Friend of the World
Half Day Course
Buddha Land Kadampa Buddhist Centre, Keighley
Sunday 23 Jun, 10am-1.30pm
Develop a good heart that feels warm and close to everyone. Based on the 8th century text Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life. Includes the opportunity to take the Bodhisattva Vows.
In this special day course, Gen Kelsang Paljin will give essential commentary to the text Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life teaching us how to live a life of great meaning and selflessness through following the compassionate path of a Bodhisattva.
By taking the Bodhisattva Vow, one undertakes to follow the Bodhisattva’s way of life by practicing the six perfections of giving, moral discipline, patience, effort, concentration, and wisdom. The course will included a Bodhisattva Vow ceremony where one can make the promise to attain enlightenment for the benefit of all beings.
The cost of the day course is £12.50 (CM £5) .
This course will be taught by Gen Kelsang Päljin the Resident Teacher of Burnley Kadampa Buddhist Centre and of Buddha Land Buddhist Centre, Keighley. He is a Buddhist monk with over 18 years’ experience of practising and teaching Kadampa Buddhism.
9.30am – 10am – Arrival and reception
10am – 11.15am – Session 1
11.15am – 11.45am – Refreshment break
11.45am – 1.30pm – Vows ceremony