• May all sentient beings have happy minds!

Event Types: Workshops/Courses

On Ghosts, Demons and The Devil

Ghost, demons and devils are very interesting. They can be discussed within jokes or taken very seriously. Jim talks about his experiences with ghost,  demons and devils in this session and the outcome of these experiences.   22nd November (Tuesday) 7pm-9pm   Speaker's Profile: Jim Teoh has been a Buddhist teacher for more than twenty…

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Beyond Buddhism In a Nutshell Course

19th November 1pm-4pm Saturday     Are you thirsting for more knowledge about Buddhism? Beyond Buddhism in a Nutshell is a continuation to our earlier Buddhism in a Nutshell course and explores in more detail deeper concepts in Buddhism including Karma, meditation, the idea of love and an overview of the different traditions in Buddhism.…

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Pragmatic Approach to the Nature of Mind

Turning inwards and seeing into nature of mind will be demonstrated by Ajahn Vimokkha. Ajahan will show the way on how to go inwards in the practice of Samatha and Vipassana and thus to develop a clear knowing mind through pragmatic approach. Through simple explanation using right techniques in the practice, one can develop seeing…

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Developing a Courageous Mind

Exploring Buddhism, Psychotherapy and the Awakening...with Dr. Eng Kong Tan   What is courage?  How do we cultivate it? Dr. Eng-Kong Tan will share his experiences as the therapist with the patient who demonstrates courage on the psychotherapy journey - the therapist gathers courage from his own experiences to support the patient through painful and…

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Don’t Hold Back (Luang Por Piak)

Don’t Hold Back! Join us for two evening Dhamma talks with Luang Por Piak Luang Por Piak will speak in Thai with a monk giving translation in English. Registration includes both days 1st Nov (Tuesday) 7pm-9pm and 2nd Nov (Wednesday) 7pm-9pm Please register early to reserve your place!   Teacher Profile: Luang Por (Venerable father) Piak is…

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Book Launch! The Summit of Her Ambition – The Spirited Life of Marie Byles

For the first time! Book Launch - Author Anne McLeod talks to Australian Buddhist Community for the first time on her NEW book: "The Summit of Her Ambition - The spirited life of Marie Byles" Introduction by Bhante Tejadhammo and Presentation by Author Anne McLeod   Marie Byles was one of the first pioneers of Buddhism in the…

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How to Live Peacefully in a Busy World? (20th Sept Tues 7-9pm)

Our lives are busy... there is hardly a day that goes by without emails and phone calls calling for our attention.   "Stop the world! I wan't to get off!" - This was a song from many years ago recognising (even then) that our lives are impossibly busy. This was before computers and phones existed.…

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Two Teachings from the Golden Age of Buddhism

Malcolm Pearce is a Buddhist psychotherapist with practice rooms in North Sydney, where he also teaches meditation. He has a long standing interest in ‘Humanistic Buddhism’ seeing it as a means of enhancing the experience of everyday living. His two session course will draw on teachings and meditations that were influential in the days when…

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How to Act Wisely in Tense Situations? (30th Aug 7-9pm Tues)

Often when situations become tense it is because of certain things said or done which upset others. Most of us then regret our own words and actions and may even humble ourselves to apologize severely, yet what is done cannot be undone and in some situations leaves lifelong scars. Instead of regretting, can we apply wisdom to avoid…

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Caring for Self and Caring for Others (Bhante Tejadhammo)

How do we know when we are following right actions, thoughts, and taking care of ourselves? How can we find a balanced and compassionate life, where there is not "too little" or "too much"? Is it important for us to learn how we can care for ourselves, to then take good care of one another?…

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