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Bloomfield Hills Programs

Bloomfield Hills Programs Feb. – July 2015


Creating Space
Through Mindfulness and Compassion

Meditation provides a clear stable mind, necessary for a happy life and foundation for deepening our spiritual journey. This course offers hands-on experience with the basic elements of meditation, using breath, posture and techniques for coping with distractions and laxity of the mind as well as cultivating compassion for oneself and others.

8 weeks: Mondays, 7 – 8:30pm
April 6, 13, 20, May 4, 11, 18, June 1, 8
No class April 27, May 25


DEEPENING AWARENESS – The Practice of Mindfulness Meditation

Becoming more aware of our thoughts, feelings and sensations through meditation opens the door to understanding the nature of our mind and how it creates our experience. Details about registration are listed at the bottom of this page.

Mondays, 7 – 8.30 pm
June 15, 29, July 13, 20, 27, August 3
$60/ Jewel Heart Members – Free


The Beauty of A Daily Practice

We long for meaning, for an effective way to bring insight and heart to the ordinary circumstances and inevitable challenges of our daily lives. A daily meditation practice is a must for the gradual fulfillment of the potential of our mind. In this course, part of the series “Odyssey to Freedom”, you will learn how to create a sacred space for your meditation.

9 weeks: Thursdays, 7.00 pm to 8.30 pm
May 14, 21, 28, June 4, 11, 18, 25, July 2, 9
$90/Jewel Heart members free


Perfection of Wisdom
The Five Paths to Enlightenment

Explore the Five Paths to Enlightenment based on the teachings of the profound meaning of the Perfection of Wisdom Mantra, the essence of the Heart Sutra. This course follows Gelek Rimpoche’s transcript “Perfection of Wisdom”.

12 weeks: Thursdays, 7 – 8:30pm
February 5, 12, 19, 26, March 5, 12, 19, 26, April 2, 9, 16
$110/Jewel Heart members free


Art of Living

We long for meaning, for an effective way to bring insight and heart to the ordinary circumstances and inevitable challenges of our daily lives. On the basis of Gelek Rimpoche’s book, Good Life, Good Death, this course will explore pragmatic methods to bring depth, meaning and joy to our lives.

8 weeks: Mondays, February 9, 16, 23, March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
7.00 pm to 8.30 pm
$80/Jewel Heart members free


Monthly White Tara Sessions

Tuesday, February 10
Tuesday, March 10
Tuesday, April 7
Tuesday, May 5
Tuesday, June 2
Tuesday, July 14
Tuesday, August 4

7.00 pm to 8.30 pm
$5 donation appreciated

Bloomfield Hills Special Events Feb. – July 2015





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.

Sunday Mornings
8:30 – 9:30am ~ Concentrated Meditation
9:35 – 10:45am ~ White Tara Guided Meditation
Tea, Snacks and Conversation following the morning teachings!

Sunday Afternoons
1 – 4pm ~ Monthly Knitting Social
4 – 5:30pm ~ Weekly Wu Style Tai Chi
See details for Morning and Afternoon Programs below.

See the Ann Arbor Chapter Programs page for more information