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Overcoming Negative Emotions | Apr 13 – May 18

April 13 @ 7:00 pm - May 18 @ 8:15 pm


Overcoming Negative Emotions

How to Understand the Mind

13 April – 18 May Online

With Gen Kelsang Drolkyi


Tuesdays 7-8.15pm | 13, 20, 27 Apr, 4, 11, 18 May

How the course is run

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About these classes

Without delusions there would be no suffering, only happiness. These minds are the root cause of all unpleasant feelings and pain that we experience throughout our lives. But it doesn’t have to be that way. From Buddha’s teachings we can learn to identify these minds, subdue them and eventually overcome them altogether so they will no longer affect us in daily life.

On this 6 week course, Gen Drolkyi will teach us everything we need to know about these harmful minds, guide us through beautiful meditations, and so, step by step we will be able to eliminate them from our lives altogether. In this way we can find the peace and happiness that we long for.

The course is based on How to Understand the Mind, a practical guide that offers deep insights into the nature and functions of the mind. It explains how to develop and maintain a light and positive mind through recognising and abandoning states of mind that harm us, and replacing them with peaceful and beneficial ones.

“Happiness and suffering are feelings – parts of our mind – and so their main causes are not to be found outside the mind. If we really want to be truly happy and free from suffering we must improve our understanding of the mind.” Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, How to Understand the Mind

Hard of Hearing Access

If you would like to receive subtitles for any of these classes, please email admin@meditateinscotland.org

Online classes

If you live closer to Edinburgh, Aberdeen or Dumfries please visit our sister centres for online classes in other parts of Scotland.


£30 for 6 weeks | £7 per class | free for members


About the teacher

Gen Kelsang Drolkyi is the Resident Teacher at KMC Glasgow and a senior teacher in the New Kadampa Tradition. With 30 years of experience including 27 years of ordination, she has inspired people worldwide through her knowledge, skill and loving example.


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April 13 @ 7:00 pm
May 18 @ 8:15 pm
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