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June 2018
Free

Living Buddhism Course Facilitated by Tina Ng and Zen Low

June 26 @ 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.…

Free

Yoga with Shweta

June 29 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Friday, repeating until June 29, 2018

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

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 practitioners. There are…

July 2018
Free

Healing Meditation Class Facilitated by Sister Emerald

July 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on March 19, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on April 2, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on April 16, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on May 7, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on May 21, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on June 4, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on June 18, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on July 2, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on July 16, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on August 6, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on August 20, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on September 3, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on September 17, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on October 1, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on October 15, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on November 5, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on November 19, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on December 3, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on December 17, 2018 at 7:00pm

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

The Healing Breathing Sangha will host meditation sessions at the Metta Centre twice a month each 1st and 3rd Monday from 7pm to 8.30pm, with the first class commencing on Monday 12th March. The 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. Dates for the sessions are: March: Mondays 12 & 19 April: Mondays 2 & 16 May: Mondays 7 &…

Free

Adult’s Half Day of Mindfulness Practice Facilitated by Sister Emerald and Sister Steadiness

July 15 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on July 15, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on August 19, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on October 21, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on November 18, 2018 at 2:00pm

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

Being an adult is hard work. We have responsibilities, duties, obligations, endless to-do lists, and worries. With modern pressures to be efficient and effective, and a society that is driven on busyness, we forget the importance of being still and present to develop depth in our everyday experiences. Like the butterfly amongst the shrubs, we will only see its beautiful presence when we offer our presence to it, rather than seeing its blurred image with the background. So too, presence…

August 2018
Free

One Day Meditation Retreat: Mindfulness’ Antidote to Stress

August 26 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Metta Centre, 7-9 Cross Street #2
Bankstown, NSW 2200 Australia

This day of mindfulness will focus on understanding the framework of Buddhist thought and practice and exploring how stress arises. We will discuss what Buddhism offers to assist in dealing with stress within meditation practice and in everyday life. The workshop is suitable for beginners and will offer the opportunity to discuss experience and to tailor the practice to suit individual need. About the teacher Michael Dash is a professional counsellor and has been a Buddhist practitioner for over twenty…

September 2018
Free

Healing Meditation Class Facilitated by Sister Emerald

September 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Metta Centre, 7-9 Cross Street #2
Bankstown, NSW 2200 Australia

The Healing Breathing Sangha will host meditation sessions at the Metta Centre twice a month each 1st and 3rd Monday from 7pm to 8.30pm, with the first class commencing on Monday 12th March. The 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. Dates for the sessions are: March: Mondays 12 & 19 April: Mondays 2 & 16 May: Mondays 7 &…

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