Sunday – Freedom from the Eight Worldly Concerns

Freedom from the Eight Worldly Concerns

Sundays, 10am – 11:30am
with Kadam Amy Peng and Michael Racadio

The objects of the eight worldly concerns are happiness and suffering, wealth and poverty, praise and criticism, and good reputation and bad reputation.  These eight worldly concerns are called `worldly concerns’ because worldly people are constantly concerned with them, wanting some and trying to avoid others which leads to worries, fear and anxieties.

By learning to let go of these worldly concerns and cultivating the real source of happiness, wealth and good reputation, we can begin to live a happy and joyful life free from worries and anxiety.

Nov 12   Wealth & Poverty
Nov 19   Praise & Criticism
Nov 26   Happiness & Suffering
Dec 3     Good Reputation & Bad Reputation

Everybody welcome! Suitable for all levels of experience.

Classes include a guided meditation, a short teaching and beautiful chanted prayers for world peace.

Everyone is welcome.

About the Teacher

Over the past 13 years, Kadam Amy Peng has taught at the NKT-IKBU centers in Los Angeles, San Diego, and Santa Monica.  After completing the 2018 Intensive Teacher Training Program at Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre in Ulverston, England, she was appointed as the Resident Teacher of Dharmachakra Kadampa Buddhist Center, Palm Springs.  With warmth and sincerity, Kadam Amy shows the joy of integrating Buddha’s teachings into daily life and is an inspiring example of modern Kadampa Buddhist practitioner.

Mike Racadio has been a student of Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche’s for many years. He enjoys helping students discover practical ways to integrate Kadam Dharma into their daily lives.  He is well-loved for his gentle nature, compassionate heart and warm sense of humor.

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