Modern Buddhism Public Talk - Calgary
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (MST)
FREE public teaching and reception with internationally renowned Buddhist Teacher, Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong.
Gen-la Dekyong has served the NKT-IKBU as the Spiritual Director for ca. 3 years. Currently she is also the National Spiritual Director of the NKT in Canada. She has been a respected Dharma teacher for over 20 years and her teachings always touch the hearts of the listeners. Gen-la has an international reputation as a real modern Buddhist giving practical advice that is valuable for everyone, Buddhist or non-Buddhist. Everyone who hears her wants to hear her teach again - and again.
AKBC is very happy to invite everyone to attend teaching and reception with Gen-la Dekyong at the beautiful John Dutton Theatre. The evening will begin at 6.30pm with a welcome reception in the lobby of the theatre, where you meet modern Buddhist practitioners from Calgary , browse our books and program of classes while enjoying light refreshments. The talk will begin at 7.15pm and afterward Gen-la will join us in the lobby where you can meet her for brief conversation and more refreshments.
When & Where
Akshobya Kadampa Buddhist Centre
Akshobya Kadampa Buddhist Centre is dedicated to bringing everyone in southern Alberta an opportunity to enjoy a happier more meaningful life by increasing their good qualities and wisdom. You don’t need to become a Buddhist to benefit from our programs! Modern Kadampa Buddhism can be easily integrated into daily life in today’s world.
We offer drop-in classes in Buddhism and meditation in Calgary and Southern Alberta. These classes are suitable for anyone interested in learning how to meditate as well as for more experienced practitioners. We also offer more in-depth programs; weekend courses, retreats, and study programs. The methods and practices taught are suitable for all individuals, whatever your level of interest.