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28 January 2020

a tireless teacher

During her visit to Sweden, Gen-la Dekyong, General Spiritual Director of NKT-IKBU, showed a wonderful, inspiring example of a tireless modern Kadampa Teacher, fully dedicating all her activities to the welfare of others.

After the opening ceremony on Friday, and the day course and Heruka Day puja on Saturday, on Sunday she gave a public talk in Stockholm entitled Meditation for everyone.

Gen-la explained that meditation is a mind that is single-pointedly focused on a virtuous object and whose function is to make the mind peaceful and calm.

She then gave clear instructions on how to meditate during our daily activities by keeping our mind focused on virtuous objects such as patience, love and compassion and opposing selfish intention.

We learnt that the real source of happiness is inner peace.

Watch a short video of the opening ceremony with Gen-la

"An amazing opening weekend that touched our hearts! Clear, practical and moving teachings on how to combine contemplation and meditation in our modern life.

"Such a beautiful, radiant and peaceful place that shows what it is possible to create from Geshela's vision combined with the Sangha's good heart. Thank you Gen-la and the community for an unforgettable weekend!"