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Events for April 21 - April 6

Conversations That Matter…exploring timeless values inspired by the 16 Guidelines for a Happy Life

Sessions will be held in five-week blocks through the year. First block for 2023: from February 4 to March 4 from 10.30am to 12.00 pm Saturdays  February 4:  THEME: How we think – change your mind, change your life. February 11: Guideline 01. HUMILITY - to be willing and able to learn from others February…

Dharma for Kids

This program aims to help children develop universal ethics for a happy life. Activities that encourage a caring attitude and mindfulness, include a short meditation, stories, children's yoga and role play. Children between the ages of 4 and 10 years are welcome to attend and must be accompanied by an parent/carer for the duration of…

Lam Rim Meditation

Come into the Gompa or join in through the Buddha House Facebook Page. Each week a different topic from the "Graduated Path to Enlightenment" (Lam Rim) is explored. Some understanding of Mahayana Buddhism would be helpful but it's not essential. Recommended Donation $5

Bodhisattva Vows Ceremony

Gen Dondrub will give the Bodhisattva Vows - and there is also the opportunity to renew you vows or take the "wishing" Bodhisattva Vows. Registrations essential. Please contact spc@buddhahouse.org Following the ceremony lunch will be served  (by donation)

Learn to Meditate

Come into the Gompa or join through Buddha House Facebook page. Description:Beginning simply, with a gentle focus on mindfulness of the breath, these classes are suitable for students of any level. The basic technique can lead to a greater awareness in daily life, as well as providing additional benefits for relaxation, stress reduction and contentment."A…

Mindfulness Meditation

Come into the Gompa or watch live on Buddha House Facebook for an hour of gentle nurturing meditation. 10am-11am every Tuesday morning. There is a different meditation each time, so you can attend and watch regularly or periodically as it suits you. You do not need to be Buddhist or an experienced meditator to participate…

Setting up Offerings

Volunteers needed to set up the extensive light and water bowl offerings as well as flowers and food.

Diamond Cutter Sutra Recitation

Gen Thubten Dondrub will lead us in the recitation of one of the most profound Wisdom of Perfection Sutras in the Mahayana Tradition - the Diamond Cutter Sutra Everyone welcome

Circumambulating the Stupa

Gen Dondrub will lead us in the practice as we circumambulate the Stupa in the western courtyard

Buddha House acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands upon which we work and live. We pay our respects to elders, past, present and future, as well as all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples – their country, culture, and community.

Dedication

May everyone who sees, hears, or thinks (even in frustration) of this web site be freed in that very second from all their sufferings, diseases, spirit harms, negative karmas and obscurations, and abide in the peerless happiness of full enlightenment forever.

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