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Bloomfield Hills Programs Sept - Nov 2013

Bloomfield Hills Programs

Bloomfield Hills Programs Jan – Mar 2013

BLOOMFIELD HILLS PROGRAMS

Introduction to Meditation Workshop

Try some genuine Tibetan Buddhist practices for yourself. Meditation is an important tool on the spiritual journey to develop focus, stability, insight and understanding. In addition to the more commonly known concentration methods, there will be the opportunity to experience guided analytical and visualization meditations.

Saturday, January 11, 10 am – 12 pm

$10 Suggested Donation

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Gateway to the Spiritual Path

The focus of this course is building a solid spiritual foundation through engaging in issues relevant for our lives, now and in the long term. Based on Gelek Rimpoche’s authentic words this course explores what is true spirituality and how to best deal with one’s emotions on a daily basis.

8 weeks: Mondays, January 13, 20, 27, February 3, 10, 24, March 3, 10 – 7.00 pm to 8.30 pm

$80/Jewel Heart members free

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Delam – The Smooth Path – Section 1

Delam, or the Smooth Path, is a spiritual road map that, when followed with genuine effort, will help us remove our limitations and open our hearts and minds to reach our fullest potential.
This course, relying on Gelek Rimpoche’s Delam teachings, presents a sequence of meditations that will deepen our relationship with ourselves and others and ultimately bring about our future enlightenment.

10 weeks: Thursdays, January 9, 16, 23, 30, February 6, 27, March 6, 13, 20, 27 – 7.00 pm to 8.30 pm

$100/Jewel Heart members free

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Delam – The Smooth Path – Section 2

Delam, or the Smooth Path, is a spiritual road map that, when followed with genuine effort, will help us remove our limitations and open our hearts and minds to reach our fullest potential.
This course, relying on Gelek Rimpoche’s Delam teachings, presents a sequence of meditations that will deepen our relationship with ourselves and others and ultimately bring about our future enlightenment.

9 weeks: Thursdays, April 3, 10, 17, 24, May 15 22 29, June 5, 12 – 7.00 pm to 8.30 pm
no class on May 1 and May 8

$90/Jewel Heart members free


Bloomfield Hills Special Events Jan – Mar 2013

SPECIAL EVENTS

SUNDAY PROGRAMS AT JEWEL HEART ANN ARBOR

ESSENCE OF TIBETAN BUDDHISM

SUNDAY MORNING PROGRAMS AT JEWEL HEART WILL RESUME MARCH 9, 2014

We invite you to enjoy WEEKLY Sunday morning teachings with Gelek Rimpoche. Speaking from Ann Arbor and New York and other locations, these talks will also be a live video webcast.

You are welcome to participate in any or all of the following Sunday Morning Program activities:

8:45 – 9:45am: Concentrated Meditation
10 – 11am: Essence of Tibetan Buddhism
11am – 11:30am: Tea, Cookies and Conversation
11:30am – 12:30pm: White Tara Guided Meditation

Essence of Tibetan Buddhism is also available on live video webcast.

To become a Jewel Heart webcast subscriber, visit www.jewelheart.org/webcast-subscription/.

ALSO on SUNDAY AFTERNOONS: WU STYLE TAI CHI,
4 – 5:30pm

Learn meditation in motion with this “soft style” martial art, emphasizing relaxation and balance with Marilyn Feingold.
Suggested donation: $5

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AN EVENING with GELEK RIMPOCHE

Monday, Nov 18, 7:00 pm

Reception Follows

BIRMINGHAM UNITARIAN CHURCH
38651 Woodward Avenue
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
Just north of Lone Pine Rd. on the west side of Woodward Ave.

Gelek Rimpoche will often say he is happy to share what little he knows in order to “help ease our pain, relax our anxieties, reduce our anger and attachment, and build a little wisdom.”

With that in mind, we are delighted to bring to you this great master known for his compassionate wisdom and endearing wit. Don’t be surprised to find yourself returning home with treasures for further reflection as well as tips to put to immediate use in your everyday world and relationships!

$10 Suggested Donation, if you can, less if you can’t.

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