THE DANCE OF IMPERMANENCE AND EMPTINESS 

TEACHINGS AND SILENT MEDITATION RETREAT WITH GEN KELSANG TONGLAM

This special event includes 6 weekly teachings followed by a silent meditation retreatfrom March to April. All teachings and meditations will be conducted in English.

Booking starts at 9:00pm on Sunday 10 March.

Everything changes, nothing lasts. Even though we know this is true, we often resist change and struggle with uncertainty in our day-to-day life.

Buddha’s teachings of the meditations on subtle impermanence and emptiness help us to embrace the changes in our lives. We learn to simply let the dance of life unfold and, after a while, see how the very play of life’s transience reveals the secret of the ultimate stability…Emptiness.

On this course, Gen Tonglam will guide us to explore the astounding beauty and power of these meditations, inspiring us to practically integrate these liberating insights into our daily experiences, and find a new sense of freedom and happiness.

You can choose to attend Part 1 only, but to reap the most benefits, we recommend you to attend both Part 1 and Part 2.

Part 1 – Teachings 

Kadampa Meditation Centre HK
English classes on Tuesdays
7:30pm – 9:00pm

5/3 What is impermanence?
12/3 Embracing momentary change
19/3 What is Emptiness?
2/4 There is No Self
9/4 Dancing in the Boundless Space of Emptiness
23/4 Q&A Session and Advice on How to Engage in a Retreat

* Course fee: $400 for 6 classes ($200 for KMC HK’s Teacher Training Programme / Foundation Programme students). If you later on choose to attend the retreat, this course fee will be deducted from the retreat fee.

* In person only. Booking is required.

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Part 2 – Silent Meditation Retreat at Kadoorie Centre of the University of Hong Kong, Yuen Long

4 days (26/4 Friday evening – 29/4 Monday noon)

During the retreat, we have a precious opportunity to deepen our experience on these profound meditations and, most importantly, to have a real nice time enjoying a silent, concentrated, peaceful and happy mind.

Retreat Fee (per person)

Accommodation options Twin / Double ensuite room $3,000
Triple ensuite room $2,500
5 people ensuite room $2,200
6-8 people dormitory $1,900

Please note:

  1. In person only.
  2. Retreat fee already included the course fee, meals and transportation.
  3. Early booking is essential if you prefer to stay in twin or triple room at Kadoorie Centre.
  4. For twin, double and triple rooms, please find your own roommate(s).
  5. Each participant has to do an individual on-line booking. You will be contacted within a week regarding payment method and you will receive a confirmation email upon full payment.

Transportation
6:00pm on Friday 26 April – Kowloon Tong to Kadoorie Centre
1:30pm on Monday 29 April – Kadoorie Centre to Kowloon Tong

Retreat online booking will start at 9:00pm on Sunday 10 March.

Retreat booking deadline: 22 April (Monday)

All fees are used to run the Centre and flourish the precious teachings of Buddha.