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  • Blue Mountains | Buddhist Connection
    fresh coat of paint and the gardens are calling out for some weeding so these areas will be our main focus We Read more about Dhamma Service Day Dzogchen Meditation Retreat Cultivating Shamatha on the Ground of Buddha Nature 14 October 2014 7 55pm admin1 Dzogchen Meditation Retreat Cultivating Shamatha on the Ground of Buddha Nature This year Gebchak Wangdrak Rinpoche will begin a series of retreats following the Tibetan Dzogchen path inspired by the Gebchak tradition This is a rare and precious opportunity to receive such authentic training The annual retreats will progress year by year This year the retreat teachings will introduce the gradual stages of meditation on the Dzogchen Read more about Dzogchen Meditation Retreat Cultivating Shamatha on the Ground of Buddha Nature Introducation to Cultivating Emotional Balance Mindfulness Emotions 6 October 2014 6 29pm admin1 Introducation to Cultivating Emotional Balance Mindfulness Emotions A happy and rewarding life is within our grasp and achieving it is a skill we can learn Cultivating Emotional Balance CEB is an evidence based training that blends ancient techniques for developing qualities such as mindfulness and compassion with ground breaking scientific understanding of emotions The course has proven to reduce people s destructive emotional episodes and enhance their living a constructive and happy life Read more about Introducation to Cultivating Emotional Balance Mindfulness Emotions KunsangYeshe Retreat Centre Inc 19 September 2014 3 19pm admin1 Read more about KunsangYeshe Retreat Centre Inc 2015 One Month Retreat with Sayadaw U Vivekananda 30 June 2014 3 15pm admin1 2015 One Month Retreat with Sayadaw U Vivekananda This one month retreat will run from 11 April 10 May 2015 Due to the high demand for this retreat places will be selected by ballot If you have not already registered for the ballot and would like the chance to attend this retreat please go to the following link Read more about 2015 One Month Retreat with Sayadaw U Vivekananda Pranayama and Meditation Retreat 23 June 2014 4 11pm admin1 Pranayama and Meditation Retreat Traleg Khandro will introduce Pranayama breathing techniques from the Tibetan and Indian streams of Yoga The course will incorporate meditation relaxation and meditation techniques and some gentle Yoga exercises Vegetarian meals are included and simple but comfortable accommodation is available for those wishing to stay over on the Friday and or Saturday night Booking and Enquiries Please call for an information sheet if you are Read more about Pranayama and Meditation Retreat Weekend Workshop led by Danny Taylor 22 May 2014 5 50pm admin1 Weekend Workshop led by Danny Taylor Arrive on Friday 10 April from 5 00 p m for a 7 00 p m start Finish on Sunday with lunch Danny Taylor has been a student of Eastern traditions since the early 1970s and a practitioner of Buddhist meditation in the Mahasi Sayadaw tradition since 1986 He has worked as a psychologist and is a management consultant Danny emphasises the integration of meditation with our daily reality He is also a leader

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  • Blue Mountains | Buddhist Connection
    Mary Burns Long Weekend Retreat led by Jill Shepherd 23 26 Jan 22 May 2014 5 25pm admin1 Long Weekend Retreat led by Jill Shepherd 23 26 Jan Arrive on Friday 23 January from 5 00 p m for a 7 00 pm start Finish on Monday with lunch Jill Shepherd began practicing insight meditation in Thailand in 1999 A former manager of BMIMC she recently spent seven years on staff at the Insight Meditation Society in Barre Massachusetts where she participated in many long retreats and also offered weekly meditation classes at a nearby Read more about Long Weekend Retreat led by Jill Shepherd 23 26 Jan Self Retreat Period 28 Dec 2014 11 Jan 2015 22 May 2014 5 21pm admin1 Self Retreat Period 28 Dec 2014 11 Jan 2015 28 December 2014 11 January 2015 The Centre will be open for experienced meditators wishing to undertake self retreat There will be no teacher onsite but meditators will be expected to undertake five precepts and maintain noble silence Breakfast lunch and a light dinner will be provided Self retreat is open to experienced meditators only If you are interested Read more about Self Retreat Period 28 Dec 2014 11 Jan 2015 Weekend Workshop led by Danny Taylor 22 May 2014 5 14pm admin1 Weekend Workshop led by Danny Taylor Arrive Friday 30 May from 5 30pm for 7 30pm start Finish on Sunday 1 June with lunch Danny Taylor has been a student of Eastern traditions since the early 1970s and a practitioner of Buddhist meditation in the Mahasi Sayadaw tradition since 1986 He has worked as a psychologist and is a management consultant Danny emphasises the integration of meditation with our daily reality He is also a leader of the group s meditation sessions in Sydney Read more about Weekend Workshop led by Danny Taylor Bushwalk 9 May 2014 4 58pm admin1 Bushwalk Friends of BMIMC FOBMIMC would like to invite you to join us on a leisurely bushwalk on the 25th May along the Lockley s Pylon walk near Leura grade easy time 3 hours We ll be meeting at the centre at 10 am to carpool over to the walk for a 10 30 start or you can meet us there We ll be stopping for some food somewhere along the walk so please bring some with you We d love you to RSVP if you think you can come along everyone is welcome you don t need to Read more about Bushwalk Nine day retreat led by Steven Smith 4 April 2014 6 03pm admin1 Nine day retreat led by Steven Smith Steven Smith is a founder of Vipassan Hawaii the Kyaswa Valley Retreat Center in Burma and the MettaDana health and education project in Burma Steven has practised and studied vipassan as a monk and layperson for more than 30 years and is anchored in the Theravadan tradition of S E Asia He teaches worldwide This retreat is suitable for beginners as well

