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How to be Part of the Solution Through the Practice of Taking and Giving
Every breath you take…can be filled with great meaning

with Kadampa Teacher Rob Anderson

Sundays in july

10am - 11:15Am

 

Online & In-Person (see below for details)

(Pre-registration for in-person is required)

Due to social distancing our seats, we cannot take walk-ins

by donation 

This ancient meditative practice is the best way to transform all types of difficulty — such as pain, illness, and anxiety — into beneficial power. Once we learn this practice, every breath we take can be deeply meaningful. This meditation creates healing, increases our spiritual strength and our ability to take on challenges.  It will help us to develop the supreme good heart of a Bodhisattva.

This series will be based on the free ebook How to Transform Your Life.

July 4 -- (no class)
July 11 -- Transforming suffering with compassion
July 18 -- Taking by means of compassion
July 25 -- Giving by means of love
August 1 -- No Class - International Kadampa Summer Festival
August 8 -- No Class - International Kadampa Summer Festival

 

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Finding Peace in Reality

With KMC Phoenix Resident Teacher, Gen Kelsang Tabkay

 

August 15 – September 26

 

Online and In-Person

Cost:  by donation

There is no better method for experiencing peace of mind and happiness than to understand and meditate on Buddha’s teachings on reality, or emptiness. These teachings free us from mental pain and bad habits and give us mental flexibility to respond to life’s difficulties in a positive and constructive manner. 

 

This series will explore one of the easiest ways to meditate on emptiness, a powerful meditation known as dependent relationship. This series will be excellent preparation for our Away-Retreat at the International Kadampa Retreat Center in WIlliams October 1-4.

 

For those wishing to explore the teachings more deeply on their own, we will be using the texts How to Transform your life, How to Solve Our Human Problems, and Mirror of Dharma with Additions. 

 

August 15 -- Understanding how our mind holds us back

August 22 -- Where is our body?

August 29 -- Using wisdom to deal with physical pain

 

September 5 -- No class - Southwest Dharma Celebration

September 12 -- Dealing with difficult people

September 19 -- Letting go of the self

September 26 -- Letting go of uncontrolled desire

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Registration information and technical assistance

Registration Steps FOR LIVE-STREAMING

  1. Click the date of the class to pay + register to receive your Zoom link

  2. Select ON-LINE

  3. Look for an email from Info@MeditationInArizona.org (it may go to your spam or your promotions file)

  4. Click the Link in the email  

  5. Fill out brief registration form BEFORE class begins (you will not be charged again)

  6. You will be taken to the live room (video feed begins 2 minutes before class). A link to the replay will be sent to your email after the class ends and remain available for reply for 1 week. 

 

*Zoom plugin/app is required for viewing webinar download link here

If you are having problems, please email: Info@meditationinarizona.org

Registration information FOR ATTENDING IN-PERSON

Registration Steps FOR IN-PERSON

  1. Click the date of the class to pay + register to receive your Zoom link

  2. Select ON-LINE

  3. If you do not feel well, please do not come.

  4. You are required to wear your mask at all times.

  5. This class is also being live-streamed. We ask everyone to be in their seat on time so that we can start on time for our live-stream class attendees.

  6. All chairs are set at least 6 ft apart. We ask you not to move your seat. Please do not use floor cushions or sit on the floor next to your chair.

  7. We ask that people do not chant or sing out loud during any prayers played.

  8. We have very limited seating, if you are not going to make it, please let us know so we can offer that seat to someone else.​

 

If you are having problems, please email: Info@meditationinarizona.org

ABOUT the teacher

Rob Anderson has been a student of Kadampa Buddhism since 2002, and is currently in the Teacher Training Program. Over the years, Rob has enjoyed learning and teaching how to integrate these teachings into our busy lives.