Calm Abiding Meditation

with Lama Choedak Rinpoche

3rd March 2017, 7 – 9.30pm: Public Talk Mindfulness in Everyday Life
4th and 5th March 2017, 9.30am – 4.30pm: A weekend of Calm Abiding meditation

Buddha

How to meditate is a basic skill in Buddhist Practice and Rinpoche has been teaching it for 28 years in Australia running extremely popular courses in Canberra and retreats at his centre SIBA in Gippsland, Victoria.

Mindfulness meditation has  been shown to have many beneficial health benefits and is now widely promoted.

This is a wonderful opportunity to learn from a proven and experienced teacher. His teaching would be suitable for all levels of experience and for those with no previous exposure to the practice, this is a great chance to try it with one of the few meditation masters in Australia.

In his public talk, Lama Choedak Rinpoche will offer skilful ways to use Buddhist teachings to bring meaning in everyday life by using generosity, joyous effort and meditation.

Venue: Dolma Buddhist Centre , 7 Alexandria Avenue, Eastwood (Sydney)
Cost: Suggested donation for each day $ 50/$40 concession and public talk $20/15 concession

Please bring lunch, refreshements provided.

 

To Nirvana and Back

Public Talk by Lama Choedak Rinpoche

Friday 26th Aug 7-9.30 pm

Lama_Choedak_RinpocheIn this talk, Lama Choedak Rinpoche will offer skilful ways to use Buddhist  teachings to bring small ” Nirvanas ” in everyday life by using generosity, joyous effort and meditation.

“All branches of the Buddha’s teachings are taught for the sake of wisdom. If you wish to bring an end to suffering, you must develop wisdom”— Shantideva

By Donation
Suggested donation $20/15 concession

Venue: Dolma Buddhist Centre, 7 Alexandria Avenue, Eastwood

Vajrapani Empowerment

with Lama Choedak Rinpoche

Saturday 27th AUGUST 2016
9.30am- 4.30pm

Wiping off obstacleRinpoche will bestow the powerful empowerment  and practice of  Vajrapani Butadhamara.

Vajrapani is a Bodhisattva manifesting power. This empowerment aids to remove obstacles and develop one’s spiritual progress. The empowerment is not commonly available and this is an unusual opportunity to obtain this powerful practice.

Please bring lunch, refreshments provided.

Cost: By donation. Suggested donation $ 50/$40 concession
Venue: Dolma Buddhist Centre 7 Alexandria Avenue Eastwood

Uncommon White Tara Empowerment and Teachings

by Lama Choedal Rinpoche

Empowerment: Sat 19th March 2016, 7 pm
Teachings and Practice: Sun 20th March 2016, 9am – noon

White Tara

White Tara is a beautiful meditation for developing kindness and compassion, increasing spiritual vitality and overcoming fears. She represents the feminine energy of the Buddhas. She is said to have originated from the tears of the deity Avalokiteshvara when he wept about the extent and intensity of the suffering experienced by all beings.

The practice and teachings of White Tara will be valuable in everyday life and can help bring greater clarity, calm and inner-joy. Students who receive the empowerment and undertake the practice of White Tara will increase their spiritual vitality, intensify their capacity for compassion, and overcome fears, including the fear of death.

All basic Buddhist meditation techniques are included in the practice, with special emphasis placed on the creative visualisation meditations of Vajrayana Buddhism. The event is suitable for beginners and experienced practitioners alike.

INFORMATION AND BOOKINGS:

Venue: Dolma Buddhist Centre , 7 Alexandria Avenue, Eastwood (Sydney)
Cost: By Donation. Suggested donation $50
Bookings: Sylvia and Don on 0419 222 618 or (02) 9801 3209 or
info [at] dolmabuddhistcentre.org.au

Please eat vegetarian on the day and contribute a small plate of food food for lunch. Tea and coffee provided.

