Choose Happiness | Thursday April 27

About the Talk

Join us for an inspiring evening with Gen-la Kelsang Khyenrab who will give practical advice from Buddha’s timeless teachings that reveal how to develop pure and lasting happiness.

Everyone has the ability to cultivate a calm and peaceful mind. Meditation and modern Buddhism give us the power to actually achieve this. Learn simple and effective techniques at this event that free us from negative emotions and make joy and happiness our everyday reality.

The talk includes guided meditation, a chance to ask questions and light refreshments. Everyone is welcome!

7.00-8.30pm (doors open at 6:30) | Cost $12 early bird | $15 at the door
Kadampa Meditation Centre Winnipeg | 839 Ellice Ave Winnipeg

About the Speaker

Coming to Winnipeg for the first time is the Internationally renowned teacher, Gen-la Kelsang Khyenrab. He will be officially opening Kadampa Meditation Centre Winnipeg and giving teachings on how to find happiness through meditation and modern Buddhism.

Gen-la Kelsang Khyenrab, International meditation teacher and NKT-IKBU Resident Teacher of Kadampa Meditation Centre Canada in Toronto and National Spiritual Director of Canada is a modern Buddhist monk. He is dedicated to helping people from all walks of life attain lasting happiness through developing inner peace, compassion and wisdom. Gen-la is deeply respected throughout the world for his powerful teachings and experience of unifying Buddha’s teachings with busy daily life.

Booking & Registration

FEE & BOOKINGS:  $12.00 before April 27th | $15.00 at the door.  Booking is essential as places are limited so please book online soon.

Schedule of Events this weekend:
Thursday April 27
7pm – Choose Happiness | Public Talk
Friday April 28:
7pm – Chanted Prayers to Buddha Tara (free)
Saturday April 29:
9:30am – Transform Your Life half day course ($35)
12:30-1:30pm – Community potluck lunch and International Temples Project video (free)
1:30-3:30pm – Open House (free)
4:00-5:30pm – Wishfulfilling Jewel chanted prayers (free)

About the Venue

Our Centre location is at 839 Ellice Ave, downtown, West End Winnipeg in the Daniel McIntyre neighbourhood. We will be officially opening on April 27th with a beautiful modern meditation room and bookshop. Walk-in meditation classes will be held here a few weeks before the GRAND OPENING.


What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Parking: There is plenty of street parking available and it’s free after 5:30pm.
Transit: There is a bus stop for the #14 and #71 in front of the building on Ellice Ave.

How can I register for this public talk and the weekend events?
Pre-Registration is available only online and to ensure a space we highly encourage attendees to pre-register. We will be accepting registration at the door.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Call us at 204-691-3323 with any questions, or email

What payment methods do you accept at the door?
We accept Visa, Mastercard and cash.

Will you have meditation books/cds for sale?
Books and cd’s on meditation and modern Buddhism will be sold before and after the talk.

What can/can’t I bring to the event?
You do not need to bring anything special other than yourself! Water is allowed in the meditation room, but please do not bring food and other drinks in with you as it can be distracting to others.

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We hope you can make it!