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Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
May 1 @ 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
How to Transform Your Life 7:00 pm
How to Transform Your Life
May 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Based on Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso’s newly revised text, this course will explore many meaningful topics that will help us improve our life. This text is a practical manual for daily life that shows how we can develop and maintain inner peace, how we can reduce and stop our experience of problems, and how we can bring about positive changes ... Read More
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How to Transform Your Life 6:00 pm
How to Transform Your Life
May 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Based on Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso’s newly revised text, this course will explore many meaningful topics that will help us improve our life. This text is a practical manual for daily life that shows how we can develop and maintain inner peace, how we can reduce and stop our experience of problems, and how we can bring about positive changes ... Read More
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Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
May 3 @ 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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Foundation Program 6:30 pm
Foundation Program
May 4 @ 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 5 @ 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 5 @ 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 5 @ 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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Compassion for Animals 10:00 am
Compassion for Animals
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Compassion for Animals
We each have some affinity for our furry four legged friends, but we don’t often think about other animals like insects or sea creatures.  Animals experience many special sufferings. They often live in constant fear, greatly lacking mental freedom, and unfortunately humans exploit them by the millions. In this talk we will explore the methods by which we can deepen ... Read More
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Prayers for World Peace ~ Olympia 10:00 am
Prayers for World Peace ~ Olympia
May 7 @ 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 7 @ 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 ~
Powa Ceremony ~ The Profound Practice of Transference of Consciousness 5:00 pm
Powa Ceremony ~ The Profound Practice of Transference of Consciousness
May 7 @ 5:00 pm – 5:50 pm
Please join us each month for Powa practice and a short commentary to the practice known as “transference of consciousness,” the path of compassion for the deceased. This is very special Buddhist practice and the method for benefiting those who have died. We engage in this practice every month and include those who have recently died in the dedication. Gen ... Read More
Foundation Program 6:30 pm
Foundation Program
May 7 @ 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) Fridays in Olympia (9-11am) we are studying How To Understand The Mind ABOUT FOUNDATION PROGRAM Foundation Program is ideal for those who have gained a basic understanding of Kadampa Buddhism through General Program classes, ... Read More
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Olympia ~ Tara Prayers 10:00 am
Olympia ~ Tara Prayers
May 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
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 ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
May 8 @ 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
How to Transform Your Life 7:00 pm
How to Transform Your Life
May 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Based on Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso’s newly revised text, this course will explore many meaningful topics that will help us improve our life. This text is a practical manual for daily life that shows how we can develop and maintain inner peace, how we can reduce and stop our experience of problems, and how we can bring about positive changes ... Read More
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How to Transform Your Life 6:00 pm
How to Transform Your Life
May 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Based on Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso’s newly revised text, this course will explore many meaningful topics that will help us improve our life. This text is a practical manual for daily life that shows how we can develop and maintain inner peace, how we can reduce and stop our experience of problems, and how we can bring about positive changes ... Read More
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Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
May 10 @ 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 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
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
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Foundation Program 6:30 pm
Foundation Program
May 11 @ 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 12 @ 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 12 @ 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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The Blessing Empowerment of Wisdom Buddha Dorje Shugden 10:00 am
The Blessing Empowerment of Wisdom Buddha Dorje Shugden
May 13 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
The Blessing Empowerment of Wisdom Buddha Dorje Shugden
Develop A Strong Bond With The Wisdom Protector An Empowerment is a joyful guided meditation during which we receive powerful blessings upon our body, speech and mind that help us to remove obstacles, attain spiritual realizations, and develop a strong bond with a particular Buddha. Dorje Shugden is our supreme spiritual friend who protects us from obstacles that prevent success ... Read More
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Prayers for World Peace ~ Olympia 10:00 am
Prayers for World Peace ~ Olympia
May 14 @ 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 14 @ 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 14 @ 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) Fridays in Olympia (9-11am) we are studying How To Understand The Mind ABOUT FOUNDATION PROGRAM Foundation Program is ideal for those who have gained a basic understanding of Kadampa Buddhism through General Program classes, ... Read More
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Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
May 15 @ 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
Following the Joyful Path to Nirvana: Meditations for a life of Meaning and Happiness 7:00 pm
Following the Joyful Path to Nirvana: Meditations for a life of Meaning and Happiness
May 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The purpose of our meditation is to make our mind calm and peaceful. When we meditate, we concentrate on a virtuous object. This single-pointed virtuous mind is the main cause of mental peace, the true source of happiness. We will receive advice and encouragement, based on the book New Meditation Handbook, so that our meditations will be effective. We will ... Read More
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Following the Joyful Path to Nirvana: Meditations for a life of Meaning and Happiness 6:00 pm
Following the Joyful Path to Nirvana: Meditations for a life of Meaning and Happiness
May 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
