Shifting Away from Depression: A Buddhist Perspective
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Date & Time
Sat, Feb 16 10:00 AM
701 E. North Ave, Suite F Lompoc,CA 93436
Saturday Workshop with Visiting Guest Teacher, Gen Kelsang Rigpa According to Buddhism, the experience of depression comes about due to uncontrolled and painful states of mind known as delusions. In this special workshop will focus on Buddhas illuminating teachings regarding these painful minds and how to overcome them. By practicing the methods Gen Rigpa will share with us, we will learn to experience a deep and satisfying emotional freedom. As our delusions diminish we draw closer to the person we wish to be: joyful, confident and loving. Pre-registration for this event will be offered online with a limited number of spaces available. About the Teacher Gen Kelsang Rigpa is an American Buddhist monk, the Western US National Spiritual Director of the NKT-IKBU and the Resident Teacher at KMC-Hollywood. He is a close disciple of Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, having received lineage blessings and oral transmissions directly from him. Gen Rigpas heartfelt and practical teachings are presented with warmth and humor, making them accessible to everyone. He shows the joy of living a spiritual life, and is an inspiring example of Buddhism in practice. Through his clear presentation, he is able to help student discover for themselves how to integrate these timeless teachings into our modern world, making everyday life joyful and meaningful.