Lecture: Joy – the driving force in spiritual practice

Recognising the importance of wholesome actions creates joy, because we create the causes for happiness. Joy is the energy that overcomes any sluggishness, weariness, self-pity, and all difficulties on the spiritual path.


The topic will be continued in the weekend seminar with Dieter Kratzer "Refuge – taking a safe direction", Sat 20 – Sun 21 January >> 

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Fri, 19 January 2018, 19:00 – 21:00 
Dieter Kratzer
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Dieter Kratzer has been teaching Buddhist philosophy and meditation for more than 35 years. For 12 years he was a monk in the Tibetan tradition and spent more than 6 years overall in retreat in order to deeply experience the contents of the teachings. He founded several meditation centres and teaches in Europe, Asia and Australia. He is resident teacher of the Buddhist centre Tara Mandala in Germany, member of the FPMT.

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