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August 2022

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Why is it so hard to let go of our sense of being wronged?

August 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Metta Centre, 7-9 Cross Street, #2
Bankstown, NSW 2200 Australia

This session is to explore the Prajnaparamita Heart Sutra. The Sutra famously states, “Form is emptiness, emptiness is form.” Why is it so hard to let go of our sense of being wronged? Speaker: Bom Hyon Sunim Wed 10 Aug | 7-8.30pm Location: In person at Metta Centre (Bankstown) or Online (Zoom link below) Cost: By donation We look at a red flower and think red, but it may surprise you that there is actually no red colour in the…

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Tudong from Spit to Manly

August 13 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Spit West Reserve, Spit Road
Mosman, NSW 2088 Australia

Join us on a Tudong journey under the guidance of Venerable Chao Khun Keng and Venerable Dhammadharo Tudong from Spit to Manly with Venerable Chao Khun Keng and Venerable Dhammadharo Saturday 13 August | 12 noon meet for 12.30 start, ending 4.30pm Meet at Spit West Reserve Contact: Tina 0457 160 553 Check website for updates in case of changes due to weather RSVP is essential with your contact details in case we need to contact you about or during…

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The meditative practice of Joy and Positive Psychotherapy

August 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The meditative practice of Joy and Positive Psychotherapy Presenter: Dr. Eng Kong Tan Facilitator: Tina Ng Wed 17 August | 7-8.30pm Location: In person at Metta Centre (Bankstown) or Online (Zoom link below) Cost: By donation   Dr. E-K Tan will be weaving the Cultivation of Joy, the meditative practice of Mudita with the recent advent of Positive Psychotherapy for the benefit of all. Researchers have found that happiness consists of a set range from birth, (genetic, 50%), circumstances in…

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Contemplative Awakening

August 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Contemplative Awakening Presenter: Ajahn Sādaro Facilitator: Tina Ng Wed 24 August | 7-8.30pm Location: In person at Metta Centre (Bankstown) or Online (Zoom link below) Cost: By donation What is an ‘awakening experience’ in meditation? And once we have these experiences, how do we now understand and integrate them? Ajahn Sādaro will discuss how we should understand and utilise awakening experiences so they not only benefit us subjectively, but also permeate outwards into every aspect of our external lives.  …

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Metta Festival Thank You Party

August 27 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Metta Centre, 7-9 Cross Street, #2
Bankstown, NSW 2200 Australia

Metta Festival Thank You Party Sat 27 Aug | 6-10pm At the Metta Centre, 7-9 Cross St, Bankstown NSW RSVP essential for catering purposes: Eventbrite or email contact@mettacentre.com Volunteers, sponsors and performers who helped with the Metta Festival are invited to join our celebration as Metta Centre gives thanks to your incredible work in making the event such a success! Vegetarian food will be served, and highlights from the event will be shown. We have some surprise activities organised, so…

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Rubber Duck Debugging the Mind

August 31 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Rubber Duck Debugging the Mind: The Vipallasa; distortions of views, perceptions and thoughts Presenter: Venerable Vimala Facilitator: Tina Ng Wed 31 August | 7-8.30pm Location: In person at Metta Centre (Bankstown) or Online (Zoom link below) Cost: By donation   Do you sometimes feel that your mind is going around in circles? There is a record playing in your head over and over again and no matter what you try, you cannot find how to disable the “repeat” button? That’s…

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