Refuge Workshop with Keli Vaughan

Saturday, 26 May 10:00am - 1:00pm iCal | Google Calendar

4953 Franklin Ave, Los Angeles, CA, 90027

Refuge Workshop: Stop Being Your Own Enemy, Start Being Your Own Protector!

Our mind has tremendous power to either help or harm us. Through practicing refuge, we gradually learn how to become our own protector, instead of our own worst enemy, building stable habits of peace, joy and freedom within our own heart which we can then share with others.

We can achieve complete and permanent protection from all suffering by sincerely relying upon the Three Jewels: Buddha – the source of all refuge; Dharma – the realizations of Buddha’s teachings; and Sangha – pure Dharma practitioners who help us with our spiritual practice. Dharma is like medicine that prevents the sufferings of samsara, Buddha is the doctor who gives us this medicine, and the Sangha are the nurses who assist us.

This workshop is followed by a meditation retreat. Schedule as follows:

Saturday May 26
10am-11:30am – Workshop Session 1
12pm-1pm – Workshop Session 2
2:30-4:00pm – Guided Session 1
4:30-6:00pm – Guided Session 2

Sunday, May 27
11:00am-12:30pm Intro Class
4:30-5:30pm – Self Guided Session 1
6:00-7:00pm – Self Guided Session 2

Monday, May 28
7:30-8:30am – Self Guided Session 1
9:00-10:00am – Self Guided Session 2
12:15-12:45pm – Lunchtime Meditation
5:30-6:30pm – Heart Jewel
7:30-9:00pm – Intro Class

Tuesday, May 29
7:30-8:30am – Self Guided Session 1
9:00-10:00am – Self Guided Session 2
5:30-9:00pm – Kangso

Wednesday, May 30
7:30-8:30am – Self Guided Session 1
9:00 – 10:00am – Self Guided Session 2
12:15-12:45pm – Lunchtime Meditation
5:30-6:30pm Heart Jewel Puja
7:30 – 8:30pm Intro Class

Thursday, May 31
7:30-8:30am — Self Guided Session 1
9:30-10:45am — Self Guided Session 2
5:30-6:30pm — Compassion Prayers for World Peace
7:15-8:30pm — Self Guided Session 3



About the teacher
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Keli Vaughan

Keli is a long-time student of Geshe Kelsang Gyatso and has studied to become a teacher under the direct guidance of our General Spiritual Director, Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong, at Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre. She has served as the assistant teacher for both KMC California and KMC Hollywood, the principal Temples here in Southern California.

  • Saturday, 26 May
  • 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Kadampa Meditation Center Hollywood
  • 4953 Franklin Ave, Los Angeles, CA, 90027
  • 25


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