change your mind, change your day! Through meditation we learn to reduce stress and improve our mindfulness and concentration. This in turn makes us more relaxed, flexible and effective. In these classes we will emphasize creating happiness for ourself by developing a peaceful mind. Experience for yourself the effect a peaceful mind has on your day. Class fee is $8 ... Read More
Tacoma ~ Heart Jewel 5:30 pm
Tacoma ~ Heart Jewel
May 2 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
This practice is the heart essence of Kadampa Buddhism. In the first part of the practice we visualize our Spiritual Guide as Je Tsongkhapa and make prayers and requests to purify negativity, accumulate merit, and receive blessings. This prepares our mind for our meditation on Stages of the Path to Enlightenment. After the meditation we make prayers to our Dharma ... Read More
Olympia – Heart Jewel with Meditation 6:45 pm
Olympia – Heart Jewel with Meditation
May 2 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm
This practice is the heart essence of Kadampa Buddhism. In the first part of the practice we visualize our Spiritual Guide as Je Tsongkhapa and make prayers and requests to purify negativity, accumulate merit, and receive blessings. This prepares our mind for our meditation on Stages of the Path to Enlightenment. After the meditation we make prayers to our Dharma ... Read More
Buddhist Psychology: Understanding the Relationship Between Happiness and Your Mind 7:00 pm
Buddhist Psychology: Understanding the Relationship Between Happiness and Your Mind
May 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We all have the potential to consistently experience positive and peaceful states of mind, free from the pain and discomfort of anxiety. In this practical course you will learn simple and effective meditations for reducing fear and anxiety and for becoming more relaxed and at ease in everyday life. All we really need to do is identify unhealthy thoughts when ... Read More
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Olympia ~ Quick Path (HYT only) 9:00 am
Olympia ~ Quick Path (HYT only)
May 3 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
 
Buddhist Psychology: Understanding the Relationship Between Happiness and Your Mind 6:00 pm
Buddhist Psychology: Understanding the Relationship Between Happiness and Your Mind
May 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
We all have the potential to consistently experience positive and peaceful states of mind, free from the pain and discomfort of anxiety. In this practical course you will learn simple and effective meditations for reducing fear and anxiety and for becoming more relaxed and at ease in everyday life. All we really need to do is identify unhealthy thoughts when ... Read More
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Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
May 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Change your mind, change your day! Through meditation we learn to reduce stress and improve our mindfulness and concentration. This in turn makes us more relaxed, flexible and effective. In these classes we will emphasize creating happiness for ourself by developing a peaceful mind. Experience for yourself the effect a peaceful mind has on your day. Class fee is $8 ... Read More
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Tacoma ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:15 pm
Tacoma ~ Lunchtime Meditation
May 5 @ 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm
Change your mind, change your day! Through meditation we learn to reduce stress and improve our mindfulness and concentration. This in turn makes us more relaxed, flexible and effective. In these classes we will emphasize creating happiness for ourself by developing a peaceful mind. Experience for yourself the effect a peaceful mind has on your day. Class fee is $5 ... Read More
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Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
May 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Change your mind, change your day! Through meditation we learn to reduce stress and improve our mindfulness and concentration. This in turn makes us more relaxed, flexible and effective. In these classes we will emphasize creating happiness for ourself by developing a peaceful mind. Experience for yourself the effect a peaceful mind has on your day. Class fee is $8 ... Read More
Tacoma ~ WFJ with tsog offerings 6:30 pm
Tacoma ~ WFJ with tsog offerings
May 6 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
This practice is the heart essence of Kadampa Buddhism. In the first part of the practice we visualize our Spiritual Guide as Je Tsongkhapa and make prayers and requests to purify negativity, accumulate merit, and receive blessings. This prepares our mind for our meditation on Stages of the Path to Enlightenment. After the meditation we make prayers to our Dharma ... Read More
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Prayers for World Peace ~ Olympia 10:00 am
