An Inspiring Evening Talk • The Secret of Buddha’s Smile ~ Discover the Joy of Meditation


St Andrew's on the Terrace
30 The Terrace, Wellington


Tue 18 Apr


7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


$25 | unwaged $20 | Free for Members


  • Gen Kelsang Rabten
    Gen Kelsang Rabten
    National Spiritual Director

    Gen Kelsang Rabten is an internationally renowned teacher and Kadampa Buddhist monk and the NKT-IKBU National Spiritual Director of Kadampa Buddhism for New Zealand, Australia and South East Asia. He has studied and taught modern Kadampa Buddhism for more than 27 years. He is much loved for his insight, humour and practical explanations of meditation and Buddhism.


An Inspiring Evening Talk • The Secret of Buddha’s Smile ~ Discover the Joy of Meditation

About the Talk

Happiness can seem elusive — when things go well we are happy, but when we face difficulties we become unhappy. We are like a balloon in the wind, blown here and there by changing external circumstances. But if we check carefully, the reason we are unhappy is because our mind is not at peace.
Discover the mental peace, inner strength and deep joy we can unlock through the power of meditation. Join international guest teacher and Buddhist monk Gen Kelsang Rabten for an uplifting evening talk where he will give clear and practical guidance on how centuries-old ancient wisdom can lighten your heart, bring a smile to your face and transform your life.


Standard: $25
Unwaged and students: $20 (use coupon smile during checkout)
Centre Members: Free

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