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  • Not Applicable | Buddhist Connection
    SAMANERA Novice Monk for 7 days or an UPASIKA white clothed laywoman for 3 days 27th 29th Apr or 7 days The Uphajaya Preceptor for the ordination will be Than Chaokhun Maha Samai Read more about Novice Upasika Ordination Footsteps of the Lotus Born 15 March 2012 9 37pm admin1 Footsteps of the Lotus Born Event Date and Time 13 23 April 2012 Kyabgon Phakchok Rinpoche will be leading a pilgrimage to the major sacred sites of Guru Rinpoche in Nepal and Sikkim from 13 to 23 April this year We will be visiting ten sites plus an optional trip to Maratika Caves In each location Rinpoche will be leading a tsok offering feast offering associated with the Trinley Nyingpo Guru s Heart Practice Dispeller of All Obstacles from the Treasures of Chokgyur Lingpa Read more about Footsteps of the Lotus Born Metta Round the World 24 February 2012 9 33pm admin1 Metta Round the World Event Date and Time Every Full Moon Day from January to April 2012 Daily during the month of Vesak from April 21 to May 21 2012 Vesak Day One Heart and Mind connection at hour tbc How to participate Register for dates during the above period when you would like to commit to a at least 15mins of Metta Bhavana meditation on loving kindness OR a at least 15 mins of reciting the Great Compassion mantra or any other suitable prayers or mantras At the conclusion of each session Read more about Metta Round the World Vajrayogini Inititation Commentary 24 January 2012 4 53pm admin1 Vajrayogini Inititation Commentary Teachings translated to English by Ms Voula Zarpani Cost is 90 per day plus accommodation Please call us on 64 3 5432021 or email meditate chandrakirti co nz for bookings and inquiries We can arrange accommodation

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  • Inner West Sydney | Buddhist Connection
    simple and humble Buddhist who s going to be on his pilgrimage until his very last day Read more about The Path of a Buddhist Pilgrim Frank Patay December Dana Day 11 November 2015 7 33pm admin1 December Dana Day This will be our last Dana day for the year until we resume in 2016 It will be a good note to end the year by attending this Dana Bring along a plate as your Dana to share with the community Dana Day begins at 10 30am with a short teaching by Bhante Tejadhammo and Dana offering will be at 11 30am The new committee will meet after the lunch and blessing at 1 00pm Read more about December Dana Day Cultivating the Four Immeasurables 11 November 2015 7 26pm admin1 Cultivating the Four Immeasurables This is the first of two very special teachings and meditations on cultivating the Four Immeasurables love compassion joy and equanimity so called because we generate these four mind states towards an immeasurable number of sentient beings As thought feelings that open our heart towards ourselves and others they are forerunners of bodhicitta the altruistic intention that seeks enlightenment in order to benefit all sentient beings most effectively Cost 15 13 VI member Read more about Cultivating the Four Immeasurables Refuge Ceremony 11 November 2015 7 00pm admin1 Refuge Ceremony Taking refuge is regarded as the foundation stone of development on the path to Enlightenment In the refuge ceremony you make a formal commitment to the Three Jewels the Buddha refuge Dharma and Sangha in effect pledging wholeheartedly to rely on them for guidance and inspiration in order to make your life as beneficial and meaningful as possible Read more about Refuge Ceremony Afternoons with Geshe La Confession to the 35 Buddhas 11 November 2015 6 45pm admin1 Afternoons with Geshe La Confession to the 35 Buddhas These 35 Buddhas have special powers to purify negativities and downfalls in those who recite their names with faith These Buddhas are visualised and their names recited as part of the purification practice known as The Bodhisattva s Confession of Moral Downfalls Geshe Samten will describe these different Buddhas and how to do this very powerful practice with a chance to ask your questions over a cuppa and cake Cost 30 27 VI member Read more about Afternoons with Geshe La Confession to the 35 Buddhas Pop up Meditation at Camperdown Memorial Rest Park 11 November 2015 5 25pm admin1 Pop up Meditation at Camperdown Memorial Rest Park Join us at Camperdown Memorial Rest Park on the grass behind our new Newtown Meditation Centre 158 Australia St Newtown Kick start your Saturday morning with an hour of guided meditation session suitable for all levels from beginner to experienced Also find out more about us and our Centre in Newtown before we move in mid 2016 Limited mats and cushions provided Please bring your mat cushion or chair if you can Free Read more about Pop up Meditation at