Prayers for World Peace ~ Olympia
May 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
A peaceful, contemplative time in your weekend. Join us for guided meditations, prayers for world peace, and uplifting advice on how we can transform our day-to-day life into opportunities for personal and spiritual growth. Through developing inner peace in this way, outer peace will naturally come about. Drop-in anytime. Everyone Welcome. ~ $5-10 Suggested Donation ~
Prayers for World Peace ~ Tacoma 10:00 am
Prayers for World Peace ~ Tacoma
May 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
A peaceful, contemplative time in your weekend. Join Resident Teacher Gen Kelsang Wangpo for guided meditations, prayers for world peace, and uplifting advice on how we can transform our day-to-day life into opportunities for personal and spiritual growth. Through developing inner peace in this way, outer peace will naturally come about. Drop-in anytime. Everyone Welcome. ~ $10 Suggested Donation ~
Tacoma ~ Tara Prayers 12:00 pm
Tacoma ~ Tara Prayers
May 8 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Tara is a female enlightened being, whose name means Liberator, and who is known for her swift compassionate actions. Like an enlightened mother, she protects us from the cycle of negativity and harm, and guides us in the direction of wisdom and compassion. By showing us the path to freedom that lies within our own mind, she gives us the ... Read More
Olympia ~ Tara Prayers 5:00 pm
Olympia ~ Tara Prayers
May 8 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tara is a female enlightened being, whose name means Liberator, and who is known for her swift compassionate actions. Like an enlightened mother, she protects us from the cycle of negativity and harm, and guides us in the direction of wisdom and compassion. By showing us the path to freedom that lies within our own mind, she gives us the ... Read More
Foundation Program 6:30 pm
Foundation Program
May 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
In Olympia and Tacoma we are studying Eight Steps to Happiness, by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Olympia: Sundays 6:30- 8:30pm Tacoma: Thursdays 6:30-8:30pm (Enrolled Students Only Please) ABOUT FOUNDATION PROGRAM Foundation Program is ideal for those who have gained a basic understanding of Kadampa Buddhism through General Program classes, but who wish to learn more and make a deeper commitment to ... Read More
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Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
May 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Change your mind, change your day! Through meditation we learn to reduce stress and improve our mindfulness and concentration. This in turn makes us more relaxed, flexible and effective. In these classes we will emphasize creating happiness for ourself by developing a peaceful mind. Experience for yourself the effect a peaceful mind has on your day. Class fee is $8 ... Read More
Kids Meditation Class ~ Tacoma 4:15 pm
Kids Meditation Class ~ Tacoma
May 9 @ 4:15 pm – 5:15 pm
Children will learn simple Buddhist principles, such as kindness, respect for others and keeping a happy heart, through stories, songs, meditation and crafts. A parent needs to accompany each child. Appropriate for ages 6 – 13. Adults will find these introductory teachings valuable as well, and will be able to use what is learned in class throughout the week. Practicing ... Read More
Tacoma ~ Heart Jewel 5:30 pm
Tacoma ~ Heart Jewel
May 9 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
This practice is the heart essence of Kadampa Buddhism. In the first part of the practice we visualize our Spiritual Guide as Je Tsongkhapa and make prayers and requests to purify negativity, accumulate merit, and receive blessings. This prepares our mind for our meditation on Stages of the Path to Enlightenment. After the meditation we make prayers to our Dharma ... Read More
Olympia – Heart Jewel with Meditation 6:45 pm
Olympia – Heart Jewel with Meditation
May 9 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm
This practice is the heart essence of Kadampa Buddhism. In the first part of the practice we visualize our Spiritual Guide as Je Tsongkhapa and make prayers and requests to purify negativity, accumulate merit, and receive blessings. This prepares our mind for our meditation on Stages of the Path to Enlightenment. After the meditation we make prayers to our Dharma ... Read More
Buddhist Psychology: Understanding the Relationship Between Happiness and Your Mind 7:00 pm
Buddhist Psychology: Understanding the Relationship Between Happiness and Your Mind
May 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We all have the potential to consistently experience positive and peaceful states of mind, free from the pain and discomfort of anxiety. In this practical course you will learn simple and effective meditations for reducing fear and anxiety and for becoming more relaxed and at ease in everyday life. All we really need to do is identify unhealthy thoughts when ... Read More
