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The Path to Happiness | Sept 21 – Oct 19

September 21 @ 7:00 pm - October 19 @ 8:15 pm

The Path to Happiness

Meditations from How to Understand the Mind

With Gen Kelsang Drolkyi


In Person Tuesdays 7-8.15pm | Sept 21, 28, Oct 5, 12, 19

Online class links available Wednesdays | Sept 22, 29, Oct 6, 13, 20

About these classes

Join us to learn a sequence of ‘initial scope’ meditations following the presentation in How to Understand the Mind, exploring basic Buddhist views on the path to enlightenment. Everyone is welcome.

Following this 5 week series, we will continue the sequence of meditations on ‘the intermediate scope’ and then ‘the great scope’ of the stages of the path to enlightenment.

As happiness and suffering are states of mind, if we are to find the happiness we seek an understanding of our mind is essential. Through learning how our mind works, we can begin to bring our mind under control, and in this way improve the quality of our life, both now and in the future.

The classes are 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

How the online classes are run

A link will be sent to your email address a day after the live class and will remain valid for seven days. If you don’t receive an email, please check your junk mail as it may have landed there!

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

Hard of Hearing Access

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


£25 for 5 weeks | £7 per class | free for members

This course is free for members, but members are still required to book

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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.


September 21 @ 7:00 pm
October 19 @ 8:15 pm
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