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Courses & Meditation Workshops

 

Courses and workshops offering practical solutions to everyday problems of modern living derived from the teachings of Buddha.

Please scroll down to see our complete list of Meditation Courses and workshops

Courses consist of teachings and guided meditations, with brief prayers at the beginning. For workshops, refreshments are served between sessions and for day courses this also includes a delicious vegetarian lunch.

 

Letting go of Painful Feelings

How to use meditation to reduce hurt and pain

with Gen Kelsang Devi, teachings in English

Saturday 5 May 2018

2.30 – 5.30pm

 

Course fee 16€ 

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Gen Kelsang Devi Gen Kelsang Devi is the Resident Teacher of Tharpaland International Retreat Centre. She is a modern Buddhist nun originally from Scotland and has been studying and practising Kadampa Buddhism with Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso for over 20 years. Gen Devi’s experience makes her teachings and guidance in retreats very powerful, clear and practical. Her joyful warmth and humour make them accessible to everyone. She is an inspiring example of modern Buddhism in practice and is dedicated to helping everyone find peace in their minds through the experience of meditation and to use Buddha’s timeless teachings to discover real happiness in modern life

How to live a Happy Life

by integrating Buddha’s teachings into our daily life

with Kadam Bridget Heyes, teachings in English

15 – 17 June 2018

 

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Kadam Bridget Heyes Kadam Bridget is the resident teacher at Nagarjuna KMC in England and the NKT-IKBU National Spiritual Director of the UK. She is a senior student of Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche who has been practicing for over 20 years. Kadam Bridget is known for her powerful teachings, compassionate heart, and deep understanding of Buddha’s wisdom advice. Her teachings are exceptionally clear and she presents profound ideas in a way that are easy to practice and integrate into daily life. As a mother of two, she has a special insight into how to bring Buddhism alive to meet the demands of a busy modern life. Kadam Bridget shows an inspiring example for everyone on the spiritual path.

The Magic of Tantra

An Introduction to The Quick Path to Happiness

with Gen Kelsang Devi, teachings in English

Sunday 24 June 2018

10.00am – 4.30pm

 

Course fee: 26€ 

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Gen Kelsang Devi Gen Kelsang Devi is the Resident Teacher of Tharpaland International Retreat Centre. She is a modern Buddhist nun originally from Scotland and has been studying and practising Kadampa Buddhism with Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso for over 20 years. Gen Devi’s experience makes her teachings and guidance in retreats very powerful, clear and practical. Her joyful warmth and humour make them accessible to everyone. She is an inspiring example of modern Buddhism in practice and is dedicated to helping everyone find peace in their minds through the experience of meditation and to use Buddha’s timeless teachings to discover real happiness in modern life

Calm Kids Afternoon

Meditation workshop with Kelsang Tsewang

teachings in German

Saturday 7 July 2018

3.30 – 5.30pm

Course fee: 5€ per child MORE INFO & BOOKING

Kelsang Tsewang Kelsang Tsewang is a modern Buddhist monk, he has been practicing Buddhism for several years and is a student of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Tsewang has a relaxed and caring nature, his teachings are inspiring and practical, showing how we can intergrate Buddha’s teachings into our modern daily lives.

Learn to Meditate in half a day

Mediation workshop

with Kelsang Drime, teachings in German

Saturday 14 July 2018

2.30 – 5.30pm

 

Course fee: 16€ 

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Kelsang Drime Kelsang Drime is a modern Buddhist nun. She has completed the ‘Special Teacher Training Programme’ (STTP) at Manjushri KMC and has been practicing Kadampa Buddhism for over fifteen years. Her teachings are practical and humorous, showing how to incorporate Buddha’s teachings into our modern life. In these classes she shares her personal experience on how to use meditation in a practical way that is accessible and relevant to our busy daily lives.

Love without Pain

Meditation workshop

with Marco Thiele, teachings in German

Sunday 22 July 2018

2.30 – 5.30pm

 

Course fee: 16€ 

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Marco Thiele Marco Thiele is a Buddhist who has been practicing meditation and Buddhism for over twelve years and is a student of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche. Marco has a kind and light nature, his teachings are inspiring, humorous and practical. Through his own experience Marco shows how we can integrate Buddha’s teachings into our work and busy daily lives.

Living Lightly

Finding Freedom through Wisdom

with Gen Kelsang Devi, teachings in English

Saturday 24 November 2018

10.00am – 4.30pm

 

Course fee: 26€ 

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Gen Kelsang Devi

Gen Kelsang Devi is the Resident Teacher of Tharpaland International Retreat Centre. She is a modern Buddhist nun originally from Scotland and has been studying and practising Kadampa Buddhism with Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso for over 20 years. Gen Devi’s experience makes her teachings and guidance in retreats very powerful, clear and practical. Her joyful warmth and humour make them accessible to everyone. She is an inspiring example of modern Buddhism in practice and is dedicated to helping everyone find peace in their minds through the experience of meditation and to use Buddha’s timeless teachings to discover real happiness in modern life