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Olympia ~ Offering to the Spiritual Guide 7:00 am
Olympia ~ Offering to the Spiritual Guide
May 10 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 am
This is a special Guru yoga of Je Tsongkhapa in conjunction with Highest Yoga Tantra that is a preliminary practice for Vajrayana Mahamudra. The main practice is relying upon our Spiritual Guide as a Buddha and making praises and requests, but it also includes all the essential practices of the stages of the path, and training the mind, as well ... Read More
Olympia ~ Quick Path (HYT only) 9:00 am
Olympia ~ Quick Path (HYT only)
May 10 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
 
Buddhist Psychology: Understanding the Relationship Between Happiness and Your Mind 6:00 pm
Buddhist Psychology: Understanding the Relationship Between Happiness and Your Mind
May 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
We all have the potential to consistently experience positive and peaceful states of mind, free from the pain and discomfort of anxiety. In this practical course you will learn simple and effective meditations for reducing fear and anxiety and for becoming more relaxed and at ease in everyday life. All we really need to do is identify unhealthy thoughts when ... Read More
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Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
May 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Change your mind, change your day! Through meditation we learn to reduce stress and improve our mindfulness and concentration. This in turn makes us more relaxed, flexible and effective. In these classes we will emphasize creating happiness for ourself by developing a peaceful mind. Experience for yourself the effect a peaceful mind has on your day. Class fee is $8 ... Read More
Puyallup ~ Eight Meditations for Better Relations 7:00 pm
Puyallup ~ Eight Meditations for Better Relations @ First Christian Church of Puyallup, 623
May 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
We put so much energy into having a happy life, but often we feel we are not getting any closer to our goal. It seems there are so many difficult situations and challenging people that it is just not possible to experience the life we want; but it is possible if we know where we want to go and just ... Read More
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Tacoma ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:15 pm
Tacoma ~ Lunchtime Meditation
May 12 @ 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm
Change your mind, change your day! Through meditation we learn to reduce stress and improve our mindfulness and concentration. This in turn makes us more relaxed, flexible and effective. In these classes we will emphasize creating happiness for ourself by developing a peaceful mind. Experience for yourself the effect a peaceful mind has on your day. Class fee is $5 ... Read More
Foundation Program 6:30 pm
Foundation Program
May 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
In Olympia and Tacoma we are studying Eight Steps to Happiness, by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Olympia: Sundays 6:30- 8:30pm Tacoma: Thursdays 6:30-8:30pm (Enrolled Students Only Please) ABOUT FOUNDATION PROGRAM Foundation Program is ideal for those who have gained a basic understanding of Kadampa Buddhism through General Program classes, but who wish to learn more and make a deeper commitment to ... Read More
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Foundation Program 9:00 am
Foundation Program
May 13 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
We are starting the study of How to Understand the Mind by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Classes run weekly, every Friday, from 9-11am. We have an open enrollment period for 3 weeks. We welcome everyone to join in this special program. ABOUT FOUNDATION PROGRAM Foundation Program is ideal for those who have gained a basic understanding of Kadampa Buddhism through ... Read More
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
May 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Change your mind, change your day! Through meditation we learn to reduce stress and improve our mindfulness and concentration. This in turn makes us more relaxed, flexible and effective. In these classes we will emphasize creating happiness for ourself by developing a peaceful mind. Experience for yourself the effect a peaceful mind has on your day. Class fee is $8 ... Read More
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings 6:30 pm
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings
May 13 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
This practice is the heart essence of Kadampa Buddhism. In the first part of the practice we visualize our Spiritual Guide as Je Tsongkhapa and make prayers and requests to purify negativity, accumulate merit, and receive blessings. This prepares our mind for our meditation on Stages of the Path to Enlightenment. After the meditation we make prayers to our Dharma ... Read More
