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Friday Evenings Yoga

June 23 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Friday, repeating until July 7, 2017

Friday Evenings Yoga Our breath-centred Hatha yoga session is led by Shweta Dhawan. Shweta has been practicing yoga since 2006. She did a 350 hour breath-centred Hatha yoga teacher training in the classical tradition of T. Krishnamacharya from the Yoga Institute in Cammeray. Shweta's classes are a combination of playful sequencing for strength and flexibility, and breath-centred movements resulting in a moving meditation. There are continuous alignment cues and modifications to help beginners settle in, but enough challenges for regular…

Spiritual Care Training for Buddhists

June 24 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on an unspecified date at 9:30am

One event on an unspecified date at 9:30am

Spiritual Care Training for Buddhists The course is conducted over three  Saturdays made up of six sessions. The next two sessions will occur on: 20 May (9.30am – 4:30pm) and 24 June (9.30am – 1pm). No new registrations will be accepted without prior approval, unless they had attended the first session on 29 April, so please contact us first on contactmettacentre.com Buddhist teachings have much to offer a sick or dying person to help them find their own ‘spiritual healing’,…

The Paths to Enlightenment Course Various Speakers, facilitated by Tina Ng

June 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 1, 2017

The Paths to Enlightenment Course Various speakers, facilitated by Tina NgEach Tuesday evening from 30 May to 1 August 6.30pm – 8pm Cost: By Donation Location: Metta Centre Monastic and lay practitioners are welcome to join these sessions, and join the important conversation between traditions and interpretations of the Buddha’s teachings. It is said that there are 84,000 paths to Enlightenment. The Buddha taught one Truth – one Dhamma or Dharma – but taught innumerable ways for us to penetrate…

DIY Early Buddhist Meditation: Two Day Workshop with Bhante Jason

July 8 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 8:00am on Saturday, repeating until July 15, 2017

DIY Early Buddhist Meditation: Two Day Workshop With  Bhante Jason Saturday 8 and 15 July 2017 8am – 12pm Cost: By Donation Location: Metta Centre It’s not unusual for spiritual seekers and meditators to feel confused about their meditation and whether they are making ‘progress’. Some may be concerned whether they need to find a teacher or become overly dependent on a teacher and/or tradition. This course provides an overview of the underlying principles behind Buddhist meditation from an Early Buddhist…

No Mud, No Lotus: meeting and transforming challenges by Ayya Yeshe

August 4 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

No mud, no lotus: a public talk on meeting and transforming challenges by Ayya Yeshe Friday 4 August 2017 6.30pm for 7pm start to 9pm Cost: By donation Location: Metta Centre Many of us think that to be spiritual means to be untouched by the problems of life. However, Buddhist wisdom says facing challenges is how we learn, grow and develop compassion and empathy. Right in the midst of life is our greatest Dharma teaching. In this workshop, participants will…

For a Future to be Possible: A workshop on Social Engagement, cultivating peace and self care challenges by Ayya Yeshe

August 12 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

For a Future to be Possible: a workshop on Social Engagement, cultivating peace and self care challenges by Ayya Yeshe Saturday 12 August 2017 10.30am to 3.30pm Cost: By donation Location: Metta Centre How can we nourish ourselves and take our practice into the world? This workshop will help you develop/ deepen a spiritual practice and look at the intersection of social engagement and spiritual practice. We will cover issues of connectedness, social responsibility, activist strategies for change and self…

Public talks on the Diamond Sutra in Mandarin

September 16 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 9, 2017

"The Diamond that Cuts through Illusion": Public talks on the Diamond Sutra in Mandarin Organised by the Prajna Monastery Australia Teacher: Ven. Ban Ruo Shi Each Saturday from 16 September to 9 December, except 11 November 9am – 11.30am Cost: By Donation Location: Metta Centre Venerable Ban Ruo Shi will be giving a series of public talks in the Mandarin language on the profound Diamond Sutra, the Discourse on the Diamond that Cuts through Illusion. As part of Metta Centre's commitment to supporting accessibility…

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