News and Events for October 2014
◘ Meditation Classes - Throughout the Central Coast
◘ Big Brunch - Vegetarian Smörgåsbord
◘ Overcoming Anxiety - Morning Course
◘ Weekend Meditation Retreat - Bathurst
◘ Room for Retreat or Short Term Stay - In Wamberal
◘ Mandala Offering Retreat - Creating World Peace
◘ Foundation Program - Taster Session for New Book
◘ New Year's Eve with a Difference - Melbourne Festival
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Drop-In Meditation Classes - Throughout the Coast
The Happiness Toolkit • Mondays - Thursdays • 7-8.30pm w/ Kelsang Dawa
Learn 3 powerful meditations for lasting happiness. Classes throughout the Coast.
Mindfulness in Daily Life • Tuesdays • 11am-12pm w/ Jeni Andrews
Learn different techniques for keeping a calm, loving and positive attitude.
Meditations for Complete Freedom • Tuesdays • 7-8.30pm w/ Kelsang Thubchen
Deepen your meditative experience and improve your concentration.
Transform Your Life • Sundays • 12-1.30pm w/ Kelsang Dawa
Hear how spiritual transformation is entirely internal - no external changes required!
Big Brunch - Vegetarian Smörgåsbord
Khedrubje Centre • Sun Oct 5th • 9.30-11.30am • By Donation
The morning starts with a guided meditation. Then, enjoy a smörgåsbord of vegetarian delights in the lounge and dining room. Vegan and gluten free diets are catered for.
Bookings are essential as this will be a popular event. Breakfast is followed by a meditation class at midday with Kelsang Dawa, which you are also welcome to attend ($10/$8 conc).
For more information click here. To book, call us on 4385 2609 or email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Join the event on Facebook and share with friends!
Overcoming Anxiety - Morning Course
Khedrubje Centre, Wamberal • Sat Oct 25th • 9am-12.30pm"Always rely upon a happy mind alone."
Hear practical advice on how to overcome anxiety. By learning to recognise, reduce and let go of unpleasant feelings, we can find simple solutions to our daily problems and increase our inner peace. The course will be taught by Buddhist monk Kelsang Dawa.
Please make sure to book and pay for this course in advance, as spaces are strictly limited. For more information or to book click here. Join the event on Facebook and share with friends!
Weekend Meditation Retreat - Bathurst
Carcoar, Central West • Fri Oct 17th - Sun Oct 19th - Book By October 10th
Escape the stress and busyness of life and discover the peace which comes from meditation. Suitable for everyone, this retreat offers a unique opportunity to experience inner stillness within the tranquil setting of a country retreat centre.
The fee is $250, which includes all retreat sessions, accomodation and food. Single, twin and double rooms are available. To book, call us on 4385 2609 or email us at: email@example.com.
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Room for Retreat or Short Term Stay
Available Now • Enjoy the Peace of a Buddhist Meditation CentreWe currently have rooms available for short term stays from 1 night to 3 months. If a stay at a meditation centre interests you or if you fancy taking time out for retreat this may be just for you. The cost of the rooms is $20 per night / $140 per week.
Khedrubje Centre is located in Wamberal. The building is a large, open-plan 8-bedroom complex, set in beautiful acreage close to the beach, shops and public transport.If you would like more information, please contact our Admin Director, Jeni Andrews on 4385 2609 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mandala Offering Retreat - Creating World Peace
Khedrubje Centre, Wamberal • Mon Oct 20th - Fri Oct 24th
This 5-day, drop-in retreat is an opportunity to learn how to make mandala offerings, a powerful method for accumulating positivity within the mind. By imagining a pure world beyond the ordinary suffering of our present existence, and offering this world to others, we create real causes for such a pure world to arise.
The retreat is also a special method for receiving blessings and strengthening our connection with our Spiritual Guide, thus improving our experience of love, compassion and wisdom. For more info and the timetable click here. This retreat is free to attend.
You are welcome to stay throughout the day, just make sure to BYO vegetarian lunch.
Foundation Program - Free Taster Session for New Book
Khedrubje Centre, Wamberal • Sun Nov 23rd • 3-6pm"If we really want to be truly happy and free from suffering
we must improve our understanding of the mind."
Our Foundation Program (FP) will soon begin a study of 'How to Understand the Mind' by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. FP is a structured study program, ideal for those who have a general understanding of Buddhism and meditation, but who wish to learn more.
On Sunday, November 23rd, Kelsang Dawa will give a free taster session for those students who are interested in enrolling on FP. For more information click here, call us on 4385 2609 or email us at: email@example.com.
New Year's Eve with a Difference - Australasian Festival
Kadampa Temple for World Peace • Melbourne • Wed Dec 31st - Sun Jan 4thSpend your New Year receiving blessings and spiritual guidance! The 2014 Australasian Festival, held at Kadampa Meditation Centre Australia in the beautiful Dandenong Ranges, will attract people from throughout the Australasian region and beyond.
During this special event, NKT General Spiritual Director Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong will grant the blessing empowerment of Buddha Vajrasattva - the Buddha of purification. Known for her powerful example, humour and kindness, Gen-la will then give teachings on how we can purify our obstacles and negative karma. For more information or to book click here.
Khedrubje Kadampa Buddhist Centre
The Grove, 165 Willoughby Road, Wamberal 2260
t: (02) 4385 2609 e: firstname.lastname@example.org w: www.centralcoastmeditation.org
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Khedrubje Kadampa Buddhist Centre
165 Willoughby Road
Wamberal, New South Wales 2260