Classes and Events at Atisha Buddhist Centre

Our weekly classes and events:

Powa for Eda Sepp, Monday Feb. 19th, 1pm. A longtime Dharma practitioner and early member of Chandrakirti Mahayana Buddhist Centre in Toronto has passed away. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Simply Meditate, with Buddhist nun Kelsang Garma. Wednesdays, 10am to 11am. You’re invited to join this practical introductory class on meditation given by an experienced and sincere Dharma practitioner. No registration required. Class fee $10.

Thursday lunchtime meditations, 12:15pm to 12:45pm. Members of the Atisha Buddhist community will lead a daytime meditation each Thursday. Give yourself a break in the middle of the day. Everyone welcome, registration required. Please click here.

Meditations for World Peace, Sundays, 10am to 11am. Explore meditation at this popular meditation class on Sunday mornings. No registration required – everyone welcome.

Offering to the Spiritual Guide. Chanted meditation, Feb. 4th, , 1pm– 3pm (approx.) Please join the Atisha Buddhist Centre community for this profound chanted meditation practice. Although the main practice is reliance upon the Spiritual Guide, it also includes all the essential practices of the stages of the path (Lamrim) and training the mind (Lojong), as well as both the generation stage and completion stage of Highest Yoga Tantra. Everyone welcome – you may bring a vegetarian food offering if you wish. Everyone welcome to attend.

Heart Jewel puja or ‘method of attainment’ and meditation. Tuesdays, 4:30 – 5:30pm. Heart Jewel includes two special practices revealed by the Wisdom Buddha Manjushri that are the very essence of Kadampa Buddhism. Pauses are included in the prayers, for meditation or mantra recitation. Everyone welcome.

Foundation Program, Tuesdays, 6:30pm to 9:00pm. Currently we’re studying the ninth chapter of Meaningful to Behold, a commentary by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche to the renowned Buddhist poem, Shantideva’s Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life. This course requires regular attendance and study commitments and is meant for those wishing to gain an in-depth understanding of Buddhist classics. Please email for more information. If you’re interested, you can try out a class with no obligations.

Looking forward to seeing you at Atisha Centre.

Best wishes,

Tom Sepp, Resident Teacher