Our Monday Evening Class, 7.30pm, in person and Zoom.

A recorded video of the Monday Class will be available Tuesdays from 7.30 pm till the following Monday.

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Cheltenham Mondays

with Akanishta Centre’s
Resident Teacher,
Buddhist Nun, Gen Kelsang Öpel

– Guided meditations to inspire inner peace and positivity

– A talk with practical advice for busy daily life

– Refreshments and a chance to discuss and ask questions

Venue: Akanishta KBC, 59 Whaddon Road, Cheltenham, GL52 5NE

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Modern Buddhism

The Path of Compassion and Wisdom

Buddhism is a special presentation of Buddha’s teachings on compassion and wisdom that communicates their essence in a way that is easy to understand and put into practice.

By developing and maintaining compassion and wisdom in daily life, we can transform our lives, improve our relationships with others and look beyond appearances to see the way things actually exist. In this way we can solve all our daily problems and accomplish the real meaning of our human life. With compassion and wisdom, like the two wings of a bird, we can quickly reach the enlightened world of a Buddha.


30/8  What is Buddhism?

6/9    How to see our life as precious

13/9  What does our death mean?

20/9  Finding real protection

27/9  What is Karma?

A beautiful mind: Love, Compassion and Wisdom

4/10   The Good Heart of Bodhichitta

11 /10  The Kindness of living beings – affectionate love

18 /10  The Equality of Self and others – cherishing Love

25 /10  The Advantages of Cherishing others

1/10 The Disadvantages of Cherishing our self