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GEN LEKMA

Our Principal Teacher

GEN KELSANG LEKMA

Gen Kelsang Lekma, a close disciple of the Founder of our tradition Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, is our resident teacher. She is a senior Buddhist nun with more than 25 years of experience and she has taught in England and the United States for much of this time.

She is a very popular and experienced teacher and her clear and entertaining talks express the path of wisdom and meditation in a way that is ideally suited for people of the modern world. She is greatly cherished by her students for her warm, light and wise example.

Gen Lekma teaches meditation weekly classes in KMC Southampton, teacher training programme (TTP), weekend courses and guides retreats in Southampton and surrounding area. She is sometimes invited to guide courses & retreats at other Meditation Centres in UK and abroad.

September 2019

FREEDOM FROM ANGER & STRESS | 4 WEEK COURSE | COPING WITH LIFE’S DIFFICULTIES (MON EVENING)

Monday, September 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
KMC SOUTHAMPTON, 21 Hanover Buildings
Southampton, United Kingdom
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£10

Feelings of stress, frustration, irritation and sometimes anger can arise all too easily. None of us want these feelings, yet they keep arising.  By using meditation techniques we learn how to identify the development of them early enough so we can stop these negative trains of thoughts from before they take over. This course is suitable for everyone, regardless of any experience of meditation.  If you want to change the way you react to difficult people and challenging situations this…

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1-HOUR MEDITATION CLASS | WITH GEN LEKMA

Thursday, September 26 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
KMC SOUTHAMPTON, 21 Hanover Buildings
Southampton, United Kingdom
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£8

October 2019

Happiness, Integrity & Success | Half Day Workshop – Sat 12th Oct

Saturday, October 12 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
KMC SOUTHAMPTON, 21 Hanover Buildings
Southampton, United Kingdom
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£15

During this half-day course, Gen Lekma will explain the universal law of karma and how to live in accordance with it.

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Become Calm, Cool & Collected | 4 – Week Course

Monday, October 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
KMC SOUTHAMPTON, 21 Hanover Buildings
Southampton, United Kingdom
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£32

Class 1: Keep Calm and Meditate | Class 2: Content ..(more)

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Empathy & Emptiness | Day Course – Sat 26th Oct

Saturday, October 26 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
KMC SOUTHAMPTON, 21 Hanover Buildings
Southampton, United Kingdom
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£25

In this course, through a combination of teachings and guided meditations, Gen Lekma will explain to open our heart and deepen our wisdom, both at the same time, in this way solving all our daily problems.

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November 2019

Happiness Retreat in the New Forest | With Resident Teacher Gen Lekma

Friday, November 8 - Sunday, November 10
KMC SOUTHAMPTON, 21 Hanover Buildings
Southampton, United Kingdom
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Free – £170

During this special weekend, you can not only enjoy inspiring teachings and meditations, but also lovely walks on the forest trails, evening campfires, and good chats with like minded people.

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Fast Track to Deeper Practice | 6 – Week Course

Monday, November 11
KMC SOUTHAMPTON, 21 Hanover Buildings
Southampton, United Kingdom
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£48

With Resident Teacher, Gen Lekma Gen Lekma is a Kadampa Buddhist nun with nearly 30 years of meditation and teaching experience both in the US and UK. She has been deeply inspired by her teacher Ven. Geshe Kelsang Gyatso to teach others the great benefits of meditation that help us develop peaceful, focused and positive minds that allows us to live with kindness and compassion. PROGRAMME: 11th Nov | Making Meditation Easier 18th Nov | Focus on the Good 25th…

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Protection from Bad Habits | Half Day Workshop – Sat 16th Nov

Saturday, November 16 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
KMC SOUTHAMPTON, 21 Hanover Buildings
Southampton, United Kingdom
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£15

We all have habits that seem hard to break. Nobody really wants to engage in compulsive behaviour that threatens their health, yet we can find ourselves doing this on a daily basis. Nobody wants to hurt the people they love, yet it’s often easy to do. Bad habits make us unhappy, unhealthy and destroy our relationships and self esteem. On this meditation workshop Gen Lekma will explain the negative mental patterns that keep us compulsively engaging in negative behaviours that…

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Gain Long Life, Wisdom & Good Fortune | White Tara Empowerment – Sat 23rd Nov

Saturday, November 23 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
KMC SOUTHAMPTON, 21 Hanover Buildings
Southampton, United Kingdom
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£35

With Resident Teacher, Gen Lekma

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January 2020

Guided Retreat | Training the Mind to be Positive ~ The Bodhisattva’s Way of Life

January 5, 2020 - January 12, 2020
Avon Tyrell Outdoor Activity Centre Bransgore, New Forest, BH23 8EE United Kingdom + Google Map
£175 – £350 21 tickets left

Ancient methods for modern life to become the person you wish to be | With Gen Lekma Deepen the power of your meditation, concentration & wisdom Overcome bad habits and establish good ones See your own potential and become the person you wish to be In this week’s retreat in the peaceful and ideal retreat local of the New Forest, we will be learning how to train the mind in methods that transform how we think, act and speak.  We…

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