After the Sunday teachings there will be a joint celebration of the 800th  anniversary of JETSUN DRAKPA  GYALTSEN:
To be held at 2pm at
SAKYA THARPA LING
111 WENTWORTH RD
STRATHFIELD

Teaching and Workshop on Karma

by Lama Choedal Rinpoche

Sunday 1st November 2015, 9:30am – 4:30pm

butterlamps

INFORMATION AND BOOKINGS:

Venue: Dolma Buddhist Centre , 7 Alexandria Avenue, Eastwood (Sydney)
Cost: By Donation. Suggested donation $50
Bookings: Sylvia and Don on 0419 222 618 or (02) 9801 3209 or
info [at] dolmabuddhistcentre.org.au

Please bring your lunch. Tea and coffee provided.

Green Tara Empowerment

by Lama Choedal Rinpoche

Saturday 31 October 2015, 7:30pm

greentara

INFORMATION AND BOOKINGS:

Venue: Dolma Buddhist Centre , 7 Alexandria Avenue, Eastwood (Sydney)
Cost: Suggested donation $20
Bookings: Sylvia and Don on 0419 222 618 or (02) 9801 3209 or
info [at] dolmabuddhistcentre.org.au

Please eat vegetarian on the day of the empowerment.

Medicine Buddha

Saturday 27th June 2015, 9:30am – 4:30pm

Empowerment, Practice and Teachings by Lama Choedak Rinpoche

INFORMATION AND BOOKINGS:

Venue: Dolma Buddhist Centre , 7 Alexandria Avenue, Eastwood (Sydney)
Cost: By Donation. Suggested donation $50
Bookings: Sylvia and Don on 0419 222 618 or (02) 9801 3209 or
info [at] dolmabuddhistcentre.org.au

Please eat vegetarian on the day and contribute a small plate of food food for lunch. Tea and coffee provided.

Healing Relationships

Friday 26th June 2015, 7pm

Lama_Choedak_Rinpoche

Public Talk by Lama Choedak Rinpoche

INFORMATION AND BOOKINGS:

Venue: Dolma Buddhist Centre , 7 Alexandria Avenue, Eastwood (Sydney)
Cost: Suggested donation $15
Contact: Sylvia and Don on 0419 222 618 or (02) 9801 3209 or
info [at] dolmabuddhistcentre.org.au

Group Practice

White Tara Practice

Tuesdays 8-9pm by donation
Please confirm dates on 0419 222 618
Venue: 7 Alexandria Ave, Eastwood

Calm Abiding Meditation

Mondays 8-9pm by donation
Please confirm dates on 0419 222 618
Venue: 7 Alexandria Ave, Eastwood

White Tara Empowerment, Teachings and Practice

by Lama Choedal Rinpoche

Sunday 1st March 2015, 9:30am – 4:30pm

White Tara

White Tara is a beautiful meditation for developing kindness and compassion, increasing spiritual vitality and overcoming fears. She represents the feminine energy of the Buddhas. She is said to have originated from the tears of the deity Avalokiteshvara when he wept about the extent and intensity of the suffering experienced by all beings.

The practice and teachings of White Tara will be valuable in everyday life and can help bring greater clarity, calm and inner-joy. Students who receive the empowerment and undertake the practice of White Tara will increase their spiritual vitality, intensify their capacity for compassion, and overcome fears, including the fear of death.

All basic Buddhist meditation techniques are included in the practice, with special emphasis placed on the creative visualisation meditations of Vajrayana Buddhism. The event is suitable for beginners and experienced practitioners alike.

INFORMATION AND BOOKINGS:

Venue: Dolma Buddhist Centre , 7 Alexandria Avenue, Eastwood (Sydney)
Cost: By Donation. Suggested donation $50
Bookings: Sylvia and Don on 0419 222 618 or (02) 9801 3209 or
info [at] dolmabuddhistcentre.org.au

Please eat vegetarian on the day and contribute a small plate of food food for lunch. Tea and coffee provided.