public talk – auckland

choose happiness

choose happiness

a public talk with gen-la kelsang dekyong

Have you ever wondered what happiness is and where it comes from? If happiness is a choice then why is it so hard to be and remain happy even for one day?

Genla Kelsang Dekyong draws on the ancient wisdom of Buddhism to answer these questions in a way that is relevant for our modern times. This talk includes a guided meditation.

Come along and be inspired. Everyone is welcome.


the speaker

Genla Kelsang Dekyong has dedicated her life to helping people attain lasting happiness through developing inner peace. Genla is a modern Buddhist nun who is the General Spiritual Director of the New Kadampa Tradition. She is an inspiring teacher whose compassion for others and her practice of Buddhist wisdom makes her a perfect example of a modern day Buddhist practitioner.


date and time

Fri 19 Dec, 7.00 – 8.30pm


Sir Paul Reeves Building
Room WG403, AUT, Auckland City

entry via AUT Plaza cnr Mayoral Drive & Lorne St (Click for Map)



$20 per person