• May all sentient beings have happy minds!

Event Types: Workshops/Courses

Spiritual Companionship Brings Joy and Beauty on the Path (26th July 7pm Tues)

The Buddha once said to Ananda, one of his disciples, that admirable friendship, admirable companionship, admirable camaraderie is actually the whole of the holy life (SN 45.2).    Ever wonder why did the Buddha put such emphasis on admirable friendship (“kalyana-mittata” in Pali)? What is kalyana-mittata? As social beings, we don’t live in isolation, so…

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Devotion in Practice (19th July 7pm Tues)

Mindfulness meditation is widely practiced these days. We have many good teachers - but one thing, devotion is hardly ever mentioned. As if we were ashamed to say to our loved ones - you are loved and appreciated! On a spiritual path, sometimes we need help and that help is inside us. In this evening,…

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Mindfulness Meditation Workshop (starts 8th July 7pm Fri)

This five-session workshop is an introduction to the  Buddhist practice of mindfulness meditation. Each session includes presentation of topics relating to mindfulness and guided sessions for both sitting and walking meditation practices. The workshop is structured especially for beginners but can also be suitable for intermediate meditators to continue developing their understanding and experience in…

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Is the world perfect or imperfect? (5th & 12th July 7pm Tues)

Does the world have to be perfect before you can be happy? Can you be happy in an imperfect world? Is it worth making the effort to be a better person if the world keeps changing but never seems to improve?   These questions point to the heart of spiritual practice, does it matter if…

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Body and Mind – How to Use Them to Achieve Complete Freedom

Special Event - Senior teacher from Thailand Body and Mind - How to Use Them to Achieve Complete Freedom Ajahn Jamnian will offer teachings based on the Four Noble Truths, the Four Foundations of Mindfulness, and the  Noble Eight Fold Path as taught by the Buddha. Using a rare touch and knowing for the listeners,…

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Nourishment, Transformation and Healing Workshop

In the meditation process our internal blocks such as fear, anger, despair and resentment are transformed. At the same time a mindfulness practitioner knows how to cultivate feelings of joy in their every day life. As a result; Our relationships with nature and humans become easier. Freedom and joy penetrate our being - we are…

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Illuminating Qualities of the Mind: An introduction to the Seven Factors of Awakening

Illuminating Qualities of the Mind: An introduction to the Seven Factors of Awakening In this talk we will be exploring the Seven Factors of Awakening (also known as Satta Bojjhanga). These are: Mindfulness, Investigation, Energy, Tranquility, Joy, Concentration and Equanimity. Learn how these natural qualities of the mind can be cultivated, how they can help us…

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Home is where the Mind is: A Mindfulness Course

Learn how to find your inner “home”, a place in which Pandit Bhikku believes is with us at all times. A place within, a place that can be found with practice and right mindfulness.   Mindfulness is currently being taught in governments, schools, secular retreat centers and other places. The concept of mindfulness derives from early Buddhist…

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The path of the Happy Practitioner – Sukkhavipassaka

"Is modern life too busy to practise the Buddhist path effectively? Not so, there are many ways in which we can utilise our lives to develop our practise, with great benefit" Come to find out on this one evening.   Speaker Profile: Peter Kingsford came to Buddhism in 1997, and immediately felt an affinity with…

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Followers of the Buddha – Megan Thorpe

Followers of the Buddha In this two week course Megan Thorpe will provide some biographical information about some of the well known followers of the Buddha.  The aim of the course is to have a closer look at the very human qualities of some of the people who were inspired to follow the Buddha’s example…

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