Book reading Saturday in Courtneay

Gen Kelsang Zopa is a Western Buddhist monk and resident teacher at Bodhichitta Buddhist Centre in Victoria.

Gen Kelsang Zopa will read from Modern Buddhism: The Path of

Compassion and Wisdom this Saturday at 2 p.m. at the

Courtenay Public Library.

The book, written by renowned author and meditation master Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, communicates the essence of Buddha’s teachings in a way that is easy to understand and put into practice. Topics include meditation, the nature and function of the mind, letting go of anger and attachment, and developing wisdom.

Gen Kelsang Zopa is a Western Buddhist monk and resident teacher at Bodhichitta Buddhist Centre in Victoria.

Renowned for his clarity and depth, he has been presenting the teachings of the Buddhist path to enlightenment throughout Canada for the past 18 years.

For more information, drop by the library at 300 Sixth St. in Courtenay, call 250-334-3369, or visit www.virl.bc.ca.

This is a free program and all are welcome.

— Courtenay Public Library