Monday Night Intro Class: Buddhist Psychology


7:30pm - 9:00pm

Buddhist Psychology for Modern Living: How to Understand the Mind with Buddhist nun Kelsang Rak-ma

About the Course
This 10-week course is a practical guide for developing and maintaining a light and positive state of mind, showing how to recognize and abandon thoughts and intentions that harm us, and to replace them with meaningful and beneficial ones. The inspiring discovery we make from the exploring and discovering how our mind works is that we can heal our mental pain and attain a lasting state of joy and peace regardless of how things are going in our life.

Topics for this Series

June 19 Knowing Your Own Mind: The Key to Happiness​
June 26 Understanding ​Emotions: Why Do I Feel this Way?
July 3 Making Good Choices: Constructive Views and Attitudes
July 10 The Power of ​Intention​: Creating Our Present and Future​
July 17 Learning to Pay Attention: Investing Our Thoughts Wisely
July 24 Being In the Moment: Practicing Mindfulness in Daily Life
July 31 NO CLASS – Summer Festival
August 7 Focusing the Mind: Training in Concentration
​August 14 Developing Insight: The Light of Wisdom
​August 21 The Psychology of Motivation: Believing in Virtue
August 28 How to Live a Meaningful Life: Enjoying the Spiritual Path

What to Expect at a Class:
Our Monday evening introductory meditation class begins with a guided meditation, followed by a talk on a certain topic (listed above), and ends with another guided meditation. Class is followed by refreshments and time to chat with the teacher and other students. Everyone is welcome. No previous experience is necessary.

About the teacher

Kelsang Rak-ma

Kelsang Rak-ma has been practicing Kadam Dharma for over 15 years. A teacher since 2000, she emphasizes formal meditation practices and their application in our busy lives, presenting the teachings with warmth and clarity.

  • Monday
  • 7:30pm - 9:00pm
  • KMC Hollywood
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