why kindness works, full-day course with Gen Rabten, palmerston north, april 2

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Gen Rabten is our National Spiritual Director. Those of you have heard him speak in past years will know that he is a truly inspiring teacher. He has a deep knowledge and understanding of Buddhist teachings and is able to present these in a way that is easy to understand, interesting, and relevant (and enjoyable). He is really skilful at helping us make a personal connection with Buddhist teachings, so that we can apply them to everyday life in practical and achievable ways.

If everyone were to practice cherishing others, many of the major problems of the world would be solved in a few years.  Geshe Kelsang Gyatso - Eight Steps to Happiness.
 
All the happiness there is in this world arises from wishing others to be happy. Shantideva - Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life.

 

Kindness is a win-win. 
For both the giver and receiver it is a source of peace and happiness. It nurtures our relationships with others and is fundamental to our spiritual growth and development. Through gaining a better understanding of how we see ourselves and others, we can grow our own ability to be kinder to all living beings.
Gen Rabten will share some practical, down to earth, (but profound) advice from Buddha, that can help us develop our capacity to be kind and patient - even when the going gets rough and/or others seem unreasonable. (Just imagine how good that would be, for both ourselves and others in our life).
Where: Addis House, 135 Ruahine Street, Palmerston North
When: Saturday, April 2, 10.00am - 3.30pm
Cost: $50 (includes a delicious vegetarian lunch)
Booking: The button below will take you to the booking form, or call us on 06 355 3524

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