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Sakya Choekhor Lhunpo - The Melbourne Sakya Centre
Representing the Sakya tradition of Tibetan Buddhism in Melbourne
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WELCOME TO SAKYA CHOEKHOR LHUNPO

Sakya Choekhor Lhunpo (The Melbourne Sakya Centre) aims to develop the practice and activities of Mahayana Buddhism in general and that of the Sakya tradition of Tibetan Buddhism in particular. 

We do this by fostering opportunities for Buddhist study study and practice, as well as through engaging in meritorious activities.

  • TEACHING SCHEDULE JULY/AUGUST

 JULY:

Sunday 3rd, 2.30pm-4.30pm $15
Ven. Bom Hyon Sunim, Zen Buddhist Nun, Through the Zen Lens: Sunim walks us through the principles of Buddhism and the art of daily presence with a Zen perspective while adhering to the Sakya Buddhist traditions. Sunim offers a warm and nurturing tone to her teachings and delivers a wonderful guided meditation with each session.

 

Sunday 10th, 3.00pm $5 donation
Lama Konchok Choephel Leads Shamatha Meditation and Medicine Buddha Puja: Experience traditional Tibetan Buddhist practices with our Resident Lama. Come and join in the practice of ‘Calm Abiding’ Meditation to clear, calm and untangle the mind, followed by the Healing Sadhana of the Medicine Buddha.

 

Sunday 24nd, 2.30pm-4pm $15
Garrie O’Toole An Introduction to Buddhism: A conversational teaching on the basic principles of the Buddha’s teachings, combined guidance on mindful practices and meditation techniques.

 

Sunday 31th, 3.00pm $5 donation
Lama Konchok Choephel Leads Shamatha Meditation and Medicine Buddha Puja: Experience traditional Tibetan Buddhist practices with our Resident Lama. Come and join in the practice of ‘Calm Abiding’ Meditation to clear, calm and untangle the mind, followed by the Healing Sadhana of the Medicine Buddha.
AUGUST:
Sunday 14th, 3.00pm $5 donation
Lama Konchok Choephel Leads Shamatha Meditation and Medicine Buddha Puja: Experience traditional Tibetan Buddhist practices with our Resident Lama. Come and join in the practice of ‘Calm Abiding’ Meditation to clear, calm and untangle the mind, followed by the Healing Sadhana of the Medicine Buddha.
PLEASE NOTE OUR MONTHLY BREAKS:
JUNE 26th
JULY 17th
AUGUST 7th
SHAMATHA MEDITATION RETREAT
WHEN: FRIDAY 16th SEPTEMBER 10.30am - SUNDAY 18th SEPTEMBER 4.30pm
COST: $330pp INCLUDES all meals and accommodation/bedding
VENUE: Maitripa Centre Healseville - 528 Myers Creeks Road, Fernshaw VIC 3778
Shamatha Meditation, also known as 'Calm Abiding' Meditation is a common practice in all Buddhist tradtions. Our retreat aims to provide the space for one to immerse oneself into the resting and mindful practice of Meditation.
Gently guided by one of Australia's most respected Teachers of the Sakya Buddhist tradition, Khenpo Ngawang Dhamchoe, will lead you into a practice that focuses to clear and calm the modern mind.
The cost of the retreat covers all your accommodation in the beautiful Modern & Minimalist rooms, fully furnished and bedding provided. Vegetarian, retreat style food is provided for Breakfast, lunch & dinner including snacks (any dietary needs are to be advised on booking) in addition to Meditation practice and wonderful teachings by Khenpo La.
Bookings are essential! Please contact Sylvia on 0409389283 or email events@melbournesakya.org.au

 



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(Updated on Monday, 11 January, 2016 9:27 PM)
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