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  • Blue Mountains | Buddhist Connection
    day retreat led by Jill Shepherd 4 April 2014 5 02pm admin1 Four day retreat led by Jill Shepherd Jill Shepherd began practicing insight meditation in Thailand in 1999 A former manager of BMIMC she recently spent seven years on staff at the Insight Meditation Society in Barre Massachusetts where she participated in many long retreats and also offered weekly meditation classes at a nearby prison Jill has been invited into the current teacher training program jointly offered by Spirit Rock and IMS in the US Read more about Four day retreat led by Jill Shepherd MINDFULNESS AND SHAMATHA RETREAT 4 April 2014 4 54pm admin1 MINDFULNESS AND SHAMATHA RETREAT It is not too late to book for the Mindfulness and Shamatha Retreat 18 20 April To take advantage of the early bird discount you will need to book and make payment by 15 April At this retreat learn the skills of single pointed meditation Shamatha and develop the method of Mindfulness These meditations have been refined over the centuries to help us bring greater peace and happiness to our lives Read more about MINDFULNESS AND SHAMATHA RETREAT Four Week Retreat by Patrick Kearney 27 March 2014 5 12pm admin1 Four Week Retreat by Patrick Kearney This is a four week retreat from 4 April 2 May 2014 Arrive 4 April from 5 30pm for a 7 30am start Finish on Friday 2 May with lunch Patrick Kearney is an independent Dharma teacher in the lineage of Mahasi Sayadaw of Burma his principal teachers being Panditarama Sayadaw and John Hale He has also trained in the Diamond Sangha lineage of Zen Buddhism This retreat is open to both beginners as well as more experienced meditators Read more about Four Week Retreat by Patrick Kearney Insight Dialogue day long retreat Blue Mountains 6 March 2014 5 29pm admin1 Insight Dialogue day long retreat Blue Mountains Insight Dialogue is an interpersonal meditation practice It is based upon traditional Buddhist insight meditation and involves cultivating the same qualities of mindfulness and calm concentration These qualities are cultivated while in relationship while speaking and listening with one or more people and as such the keen and settled mind can gain insight into the nature of suffering and ease identification and freedom Read more about Insight Dialogue day long retreat Blue Mountains Insight Dialogue day long retreat 20 February 2014 5 08pm admin1 Insight Dialogue day long retreat Insight Dialogue is an interpersonal meditation practice It is based upon traditional Buddhist insight meditation and involves cultivating the same qualities of mindfulness and calm concentration These qualities are cultivated while in relationship while speaking and listening with one or more people and as such the keen and settled mind can gain insight into the nature of suffering and ease identification and freedom Read more about Insight Dialogue day long retreat Red Tara Crystal Healing Retreat at Karuna Retreat Centre 29 January 2014 6 12pm admin1 Red Tara Crystal Healing Retreat at Karuna Retreat Centre This is

