A World In Crisis
Saturday, January 13th, 2018 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM (includes a vegetarian lunch)
Drop-in rate: $25.00 (or pre-register online for $20.00)
Location: Samudrabadra Kadampa Buddhist Center
6338 Presidential Court, Suite 105, Fort Myers, FL (map)
This world seems to be getting worse in many ways, but, within the difficulties are opportunities for profound growth and transformation. How do we cope with the uncertainty and instability of our chaotic modern world without getting overwhelmed or living in a constant state of anxiety? We just need to know special ways of training our mind so that we can make the most of the difficult situations around us. In this workshop, we will explore practical methods to transform problems and difficulties using Buddhist ideas and meditation practices.
This half-day workshop will include guided meditations and practical teachings on how to apply meditation to all our daily activities. It will be a perfect introduction to mindfulness meditation.
This workshop is suitable for everyone. It will be taught by Buddhist monk , Kelsang Chopag, and will contain two guided meditations. There will be time for questions and discussion.
About the Resident Teacher
Kelsang Chopag is the Resident Teacher of Samudrabadra Kadampa Buddhist Center in Fort Myers, Florida. He teaches meditation classes, workshops and retreats across the Southwest Florida area. He is an ordained Buddhist monk who has trained under Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso and other qualified teachers. Chopag began his practice at Kadampa Meditation Center New York, an internationally renowned meditation and retreat center in upstate New York. While in New York, he spent several years learning and practicing the meditative teachings of Buddha. His teachings are light, humorous and practical, and he uses logic and analogies to help others discover the meaning of Buddha’s teachings.