The purpose of our meditation is to make our mind calm and peaceful. When we meditate, we concentrate on a virtuous object. This single-pointed virtuous mind is the main cause of mental peace, the true source of happiness. We will receive advice and encouragement, based on the book New Meditation Handbook, so that our meditations will be effective. We will ... Read More
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Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
May 17 @ 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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Foundation Program 6:30 pm
Foundation Program
May 18 @ 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 19 @ 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 19 @ 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 19 @ 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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Shelton Meditation Class ~ Joyful Approaches to a More Positive Life 5:30 pm
Shelton Meditation Class ~ Joyful Approaches to a More Positive Life
May 20 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
We have so many wishes we want to fulfill in our lives. Sometimes we work very hard, without seeing the results we want. Sometimes we want to accomplish something, but do not know how, or can not seem to do what it would take. Buddha said that with effort we can accomplish anything. In these classes we will develop our ... Read More
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Creating a Sacred Space 10:00 am
Creating a Sacred Space
May 21 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
When life is stressful, it helps to have a quiet place for contemplation and relaxation. This course will offer advice on how to create a Buddhist shrine in your home that will help you to focus your energy for spiritual practice. Buddha taught many different methods to support and inspire our practice of meditation. Come to understand the beauty and ... Read More
Prayers for World Peace ~ Olympia 10:00 am
Prayers for World Peace ~ Olympia
May 21 @ 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 21 @ 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 ~
Medicine Buddha Puja and Party 5:00 pm
Medicine Buddha Puja and Party
May 21 @ 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm
Medicine Buddha Puja and Party
When the world is pervaded entirely by problems and dangers due to uncontrolled minds and inappropriate actions, one of the most important practices is that of Medicine Buddha. Medicine Buddha is a Buddha Doctor whose function is to release living beings from outer and inner sickness by bestowing blessings upon them. By relying upon Medicine Buddha sincerely, living beings in ... Read More
Foundation Program 6:30 pm
Foundation Program
May 21 @ 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) Fridays in Olympia (9-11am) we are studying How To Understand The Mind ABOUT FOUNDATION PROGRAM Foundation Program is ideal for those who have gained a basic understanding of Kadampa Buddhism through General Program classes, ... Read More
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Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
May 22 @ 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
Following the Joyful Path to Nirvana: Meditations for a life of Meaning and Happiness 7:00 pm
Following the Joyful Path to Nirvana: Meditations for a life of Meaning and Happiness
May 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The purpose of our meditation is to make our mind calm and peaceful. When we meditate, we concentrate on a virtuous object. This single-pointed virtuous mind is the main cause of mental peace, the true source of happiness. We will receive advice and encouragement, based on the book New Meditation Handbook, so that our meditations will be effective. We will ... Read More
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Following the Joyful Path to Nirvana: Meditations for a life of Meaning and Happiness 6:00 pm
Following the Joyful Path to Nirvana: Meditations for a life of Meaning and Happiness
May 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
The purpose of our meditation is to make our mind calm and peaceful. When we meditate, we concentrate on a virtuous object. This single-pointed virtuous mind is the main cause of mental peace, the true source of happiness. We will receive advice and encouragement, based on the book New Meditation Handbook, so that our meditations will be effective. We will ... Read More
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Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
May 24 @ 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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Foundation Program 6:30 pm
Foundation Program
May 25 @ 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
Olympia ~ Offering to the Spiritual Guide 6:30 pm
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Foundation Program 9:00 am
Foundation Program
May 26 @ 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 26 @ 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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Yard Sale Fundraiser 8:00 am
Yard Sale Fundraiser
May 27 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Yard Sale Fundraiser
We are in need of your goods that no longer serve you to help us make this year’s yard sale beneficial! Show your support by: 1) Donating items to the yard sale that are no longer useful to you. 2) Informing family and friends that their unwanted items can be donated to the yard sale. 3) Shopping at the yard ... Read More
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Prayers for World Peace ~ Olympia 10:00 am
Prayers for World Peace ~ Olympia
May 28 @ 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 28 @ 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 28 @ 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) Fridays in Olympia (9-11am) we are studying How To Understand The Mind ABOUT FOUNDATION PROGRAM Foundation Program is ideal for those who have gained a basic understanding of Kadampa Buddhism through General Program classes, ... Read More
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Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
May 29 @ 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 29 @ 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
Following the Joyful Path to Nirvana: Meditations for a life of Meaning and Happiness 7:00 pm
Following the Joyful Path to Nirvana: Meditations for a life of Meaning and Happiness
May 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The purpose of our meditation is to make our mind calm and peaceful. When we meditate, we concentrate on a virtuous object. This single-pointed virtuous mind is the main cause of mental peace, the true source of happiness. We will receive advice and encouragement, based on the book New Meditation Handbook, so that our meditations will be effective. We will ... Read More
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Following the Joyful Path to Nirvana: Meditations for a life of Meaning and Happiness 6:00 pm
Following the Joyful Path to Nirvana: Meditations for a life of Meaning and Happiness
May 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
The purpose of our meditation is to make our mind calm and peaceful. When we meditate, we concentrate on a virtuous object. This single-pointed virtuous mind is the main cause of mental peace, the true source of happiness. We will receive advice and encouragement, based on the book New Meditation Handbook, so that our meditations will be effective. We will ... Read More
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Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
May 31 @ 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