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Dealing with Difficult People 10:00 am
Dealing with Difficult People
May 14 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Dealing with Difficult People @  |  |
We all know how hard it can be to deal with difficult people. What starts as a simple disagreement boils over into an argument. As conflict escalates, businesses fail, friendships are lost, families are torn apart, and communities fight. Although this pattern has repeated itself since the dawn of man, there is a way out, and it starts with you. ... Read More
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Prayers for World Peace ~ Olympia 10:00 am
Prayers for World Peace ~ Olympia
May 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
A peaceful, contemplative time in your weekend. Join us for guided meditations, prayers for world peace, and uplifting advice on how we can transform our day-to-day life into opportunities for personal and spiritual growth. Through developing inner peace in this way, outer peace will naturally come about. Drop-in anytime. Everyone Welcome. ~ $5-10 Suggested Donation ~
Prayers for World Peace ~ Tacoma 10:00 am
Prayers for World Peace ~ Tacoma
May 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
A peaceful, contemplative time in your weekend. Join Resident Teacher Gen Kelsang Wangpo for guided meditations, prayers for world peace, and uplifting advice on how we can transform our day-to-day life into opportunities for personal and spiritual growth. Through developing inner peace in this way, outer peace will naturally come about. Drop-in anytime. Everyone Welcome. ~ $10 Suggested Donation ~
Foundation Program 6:30 pm
Foundation Program
May 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
In Olympia and Tacoma we are studying Eight Steps to Happiness, by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Olympia: Sundays 6:30- 8:30pm Tacoma: Thursdays 6:30-8:30pm (Enrolled Students Only Please) ABOUT FOUNDATION PROGRAM Foundation Program is ideal for those who have gained a basic understanding of Kadampa Buddhism through General Program classes, but who wish to learn more and make a deeper commitment to ... Read More
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Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
May 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Change your mind, change your day! Through meditation we learn to reduce stress and improve our mindfulness and concentration. This in turn makes us more relaxed, flexible and effective. In these classes we will emphasize creating happiness for ourself by developing a peaceful mind. Experience for yourself the effect a peaceful mind has on your day. Class fee is $8 ... Read More
Kids Meditation Class ~ Tacoma 4:15 pm
Kids Meditation Class ~ Tacoma
May 16 @ 4:15 pm – 5:15 pm
Children will learn simple Buddhist principles, such as kindness, respect for others and keeping a happy heart, through stories, songs, meditation and crafts. A parent needs to accompany each child. Appropriate for ages 6 – 13. Adults will find these introductory teachings valuable as well, and will be able to use what is learned in class throughout the week. Practicing ... Read More
Tacoma ~ Heart Jewel 5:30 pm
Tacoma ~ Heart Jewel
May 16 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
This practice is the heart essence of Kadampa Buddhism. In the first part of the practice we visualize our Spiritual Guide as Je Tsongkhapa and make prayers and requests to purify negativity, accumulate merit, and receive blessings. This prepares our mind for our meditation on Stages of the Path to Enlightenment. After the meditation we make prayers to our Dharma ... Read More
Olympia – Heart Jewel with Meditation 6:45 pm
Olympia – Heart Jewel with Meditation
May 16 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm
This practice is the heart essence of Kadampa Buddhism. In the first part of the practice we visualize our Spiritual Guide as Je Tsongkhapa and make prayers and requests to purify negativity, accumulate merit, and receive blessings. This prepares our mind for our meditation on Stages of the Path to Enlightenment. After the meditation we make prayers to our Dharma ... Read More
Stop Worrying, Start Living: Freedom from worry, anxiety, and fear 7:00 pm
Stop Worrying, Start Living: Freedom from worry, anxiety, and fear
May 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We all experience some degree of fear from time to time, whether we call it fear or something else, like worry, anxiety, or insecurity.  Sometimes this fear is a mild irritant; sometimes our fears and insecurities can be paralyzing.  Our fear stops us from living the joyous life we long for.  During this series, learn to identify and overcome these ... Read More
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Olympia ~ Quick Path (HYT only) 9:00 am
Olympia ~ Quick Path (HYT only)
May 17 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
 
Stop Worrying, Start Living: Freedom from worry, anxiety, and fear 6:00 pm
