Dealing with Physical and Mental Pain. Afternoon Retreat with Gen Kelsang Chitta

11am – 2pm |  Sat 2nd Sept 2023  |  £14 | Kadampa Meditation Centre, 54 Peters Hill, Belfast BT13 1BA

There are many things in life that are unavoidable and we experience much pain and suffering.All of us experience the pains of ageing and sickness, misfortunes that negatively affect our body and mind.Buddhist teachings taught many methods to help us deal with mental and physical pain and to help us protect our mind in particular.

On this half-day retreat Gen Chitta will teach us how we can deal with pain, both in our body and our mind. As well as lessening our pain, these techniques help us to view our suffering in a new light and make it part of our spiritual path.

Gen Kelsang Chitta, having studied Buddhism since 2002 and ordained as a Buddhist nun in 2009, shares the meditation techniques and practices she herself has found so transformative, in a down to earth, humorous and accessible way.With over a decade of teaching experience and the benefit of continuous study and teacher training you are in safe hands to help you begin, reinvigorate or continue your meditation journey.

A dedicated student of Buddhist master Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche, Gen Chitta holds the blessed lineage of Atisha and Je Tsongkhapa and can bring the inspiration and practices of this lineage into our busy, modern and often challenging lives and minds.

Everyone is welcome, beginners and experienced meditators alike. No special clothes are required and seating is provided in chairs and meditation cushions. There is free on street parking on the street just outside, easy access from the Westlink Divis St/ Millfield exit, and we are just 15 min walk from City Hall and the Europa Bus Centre.

Complimentary hot drinks and light snacks will be available in the lounge area.

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