◘ Death, Rebirth & Karma - Day Course in Wamberal
◘ June Weekend Meditation Retreat - Mangrove Mountain
◘ Conquering Fear - Evening Drop-in Classes
◘ Advice From the Heart - Daytime Drop-in Classes
◘ Mother's Day - Big Breakfast
◘ Mandala Retreat - Creating World Peace
◘ Compassion for Animals - Friday Night Lecture
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Death, Rebirth & Karma - Day Course in Wamberal
Khedrubje Centre • Sat 28th May • 9.30am-4pm • $50/40 conc
We are alive, therefore we will die. This is the simplest, most obvious truth of our existence and yet we rarely consider it. More often than not we choose to ignore it.
During this course with Buddhist monk Gen Kelsang Dawa, learn the Buddhist view of life, death and everything in between. Through these teachings we can begin to understand why we experience our present fortunes and misfortunes, and how we can create happiness both now and for the future.
The day includes morning and afternoon tea, and a delicious vegetarian lunch. To book click here. Join our Facebook event.
June Weekend Meditation Retreat - Mangrove Mountain
Mangrove Yoga • Fri 3rd - Sun 5th June • Plenty of Spaces Left!
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 all inclusive fee is $290. This includes retreat sessions, accommodation and meals (vegetarian) based on triple share accommodation. A minimum deposit of $100 is required at the time of booking. Single and twin options are available at an extra cost.
For photos of the venue, Mangrove Yoga Centre, click here.
For more info and to book click here. Join our Facebook event.
Conquering Fear - Evening Drop-in Classes
Around the Coast • 2nd May - 2nd Jun • 7-8.30pm • $10/8 conc
Fears such as worry, anxiety and insecurity make us feel uncomfortable and can sometimes even paralyse us. On this course, learn how to escape these fears and experience mental freedom.
Monday Woy Woy CWA Hall, The Boulevard Tuesday Charmhaven Lakespa Wellness Centre, 1 Callaghan Close Wednesday Wamberal Khedrubje Centre, 165 Willoughby Rd Thursday Wamberal Khedrubje Centre, 165 Willoughby Rd
Advice from the Heart - Daytime Drop-in Classes
Around the Coast • 2nd May - 31st May • $8/6 conc
Essential advice from the Buddhist tradition. This course will explain how to live a healthy, positive life amidst the busyness of this modern world
Monday Umina 11.30am-12.30pm Umina Beach Yoga, 305 Trafalgar Ave Tuesday Wamberal 11am-12pm Khedrubje Centre, 165 Willoughby Rd
Mother's Day - Big Breakfast
Khedrubje Centre • Sun 8th May • 9-11am • $10 per person
The perfect way to treat mum on this special day! The morning begins with a guided meditation, followed by a scrumptuous vegetarian smörgåsbord in the relaxing environment of the Centre lounge and deck.
Bookings are essential as this will be a very popular event. Please book by Friday if possible for catering purposes. The breakfast is followed by our Sunday Session with Gen Dawa at 11am-12pm, which you are also welcome to attend ($8/6).
To book click here. Join our Facebook event.
Mandala Retreat - Creating World Peace
Khedrubje Centre • Mon 16th - Fri 20th May • By Donation
This 5-day, drop-in retreat is an opportunity to practise offering mandalas. In this practice, we imagine a pure and peaceful world beyond suffering and offer it to others to create special causes for such a world to arise. The retreat is also a special method for making a connection with a Spiritual Guide and receiving their blessings.
Each session consists of prayers and silence for offering mandalas and meditation. You are welcome to stay throughout the day, just make sure to BYO vegetarian lunch.
If you are new to this practice you can arrive 15 minutes before any session starts and a retreat assistant will show you what to do, answering any questions. It is helpful to let us know beforehand if you are coming (call us on 4385 2609). Visit our website for more info.
Compassion for Animals - Friday Night Lecture
Khedrubje Centre • 20th May • 7-9pm • Drop-in • $10/8 conc
In this talk, Gen Kelsang Dawa will present the Buddhist view on how animals experience the world, and how we can play a part in protecting and caring for them. By examining their situation with wisdom and compassion, we shall realize there are methods that provide very real solutions for the sufferings of animals, finding new meaning in the words ‘animal liberation’.
For more info click here. Join our Facebook event.
Dates for the Diary
Library Talk • Wed 25th May • 2.30-3.30pm • Tuggerah Library
International Festivals - Kadampa Buddhism Worldwide
Every year the New Kadampa Tradition organises three International Festivals to offer people an opportunity to take a break from their normal routine, receive inspiring teachings, and focus on their spiritual practice. Spring and Summer Festivals take place at Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre in Ulverston, England, whilst the Fall Festival floats around the globe. Everybody is welcome to these energising spiritual holidays.
Dorje Shugden Empowerment with Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong
May 27 - June 1 • Manjushri KMC, Ulverston, UK
The Very Essence of Buddha's Teachings of Sutra and Tantra
July 22 - August 6 • Manjushri KMC, Ulverston, UK
Highest Yoga Tantra Empowerments
October 7 - 13 • Toronto, Canada
Khedrubje Kadampa Buddhist Centre
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Khedrubje Kadampa Buddhist Centre
165 Willoughby Road
Wamberal, New South Wales 2260