About the Course

“Giving” is the main practice to enter the spiritual path of compassion. The most beautiful and meaningful is to give Dharma so others can be exposed to a spiritual path; bringing them peaceful mind and attaining happiness.

The Teacher Training Programme is an in-depth study programme for those who want a comprehensive understanding and deep experience of both Sutra and Tantra within the New Kadampa Tradition. Students enroll for the entirety of the programme, which takes several years to complete, are committed to attend the classes, discussions, and retreat sessions of the course. Students are required to take regular written examinations on each topic studied and are expected to memorize essential points from the texts studied.

“ If we really want to be truly happy and free from suffering we must improve our understanding of the mind”
Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche

Starting from 24 August 2017 onwards, the book being taught for Teacher Training Programme is How to Understand the Mind. This completely revised book by the author of Modern Buddhism offers deep insight into our mind and shows how an understanding of its nature and functions can be applied practically to our everyday life to improve the quality of our lives and attain a deep, liberating experience.

Class Information:

Mondays (6:45am – 8:45am, 7:30pm – 9:30pm) and

Thursdays (6:45am – 8:45am)

Course Fee : HKD500 per month

Teachings in English with Cantonese translation

Please contact Education Programme Coordinator (education@meditation.hk) for enquiry.

All course fees are used to run and develop the Centre and spread Buddha’s precious teachings.  KMC HK is a registered charitable organization in Hong Kong (granted exemption under Section 88 of the Inland Revenue Ordinance).

The Book

How to Understand the Mind
The Nature and Power of the Mind

This book offers us deep insight into our mind, and shows how an understanding of its nature and functions can be used practically in everyday experience to improve our lives.

The first part is a practical guide to developing and maintaining a light, positive mind – showing how to recognize and abandon states of mind that harm us, and to replace them with peaceful and beneficial ones.

The second part describes different types of mind in detail, revealing the depth and profundity of the Buddhist understanding of the mind. It concludes with a detailed explanation of meditation, showing how by controlling and transforming our mind we can attain a lasting state of joy, independent of external conditions.

The Teacher

Gen Kelsang Rabten is the NKT-IKBU National Spiritual Director for Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia and the Resident Teacher at Kadampa Meditation Centre Hong Kong.

Gen Rabten is a pure disciple who has trained under the guidance of his Spiritual Guide, Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche, for more than 20 years. His teachings are precise and compassionate, and he exemplifies the essence of the modern Kadampa’s way of life, inspiring many people to embark on this meaningful path.

Gen Rabten 1


Kadampa Meditation Centre Hong Kong

1/F Causeway Tower, 16-22 Causeway Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

Tel. 2507 2237

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