Stop Worrying, Start Living: Freedom from worry, anxiety, and fear
May 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
We all experience some degree of fear from time to time, whether we call it fear or something else, like worry, anxiety, or insecurity.  Sometimes this fear is a mild irritant; sometimes our fears and insecurities can be paralyzing.  Our fear stops us from living the joyous life we long for.  During this series, learn to identify and overcome these ... Read More
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Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
May 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Change your mind, change your day! Through meditation we learn to reduce stress and improve our mindfulness and concentration. This in turn makes us more relaxed, flexible and effective. In these classes we will emphasize creating happiness for ourself by developing a peaceful mind. Experience for yourself the effect a peaceful mind has on your day. Class fee is $8 ... Read More
Puyallup ~ Eight Meditations for Better Relations 7:00 pm
Puyallup ~ Eight Meditations for Better Relations @ First Christian Church of Puyallup, 623
May 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
We put so much energy into having a happy life, but often we feel we are not getting any closer to our goal. It seems there are so many difficult situations and challenging people that it is just not possible to experience the life we want; but it is possible if we know where we want to go and just ... Read More
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Tacoma ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:15 pm
Tacoma ~ Lunchtime Meditation
May 19 @ 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm
Change your mind, change your day! Through meditation we learn to reduce stress and improve our mindfulness and concentration. This in turn makes us more relaxed, flexible and effective. In these classes we will emphasize creating happiness for ourself by developing a peaceful mind. Experience for yourself the effect a peaceful mind has on your day. Class fee is $5 ... Read More
Foundation Program 6:30 pm
Foundation Program
May 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
In Olympia and Tacoma we are studying Eight Steps to Happiness, by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Olympia: Sundays 6:30- 8:30pm Tacoma: Thursdays 6:30-8:30pm (Enrolled Students Only Please) ABOUT FOUNDATION PROGRAM Foundation Program is ideal for those who have gained a basic understanding of Kadampa Buddhism through General Program classes, but who wish to learn more and make a deeper commitment to ... Read More
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Foundation Program 9:00 am
Foundation Program
May 20 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
We are starting the study of How to Understand the Mind by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Classes run weekly, every Friday, from 9-11am. We have an open enrollment period for 3 weeks. We welcome everyone to join in this special program. ABOUT FOUNDATION PROGRAM Foundation Program is ideal for those who have gained a basic understanding of Kadampa Buddhism through ... Read More
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
May 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Change your mind, change your day! Through meditation we learn to reduce stress and improve our mindfulness and concentration. This in turn makes us more relaxed, flexible and effective. In these classes we will emphasize creating happiness for ourself by developing a peaceful mind. Experience for yourself the effect a peaceful mind has on your day. Class fee is $8 ... Read More
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings 6:30 pm
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings
May 20 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
This practice is the heart essence of Kadampa Buddhism. In the first part of the practice we visualize our Spiritual Guide as Je Tsongkhapa and make prayers and requests to purify negativity, accumulate merit, and receive blessings. This prepares our mind for our meditation on Stages of the Path to Enlightenment. After the meditation we make prayers to our Dharma ... Read More
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Meditation 101 10:00 am
Meditation 101
May 21 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
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The pace and pressures of modern life can make us feel stressed and irritable. Is it possible to be busy and enjoy our life? By training in meditation, we create an inner space and clarity that enables us to control our mind regardless of the external circumstances. Gradually we develop mental equilibrium, a balanced mind that is happy all the ... Read More
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Dealing with Difficult People 10:00 am
Dealing with Difficult People
May 22 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Dealing with Difficult People @  |  |