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  • Blue Mountains | Buddhist Connection
    As you will know every retreat we run depends on volunteer cooks to provide the wholesome meals that nourish the meditators and keep their spirits high We have a busy schedule of retreats ahead of us with more to be added and this is placing a heavy demand on our usual teams of cooks and assistants We are hoping you can help Read more about Calling All Cooks Calling All Cooks 10 October 2013 7 19pm buddhistcouncil Calling All Cooks As you will know every retreat we run depends on volunteer cooks to provide the wholesome meals that nourish the meditators and keep their spirits high We have a busy schedule of retreats ahead of us with more to be added and this is placing a heavy demand on our usual teams of cooks and assistants We are hoping you can help Read more about Calling All Cooks Introduction to Insight Dialogue 6 Week Course 10 October 2013 7 15pm buddhistcouncil Introduction to Insight Dialogue 6 Week Course This event runs each Sunday from 20 October 24 November 2013 Jill began practising meditation in Thailand in 1999 and has been invited into the current teacher training programme offered by the Insight Meditation Society and Spirit Rock in the United States She has attended several Insight Dialogue retreats and a facilitator training offered by Greg Kramer Read more about Introduction to Insight Dialogue 6 Week Course Introduction to Insight Dialogue 6 Week Course 10 October 2013 7 07pm buddhistcouncil Introduction to Insight Dialogue 6 Week Course This event runs each Sunday from 20 October 24 November 2013 Jill began practising meditation in Thailand in 1999 and has been invited into the current teacher training programme offered by the Insight Meditation Society and Spirit Rock in the United States She has attended several Insight Dialogue retreats and a facilitator training offered by Greg Kramer Read more about Introduction to Insight Dialogue 6 Week Course Exploring the Ten Paramis 6 Week Course led by Jill Shepherd 10 October 2013 7 00pm buddhistcouncil Exploring the Ten Paramis 6 Week Course led by Jill Shepherd This six week course 20 Oct 24 Nov is an opportunity to study and practice the teachings on the ten parami a series of skilful qualities that can be developed in daily life as a powerful support for the freeing of heart and mind Each week there will be a short talk a guided meditation group discussion and some suggestions for continuing the parami practices at home Please bring your own sitting cushion or bench and pen and paper for taking notes Read more about Exploring the Ten Paramis 6 Week Course led by Jill Shepherd Exploring the Ten Paramis 6 Week Course led by Jill Shepherd 10 October 2013 6 52pm buddhistcouncil Exploring the Ten Paramis 6 Week Course led by Jill Shepherd This six week course 20 Oct 24 Nov is an opportunity to study and practice the teachings on the ten parami a series of skilful qualities

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  • Blue Mountains | Buddhist Connection
    Jan 2014 This retreat period is from 27 December 2013 to 10 January 2014 During this period the Centre will be open to experienced meditators to undertake self guided practice No teaching or instruction will be available during this time but the retreat will be fully catered and supported by resident staff It is possible to stay for a few days or for the entire two weeks Self retreatants will be expected to abide by the five precepts during this retreat and observe noble silence Cost 60 per day Read more about Self Retreat Period 27 Dec 2013 10 Jan 2014 Day of Insight Dialogue led by Jill Shepherd assisted by Beth Faria 28 June 2013 8 47pm buddhistcouncil Day of Insight Dialogue led by Jill Shepherd assisted by Beth Faria Jill began practising meditation in Thailand in 1999 and has been invited into the current teacher training program offered by the Insight Meditation Society and Spirit Rock in the United States She has attended several Insight Dialogue retreats and a facilitator training offered by Greg Kramer Elizabeth Faria has been a Buddhist practitioner since 1996 studying in India USA Thailand and Australia A Buddhist psychotherapist Read more about Day of Insight Dialogue led by Jill Shepherd assisted by Beth Faria Long Weekend Retreat with Michael Dash 28 June 2013 8 38pm buddhistcouncil Long Weekend Retreat with Michael Dash Michael has been a Buddhist practitioner for over twenty years studying in Australia Thailand and Burma where he trained in satipatthàna vipassanà meditation in the Mahasi tradition He also has led the centre s regular group sits in Sydney has taught at Wat Buddha Dhamma and is a professional counsellor This retreat is suitable for beginners as well as more experienced meditators Arrive on Saturday 5 October from 8 30 a m onwards for a 9 30 a m start Finish on Monday 7 October after lunch Read more about Long Weekend Retreat with Michael Dash Day of Mindfulness led by Jill Shepherd 28 June 2013 8 27pm buddhistcouncil Day of Mindfulness led by Jill Shepherd Jill Shepherd began practicing insight meditation in Thailand in 1999 A former manager of BMIMC she recently spent seven years on staff at the Insight Meditation Society in Barre Massachusetts where she participated in many long retreats and also offered weekly meditation classes at a nearby prison She has been invited into the current teacher training program jointly offered by Spirit Rock and IMS in the US Read more about Day of Mindfulness led by Jill Shepherd Two Week Retreat with Greg Scharf assisted by Jill Shepherd 28 June 2013 8 16pm buddhistcouncil This retreat will run from 6 September through to 19 September 2013 Greg Scharf is a visiting teacher at the Insight Meditation Society in the US He has been meditating since 1992 and teaching since 2007 He has studied with Asian and Western teachers and trained as a monk in Burma His teaching emphasizes the confluence of love and wisdom on the

