A Guided Meditation Retreat on Universal Compassion
Fri 14 – Sun 16 Jan
Book for one or more days · In-person only
Make your New Year very special
If we genuinely want to realise our potential for a pure and completely happy heart, we need to increase the scope of our compassion until it embraces all living beings without exception, just as a loving mother feels compassion for all her children irrespective of whether they are behaving well or badly.
This universal compassion is the heart of Mahayana Buddhism. Unlike our present, limited compassion, which already arises naturally from time to time, universal compassion is cultivated only through training in meditation. Compassion is our most powerful mind, and the very essence of a spiritual life.
Resident Teacher, Gen Kelsang Lhachog will guide us through a series of meditations that lead us directly to this supreme experience, deeply wishing for all others to be free from suffering forever.
The Peace of Mind we Seek
By engaging in retreat, we bring our attention inwards and focus on meditation practice. When we train in meditation our mind becomes peaceful and controlled, and when our mind is peaceful we are happy all the time even if our external conditions are poor.
Each session lasts for an hour and a quarter and consists of prayers for meditation, an explanation and guided meditation. You can attend any or all of the retreat days.
Gen Kelsang Lhachog, Resident Teacher at KMC Sydney, will guide all retreat sessions. With over 25 years’ experience in meditation, Gen Lhachog’s clarity, wisdom and kindness enable her to give busy, modern people the very essence of Buddha’s teachings.