Optimism: Realistic Hope for Ourself and Our World at Church of the Covenant – 6:30p – 7:30p


We all have an incredible potential, and there is so much to be optimistic about. Through developing realistic expectations and goals, based on wisdom, we can view ourself, others and our world in the most positive way. Find all the tools that you need to become that hopeful, realistic and joyful person that you could (more…)

Meditation at Work


How can we build and maintain a strong meditation practice amid our busy job? It is entirely possible! Meditation is an effective way to decrease stress, increase well-being, and help us become more creative, adaptive and solution-oriented in life.   In celebration of May being Mental Health Awareness Month, we are offering this special retreat (more…)

The Science of Happiness with International Teacher and Buddhist Monk Gen Rabten


What is the one thing that we all have in common? Everyone of us wishes to be happy, to be free from frustration, worry and inner conflict. But no matter how hard we try, a lasting happiness remains elusive. That job, that person, that place where we live - It delivers for a while, and (more…)

The Science of Happiness with Gen Rabten – Retreat Sessions


  Gen Kelsang Rabten is the NKT-IKBU National Spiritual Director of Kadampa Buddhism for Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia and the Resident Teacher at Kadampa Meditation Centre Leeds. He has studied under the guidance of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche for over 25 years. Gen Rabten helped many Buddhist communities to flourish in the world. He is greatly admired (more…)