27TH TIBETAN BAZAAR

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EVENT DESCRIPTION:The Tibetan Bazaar is a unique celebration of the Tibetan culture – the only annual celebration of its kind in central and northern Alberta. For the past 26 years our society has hosted this festival which has grown in popularity each year. Each day festival attendees can shop in the Himalayan market, sample delicious […]

Breathing Room: Meditation for Teens (ages 12-16 years)

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PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:Our Seeds of Happiness Youth Meditation Program teaches basic meditation techniques, with a focus on the cultivation of a loving and kind attitude. We base our program on “secular ethics” or aspects of positive character valued by all faiths: kindness, compassion, patience, generosity, self-control, and love. TARGET AUDIENCE:– Teens ages 12-16 years– All faiths […]

Calm Mind, Joyful Heart: Mindfulness for Tweens (Ages 9 – 11 years)

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PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:Our Seeds of Happiness Children’s Meditation Program teaches basic meditation techniques, with a focus on the cultivation of a loving and kind attitude. We base our program on “secular ethics” or aspects of positive character valued by all faiths: kindness, compassion, patience, generosity, self-control, and love. While children participate in mindfulness practices and activities […]

Small Hands, Big Hearts: Mindfulness for Young Children (Ages 5-8 years)

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PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:Our Seeds of Happiness Children’s Meditation Program teaches basic meditation techniques, with a focus on the cultivation of a loving and kind attitude. We base our program on “secular ethics” or aspects of positive character valued by all faiths: kindness, compassion, patience, generosity, self-control, and love. While children participate in mindfulness practices and activities […]

Shantideva’s Way of the Bodhisattva Retreat

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REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT IN ADVANCE REQUIRED TO RESERVE A SPACE IN THIS RETREAT. SEE DETAILS BELOW. COURSE DESCRIPTION:Kushok continues his commentary on Shantideva’s landmark text on cultivating the altruistic heart that works for the benefit of all beings day and night, The Way of the Bodhisattva. This teaching begins at Verse XX in Chapter 8. Chapter 8 […]

Mindfulness Practice in Everyday Life

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COURSE DESCRIPTION: Mindfulness meditation has a calming and centering effect when we are sitting on the cushion or in a meditation class. But how do we carry that same calm centered feeling into our everyday life? Doing exactly this is the key to finding greater happiness and peace of mind. Learn from Kushok how to apply […]

Drop In Meditation

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SESSION DESCRIPTION:Everyone is welcome! Each session includes basic meditation instructions and the opportunity to practice. Experienced practitioners are welcome to do a self-directed meditation if preferred. For seating, we offer both chairs and cushions on the floor to ensure comfort.  TARGET AUDIENCE:Anyone with an interest in meditation is welcome to attend this class.INSTRUCTOR:Meditation sessions will be lead by a senior […]

Calm Abiding Meditation Retreat

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REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT IN ADVANCE REQUIRED TO RESERVE A SPACE IN THIS RETREAT. SEE DETAILS BELOW. RETREAT DESCRIPTION:This day is a wonderful opportunity for practitioners of all faiths to discover the joys of meditation and how it can enrich spiritual practice in your personal belief system. The teachings Kushok shares on this day are secular […]

An Invitation to Membership

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Tashi Delek to all members and friends of Gaden Samten Ling Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Society! Our Spiritual Director, Kushok Lobsang Dhamchöe, and the Board of Directors would like to invite you to become a member of our Society, or to renew your membership. Membership in our Society gives us a sense of belonging to a […]