Meditation is a method for acquainting our mind with virtue. The more familiar our mind is with virtue, the calmer and more peaceful it becomes. When our mind is peaceful we are free from worries and mental discomfort, and we experience true happiness.

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The support of Sangha – spiritual friends who inspire us by their example, assist us in our practice, and encourage us to follow correct paths – is central to the Buddhist way of life.

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The founder of Buddhism in this world was Buddha Shakyamuni who lived and taught in India some two and a half thousand years ago. Since then millions of people around the world have followed the pure spiritual path he revealed.

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Healing Difficult Relationships

We all have some people in our life that are difficult to deal with.  There is not always an option for avoiding them, so we need to adjust our responses.
Buddhism teaches many practical ideas on dealing with those difficult people – people who are often so dear to us.

Buddhist Ideas for Peaceful, Loving Holidays

We all love the holidays and our families, but this busy, emotional time can often be stressful.  It needn’t be that way! Come and learn about ideas that can make your holidays more relaxed.

Friday Night Forum

As a part of their Friday Night Forum series, Kelsang Chondzin will be giving a talk about keeping a peaceful mind and a loving heart during the holiday season at New Visions Bookstore in York.  

Claiming Peace and Confidence

Our mind will naturally go to peace and confidence once we remove the roadblocks that we all suffer from. This retreat will work with conquering our anxiety and depression – mental states that are superficial to who we really are.