• May all sentient beings have happy minds!

Event Types: Workshops/Courses

The Dharma of Faerie Tales with Bhante Pandit

The first session start on 25th April (Anzac Day), when Bhante was asked about whether he need a holiday or give a talk on public holiday? His answer is, if you are enjoying what you do, everyday is a holiday. We like to invite you to join us to on this special 5 weeks series to...…

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The 16 Stages of Breathing Meditation (Anapanasati) Workshop

Ven. Vimokkha's teachings at   Buddhist Library were very well   received in November last year. This year we are so glad to have Ven.     re-visiting Sydney in April to offer a two week workshop to friends of the Buddhist Library. Tuesday, 11th & 18th April 7pm-9pm   In this workshop, Ven. will explain clearly on the…

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The Path to Wisdom – The Middle Way

“There is a middle way between the extremes of indulgence and self-denial, free from sorrow and suffering. This is the way to peace and liberation in this very life.”   Is it possible to remove ourselves from the world nor get lost in it? How does the Middle Way lead us to living a life…

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Buddhism in a Nutshell (25th March, 1-4pm Sat)

For the beginner wanting to learn more about Buddhism, sometimes it is hard to know where to begin and where to go from where you are. This short introductory course provides an overview of Buddhism and the core teachings of the Buddha. The course will be presented by a panel of speakers from various backgrounds.…

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Debunking Buddhist Detachment

The Buddha taught that attachment is the cause of suffering. Hence many Buddhists believe that to be free from suffering we should detach from our relationships and possessions. Is detachment the way of out of suffering as what the Buddha taught? What is detachment? In this talk, Rosie will share her understanding of detachment and…

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Strength Training for the Mind: Brahmavihara Practice

  The brahmaviharas are the Buddha’s primary heart teachings - the ones that connect most directly with our desire for true happiness. These unlimited qualities are goodwill, compassion, empathetic joy and equanimity. They can be developed from what we experience within the human heart. Why are these qualities essential as a strength training for the…

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Insight Meditation Course Feb/March 2017

Due to popular demand for Insight Meditation Course, we now offer this course at the start of the year 2017, a great chance to learn insight techniques or simply refresh your practice. Registration is essential. This 6-weeks course introduces the practice of Buddhist Insight (vipassana) meditation based on the teachings of the Buddha contained within the…

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Daytime Absolute Beginner’s Meditation Course Jan/Feb 2017

This 4-weeks course led by Patricia Austin is designed for those with no previous training in meditation. In a relaxed and open setting, participants will be introduced to the principles and practice of Vipassana (insight) meditation through training in mindfulness, as taught by the Buddha.  The course will include discussion, meditation exercises and feedback. Written…

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Buddhism – How it spread, infiltrated different cultures and it’s adaption

6th and 13th December, 7pm-9pm Tuesdays Join us in a two week course with Terry Redmond to discover: How Buddhism spread over time...including the people and factors which helped it with special reference to the Silk Road? The Silk Road was an avenue for ideas and over the two evenings, we will begin to explore…

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Perfect or Imperfect World

In this session, Jim will share with us an alternative view on what the world is, its creation and destruction, and who is responsible.   29th November (Tuesday) 7pm-9pm     Speaker's Profile: Jim Teoh has been a Buddhist teacher for more than twenty years and was one of the initiators of the earliest structured…

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