Solving Problems with Wisdom

Solving Problems with Wisdom

Solving Problems with Wisdom

A special series based on Shantideva’s Guide

Wednesday nights at Surry Hills · 7.30-9pm · $15 · free for Members

with Resident Teacher Gen Kelsang Lhachog · starts 17 Aug

In this special series of in-depth courses, Gen Lhachog will give commentary to the book How to Solve Our Human Problems which is based on Chapter 6 of Shantideva’s famous poem Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life. Join for the whole series, a short course or simply drop in any week for inspiring and enlightening wisdom solutions to the problems of daily life.

Everyone is welcome to join these classes any Wednesday in Surry Hills. Doors open at 7pm – no need to book.

“I will not allow anything that happens to me
To disturb my mental peace.
If I become unhappy, I shall be unable to fulfil my spiritual wishes
And my practice of virtue will decline.”

Shantideva’s Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life

This special series is a rare chance to discover the deeper meaning held within the much-loved text, How to Solve Our Human Problems, by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. It comprises four short courses:

Part 1: The Four Noble Truths Aug 17 to Sep 7
Understand the deeper nature of your problems, and how to solve them.

Part 2: The Peace of Patience Sep 14 to Oct 5
Learn how to free your mind from the pain of anger.

Part 3: Approaching Conflict with Wisdom Oct 12 to Nov 2
Reliable methods to respond with wisdom when you feel provoked.

Part 4: Understanding our Mind & Rebirth Nov 9 & 16
The essential teachings that form the basis of all Buddhist thought.

There’s no need to book, and you don’t need to attend the previous course or weeks. Simply drop in any week. Doors open at 7pm. Each class includes a teaching, meditation and a chance to ask questions. If you’d like to own a copy of How to Solve Our Human Problems, you can purchase it at our bookshop or online.

The Teacher

Gen Kelsang Lhachog is the Resident Teacher at KMC Sydney. She is an Australian Buddhist nun who has been studying and practising Kadampa Buddhism with Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche for over 25 years. Gen Lhachog is an inspiring example of Modern Buddhism in practice. She presents Buddha’s teachings with beautiful clarity, warmth and sincerity, skilfully guiding people from all walks of life to find inner peace and lasting happiness.

Covid Protocols

  • Masks optional
  • Moderate spacing between seats in meditation room
  • Air purifiers + HVAC filtration + fresh air flow
  • Fully refundable or transferable to online if cancelled before the end of the session
  • Please do not attend if you have COVID or symptoms or you’re waiting for test results.