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Book Talk & Meditation Workshop at Waterstones in Belfast

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44-46 Fountain Street

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Free event based on the new book, How to Transform Your Life

Enjoy an evening of mindfulness and meditation at Waterstones Belfast bookshop with Gen Kelsang Chitta, the principal teacher at Potala Kadampa Buddhist Centre in Belfast.

At the event you will experience first-hand the benefits that come from making your mind calm and peaceful.

For your FREE ticket, click on the Register button at the top of the page.

What to expect

  • 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; copies of the book will be available at the venue

  • Try two guided meditations from the book and enjoy the benefits for yourself

  • Discover tried and tested techniques to transform your mind, so that you can remain peaceful and happy even in the most difficult situations

  • Benefit from the opportunity to put your questions about meditation and mindfulness to a qualified and experienced teacher

  • Everyone is welcome; no previous experience necessary


Audience listening to a talk on the book, How to Transform Your Life


About The Speaker

Gen Kelsang Chitta is an experienced teacher of meditation and modern Buddhism, and the principal teacher at Potala Kadampa Buddhist Centre in Belfast. She has been a student of Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, the author of the book How to Transform Your Life, for many years and she has taught extensively in the UK drawing on her personal experience of applying meditation and Buddhist teachings in her life. She is admired for her kind and loving example as a modern-day Buddhist practitioner.

Gen Kelsang Chitta, the speaker at the book talk

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Tickets for this event are free. Profits made by the publisher are designated to public benefit through the activities of the NKT-IKBU International Temples Project; a registered charity dedicated to world peace (registered charity number 1015054, England).

Please note that pre-booking is essential as we have limited spaces and expect this event to be a sell-out. For your FREE ticket, click on the Register button at the top of the page.

From The Book

“When things go wrong in our life and we encounter difficult situations, we tend to regard the situation itself as our problem, but in reality whatever problems we experience come from the mind. If we were to respond to difficult situations with a positive or peaceful mind they would not be problems for us; indeed, we may even come to regard them as challenges or opportunities for growth and development. Problems arise only if we respond to difficulties with a negative state of mind. Therefore, if we want to be happy all the time and to be free from problems, we must develop and maintain a peaceful mind.”

Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, How to Transform Your Life

FAQs

Do I need previous experience of meditation?

No previous experience is necessary as both meditations will be guided and easy to follow.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes, that will help to speed up registrations at the event.

Can I update my registration information after making my booking?

Yes, please refer to your confirmation email for a link to your booking.

What is your advice on parking and transport?

The nearest car parks are the various multi-storey car parks in the city centre. Waterstones is a few minute's walk from most of the city centre bus stops and a 10 minute walk from Europa bus centre.


How can I contact the organiser?

To contact Potala Kadampa Buddhist Centre in Belfast, please email potala.centre@gmail.com and for Tharpa Publications use events.uk@tharpa.com.

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