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  • Inner West Sydney | Buddhist Connection
    The Healing Power of Words with Dr Beatriz Copello AEB Member Psychologist and Writer Dr Beatriz Copello conducts a one day workshop at the Buddhist Library on ways to use personal writing diary journal etc to explore stressful experiences and negative events as a way of letting go and finding healing The workshop includes meditation and writing exercises You do not have to share your writing The 120 registration fee covers hire costs for the Buddhist Library and any remaining funds go to support the Association Read more about The Healing Power of Words with Dr Beatriz Copello Walk for Wellbeing 2015 9 September 2015 3 12pm admin1 Walk for Wellbeing 2015 The Walk will begin and end at Robson Park Haberfield It will follow The Bay Run which is a 7km walking path around Iron Cove At a comfortable walking pace the circuit takes an hour and a half to complete The track is well marked and is level for almost the entire length It is suitable for bicycles and scooters if you intend to bring children who can manage this distance and duration For full details please see www engagedbuddhists org au events Read more about Walk for Wellbeing 2015 Public Talk The Eight Medicine Gurus 8 September 2015 5 46pm admin1 Public Talk The Eight Medicine Gurus Andy will introduce you to them all They are the seven Medicine Buddhas and the Buddha Shakyamuni all personifying the ultimate source of healing It is said they prayed strongly for the temporal and ultimate happiness of all beings and vowed to actualise their prayers in degenerate times For full details and registration pls see www vajrayana com au special events Read more about Public Talk The Eight Medicine Gurus Workshop Eight Medicine Gurus The Healing Quality of all the Buddhas 8 September 2015 5 43pm admin1 Workshop Eight Medicine Gurus The Healing Quality of all the Buddhas They are the seven Medicine Buddhas and Buddha Shakyamuni all personifying the ultimate source of healing Andy will teach you how to draw and paint all of them This is a must do course for all those interested in furthering their understanding of Tibetan Buddhism through its art For full details and registrations pls see www vajrayana com au special events Read more about Workshop Eight Medicine Gurus The Healing Quality of all the Buddhas Afternoons with Geshe La Refuge 8 September 2015 5 36pm admin1 Afternoons with Geshe La Refuge Buddhists take refuge in or to go for refuge to the Three Jewels or Triple Gem This can be done formally in lay and monastic ordination ceremonies The Three Jewels are the Buddha the Dharma or the teachings and the Sangha our fellow practitioners Learn more about why we take refuge and the many advantages in doing so Suitable for all This teaching is interpreted by Voula Zarpani Cost 30 27 VI member Read more about Afternoons with Geshe La Refuge Drop in Meditation Fridays 8 September 2015 5 32pm admin1

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  • Inner West Sydney | Buddhist Connection
    other positive qualities of your mind through the practice of meditation These drop in sessions provide guided meditations as well as a chance to meditate together in a group Ideal for providing support to one s own meditation practice Beginners and seasoned meditators are welcome Join anytime Cost 10 9 VI member per session For more information pls see www vajrayana com au Read more about Drop in Meditation Wednesdays Meditation for Kids 4 September 2015 5 26pm admin1 Meditation for Kids During school term only This half hour introductory program for primary school aged children 5 12 yrs old will include a simple meditation with time for reflection and discussion Jackie and Lesta have been leading dharma classes and meditation in primary schools for many years and are regular students at VI By donation For more information pls see www vajrayana com au Read more about Meditation for Kids Meditation for Kids 4 September 2015 5 20pm admin1 Meditation for Kids During school term only This half hour introductory program for primary school aged children 5 12 yrs old will include a simple meditation with time for reflection and discussion Jackie and Lesta have been leading dharma classes and meditation in primary schools for many years and are regular students at VI By donation For more information pls see www vajrayana com au Read more about Meditation for Kids Meditation for Parents with Bubs 4 September 2015 5 13pm admin1 Meditation for Parents with Bubs Join other new mums and dads for an hour of meditation and discussion Support the bliss of having a new baby by meeting other parents in a relaxed and peaceful setting Dana will encourage lively discussion or peaceful relaxation and meditation depending on how your baby feels at the time By donation For more information please see www vajrayana com au Read more about Meditation for Parents with Bubs Meditation for Parents with Bubs 4 September 2015 5 06pm admin1 Meditation for Parents with Bubs Join other new mums and dads for an hour of meditation and discussion Support the bliss of having a new baby by meeting other parents in a relaxed and peaceful setting Dana will encourage lively discussion or peaceful relaxation and meditation depending on how your baby feels at the time By donation For more information please see www vajrayana com au Read more about Meditation for Parents with Bubs Meditation for Parents with Bubs 4 September 2015 5 01pm admin1 Meditation for Parents with Bubs Join other new mums and dads for an hour of meditation and discussion Support the bliss of having a new baby by meeting other parents in a relaxed and peaceful setting Dana will encourage lively discussion or peaceful relaxation and meditation depending on how your baby feels at the time By donation For more information please see www vajrayana com au Read more about Meditation for Parents with Bubs Monday Night Group Meditation 4 September 2015 4 05pm admin1 Monday Night Group Meditation All