We all know how hard it can be to deal with difficult people. What starts as a simple disagreement boils over into an argument. As conflict escalates, businesses fail, friendships are lost, families are torn apart, and communities fight. Although this pattern has repeated itself since the dawn of man, there is a way out, and it starts with you. ... Read More
Prayers for World Peace ~ Olympia 10:00 am
Prayers for World Peace ~ Olympia
May 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
A peaceful, contemplative time in your weekend. Join us for guided meditations, prayers for world peace, and uplifting advice on how we can transform our day-to-day life into opportunities for personal and spiritual growth. Through developing inner peace in this way, outer peace will naturally come about. Drop-in anytime. Everyone Welcome. ~ $5-10 Suggested Donation ~
Prayers for World Peace ~ Tacoma 10:00 am
Prayers for World Peace ~ Tacoma
May 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
A peaceful, contemplative time in your weekend. Join Resident Teacher Gen Kelsang Wangpo for guided meditations, prayers for world peace, and uplifting advice on how we can transform our day-to-day life into opportunities for personal and spiritual growth. Through developing inner peace in this way, outer peace will naturally come about. Drop-in anytime. Everyone Welcome. ~ $10 Suggested Donation ~
Foundation Program 6:30 pm
Foundation Program
May 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
In Olympia and Tacoma we are studying Eight Steps to Happiness, by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Olympia: Sundays 6:30- 8:30pm Tacoma: Thursdays 6:30-8:30pm (Enrolled Students Only Please) ABOUT FOUNDATION PROGRAM Foundation Program is ideal for those who have gained a basic understanding of Kadampa Buddhism through General Program classes, but who wish to learn more and make a deeper commitment to ... Read More
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Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
May 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Change your mind, change your day! Through meditation we learn to reduce stress and improve our mindfulness and concentration. This in turn makes us more relaxed, flexible and effective. In these classes we will emphasize creating happiness for ourself by developing a peaceful mind. Experience for yourself the effect a peaceful mind has on your day. Class fee is $8 ... Read More
Kids Meditation Class ~ Tacoma 4:15 pm
Kids Meditation Class ~ Tacoma
May 23 @ 4:15 pm – 5:15 pm
Children will learn simple Buddhist principles, such as kindness, respect for others and keeping a happy heart, through stories, songs, meditation and crafts. A parent needs to accompany each child. Appropriate for ages 6 – 13. Adults will find these introductory teachings valuable as well, and will be able to use what is learned in class throughout the week. Practicing ... Read More
Tacoma ~ Heart Jewel 5:30 pm
Tacoma ~ Heart Jewel
May 23 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
This practice is the heart essence of Kadampa Buddhism. In the first part of the practice we visualize our Spiritual Guide as Je Tsongkhapa and make prayers and requests to purify negativity, accumulate merit, and receive blessings. This prepares our mind for our meditation on Stages of the Path to Enlightenment. After the meditation we make prayers to our Dharma ... Read More
Olympia – Heart Jewel with Meditation 6:45 pm
Olympia – Heart Jewel with Meditation
May 23 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm
This practice is the heart essence of Kadampa Buddhism. In the first part of the practice we visualize our Spiritual Guide as Je Tsongkhapa and make prayers and requests to purify negativity, accumulate merit, and receive blessings. This prepares our mind for our meditation on Stages of the Path to Enlightenment. After the meditation we make prayers to our Dharma ... Read More
Stop Worrying, Start Living: Freedom from worry, anxiety, and fear 7:00 pm
Stop Worrying, Start Living: Freedom from worry, anxiety, and fear
May 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We all experience some degree of fear from time to time, whether we call it fear or something else, like worry, anxiety, or insecurity.  Sometimes this fear is a mild irritant; sometimes our fears and insecurities can be paralyzing.  Our fear stops us from living the joyous life we long for.  During this series, learn to identify and overcome these ... Read More
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Olympia ~ Quick Path (HYT only) 9:00 am
Olympia ~ Quick Path (HYT only)
May 24 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
 
Stop Worrying, Start Living: Freedom from worry, anxiety, and fear 6:00 pm
Stop Worrying, Start Living: Freedom from worry, anxiety, and fear
May 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
