A Spiritual Path for Everyone

A guided retreat on Lamrim – the stages of the path to enlightenment

Friday 4 – Sunday 13 January
Everyone is welcome to all or part of this retreat

Kadampa Meditation Centre Fraser Valley
Unit 106 – 31581 South Fraser Way
Abbotsford, B.C.

Teacher Gen Kelsang Delek

About the retreat

Meditate on Lamrim – the stages of the path to enlightenment – using the 14 meditations in Venerable Geshe Kelsang’s book, How to Understand the Mind. 

Whether you are new to meditation or have some experience, this 3-part retreat with all sessions guided by Gen Delek, will be an opportunity to delve deeper into your meditation practice and gain lasting spiritual insights. Could there be a more meaningful and enjoyable way to start 2019?

Part 1: Fri 4 – Sun 6

Develop a positive, optimistic outlook on life and dispel anxiety and worry with the five meditations of the initial scope.

Part 2: Mon 7 – Tues 8

Transform life’s challenges into enriching spiritual experiences with the four meditations of the middling scope.

Part 3: Wed 9 – Sun 13

Develop your capacity for love, compassion and wisdom with the five meditations of the great scope.

Everyone is welcome to all or part of this retreat.

Teacher

Gen Delek, the Resident Teacher of KMC Fraser Valley, has been studying and practicing in the Kadampa Tradition for 30 years.  She is loved by her students for her kindness, sincere example, and the clarity of her teachings.

Timetable

Part 1: Fri 4 – Sun 6
Fri 4              
7pm: Introduction
Sat 5              
8am: Heart Jewel prayers
10am, 11:45am, 4:30pm, 7pm: meditation sessions
Sun 6
10am, 11:45am, 4:30pm: meditation sessions
7pm: Wishfulfilling Jewel prayers

Part 2: Mon 7 – Tues 8
Mon 7            
8am: Heart Jewel prayers
10am, 11:45am, 4:30pm, 7pm: meditation sessions
Tues 8           
8am: Heart Jewel prayers
10am, 11:45am: meditation sessions
(7pm: General Program class at the Centre)

Part 3: Wed 9 – Sun 13
Wed 9           
8am: Heart Jewel prayers
10am, 11:45am, 4:30pm, 7pm: meditation sessions
Thurs 10      
8am: Heart Jewel prayers
10am, 11:45am: meditation sessions
7pm: Offering to the Spiritual Guide prayers
Fri 11            
8am: Heart Jewel prayers
10am, 11:45am, 4:30pm, 7pm: meditation sessions
Sat 12            
10am, 11:45am, 4:30pm: meditation sessions
7pm: Wishfulfilling Jewel prayers
Sun 13           
8am: Heart Jewel prayers
10am, 11:45am: meditation sessions

Retreat finishes at 1pm

Cost & registration

There is a variety of charges depending on how much of the retreat you wish to do.

Just one session is $10. This will be reduced depending on how many sessions you wish to attend.

Accommodation is $35 per night in comfortable 4-share rooms, and includes self-serve breakfast.

Lunch and supper won’t be provided by KMC, but kitchen facilities are available for the use of guests.

There is no charge for Centre Card holders.

Please register by emailing registrar@kmcfv.ca

Information & parking

If you have questions please email or phone:

epc.kmcfv@gmail.com

604 853 3738

There is parking onsite.