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  • Inner West Sydney | Buddhist Connection
    call Sue on 9660 4448 or 0421 973 785 For full details pls see www engagedbuddhists org au teaching Read more about Yoga Tuesdays Thursday Evening Yoga Tuesdays Thursday Evening 4 September 2015 3 21pm admin1 Yoga Tuesdays Thursday Evening Cost Casual class 15 13 concession or 5 classes for 65 50 concession Part of your class fees goes to help support Sangha Lodge To enrol call Sue on 9660 4448 or 0421 973 785 For full details pls see www engagedbuddhists org au teaching Read more about Yoga Tuesdays Thursday Evening Sunday Fortnight Evening Wake Up Mindfulness Meditation 3 September 2015 7 58pm admin1 Sunday Fortnight Evening Wake Up Mindfulness Meditation For full information pls see www buddhistlibrary org au or phone 9519 6054 Read more about Sunday Fortnight Evening Wake Up Mindfulness Meditation Saturday Gentle Yoga Meditation Oct 3 September 2015 7 54pm admin1 Saturday Gentle Yoga Meditation Oct For full information pls see www buddhistlibrary org au or phone 9519 6054 Read more about Saturday Gentle Yoga Meditation Oct Thursday Power Yoga Meditation October 3 September 2015 7 48pm admin1 Thursday Power Yoga Meditation October For full information pls see www buddhistlibrary org au or phone 9519 6054 Read more about Thursday Power Yoga Meditation October Wednesday Lotus Buds Mindfulness Meditation 3 September 2015 7 43pm admin1 Wednesday Lotus Buds Mindfulness Meditation For full details please see www buddhistlibrary org au or phone 9519 6054 Read more about Wednesday Lotus Buds Mindfulness Meditation Thursday Weekly Drop in Mindfulness Meditation Practice 3 September 2015 6 01pm admin1 Thursday Weekly Drop in Mindfulness Meditation Practice This practice is open for everyone Lunchtime Drop in Meditation Group Practice allow you to practice meditation with others as well as the possibility of establishing and strengthening your own meditation practice For those

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  • Inner West Sydney | Buddhist Connection
    questions about Buddhism Read more about Buddhism in a Nutshell Peter Kingsford Theresa Baw Jonathan Shearman No Names Yoga Tai Chi Meditation Classes for Good Cause Experienced Teachers 3 September 2015 5 33pm admin1 No Names Yoga Tai Chi Meditation Classes for Good Cause Experienced Teachers NO NAMES is comprised of a community of people who wish to contribute to the wellbeing of others through their own generosity and see it in action and are happy to leave it at that Read more about No Names Yoga Tai Chi Meditation Classes for Good Cause Experienced Teachers The Garage Project 10 10 3 September 2015 5 30pm admin1 The Garage Project 10 10 Join us at the Buddhist Library for The Garage Project to raise funds for the Cambodia Project With flowers now blooming and end of year celebrations only a few months away this could be a wonderful opportunity to find a special gift for your family and friends All the proceeds collected from the garage sale will be donated to the Buddhist Library s Cambodia Project And to keep your energy going we will have coffee and delicious homemade sweets available for sale to raise money for the project Read more about The Garage Project 10 10 Open Group Loving Kindness Meditation Metta Circle 3 September 2015 5 27pm admin1 Open Group Loving Kindness Meditation Metta Circle This practice is open for everyone Come and join us in this group loving kindness meditation Metta circle at the Buddhist Library We will be listening to a recorded guided meditation Loving kindness meditation has a greater effect in a group the larger the group the greater the effect This is a really positive thing we can do for ourselves each other and for others Anyone is welcome No need to RSVP Facilitator Kate Deakin Read more about Open Group Loving Kindness Meditation Metta Circle Monthly Meditation Practice Grahame White 3 September 2015 5 21pm admin1 Monthly Meditation Practice Grahame White Grahame White will be leading May monthly practice CLEANING THE MIND will tackle the important teaching of how the mind is purified or cleaned of negative tendencies or destructive emotions by the training in Vipassana meditation The sessions will start with a forty five minutes sitting meditation period including instructions followed by a Dhamma talk on the stages of purification and other Dhamma topics Time for Q A session will be included Read more about Monthly Meditation Practice Grahame White Ordinary Life Ordinary Practice Extraordinary Results Bhante Tejadhammo 3 September 2015 5 18pm admin1 Ordinary Life Ordinary Practice Extraordinary Results Bhante Tejadhammo This four weeks series of practice will lead by one of the very inspiring teachers in Australia Bhante Tejadhammo How to bring the exercise of Meditation into your day to day living to bring about real change genuine happiness and contentment A short course following the teaching of the Buddha in removing boundaries and barriers For more information and to book pls see www buddhistlibrary org au Read more