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  • Phowa Retreat with HE Dekhung Gyaltsey Tulku Rinpoche | Buddhist Connection
    Humanitarian Care Assisting the Disadvantaged in Society Animal Protection Humanitarian Disaster Relief Spiritual Care Chaplaincy Program Overview Hospital Chaplaincy Information for Hospitals Prison Chaplaincy Training For Chaplains Becoming a Chaplain On Going Support For Chaplains Other Spiritual Care Projects For Members Member Listing Member Benefits Member Service Accreditation Joining The Member Network Getting Involved Volunteer Positions Volunteer Application Form Become a Friend Update My Details About What We Do Videos Publications Annual Reports Newsletters Contact search NewsPage Search form Search You are here Home Phowa Retreat with HE Dekhung Gyaltsey Tulku Rinpoche Event Image Body Phowa Retreat with HE Dekhung Gyaltsey Tulku Rinpoche Phowa is a powerful practice that enables us to leave all attachment to the body and life behind and to transfer directly into Amitabha s pure land at the time of death Ideally participants will attend the entire retreat at a minimum one must attend at least 3 consecutive days Dekhung Gyaltsey Tulku Rinpoche is renowned in Sikkim as a master of Phowa the transference of consciousness to a pure realm at the time of death For more details and to book please see www kysl org or phone 6366 8376 Contact Name Rosie Aguila Contact Email office kysl org Contact Phone 02 6366 8376 or 0412 51 7122 Event Region West Southern NSW Organised By Karma Yiwong Samten Ling Tibetan Buddhist Centre Inc Event Type Retreats Location 1064 Sandy Creek Road Molong NSW 2866 Date 13 October 2015 9 00am to 5 00pm 14 October 2015 9 00am to 5 00pm 15 October 2015 9 00am to 5 00pm 16 October 2015 9 00am to 5 00pm 17 October 2015 9 00am to 5 00pm 18 October 2015 9 00am to 5 00pm 19 October 2015 9 00am to 5 00pm 20 October 2015 9 00am

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  • Beginners meditation in Orange | Buddhist Connection
    Hospitals Prison Chaplaincy Training For Chaplains Becoming a Chaplain On Going Support For Chaplains Other Spiritual Care Projects For Members Member Listing Member Benefits Member Service Accreditation Joining The Member Network Getting Involved Volunteer Positions Volunteer Application Form Become a Friend Update My Details About What We Do Videos Publications Annual Reports Newsletters Contact search NewsPage Search form Search You are here Home Beginners meditation in Orange Event Image Body Beginners meditation in Orange These sessions will offer participants practical guidelines on stabilising the mind through calm abiding meditation Suitable for absolute beginners and also those with some experience wanting to strengthen their meditation and sit with a group We will follow traditional practice guidelines from the Kagyu tradition of Tibetan Buddhism Sessions will cover relaxing body and mind meditation posture settling the mind through calm abiding keeping it simple Everyone welcome BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL Cost FREE donations to cover room hire welcome Contact Name Rosie Aguila Contact Email office kysl org Contact Phone 02 6366 8376 Event Region West Southern NSW Organised By Karma Yiwong Samten Ling Event Type Meditation Conducted Instructed Location Orange HACC Centre 286 Lords Place Orange NSW Date 2 September 2015 7 00pm to 8 00pm

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  • Beginners meditation in Orange | Buddhist Connection
    Hospital Chaplaincy Information for Hospitals Prison Chaplaincy Training For Chaplains Becoming a Chaplain On Going Support For Chaplains Other Spiritual Care Projects For Members Member Listing Member Benefits Member Service Accreditation Joining The Member Network Getting Involved Volunteer Positions Volunteer Application Form Become a Friend Update My Details About What We Do Videos Publications Annual Reports Newsletters Contact search NewsPage Search form Search You are here Home Beginners meditation in Orange Event Image Body Beginners meditation in Orange These sessions will offer participants practical guidelines on stabilising the mind through calm abiding meditation Suitable for absolute beginners and also those with some experience wanting to strengthen their meditation and sit with a group We will follow traditional practice guidelines from the Kagyu tradition of Tibetan Buddhism Sessions will cover relaxing body and mind meditation posture settling the mind through calm abiding keeping it simple Everyone welcome BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL Cost FREE donations to cover room hire welcome Contact Name Rosie Aguila Contact Email office kysl org Contact Phone 02 6366 8376 Event Region West Southern NSW Organised By Karma Yiwong Samten Ling Event Type Meditation Conducted Instructed Location Orange HACC Centre 286 Lords Place Orange NSW Date 5 August 2015 7

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