Foundation Programme

    • Joyful Path of Good Fortune

Foundation Programme is an opportunity for students to deepen their understanding of Buddhism by making an ongoing commitment to join twice weekly study group. These study classes provide a systematic presentation of Kadampa Buddhism to a group of students who also engage in paired and group discussion as part of the programme.

Foundation Study Programme requires a commitment to attend a whole section of a book (with short Summer and Christmas breaks).

For more information please ask at reception or  and the FP Coordinator will contact you with information about the programme and will discuss with you when the next best opportunity will be to join the programme. 

Foundation Programme:
Deeper Study

The programme includes five topics from Buddha’s Sutra teachings and the corresponding commentaries by 
Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso.  

We are studying Joyful Path of Good Fortune.

1. The Stages of the Path to Enlightenment, based on the commentary Joyful Path of Good Fortune

2. Training the Mind, based on the commentaries Universal Compassion and The New Eight Steps to Happiness

3. The Heart Sutra, based on the commentary The New Heart of Wisdom

4. Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life, based on the commentary Meaningful to Behold

5. Types of Mind, based on the commentary How to Understand the Mind


Time & Cost

Please who will pass them on to the FP Coordinator. The FP Coordinator will then contact you to discuss the requirements and timings of the sessions and the suggested monthly donation for this programme. 

Scheduled Dates

  • Mon 2nd March
  • Mon 9th March
  • Sun 15th March
  • Mon 16th March
  • Sun 22nd March
  • Mon 23rd March
  • Sun 29th March
  • Mon 30th March
  • Sun 5th April
  • Mon 6th April
  • Sun 12th April
  • Mon 13th April
  • Sun 19th April
  • Mon 20th April
  • Sun 26th April
  • Mon 27th April
  • Sun 3rd May
  • Mon 4th May
  • Sun 10th May
  • Mon 11th May
  • Sun 17th May
  • Mon 18th May
  • Sun 24th May
  • Mon 25th May
  • Sun 31st May
  • Mon 1st June
  • Mon 8th June
  • Mon 15th June
This event is taught by:

Gen Kelsang Sherab

    • Sherab

Gen Sherab has been our dedicated and inspiring Resident Teacher since 2004

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