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International Buddhist Monk to Give Talk on "Inner Peace"

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Monday 7 January 2019

Make a positive start to the New Year – Come and listen to Buddhist monk & International Teacher, Gen-la Kelsang Jampa, give a Public Talk on cultivating “Inner Peace”

Meditation and mindfulness are now widely accepted as mainstream practices which lead to genuine, long-lasting wellbeing. As we make our New Year's resolutions, this is the perfect time to listen to internationally renowned teacher, Gen-la Kelsang Jampa - a modern-Buddhist monk - teaching how we can all find inner peace today using these ancient practices.

Gen-la Jampa is an American monk currently based in the Grand Canyon area and is coming to Auckland as part of an Australasian tour. Aucklanders are extremely lucky to have the opportunity to hear him speak before he goes on to lead a four-day Modern Buddhist meditation festival in Wellington.

“So often people rely on external sources in order to be happy, with very limited success. But through relying on the meditation and positive thinking techniques presented in Modern Buddhism, we can cultivate a reliable source of happiness that comes from within our own mind. Through this we can free ourselves from negative emotions, making joy and happiness our everyday reality” says Gen-la Jampa.

This special event will be held on Tuesday 15th January 2019 at 7:30-9pm, in the Concert Chamber at the Auckland Town Hall in the Auckland CBD. Tickets are $30 and can be booked online at www.happinessfromwithin.org or through TicketMaster. Everyone is welcome to attend.

About Gen-la Kelsang Jampa:

Gen-la Jampa is the Deputy General Spiritual Director of the New Kadampa Tradition. Gen-la has studied and practiced Modern Buddhism for many years under the guidance of his Spiritual Guide Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Gen-la’s teachings, humour and kindness exemplify the essence of the Buddhist way of life. Each year, Gen-la Jampa teaches at many major Buddhist festivals and events throughout the world.

About the host, Kadampa Meditation Centre Auckland:

Based in Mount Eden, Kadampa Meditation Centre Auckland was established 15 years ago for the people of Auckland to discover the benefits of meditation. Regular classes, workshops and retreats are offered in Mount Eden, as well as in the CBD, North Shore, Titirangi, Onehunga, Hamilton and Tauranga. For more information: www.meditateinauckland.org

Date: Tuesday 15th January 2019
Time: 7:30pm-9pm
Venue: Concert Chamber, Auckland Town Hall, Queen Street, Auckland CBD
Price: $30 + booking fees
More details and tickets: www.happinessfromwithin.org

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