Buddha Amitayus Empowerment and teachings on The New Eight Steps to Happiness
with Gen-la Kelsang Khyenrab
At this Festival Gen-la Khyenrab will grant the blessing empowerment of Buddha Amitayus. Through relying on Buddha Amitayus we can lengthen our own and others’ lifespan, attain the profound wisdom of clear light, and accumulate a vast wealth of merit, or good fortune.
Gen-la Khyenrab will also explain the essential practices of training the mind based on Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche’s book The New Eight Steps to Happiness. These practices focus in particular on how we can develop authentic love and compassion, and transform the problems and difficulties of everyday life into valuable spiritual insights. By using the timeless wisdom revealed in this book, we can find meaning and lasting happiness in our busy modern lives.