Meditation in Coquitlam
Wednesdays 7pm – 8:30pm
Oasis Wellness Centre,
1111 Austin Avenue, Coquitlam
Everyone is welcome. Classes are suitable for beginners and experienced meditators. During the class the teacher explains how to meditate, gives practical instructions on how to use meditation and a Buddhist understanding to reduce stress and other problems encountered in daily life.
No need to pre-register or start at the beginning of a series. You are welcome to drop in to any class.
Transforming Problems into Freedom
Every day we experience so many problems – difficulties in our relationships, challenges at work, ill health, dissastifaction and frustration with the circumstances of our life – the list is endless. The ancient wisdom of Buddhist teachings gives a refreshing perspective that encourages us to look at life differently. Find real inner peace and deep happiness from practicing these time-honoured meditations and transformative ways of thinking.
These classes are based on the book The New Meditation Handbook by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, which is available for purchase at the class.
May 08: Where to find refuge in an uncertain world
May 15: Why me? Understanding karma
May 22: Seeking happiness from a difference source
May 29: A meditation on loving kindness
June 05: The heart solution: how cherishing others solves all problems
June 12: Self and Others: a realistic perspective
June 19: Compassion in action
June 26: Heroes and Heroines for our times
Classes resume September 2013
With her gentle and loving manner, western Buddhist nun Kelsang Gyalchog presents the teachings with joy and clarity.
Oasis Wellness Centre,
1111 Austin Avenue, Coquitlam (Map)
$10 per class or $40 for five classes. Or purchase a Centre Card and attend any meditation class at no charge.
Do I have to be a Buddhist to attend?
No. Everyone is welcome. Buddhists respect all people and are happy to help anyone regardless of whether they subscribe to another faith, or to none.
Do I need to have experience in meditation or Buddhism to attend the classes?
No. All you need is the wish to improve yourself and the quality of your life.
What do I need to bring to class?
Nothing in particular, however if you wish to take notes bring a pen and notepad.
How should I dress for class?
No particular clothing is required; however we recommend you wear comfortable clothing.