We all experience some degree of fear from time to time, whether we call it fear or something else, like worry, anxiety, or insecurity.  Sometimes this fear is a mild irritant; sometimes our fears and insecurities can be paralyzing.  Our fear stops us from living the joyous life we long for.  During this series, learn to identify and overcome these ... Read More
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Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
May 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Change your mind, change your day! Through meditation we learn to reduce stress and improve our mindfulness and concentration. This in turn makes us more relaxed, flexible and effective. In these classes we will emphasize creating happiness for ourself by developing a peaceful mind. Experience for yourself the effect a peaceful mind has on your day. Class fee is $8 ... Read More
Olympia ~ Offering to the Spiritual Guide 6:30 pm
Olympia ~ Offering to the Spiritual Guide
May 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
 
Puyallup ~ Eight Meditations for Better Relations 7:00 pm
Puyallup ~ Eight Meditations for Better Relations @ First Christian Church of Puyallup, 623
May 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
We put so much energy into having a happy life, but often we feel we are not getting any closer to our goal. It seems there are so many difficult situations and challenging people that it is just not possible to experience the life we want; but it is possible if we know where we want to go and just ... Read More
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Tacoma ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:15 pm
Tacoma ~ Lunchtime Meditation
May 26 @ 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm
Change your mind, change your day! Through meditation we learn to reduce stress and improve our mindfulness and concentration. This in turn makes us more relaxed, flexible and effective. In these classes we will emphasize creating happiness for ourself by developing a peaceful mind. Experience for yourself the effect a peaceful mind has on your day. Class fee is $5 ... Read More
Foundation Program 6:30 pm
Foundation Program
May 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
In Olympia and Tacoma we are studying Eight Steps to Happiness, by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Olympia: Sundays 6:30- 8:30pm Tacoma: Thursdays 6:30-8:30pm (Enrolled Students Only Please) ABOUT FOUNDATION PROGRAM Foundation Program is ideal for those who have gained a basic understanding of Kadampa Buddhism through General Program classes, but who wish to learn more and make a deeper commitment to ... Read More
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Foundation Program 9:00 am
Foundation Program
May 27 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
We are starting the study of How to Understand the Mind by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Classes run weekly, every Friday, from 9-11am. We have an open enrollment period for 3 weeks. We welcome everyone to join in this special program. ABOUT FOUNDATION PROGRAM Foundation Program is ideal for those who have gained a basic understanding of Kadampa Buddhism through ... Read More
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
May 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Change your mind, change your day! Through meditation we learn to reduce stress and improve our mindfulness and concentration. This in turn makes us more relaxed, flexible and effective. In these classes we will emphasize creating happiness for ourself by developing a peaceful mind. Experience for yourself the effect a peaceful mind has on your day. Class fee is $8 ... Read More
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings 6:30 pm
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings
May 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
This practice is the heart essence of Kadampa Buddhism. In the first part of the practice we visualize our Spiritual Guide as Je Tsongkhapa and make prayers and requests to purify negativity, accumulate merit, and receive blessings. This prepares our mind for our meditation on Stages of the Path to Enlightenment. After the meditation we make prayers to our Dharma ... Read More
WFJ with tsog offerings ~ Olympia 6:30 pm
WFJ with tsog offerings ~ Olympia
May 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
This practice is the heart essence of Kadampa Buddhism. In the first part of the practice we visualize our Spiritual Guide as Je Tsongkhapa and make prayers and requests to purify negativity, accumulate merit, and receive blessings. This prepares our mind for our meditation on Stages of the Path to Enlightenment. After the meditation we make prayers to our Dharma ... Read More
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Yard Sale
Yard Sale
May 28 all-day
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Bring Us Your Treasures! TKBC Yard Sale! Saturday, May 28th, 8am-3:00pm We are now collecting “treasures” for this fundraiser TKBC is having their annual yard sale to raise funds to support meditation classes in Olympia and the greater South Sound. As Spring arrives and cleaning is on your mind, please consider donating your books, glassware and housewares, jewelry, furniture and ... Read More
