News and Events for November 2014
◘ Garage Sale @ Khedrubje Centre - This Saturday!
◘ Meditation Classes - Throughout the Coast
◘ Overcoming Anxiety - Tuesday Daytime Class
◘ Free Library Talks - With Kelsang Dawa
◘ Foundation Program - Free Taster Session for New Book
◘ Purication Retreat @ Khedrubje Centre
◘ Art of Forgiveness - Day Course
◘ Very Special Event - 'Choosing Happiness'
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Garage Sale @ Khedrubje Centre - This Saturday!
165 Willoughby Rd, Wamberal • Sat Nov 1st • 7am-12pm
Join us for our annual Garage Sale to raise funds for the International Temples Project, a fund dedicated to the development of world peace. Like to Help? You can in 3 ways:
1. By donating good quality, saleable items, ie; clothes, dvds, kids stuff, kitchen equipment etc. You can bring your items to the Centre in Wamberal as late as Saturday morning. Call 4385 2609 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
2. By helping to set up on Friday or assisting with the garage sale on the Saturday.
3. By coming along to the event!
Meditation Classes - Throughout the Coast
A Life Less Ordinary • Mondays - Thursdays • 7-8.30pm w/ Kelsang Dawa
Improving relationships by developing good qualities. Classes throughout the Coast.
Kids & Coffee • Tuesdays • 9.15-10.15am 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!
Overcoming Anxiety - Daytime Class
Khedrubje Centre, Wamberal • Tuesdays in November & December • 11am-12pm"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 meditation teacher Jeni Andrews. Jeni teaches with an engaging and insightful manner.
These classes are drop-in so there is no need to book. For more information click here. Join the event on Facebook and share with friends!
Free Library Talks - With Kelsang Dawa
Lake Haven Library • Tues Nov 4th • 11.15am-12.45pm
'Mind Over Matter'
Booking: Please call the Library on 4350 1570. Join the Facebook event here.
Toukley Library • Thurs Nov 13th • 10.30am-12pm
'Meditations for Health & Wellbeing'
Booking: Please call the Library on 4350 1540. Join the Facebook event here.
Tuggerah Library • Weds Nov 26th • 10.30am-12pm
'Overcoming Stress & Anxiety'
Booking: Please call the Library on 4350 1560. Join the Facebook event here.
Foundation Program - Taster Session for New Book
Khedrubje Centre, Wamberal • Sun Nov 23rd • 3pm-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.
Purifying the Past - Free Talk & Day Retreat @ The Centre
The Talk • Fri Nov 28th • 7-8.30pm • Free
Many of us carry a heavy burden of negativity from the past. This causes us to feel unhappy, heavy-minded, and prevents us from meditating effectively. In this talk, learn how to purify the past to make way for a more positive future. The talk will cover subjects like karma and past and future lives, and how to purify our mind through special meditation practices.
The Retreat • Sat Nov 29th • 7.30am-8.30pm • Free
On this day retreat, learn how to use physical, verbal and mental actions to destroy the negative potentials in the mind, allowing us to become happier and more confident about the future. For more info click here. Join the event on Facebook here.
Art of Forgiveness - Day Course
Khedrubje Centre, Wamberal • Sat Dec 6th • 9am-12.30pm • $25/$20 conc"In the heart of even the cruellest and most degenerate person exists the
potential for limitless love, compassion, and wisdom."
Learn how to develop peace of mind when harmed or criticised, freedom from resentment, and the ability to forgive yourself. 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. To book click here. To join the Facebook event click here.
Very Special Event - 'Choosing Happiness' for 2015
The Erina Centre, Erina Fair • Thu Jan 8th • 6pm-9pm • $30/$25 conc
We are delighted to announce that Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong, the General Spiritual Director of the New Kadampa Tradition, will be paying the Central Coast a visit for the first time to give a life-changing public talk on happiness. Gen-la Dekyong is a powerful teacher who is respected throughout the world for the sincerity of her example.
Each one of us is able to tap into an endless supply of inner peace and happiness. Buddha's teachings present the meditation and positive thinking techniques we need to achieve this. At this event, Gen-la will explain the methods that free us from negative emotions, making joy and happiness our everyday reality. Choose happiness for 2015. Everyone is welcome. To book click here. To join the Facebook event 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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165 Willoughby Road
Wamberal, New South Wales 2260