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Attend teachings on the Lam Rim, the graduated path to enlightenment. Buddha House offers authentic Dharma teachings in the Mahayana Tibetan tradition for all levels, from beginners to advanced practitioners.

Introduction to Buddhism

LEVEL Beginner
Course held regularly; contact the centre for next start date
 Monday nights, 7:15 – 9:15pm

This introductory course is for complete beginners and assumes little or no knowledge about Buddhism. It presents basic Buddhist philosophy and principles within the Tibetan Mahayana context. The course is presented in four sessions and is facilitated by senior student Denny Moffatt.

Commencing with a brief history of the Buddha’s life, the course will cover the Four Noble Truths, Impermanence, how to free yourself from the delusions that cause suffering, karma, rebirth, refuge, bodhicitta, daily practice, purification and more.

Attendance in-person only. Registration essential.
Facility fee: $80 (Member/Concession: $60)

Discovering Buddhism: How to Develop Bodhicitta

with Venerable Thubten Dondrub

LEVEL Beginner/Intermediate
START DATE Tuesday, 14th March 2023
TIME Tuesday nights, 7:00 – 9:00pm
RETREAT DAY Sunday, 16th April 2023

Discover the clear meditation instructions available in Tibetan Buddhism that enable us to develop our innate qualities of loving kindness and compassion. Become skilled at applying these techniques to generate the mind of Bodhicitta, the wish to attain enlightenment for the benefit of others, which is the heart of Buddha’s teachings.

Facility fee, full course: $125 (Member/Concession: $100)
Hard copy of course book: $20
Come and try the first session: $25 (Member/Concession: $20)
Retreat Day: $30 (Member/Concession: $25). Please bring a plate of vegetarian food to share.

Exploration of the Diamond Cutter Sutra

with Venerable Thubten Dondrub

LEVEL Intermediate/Advanced
START DATE Thursday, 13th April 2022
TIME Thursday nights, 7:00 – 9:00pm

Gen Thubten Dondrub will talk about the importance of the Wisdom of Perfection Sutras in the Mahayana Tradition, in particular looking at the Diamond Cutter Sutra.

Facility Fee: Waged $100 / Members & Concession $80
Includes link to live Zoom, enabling interaction with Gen Dondrub and group in the Gompa, plus access to YouTube recordings of the entire series.

Drop-in sessions welcome: Waged $20 / Members & Concession $15 per night.

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