Bronte Historical Society
The Sovereign House
7 West River St
Oakville ON L6L 6N9
Classes Mondays 7:30 – 9 pm
You may join a course at anytime.
To cover costs there is a fee of $12/class.
Teacher: Gen Kelsang Rabgye

 

Bronte Historical Society

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TUESDAYS   7:30 – 8:40 PM

With the advent of a new year it is traditional to make resolutions to try and improve one’s life. Usually such resolutions concern worldly improvements like a healthier lifestyle, financial stability, or more satisfying relationships. There is nothing wrong with such resolutions, but if we make spiritual resolutions, these ultimately lead to a permanent cessation of all problems and suffering. Since we are a traveler bound for future lives, it makes sense to eliminate, as much as possible, any suffering that may arise in our future lives. Even though spiritual resolutions are focused mainly on the welfare of future lives, we still experience great benefits in this life. Now is the time to make spiritual resolutions and boldly secure future happiness.

 

Resolve to Abandon Uncontrolled Desire Jan 5
Resolve to Commit to the Spiritual Path Jan 12
Resolve to Open Your Heart Jan 19
Resolve to Seek Wisdom Jan 26
Resolve Never to Abandon the Path Feb 2

 

 

 

Due to ever changing circumstances, it is not possible for ordinary beings to avoid a troubled mind from time to time. When this happens, it is not uncommon to seek refuge in drugs, alcohol, a myriad of other types of distraction, or even suicide. This strategy of avoidance only leads to many more problems. If we wish to overcome uncomfortable situations and feelings, we need to gradually improve our mind so that we can permanently liberate it from our habits of mental despair. If we conquer our inner problems, we naturally shall become a very powerful being.

 

Liberate Yourself From Disappointment Feb 9
Liberate Yourself From Attachment Feb 16
Liberate Yourself From Anger Feb 23
Liberate Yourself From Indifference Mar 2
Liberate Yourself From Depression Mar 16

 

 

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