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The Meaning of Life from a Buddhist perspective: Gaining an Insight into Buddhism

25jan18:0020:00The Meaning of Life from a Buddhist perspective: Gaining an Insight into BuddhismIntroducing fundamental principles and meditation techniques in Buddhism


(Torsdag) 18:00 - 20:00(GMT+01:00)

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Based on the first teaching the Buddha gave in India after he gained enlightenment, this course will focus on why we face so many problems in life. By identifying the root of our problems, we can then begin to work with them more effectively.

The Buddha was once human being who just like us faced every challenge, difficulties and problems of life. It was this very pursuit of seeking a means to end all suffering and experience true happiness that led the Buddha to engage in many years of mediation practices. When he eventually attained enlightenment, he discovered that every human being has the same potential to reach enlightenment as well. Thus, moved by unconditional love and compassion for all living beings, he gave his first teaching, known to this day as the Four Noble Truths. His teachings and advice are drawn from his own experiences and insights.

The presentation will be on a beginner’s level but is also suitable for those who are already familiar with Buddhism. The presentation and discussions will help to expand your understanding of the Buddhist teachings in general and the meditation technique in particular.

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Practical information and how to register

Course dates: 25 January & 22 February & 25 April
Weekday: Thursday
Time: 18:00-20:00
Language: English
Location: At the centre
Donation: 150 sek per class
Registration/Buy ticket: You register for the course by purchasing a ticket here on the website, see “Tickets” below.



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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.