The Art of Optimism – 15 Aug – Free!

Mareel, Lerwick – 7-9pm

A Free meditation workshop!

We may feel that we have no choice but to become overwhelmed or disheartened when we meet with difficult people or circumstances. Through regular meditation we can learn how to lift up our own mind and stay strong and positive in the face of life’s challenges. In this way we can discover our own potential stay peaceful no matter what, which brings a sense of real confidence and stability into our life. 

During this uplifting course, Buddhist nun Gen Tubchen will explain how to develop a realistic sense of optimism and offer advice on how to live with hope, resilience, and vision in an uncertain world.

Please book early as places are limited and these courses regularly sell out.  Please also let us know if you book a place and are unable to attend so we can offer it to others. 

Everyone is welcome!


Thursday 15 Aug 7pm – 9pm

Shetland Arts, Mareel, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0WQ

Tel: 07483 914 371

More info

  • Includes guided meditation and teachings
  • Meditation in chairs
  • Free to attend, supported by the Scottish Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund
  • Book your free place below
  • As space is limited please let us know if you can no longer attend so we can offer the space to others.

Gen Kelsang Tubchen is the Resident Teacher at KMC Aberdeen. An inspiring and gifted teacher who ordained as a Buddhist nun in 2003, she is loved for her warm heart, her caring attitude and her clear, powerful and practical teachings.

"I like the way the retreat was structured and the information given to us step-by-step.  I never felt overloaded.  The instructions were clear.   I liked the long breaks between sessions."

Ocean of Peace Retreat 4th May 2022

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