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Path to Peace

Lamrim Retreat

Friday Aug 30- Monday Sept 2

Begins Friday Night at 7pm
w/Modern Buddhism Teacher 
Kadam Sharon

Registration & Cost

Cost: $45 General Admission
Free for Foundation Program and
Teacher Training Program
Discounts for Members

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Location

Je Tsongkhapa Kadampa Buddhist Center
1070 Tunnel Road, Bldg 2, Unit 20
Asheville, NC 28805

About this event

Kadam Lamrim' or ‘Stages of the Path to Enlightenment’, is a very practical presentation of all the teachings given by Buddha. By engaging in this practice we systematically learn and deepen our understanding of all the essential meditations of the Buddhist path to enlightenment. 

Through engaging in these special instructions and living in accordance with the insights we gain our mind will become progressively more peaceful, positive, loving, patient, and wise. Eventually, through continually training in these ‘Lamrim" instructions we will actualize our full potential.

This retreat will be based on the special presentation of the 15 Lamrim Meditations from Geshe Kelsang Gyatso’s, ‘Mirror of Dharma with Additions".  Everyone is welcome to attend. If you can not attend all the sessions you are still welcome to come to the sessions you are able to make.

Retreat Schedule

Friday Night
7 - 8:15 pm - Life is precious

Saturday
9 - 10am -  Life is short
11am - 12pm -  Developing Protection
3- 4pm - Creating the Life You Want
5 - 6pm  The Bliss of Perfect Freedom part 1

Sunday
9 - 10am - The Bliss of Perfect Freedom part 2
10:30 - 11:45 General Program Class 
3 - 4pm - Cherishing all Living Beings
5- 6pm  -  Universal Compassion

Monday
9 - 10am - Supreme Good Heart
11 - 12pm - Six Perfections
3 - 4pm - Emptiness
5- 6pm - Relying upon a Spiritual Guide

Teacher

Resident Teacher

Kadam Sharon Lovich

Kadam Sharon has been practicing meditation and Kadampa Buddhism since 2003 and is the Resident teacher of the Je Tsongkhapa Kadampa Buddhist Center in Asheville. Before Sharon moved to Asheville in 2011, she volunteered as the Education Program Coordinator for several years at the internationally renowned world peace temple for meditation and modern Buddhism, Kadampa Meditation Center New York. There she received teachings and guidance directly from our General Spiritual Director, Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong, guided retreats, and taught classes. She has engaged in numerous focused meditation retreats and is known for teaching others how to develop a peaceful mind with great skill, lightness, and humor. Today, Sharon is a part of the Special Teacher Training Program and teaches numerous meditation classes and retreats in Asheville, NC and Greenville, SC. Sharon and her husband have one son.

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Je Tsongkhapa Kadampa Buddhist Center
1070 Tunnel Road, Bldg 2, Unit 20
Asheville, NC 28805

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