Transforming our Life with Love
Buddha Maitreya is the manifestation of all the Buddhas’ realization of loving kindness, and the next Buddha that will appear in this world age.
What is an empowerment?
“An empowerment bestows upon us special blessings that heal our mental continuum and awaken our Buddha nature.” — Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche
This empowerment is a transformative guided meditation through which we connect to Buddha Maitreya’s enlightened mind. By receiving these inspiring blessings we can swiftly actualize our own potential and gain the confidence we need to progress along the spiritual path.
Through receiving Buddha Maitreya’s blessings our mind transforms into a peaceful, positive state, with a greater sense of purpose and a vision for our life filled with more love..
The empowerment will be followed by a retreat session on Sunday, How to Become Buddha Maitreya, and to take the teachings to heart.
Everyone is welcome, no previous experience is required.
Programme of Events
Friday 23rd June
18:00 – 19:30 Introduction
Saturday 24th June
09:00 – 09:45 Guided Meditation: Colinda Linde
Tea and coffee available
11:00 – 13:00 Blessing Empowerment of Buddha Maitreya
13:00 – 15:00 Vegetarian Lunch will be served
15:00 – 16:30 Commentary to the Practice of Buddha Maitreya
Sunday 25th June
09:30 – 10:30 Retreat session: The Yoga of Buddha Maitreya
Tea and coffee available
11:30 – 13:00 Chanted Prayers – Offering to the Spiritual Guide (with a food offering)
The prayer booklet we will use for the Commentary and Retreat “The Yoga of Buddha Maitreya (Self generation sadhana)”
About the Teacher:
Gen Kelsang Mila is the resident teacher of Vajrapani Kadampa Buddhist Center, and an ordained Buddhist nun in the New Kadampa Tradition. Her teachings are always practical and easy to apply to everyday life.
How to join in?
In Person at Vajrapani Kadampa Buddhist Center, The Woods, 345 Jan Smuts Ave, Upper level, Craighall Park, 2196
PLEASE NOTE: Alternative access to the Centre
The stairway outside Baby City to the Upper Level is being rebuilt and is temporarily unavailable.
Please use the Rothesay Avenue entrance. Park near the Pharmacy, walk through the passageway, turn left and use the alternative staircase or the lift, to come up to Vajrapani KBC,on the Upper Level courtyard.
Please arrive 15 minutes before the event starts to register and settle in. We have a book shop to browse, water on sale, and it is helpful to bring a pen and notebook if you would like to take notes. There is secure and ample parking.
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