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News and Events for September 2014

Introduction to Buddhism - Spaces Still Available!
◘ Peace, Love and Understanding - Evening Drop-In Classes
◘ Weekend Meditation Retreat - Mangrove Mountain
◘ Room For Rent - Live in a Dharma Centre
◘ Tuesdays @ the Centre - 3 Different Classes
Bathurst & Parkes Talks - Don't Worry Be Happy
Hong Kong Festival - Hightest Yoga Tantra



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Introduction to Buddhism - Spaces Still Available!
Khedrubje Centre, Wamberal • Sat Aug 30th • 10am-4pm

"When painful feelings arise within our mind there is no need to panic."

This course presents the Four Noble Truths, Buddha’s timeless advice on recognising that our sources of happiness and suffering lie within the mind. This course will be taught by Khedrubje Centre's resident teacher Kelsang Dawa.

To book click hereJoin the event on Facebook and share it with your friends!

 



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Peace, Love and Understanding - Evening Drop-In Classes
Woy Woy • Charmhaven • Bateau Bay • Wamberal

"We need to develop our wisdom, cultivate a good heart,
and maintain a peaceful state of mind."

Learn how meditation can help us to improve our peace of mind, our relationships and our understanding of the world. This course will be taught by western Buddhist monk, Kelsang Dawa.

These classes are suitable for everyone from complete beginners to those with many years experience. Everyone is welcome. For more information click here.



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Weekend Meditation Retreat - Mangrove Mountain
Mangrove Mountain • Sept 12-14th - Last Opportunity to Book!!

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 qualified retreat centre. 

The basic fee is $250, which includes all retreat sessions, accomodation and food. A variety of rooms are available and a deposit of $100 is required at the time of booking.

For photos of the retreat centre click here.
For more details click here.
For details of the same retreat in Carcoar, Central West (in October) click here.


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Room for Rent - Live in a Dharma Centre
Available Now • Enjoy the Peace of a Buddhist Meditation Centre 
  
Khedrubje Centre is located in Wamberal. The building is a large, open-plan 8-bedroom complex, set in beautiful grounds on acreage close to the beach, shops and public transport and we currently 1 room available for rent (pictured).
 
The benefits of living here include the opportunity to help others by lending a hand to run the Centre, the support of a spiritual community, and if you wish, the chance to deepen your practice of Buddhist study and meditation.
 
If this sounds appealing, please contact our Admin Director, Jeni Andrews on 4385 2609 or email her at admin@centralcoastmeditation.org


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Tuesdays @ The Centre - 3 Different Classes

Kids & Coffee 9.15-10.15am
Carers with babies or preschoolers are invited to breathe, relax and let go with Jeni Andrews, a mother of two. The hour-long session is followed by tea and coffee.

Inner Peace 11am-12pm
Hear food for thought and learn different techniques of keeping a calm, loving and positive attitude towards the stressful situations that life brings. With Jeni Andrews.

Meditations for Complete Freedom 7-8.30pm
Deepen your meditative experience and improve your concentration. The hour includes meditation and practical advice from Australian Buddhist monk Kelsang Thubchen.


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Bathurst & Parkes Talks - Don't Worry Be Happy
A Series of Talks • Sept-Nov 2014

Kelsang Dawa is visiting Central West for another series of talks. 'Don't Worry, Be Happy' will focus on how to eliminate worry and develop a balanced attitude towards life’s ups and downs. Please share these links with anyone you know in these areas:

www.facebook.com/meditateinparkes  (talk on Fri Sep 19th)
www.facebook.com/meditateinbathurst (talk on Sat Sep 20th)
www.facebook.com/meditateinorange  (talk on Fri Nov 21st)

Bathust will also hold a 'Learn to Meditate' course in November. Click here to book.
 


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Hong Kong Festival - Highest Yoga Tantra
Blessing Empowerments of Heruka & Vajrayogini • Dec 10-17th
  
At the 2014 Asian Festival, Retired General Spiritual Director of the NKT, Gen-la Kelsang Khyenrab, will grant the Highest Yoga Tantra (HYT) Empowerments of Heruka Body Mandala and Vajrayogini and give commentary to these practices.
 
What does this mean? It means we have the opportunity to train in Tantra.
 
HYT teachings include special methods to purify our body and mind, and transform our ordinary world and experiences into the blissful pure world and experiences of a Buddha. They are the very essence of Buddha’s teachings. For more information click here.
 
 

Dates for the Diary
Upcoming events 


International Fall Festival • October 10th - 16th • KMC New York, USA
Weekend Meditation Retreat • October 17th - 19th • Carcoar, Central West


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Khedrubje Kadampa Buddhist Centre
The Grove, 165 Willoughby Road, Wamberal 2260

t: (02) 4385 2609   e: info@centralcoastmeditation.org  w: www.centralcoastmeditation.org

Khedrubje Kadampa Kadampa Buddhist Centre - a member of the New Kadampa Tradition - International Kadampa Buddhist Union

 




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Khedrubje Kadampa Buddhist Centre
165 Willoughby Road
Wamberal, New South Wales 2260
AU