Meditation in Guelph

the inner wealth of patienceTopic for February  – Real Solutions to Daily Problems
(Jan 31, Feb 7, 14, 21, 28)

In this series, we will investigate the faults of the mind of anger and how, by developing patient acceptance, we can begin to respond constructively to all of life’s challenges.   This class is based on the books Meaningful to Behold and Introduction to Buddhism.

mindfulnessTopic for March  – Mindfulness for a Happy Life
(March 7, 14, 21, 28)

Mindfulness if the art of maintaining peaceful states of mind through the practice of meditation. We will learn how we can bring meaning to all of our daily activities through our practice of mindfulness and alertness.   This class is based on the books Meaningful to Behold and Introduction to Buddhism.

a life less ordinaryTopic for April  – A Life Less Ordinary
(April 4, 11, 18, 25) 

In this series, we will use mindfulness and concentration to investigate Buddha’s wisdom teachings. Through meditating on the dream-like nature of phenomena, we can learn to stop grasping at life’s difficulties and problems and in this way develop inner peace and happiness.  This class is based on the books Meaningful to Behold and Universal Compassion.

Developing Inner WealthTopic for May & June  – Developing Inner Wealth
(May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30. June 6, 13, 20, 27) 

What is inner wealth? Normally everyone regards external wealth such as money, and external conditions as important but Buddhist practitioners believe that internal wealth is more important. Inner wealth makes our mind happy all the time and helps us in this life and in future lives. If we develop inner wealth we will always be happy no matter the external conditions.  This class is based on the books Meaningful to Behold and How to Transform Your Life.