friday night lecture: livestreamed

october 16 | 7:00 – 8:15pm

Life is filled with adversities. Every day, we are faced with challenges ranging from sickness to difficult relationships to losing the people we love. How can we find meaning and growth from these seemingly painful situations?

Buddha taught the truth about suffering, its causes and how to transform suffering into profound and peaceful states of mind that lead to actual freedom from suffering, permanently.

course cost

$12 | No cost for OKBC Members
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48-hour access

For registrants unable to attend the course in real-time, the recording will be available for 48-hours after the course.

No one will be turned away for lack of funds. Please contact Melissa at or 860.883.5675 if you need to make payment arrangements.

With Resident Teacher Gen Kelsang Khyenwang

Gen Khyenwang is an inspiring example of a contemporary Buddhist practitioner and is known for her warmth and sincerity, putting time-tested teachings into practice in daily life. She has been practicing and teaching Buddhist meditation for many years under the guidance of Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche, the founder of the New Kadampa Tradition. The teachings she shares are clear, heartfelt and extremely practical for modern life.