"Everyone, whether religious or non-religious, is looking for hapiness all the time and wants to be free from problems and suffering permanently. We can fulfill these wishes through understanding and practicing the instructions given in this book."
--Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche
We will delve into one of Buddhism's best-loved teachings, Eight Verses of Training the Mind. Composed
by the great Tibetan Bodhisattva, Geshe Langri Tangpa, this short poem
shows how we can transform all life's difficulties into valuable
These teachings especially focus on learning to love others purely. Through increasing our caring attitudes toward others we will enjoy a life of rich happiness and benefit, while progressing steadily toward enlightenment.
Location ~ Fort Collins
Heruka Buddhist Center
149 W Harvard St, Suite 102 Fort Collins,
Tips on getting here
We are just off of College Ave. Harvard is two lights north of the mall, or the first light south of Drake. Go west one block to McClelland, turn south, and then immediately turn into the parking lot.
NOTE: Parking is on the south side of the building, and entrance is not from Harvard St., but McClelland Dr.
“Without inner peace, outer peace is impossible. We all wish for
world peace, but world peace will never be acheived unless we first
establish peace within our own minds. We can send so-called
'peacekeeping forces' into areas of conflict, but peace cannot be
oppossed from the outside with guns. Only by creating peace within our
own mind and helping others to do the same can we hope to achieve peace
in this world.” -- Geshe Kelsang Gyatso