Bodhichitta Centre – Thurs Afternoon

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Buddha hands holding flower, spa concept .

Buddha hands holding flower

Bodhichitta Kadampa Buddhist Centre
Thursdays 1:30 – 2:30 pm

January 12 – June 15, 2017
970 Blanshard Street, Victoria, BC

Happiness comes from Mental Peace:
How to be happy all the time and live a meaningful life

From the depths of our heart, we want to be happy all the time and live a meaningful life. How can we do this? We can do this through training in meditation. Meditation makes our mind peaceful, and when our mind is peaceful we are happy, even if our external conditions are poor.
Join us after lunch and learn how to open your heart and deepen our understanding and experience of the spiritual path. Suitable for both beginners and more experienced practitioners.

Drop-in Classes. Join at any time.

Everyone is welcome to learn more about meditation and positive thinking.
Each class includes a brief teaching, guided meditation, and time for questions. Seating is on chairs or cushions and no special clothing or pre-registration is required.

$10 drop in or $40 for 5 classes
Free for Centre Card holders.

TOPICS:

Emptiness: The Illuminating Wisdom
May 11, 18, 25
The Tantric Imagination
June 1, 8, 15

Bodhichitta Buddhist Centre
970 Blanshard Street
Victoria, BC

Located on Blanshard between Broughton and Courtney, just next to the Central Library with the parking garage underneath. Close to bus lines on Fort and Douglas.

Click or Tap Here for a Google Map Showing the Location of Our Centre

Bike Parking Information: There are 4 bike racks in the adjoining plaza area (near the library entrance) and 2 bike racks on the first garage level near the ticket booths (walk your bike down the garage ramp.)

Car Parking Information Map
We are near 2 City Parking Garages and the City On Street Parking rates are shown on the map below. Both are free after 6 pm and on Sundays. The first hour in the Parking Garages are free. Free on street parking is available for 1-2 hours on most of the unmarked streets (You only have to walk a couple of blocks). There are also Robbins and City run surface lots nearby with posted costs.
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Sachi Tamura is a member of the Teacher Training Program at the Bodhichitta Buddhist Centre. She has been active in the Kadampa community since 2008 and has been teaching Dharma in Esquimalt since 2011. Sachi enjoys sharing with students the practical application of Buddha’s teachings.

 
 

$10 per class
Discount $40 for 5 classes
Free for Centre Card holders.

No need to pre-register.
Drop in at any time during the series.

We are a registered, non-profit, charitable organization.
All class fees and donations are used to support the spiritual activities of Bodhichitta Buddhist Centre.

Do I have to be a Buddhist to benefit from meditation?
No. Anyone can learn basic meditation and experience the benefits that come from having a peaceful mind. 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 special clothing is required. We recommend wearing something comfortable.