Buddhist monk shares his wisdom

The Dorjechang Kadampa Buddhist Centre presents Buddhist monk Gen Kelsang Sanden for a blessing Empowerment in Vernon

Buddhist monk Gen Kelsang Sanden is well-known for his sense of humour and the clarity of his teachings. He brings both to Vernon Sept. 27 and 28 to guide a Buddha Manjushri blessing Empowerment.

“Buddha Manjushri is the embodiment of the wisdom of all enlightened beings,” said Karen Goodwin, with the Vernon branch of the Dorjechang Kadampa Buddhist Centre, which is presenting the event. “During the Empowerment, we will have the opportunity to make a strong connection with this wisdom Buddha.”

The Empowerment takes place at the Village Green Hotel (Monashee Room), 4801-27th St. The topic for the Friday introduction is “Introduction to Tantra,” from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at no charge. Saturday’s Empowerment is 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. at a cost of $65, or $45 for centre card holders.

For more information, and to pre-register, please call 250-558-0952 or see www.dorjechang.ca