The Happiness Course: Inner Peace, Discipline, and Love (Nov 17)


Teachings & meditations with modern Buddhist monk Gen Kelsang Norbu
Saturday, November 17, 11:00am-3pm – Everyone welcome
at Kadampa Meditation Center Fort Lauderdale, 4342 E Tradewinds Ave, Lauderdale-by-the-Sea

Cost: $35 ($30 by November 15) includes vegetarian lunch
FP & TTP students: $25 ($20 by November 15) includes lunch


“From giving comes wealth, from discipline comes happiness.” – Nagarjuna

Everyone wants to be happy and no one wants to suffer, but very few people understand what is the real cause of happiness and what is the real cause of suffering. We tend to look for happiness outside ourself, thinking that if we had the right house, the right car, the right job, and the right friends that we like, we would be truly happy. If we wish to protect ourself from suffering we can either try to change external conditions to make them conform to our wishes, or we can change our mind. Until now we have been trying to change the external conditions, but clearly this has not worked. Happiness is a part of the mind that experiences inner peace, or peace of mind, so the real source of happiness must lie within the mind, not in external conditions. This course will help us to create the causes of happiness in our own mind.

Registration Policy: If you cancel 24 hours prior to commencement of the event we will refund all except 25%. If you cancel on, or after, the event, no refunds are given. Exceptions may be made in circumstances such as sickness or bereavement; you should apply by e-mail to within 2 weeks of the end of the Event. Any non-refunded fees arising from cancellations are donated to the NKT-IKBU International Temples Project.

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