Transform Your Life | A Half Day Course

About the Course

Saturday April 29 9:30am-12:30pm (doors open at 9am) | Cost $35
Kadampa Meditation Centre Winnipeg | 839 Ellice Ave Winnipeg

If we wish to lead a happy life, we need to learn how to transform our mind. In this half day course, visiting teacher Gen-la Khyenrab will explain how Buddha’s teachings can free us from negative emotions and make joy and happiness our everyday reality.

Based on the new book How To Transform Your Life by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. This Saturday course is part of a long weekend of events beginning with the Choose Happiness| Public Talk on Thursday, April 27 at 7pm. See below for more details about the weekend events.

Schedule of Events this weekend:
Thursday April 27
7pm – Choose Happiness | Public Talk ($12/$15)
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 Teacher

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 at our first public talk, Thursday April 27 at 7pm.

Gen-la Kelsang Khyenrab is the Resident Teacher of Kadampa Meditation Centre Canada in Toronto and the National Spiritual Director of Canada. He is greatly admired for his powerful teachings as well as his pure example of humility and loving-kindness. Gen-la is a modern Buddhist monk dedicated to helping people from all walks of life attain lasting happiness through developing inner peace, compassion and wisdom. We are very fortunate to have Gen-la Khyenrab visit Winnipeg.

Booking & Registration

Cost: $35 | Free for Centre Card holders – Light refreshments will be available. Booking is essential as places are limited so please book online soon!
Registration is open.

Registration 9am-9.30am
Teaching + Meditation 9.30am-10.45am
Refreshments 10.45-11.15am
Meditation + Q&A 11.15am-12.30pm

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 and on weekends.
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 with you 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. When you arrive we ask that you remove your shoes before entering the meditation room.

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We hope you can make it!