Restoring The Balance

7:00pm 03 August 2018 - 5:30pm 05 August 2018

Cost: ÂŁ0.00

Venue: Samye Ling

(Towards improving our quality of life)

“Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional”

To book this course please select it in the Extras offered after you have chosen your accommodation on the booking form. Please click here to book.

Life is hard! On the outside we may seem very well but our inner life can be unnecessarily unhappy. We can restore balance to our inner life if we find out who we truly are. There will also be a range of practices to help us accept painful circumstances with kindness and compassion, whilst challenging our habits of suffering unnecessarily. There will be exercises for developing gratitude and appreciation. Alongside these teachings, there will be some instruction on coordination and how it is so important for our lives. The other subject will be impermanence and how to be flexible and adaptable rather than rigid and easily upset by change. Based on the principles of the book "Restoring The Balance" by Akong Rinpoche, this course is suitable for all those who seek a better quality of life.

There is no fee for this course although donations are welcome. Your offering will help with the Monastery's considerable running costs, as well as the expenses incurred in inviting teachers.  Donations may be made in the Reception Office.

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The Buddhist principle is to be everybody's friend, not to have any enemy.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
Meditation means simple acceptance.
Choje Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche
Only the impossible is worth doing.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
Whenever we see something which could be done to bring benefit to others, no matter how small, we should do it.
Chamgon Khentin Tai Situ Rinpoche
Freedom is not something you look for outside of yourself. Freedom is within you.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
Hasten slowly, you will soon arrive.
Jetsun Milarepa
It doesn’t matter whatever comes, stop judging and it won’t bother you.
Choje Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche
Whatever obstacles arise, if you deal with them through kindness without trying to escape then you have real freedom.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
To tame ourselves is the only way we can change and improve the world.
Choje Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama
Strive always to be as kind, gentle and caring as possible towards all forms of sentient life.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
Every sentient being is equal to the Buddha.
Chamgon Kentin Tai Situ Rinpoche
Wherever and whenever we can, we should develop compassion at once.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
Reminding ourselves of how others suffer and mentally putting ourselves in their place, will help awaken our compassion.
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche