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A World in Crisis: A Buddhist Approach to Conflict and Discord

Public Talk
Saturday, September 23, 7:00-8:30pm
with Gen Kelsang Rigpa
Western US National Spiritual Directer and Resident Teacher KMC Hollywood

Reception with hors d’oeuvres 6:30-7:00pm


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How does one cope with the uncertainty and instability of our chaotic modern world without getting discouraged or living in a constant state of anxiety? In this special talk we will explore practical methods for transforming adversity from the point of view of Buddhist philosophy, psychology and meditative practice. Everyone is welcome.


Gen Kelsang Rigpa is an American Buddhist monk, the Western US National Spiritual Director and the Resident Teacher at KMC-Hollywood and KMC-California. He is a close disciple of Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, having received lineage blessings and oral transmissions directly from him.

Gen Rigpa’s heartfelt and practical teachings are presented with warmth and humor, making them accessible to everyone. He shows the joy of living a spiritual life, and is an inspiring example of Buddhism in practice. Through his clear presentation, he is able to help student discover for themselves how to integrate these timeless teachings into our modern world, making everyday life joyful and meaningful.