Overcoming Craving & Addiction

 

Overcoming Craving and Addiction

with Resident Teacher Kelsang Namdrol

21 October • 10:00 am – 1 pm

Nearly everyone suffers from cravings, uncontrolled desires, or addiction. However, by training in the inner science of meditation and mindfulness, you can develop insight into the underlying causes of craving and addiction, and gradually weaken and finally break free completely. This Saturday course will include guided meditations, insightful and practical teachings, and opportunity for discussion, so you can take the next steps toward authentic healing, peace, confidence, and greater life purpose.

Cost: $20

 

Clear Sky Mind Retreat

Clear Sky Mind Retreat

with Modern Buddhist nun Kelsang Namdrol

Saturday, 28 October • 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

In this morning retreat, we will learn a special meditation, known as Mahamudra, to help us discover the clear nature of our mind. Mahamudra is a deeply relaxing, spacious, and profoundly illuminating meditation. By training in Mahamudra, your mind will become progressively more subtle and peaceful, causing you to experience a profound inner stillness and tranquility.  Includes guided meditation, practical instruction, and time for discussion.  Perfect for all levels of experience.

$20 – at the Door

Midwest Dharma Celebration

Please click here for more information about the forthcoming Midwest Dharma Celebration with Gen Demo at Kadampa Meditation Center Madison: www.midwestdharmacelebration.org.

Friday Night Lecture – The Power to be Happy

Friday Night Lecture – The Power to be Happy

with Resident Teacher Kelsang Namdrol

10 November • 7:00 – 8:15 pm

Everyone can find lasting happiness by developing a calm and peaceful mind. Meditation and Modern Buddhism give us the power to actually achieve this. Learn simple and effective meditation techniques that will make true happiness your everyday reality and bring real meaning to your life.
Everyone is welcome.
Cost:  $10


For those wishing to gain deeper experience, this evening talk will be followed by a 4-week series on Wednesdays 7-8pm, “Developing Pure Confidence,” open to everyone.

 

Free Book Talk at Barnes and Noble

 

Free Book Talk at Barnes and Noble
How to Transform Your Life
Free BookTalk at Barnes and Noble (map & directions)
11 November, Saturday  2 – 3 pm

Join us at Barnes and Noble for an afternoon of mindfulness and meditation with American Buddhist nun, Kelsang Namdrol, Resident Teacher at Kadampa Meditation Center Bloomington.  The talk is based on the inspiring new book, How to Transform Your Life by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, author of 22 highly acclaimed books on meditation and Buddhism.

Discover practical and proven techniques to transform your mind through meditation. By learning how to develop a peaceful, positive mind,  we can make ourselves and others happy.  After the book talk, there will be an opportunity to have your questions about meditation and mindfulness answered.  Copies of the book will be available at the store.
Everyone is welcome.

“Through practicing the instructions presented in this book, we can transform our life from a state of misery into one of pure and everlasting happiness.”  Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, How to Transform Your Life, a free e-book!

Barnes and Noble, 2813 E 3rd St, Bloomington, IN 47408

The Stillness Within – An Introduction to Meditation

The Stillness Within
An Introduction to Meditation
18 November, Saturday, 10 am – 12:30 pm
In this workshop, learn the basics of meditation, from the benefits you can expect to the practical details of meditating. Find out how to set up a meditation space, how long to meditate, what to focus on, and techniques to help overcome distractions. The workshop will include a teaching, guided meditations, and time for questions.
Everyone is welcome.
Cost:  $20
For those who wish there is an accompanying CD available with guided meditations you can continue at home.

Developing A Kind Heart Retreat

Developing A Kind Heart Retreat
Saturday, December 16th, 10:00 – 2:00 pm

With Resident Teacher Kelsang Namdrol

Everyone wants to be a good natured person with a kind heart.  With a kind heart our relationships with others naturally improve and we ourselves always keep a happy and flexible mind.   Buddha taught simple meditations that help us to develop and improve our heart. They can be practiced by anyone, Buddhist or not.  This retreat offers a chance to learn and practice three of these meditations.

 Everyone is welcome.

Cost:  $20

For those who wish there is an accompanying CD available with guided meditations you can continue at home.