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September 12, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Anxiety and fear can cripple our enjoyment of life. Fear, however, has it’s root in our mind, in particular in a mistaken apprehension of who we are. Due to this we relate to our limitations instead of our potential. In this daycourse, Kadam Morten will introduce us to one of Buddha’s most liberating insights, the true nature of self. He will teach and guide a profound but simple meditations to help us to begin to let go of our underlying source of fear – and to open us up to a life of great joy, flexibility and confidence. This is a rare opportunity not to be missed!
During this course we will learn meditations to help us let go of the limiting mental habit that is fear. Through this we will develop a peaceful mind, be able to make the most of every moment of our life and begin to uncover its true meaning. Kadam Morten will present an inspiring vision of our potential, based on Buddha’s teachings. He will guide us in simple yet effective meditations that we can use in our own daily lives, gradually bringing our vision into reality. Through using these timeless methods, we can empower ourselves and learn to enjoy truly satisfying and meaningful lives.
Kadam Morten Clausen is the Resident Teacher of Kadampa Meditation Centre New York City. For over 30 years he has been a close disciple of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, who gave him the title “Kadam” indicating that he is a senior lay teacher in the Kadam tradition.
Kadam Morten met his teacher, Geshe Kelsang, while attending university in England. He taught widely throughout the UK and helped develop many Kadampa Centers in England and later in the United States, where he has been teaching for more than 18 years. In addition to his local teaching responsibilities he regularly teaches and guides meditations and retreats throughout the United States and Europe.
Kadam Morten is greatly admired as a meditation teacher and is especially known for his clarity, humor and inspirational presentation of Dharma. His teachings are always practical and easy to apply to everyday life. Through his gentle and joyful approach and his peaceful example, he has helped many people find true happiness in their hearts.