How to Develop Bodhicitta & Transforming Problems: One Day Retreat

04maj10:0017:00How to Develop Bodhicitta & Transforming Problems: One Day RetreatA day focused on meditation practices to cultivate a calm and focused mind.


(Lördag) 10:00 - 17:00(GMT+02:00)

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During this retreat we will integrate meditation practices to cultivate a calm and focused mind with the analytical meditations from the joint Discovering Buddhism module “How to develop Bodhicitta & Transforming Problems”. 

For participants of the Discovering Buddhism course this provides an opportunity to both review and deepen the practices covered in the module. For other participants it provides an opportunity to have a practical and experiential introduction to these practices.

We will discover the clear meditation instructions available in Tibetan Buddhism that enable us to develop our innate qualities of loving kindness and compassion. Become skilled at applying these techniques to generate the mind of bodhichitta, the wish to attain enlightenment for the benefit of others, which is the heart of Buddha’s teachings.

We will also consider the disadvantages of self-cherishing and the advantages of cherishing others more than ourselves. Get inspired to practice caring more and more for others. Learn how to employ the special techniques of mind training, or lojong, as a means to transform problems into happiness and learn to like problems as much as ice cream.

Read more about the Discovering Buddhism program



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  • Venerable Michael Yeshe

    Venerable Michael Yeshe

    Venerable Michael was born in London in 1966 to a Greek father and a Belgian mother. He was raised in Kopan Monastery in Nepal and has been a monk in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition since the age of 7. At age 13, he entered the Sera Jey Monastic University in South India where he spent the next 18 years studying Buddhist Philosophy. Since 1996, Ven Michael Yeshe has been invited to Buddhist centres in America, Singapore, Malaysia and Holland as a translator and teacher. For 11 years he was residing at the Tara Institute in Melbourne where he served as translator for Venerable Geshe Doga.

    Venerable Michael is a resident teacher at Yeshin Norbu since autumn 2020 and leads our Buddhist courses and retreats.