The Path of Peace – The Four Noble Truths
With guest Teacher Gen Kelsang Tharpa (Special Visiting Teacher from KMC Malaga)
You are welcome to join us for this day course to understand the Buddhist path to peace. Gen Tharpa, a monk with over 30 years of experience is visiting KMC Southampton to teach these profound and life-transforming universal truths.
In Sutra of the Four Noble Truths Buddha says, ‘You should know sufferings. You should abandon origins. You should practise the path. You should attain cessations.’
Gen Tharpa will help us to understand how to apply these profound instructions to the practice of meditation. The Four Noble Truths encapsulate the entire path of meditation and practice, and guide us to attain supreme lasting inner peace. This day course will open your eyes to the depth of Buddhist practice revealing how we can find real and lasting inner peace within our own minds.
This is a wonderful opportunity to receive these profound teachings from Gen Tharpa and learn how to integrate the wisdom of the Four Noble Truths in our normal daily life, without having to abandon our family, work and responsibilities.
9:30 ~ Reception & Cafe open
10 – 11:30am ~ Session 1
Tea & Coffee Break
12:00 – 1:00pm ~ Session 2 (if you are coming for ‘Simply Meditate Class’ you can join in this session of the course)
2:30 – 4:00 ~ Session 3
Special Public Talk – Healing your Body & Mind with Wisdom & Compassion
On Sun 18th | £15 | BOTH EVENTS for £40
Modern medicine is not always able to cure our physical and mental illnesses, however from within Buddhist wisdom we can understand how to feel better both physically and mentally. Learning how to keep our mind peaceful and positive can have a life changing effect on us.
For thousands of years Buddha’s teachings have touched the hearts of many transforming their life into one of great meaning and benefit. The teachings are universally applicable and everybody everywhere can benefit from adopting aspects of the Buddhist way of life, such as compassion and non-harmfulness, to solve their daily problems, heal themselves and improve family relationships and move towards a higher purpose. Everyone is welcome.
About the Teacher
Gen Tharpa, a monk with over 30 years of experience and currently the resident teacher for KMC Spain. He was the Resident Teacher in Southampton for many years and is loved for his powerful and poetic style of teaching which brings lucidity and clarity to the teachings informed by his deep experience of meditation.