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September 2018
Free

Living Buddhism Course Facilitated by Tina Ng and Zen Low

September 25 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 9, 2018

Metta Centre, 7-9 Cross Street #2
Bankstown, NSW 2200 Australia

Our weekly Living Buddhism Course explores a topic chosen by the group, and the facilitator leads the group as a whole to understand, experience and reflect on how the Buddha’s teachings can be applied to understanding that topic and our lives, so as to make our spiritual practice relevant and integrated in our daily lives. Past sessions have included skilful use of activities, props, talks, guided meditations, discussions, question and answer inquiries, reflective writings, and open sharings within the group.…

October 2018
Free

Love, Light and Mindfulness

October 2 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Metta Centre, 7-9 Cross Street #2
Bankstown, NSW 2200 Australia

This public talk outlines the teachings and practice of love, light and mindfulness in the context of spiritual teachings. An interesting and practical talk, not to be missed! About the speaker: Venerable Krerkpong Techadhammo, also known as Phra Ek, brings together Buddhist practice and study. Phra Ek has spent many years mentored by Buddhist teachers and meditation masters, notably, learning from the late Mahasi Sayadaw and interpreting for Ajahn Jamnian for his retreats. Moreover, Phra Ek also holds PHDs and degrees…

A three-week Meditation Course

October 16 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2018

In a three-part series of public talks, Venerable Vimalaramsi will be speaking about various aspects of meditation.   On 16 October Venerable Vimalaramsi will speak on the topic of “Smiling and the Power of Mindfulness”. Have you noticed how every statue of a Buddha you see has a smile on it? Why is that? The Buddha taught us that “we are the happy ones” and Bhante Vimalaramsi has found out that smiling makes your meditation go faster and your life…

Free

Urban Meditation Retreat

October 20 @ 10:00 am - October 21 @ 5:00 pm
Metta Centre, 7-9 Cross Street #2
Bankstown, NSW 2200 Australia

The Buddha gave instructions to his disciples on how to train the mind, cultivate wholesome qualities, and develop the mental faculties. Those instructions are still available to us in translated texts known as ‘Suttas’ or ‘Scriptures’.   In this two-day course, Venerable Vimalaramsi will provide detailed instructions on meditation as found directly from the early Buddhist suttas.   In the first day, you will learn about Meditation and Mindfulness: How to practice the Mindfulness of Loving-kindness. We may have heard…

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