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  • Inner West Sydney | Buddhist Connection
    For full information pls see www buddhistlibrary org au or phone 9519 6054 Read more about Sunday Fortnight Evening Wake Up Mindfulness Meditation Saturday Gentle Yoga Meditation Oct 3 September 2015 4 37pm admin1 Saturday Gentle Yoga Meditation Oct For full information pls see www buddhistlibrary org au or phone 9519 6054 Read more about Saturday Gentle Yoga Meditation Oct Saturday Gentle Yoga Meditation Sept 3 September 2015 4 25pm admin1 Saturday Gentle Yoga Meditation Sept For full information pls see www buddhistlibrary org au or phone 9519 6054 Read more about Saturday Gentle Yoga Meditation Sept Thursday Power Yoga Meditation October 3 September 2015 4 16pm admin1 Thursday Power Yoga Meditation October For full information pls see www buddhistlibrary org au or phone 9519 6054 Read more about Thursday Power Yoga Meditation October Thursday Power Yoga Meditation Sept 3 September 2015 4 07pm admin1 Thursday Power Yoga Meditation Sept For full information pls see www buddhistlibrary org au or phone 9519 6054 Read more about Thursday Power Yoga Meditation Sept Wednesday Lotus Buds Mindfulness Meditation 3 September 2015 3 54pm admin1 Wednesday Lotus Buds Mindfulness Meditation For full details please see www buddhistlibrary org au or phone 9519 6054 Read more about Wednesday Lotus Buds Mindfulness Meditation Wednesday Lotus Buds Mindfulness Meditation 3 September 2015 3 45pm admin1 Wednesday Lotus Buds Mindfulness Meditation For full details please see www buddhistlibrary org au or phone 9519 6054 Read more about Wednesday Lotus Buds Mindfulness Meditation Workshop Enter Deep Meditation Effortlessly Working with Thoughts 26 August 2015 5 33pm admin1 Workshop Enter Deep Meditation Effortlessly Working with Thoughts In this series of workshops we will discover how to effortlessly cultivate a clarity and stability of awareness in deep meditation without the usual struggle frustration and upset over our diverse and seemingly

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  • Inner West Sydney | Buddhist Connection
    The realisation of emptiness is crucial for the attainment of liberation and enlightenment Learn to develop calm abiding and different methods of meditation on emptiness This one day retreat is open to all and is a good opportunity to experience some key ideas presented in this module of the Discovering Buddhism Program through a series of simple yet profound guided meditations For full details to book pls see www vajrayana com au Read more about DB Retreat Day The Wisdom of Emptiness Workshop Genuine Happiness Attention to the Details 17 August 2015 2 49pm admin1 Workshop Genuine Happiness Attention to the Details Attention training has been a part and parcel of many contemplative traditions as a tool for achieving human flourishing Join us for this interactive workshop where we use modern research and ancient contemplative practices in a comprehensive approach to achieving happiness For full details and to register pls see www vajrayana com au Read more about Workshop Genuine Happiness Attention to the Details Sangha Lodge Fund Raising Lunch 11 August 2015 3 40pm admin1 Sangha Lodge Fund Raising Lunch 60 per person limited seats be quick Pls see attached flyer for full details or go to www engagedbuddhists org au AEB 2015 Fund Raising Lunch flyer Read more about Sangha Lodge Fund Raising Lunch Venerable Robina Courtin Public Talk 11 August 2015 3 11pm admin1 Venerable Robina Courtin Public Talk Ven Robina Courtin is a Tibetan Buddhist nun teacher and founder of the Liberation Prison Project She will give a public talk When the Chocolate Runs Out How to find true freedom from suffering and attain genuine happiness Ven Robina will present the Buddhist teachings on developing compassion and wisdom that are key to a healthier happier life for ourselves and also for others For full information and to register pls see www vajrayana com au Read more about Venerable Robina Courtin Public Talk Weekend Teaching with Venerable Robina Courtin Psychology of Tantra 11 August 2015 3 08pm admin1 Weekend Teaching with Venerable Robina Courtin Psychology of Tantra Tantra is a profound and very powerful inner practice for transformation the quickest vehicle to achieve Buddhahood Lama Yeshe explained tantra is really something for the western mind We need the super atomic energy of tantric techniques to lift us out of the confused materialistic situation we are caught up in Cost 170 150 VI member For more information and to register pls see www vajrayana com au Read more about Weekend Teaching with Venerable Robina Courtin Psychology of Tantra Interfaith Dialogue 11 August 2015 3 02pm admin1 Interfaith Dialogue To celebrate World Peace Day Vajrayana Institute will host an afternoon of interfaith dialogue with speakers from different faiths and spiritual paths Cost By donation For more information pls see www vajrayana com au Read more about Interfaith Dialogue Tibetan Art Exhibition Opening Lecture with Andy Weber 11 August 2015 2 54pm admin1 Tibetan Art Exhibition Opening Lecture with Andy Weber Andy s lecture Symbolism of the Medicine Buddha will

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