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The Power of Stillness: A Public Talk by Ajahn Brahm (Friday 16 February)

February 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Power of Stillness: A Public Talk by Ajahn Brahm (Friday 16 February)

Presenter: Ajahn Brahm

Friday 16 February | 7:00PM – 9:00PM AEDT (Doors will open at 6.30pm)

Location: In person at the Western Sydney University, Parramatta South Auditorium or Online (Zoom link below)

Entry: Free

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Metta Centre and Santi Forest Monastery (https://santifm.org/santi/) are honoured to host Ajahn Brahm for his Sydney tour, 16-18 February 2024. The tour will commence with public talk on 16 February. The evening will start with guided meditation, followed by a talk on the Power of Stillness, and then the audience will have an opportunity to ask questions.

On 17 February, you can reap the benefits of meditation and stillness through a Day of Practice led by Ajahn Brahm. Learn how to still the busy mind from the expert and take charge of your physical and mental wellbeing. Then in the evening, you can join us for a Gala Dinner as we fundraise for Santi Forest Monastery’s latest project: a suburban nun’s’ residence. On 18 February, you can meditate with Ajahn Brahm and listen to his sermons in the impressive Big Cave at Santi Forest Monastery in Bundanoon – a unique opportunity to deepen your practice.

All talks and teachings will be offered free of charge to the public. If you would like to sponsor or donate towards the cost of this event. Please visit https://santifm.org/santi/donate-on-line-here/


About the presenter: Ajahn Brahmavamso Mahathera (known to most as Ajahn Brahm) is a revered spiritual guide regularly drawing multinational audiences of thousands. He has been a monk for nearly 50 years and a disciple of the famous meditation master Ajahn Chah from Thailand. Prior to becoming a monk, he was a scholar at Cambridge University in theoretical physics. Currently Ajahn Brahm is the Abbot of Bodhinyana Monastery in Serpentine and the Spiritual Director of the Buddhist Society of Western Australia. The BSWA supports
Dhammaloka Buddhist Centre, Bodhinyana Monastery, Dhammasara Monastery, and Jhana Grove Meditation Retreat Centre. Ajahn Brahm has rendered extensive service to the Buddhist communities around the world and he is the founding Chair of the Australian Sangha Association, a peak body representing all Buddhist monks and nuns in Australia.

Ajahn Brahm has authored some popular books: Opening the Door of Your Heart (a.k.a. Who Ordered This Truckload of Dung?) – this book has been translated into 24 languages with a variety of titles! – Mindfulness, Bliss and Beyond, The Art of Disappearing, and Don’t
Worry, Be Grumpy (a.k.a. Good? Bad? Who Knows?). Learn more about Ajahn Brahm and access his teachings for free at


Hybrid event: Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in an interactive session in person at the WSU Parramatta South (Auditorium) or online by clicking on this link to access the session: https://uws.zoom.us/j/89135466490, Meeting ID: 891 3546 6490 or by phone +61280156011,,89135466490#


Western Sydney University, Parramatta South campus
Sir Ian & Nancy Turbott Auditorium Western Sydney University, Victoria Rd
Rydalmere, NSW 2116 Australia
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