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Prayers for World Peace ~ Olympia 10:00 am
Prayers for World Peace ~ Olympia
May 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
A peaceful, contemplative time in your weekend. Join us for guided meditations, prayers for world peace, and uplifting advice on how we can transform our day-to-day life into opportunities for personal and spiritual growth. Through developing inner peace in this way, outer peace will naturally come about. Drop-in anytime. Everyone Welcome. ~ $5-10 Suggested Donation ~
Prayers for World Peace ~ Tacoma 10:00 am
Prayers for World Peace ~ Tacoma
May 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
A peaceful, contemplative time in your weekend. Join Resident Teacher Gen Kelsang Wangpo for guided meditations, prayers for world peace, and uplifting advice on how we can transform our day-to-day life into opportunities for personal and spiritual growth. Through developing inner peace in this way, outer peace will naturally come about. Drop-in anytime. Everyone Welcome. ~ $10 Suggested Donation ~
Foundation Program 6:30 pm
Foundation Program
May 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
In Olympia and Tacoma we are studying Eight Steps to Happiness, by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Olympia: Sundays 6:30- 8:30pm Tacoma: Thursdays 6:30-8:30pm (Enrolled Students Only Please) ABOUT FOUNDATION PROGRAM Foundation Program is ideal for those who have gained a basic understanding of Kadampa Buddhism through General Program classes, but who wish to learn more and make a deeper commitment to ... Read More
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Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
May 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Change your mind, change your day! Through meditation we learn to reduce stress and improve our mindfulness and concentration. This in turn makes us more relaxed, flexible and effective. In these classes we will emphasize creating happiness for ourself by developing a peaceful mind. Experience for yourself the effect a peaceful mind has on your day. Class fee is $8 ... Read More
Kids Meditation Class ~ Tacoma 4:15 pm
Kids Meditation Class ~ Tacoma
May 30 @ 4:15 pm – 5:15 pm
Children will learn simple Buddhist principles, such as kindness, respect for others and keeping a happy heart, through stories, songs, meditation and crafts. A parent needs to accompany each child. Appropriate for ages 6 – 13. Adults will find these introductory teachings valuable as well, and will be able to use what is learned in class throughout the week. Practicing ... Read More
Tacoma ~ Heart Jewel 5:30 pm
Tacoma ~ Heart Jewel
May 30 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
This practice is the heart essence of Kadampa Buddhism. In the first part of the practice we visualize our Spiritual Guide as Je Tsongkhapa and make prayers and requests to purify negativity, accumulate merit, and receive blessings. This prepares our mind for our meditation on Stages of the Path to Enlightenment. After the meditation we make prayers to our Dharma ... Read More
Olympia – Heart Jewel with Meditation 6:45 pm
Olympia – Heart Jewel with Meditation
May 30 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm
This practice is the heart essence of Kadampa Buddhism. In the first part of the practice we visualize our Spiritual Guide as Je Tsongkhapa and make prayers and requests to purify negativity, accumulate merit, and receive blessings. This prepares our mind for our meditation on Stages of the Path to Enlightenment. After the meditation we make prayers to our Dharma ... Read More
Stop Worrying, Start Living: Freedom from worry, anxiety, and fear 7:00 pm
Stop Worrying, Start Living: Freedom from worry, anxiety, and fear
May 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We all experience some degree of fear from time to time, whether we call it fear or something else, like worry, anxiety, or insecurity.  Sometimes this fear is a mild irritant; sometimes our fears and insecurities can be paralyzing.  Our fear stops us from living the joyous life we long for.  During this series, learn to identify and overcome these ... Read More
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Olympia ~ Quick Path (HYT only) 9:00 am
Olympia ~ Quick Path (HYT only)
May 31 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
 
Stop Worrying, Start Living: Freedom from worry, anxiety, and fear 6:00 pm
Stop Worrying, Start Living: Freedom from worry, anxiety, and fear
May 31 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
We all experience some degree of fear from time to time, whether we call it fear or something else, like worry, anxiety, or insecurity.  Sometimes this fear is a mild irritant; sometimes our fears and insecurities can be paralyzing.  Our fear stops us from living the joyous life we long for.  During this series, learn to identify and overcome these ... Read More