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Ashtanga Yoga for Beginners

March 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until June 27, 2019

Ashtanga Yoga is an ancient practice, passed down through thousands of generations. It is a practice that develops strength and flexibility in body and mind. The fundamentals of Ashtanga Yoga will be taught in these classes with instructions tailored for the class. The classes are small and therefore direct coaching will be provided to assist participants learn this art. Once th efundamentals are taught, we will move into classes for beginners and advanced practitioners.   These classes are led by…

Urban Meditation Retreat

March 23 @ 9:00 am - March 24 @ 5:00 pm

Ven. Vimokkha returns to the Metta Centre from Thailand again for a weekend urban retreat on exploring the topic of “Emptiness”. This workshop-style retreat will have talks and meditation sessions to demonstrate a pragmatic approach that brings together in the practice of Kāyagatāsati ( Mindfulness of the Body),  Ānāpānasati (Mindfulness of the Breathing) and Emptiness Meditation for the fulfillment of Satipatthānna (the Four Foundations of Mindfulness).   In line with Venerable Vimokkha’s style of teaching, his simple technique is by…

Mindful Life, Happy Life Course

March 26 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 28, 2019

Our weekly Mindful Life, Happy Life Course explores different topics relevant to modern life living to reveal ways in which we can better understand our life and ourselves, create more mindful and joyful moments in our day, and learn about how the Buddha’s teachings can be applied to integrate our spiritual practice in our daily lives. The class will also include a meditation session led by the speaker, so participants can learn and develop their meditation. Each week, we will…

Mindful Life, Happy Life Course – Walking Together

March 26 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on March 26, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on April 23, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on May 28, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on June 25, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on July 23, 2019 at 6:30pm

Venerable Akāliko will be presenting at our Mindful Life, Happy Life Course once a month. In the second talk in this series, Venerable Akāliko will be exploring the importance of Spiritual Friendship in our lives. Having friendship with good people develops our potential on the spiritual path by supporting and encouraging our growth. Join Venerable Akāliko for a discussion on spiritual friendship and learn about the qualities we can cultivate within ourselves to be a truly good friend to others. …

Children’s Mindfulness Classes

April 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on July 7, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on September 29, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on December 1, 2019 at 2:00pm

These Children’s Mindfulness Classes are for children and their parents to discover ways to bring mindfulness and kindness into each other’s lives, their hearts, and into their home. In this way, we can find our way back to our true home. The sessions will be facilitated by Sister Emerald and Sister Steadiness, both students of Ven Thich Nhat Hanh. For parents with children aged 5 years and under, please ensure that at least one parent is to be present with…

Mindful Life, Happy Life Course

April 16 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on March 19, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on April 16, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on May 21, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on June 18, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on July 16, 2019 at 6:30pm

Venerable Sujato will be our first presenter in our Mindful Life, Happy Life Course, and will return each month thereafter. This course explores different topics relevant to modern life living, and is structured to include guided mediation, a talk and discussion. These small classes offer participants an opportunity to ask questions and share their experiences to make the class relevant to those present. About the teacher: Venerable Sujato is an Australian Theravanda Buddhist monk ordained in a monastery in Chiang…

True Happiness Lies within You

April 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Venerable Kittiched Siriwattago is scheduled to visit Australia from Thailand for a week in April. We are extremely grateful for Venerable to make time to lead a session at the Metta Centre on the topic of “True Happiness Lies within You” during his brief visit to Australia.   It’s a fact of life that life won’t always go as we plan or wish. Sometimes we face disappointment, failures, challenges, hurt and unhappiness. We may be hurt by those we love,…

Healing Meditation Class

May 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on May 5, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on June 2, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on August 4, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on October 6, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on November 3, 2019 at 2:00pm

The Healing Meditation classes will explore different kinds of Buddhist practice, including guided meditation, walking meditation, sutra reading, touching the earth practice, lying down meditation, and question and answer discussions. Following the meditation class is the qigong class from 4-5pm.

Healing Breath Qigong

May 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on May 5, 2019 at 4:00pm

One event on June 2, 2019 at 4:00pm

One event on August 4, 2019 at 4:00pm

One event on October 6, 2019 at 4:00pm

One event on November 3, 2019 at 4:00pm

Healing Breath Qigong is a practice that helps us maintain good health, live longer, aging painlessly, prevent illness, heal naturally, and lightening up our spirit. These classes bring in a holistic wellbeing practice that incorporates mindfulness, meditation, slow flowing movements, deep rhythmic breathing, and developing a calm meditative state of mind. These qigong classes start after the Healing Meditation Class that commences on the same day at 2pm. A perfect combination to attend both classes.

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