Upcoming Events

Community Events

 


Sunday Meditation Class and LunchIMG 1691 1

Every Sunday 10.00am – 11.30am
Resumes 12 August.
With Geshe Jampa Tharchin

A very popular public teaching followed by a delicious vegetarian lunch at the Centre. The meditation class covers methods to calm the mind and is suitable for everybody interested in meditation and improving their mind. The class includes breathing meditation techniques and discussion on how we can improve our experiences of daily life, our inner happiness and relationships. Everyone welcome. By donation.

 


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Every Sunday 10.00am – 11.30am
Resumes 12 August.

Come to our Sunday Meditations and bring your children! The Centre will be running easy meditation, mindfulness and values-based activities for children aged 5-15.

 


Monday Evening Shantidevas Bodhisattvas Guide

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Every Monday 7.00pm – 8.30pm
Begins 13 August
With Geshe Jampa Tharchin

We will resume the study of Shantideva’s Bodhisattvas Guide, a famous treatise encompassing the Buddhist path, translated into English by Anton. This class is suitable for everyone with a sincere interest in Buddhist thought.

Cost: $10 per class.

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Wednesday Evening Buddhist Psychology

Mind and Mental Factors

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Every Wednesday 7.00pm – 8.30pm
Begins 15 August
With Geshe Jampa Tharchin

Geshe-la will guide us through the various states of mind we pass through on a daily basis helping us identify our thoughts and learn what is beneficial.

Cost: $10 per class.

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Thursday Evening Review and Discussion Class

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Every Thursday 7.00pm – 8.30pm
Begins 16 August.

We will review and discuss what we are learning in class with emphasis on questions and sharing.

All welcome no experience needed.

 


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Eleven Steps to Bodhichitta
With Geshe Jampa Tharchin
Saturday 25 August, 9.30am - 5.00pm and Sunday 26 August 2.30pm - 5.00pm

Geshe Tharchin will outline the 11 steps developing the Mind of Enlightenment which encompass the whole path.

A great weekend for beginners and advanced a like to develop insight into the incredible techniques Buddihsm offers.

$60 for the weekend includes vegetarian lunch.

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Southern Teaching Tour 1 – 10 August 13

With Geshe Jampa Tharchin

Westport Wed August 1st

6.30pm – 8pm  Buller REAP Hall, 13 Henley St

Greymouth Thurs Aug 2nd

6.30pm - 8pm, Uniting Church, 203 Tainui St

Franz Josef Friday Aug 3rd

6.30pm- 8pm   Franz Josef Medical Centre

 

Call Andrew 0294686957 for Westcoast inquiries.

 

Wanaka Sunday Aug 5th

10am-11.30am Sunday Morning Mindfulness Meditation

6.30pm - 8pm Meditation for Daily Life Public Talk

St. Johns Room, 4 Link Way, Wanaka

Barbara 0273398280

Queenstown Dharma Centre, 12 Lake St

Monday August 6th   7pm Guru Puja Tsog

Tuesday August 7th 7pm Eight Verses of Thought Transformation with Geshe Tharchin

Invercargill August 8th

6.30pm- 8pm Mindfulness Practise for Daily Life

Hospice Southland, Gate 1 Ellis Rd or Kew Rd Entrance

Julie 032130776

 


Guided Walking Tour of Wish Fulfilling Land

Meet at Chandrakirti Centre 9.30am on Saturday August 18th

We will drive to Central Road South and walk around the center’s new retreat land. Wear your tramping boots or similar sturdy footwear, bring a jacket, water and snacks. Allow 2 hours. Everyone warmly welcome

Register Now or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 03 5432021.

 


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Meet at the Centre at 9.30 am

Thursday 23rd August 9.30am

Please join us for sutra recitations and lunch at Riverside Café.

 

 


Community Events


Weekly Hatha YogaSue Ransom Yoga web

With Sue Ransom
Wednesday mornings:  9.30am - 10.45am
Thursday evenings:  6.00pm -7.15pm
Community Events Building, Chandrakirti Meditation Centre

Hatha Yoga classes with Sue exploring a range of postures to increase strength and flexibility, build awareness and improve posture. Breathing techniques and guided relaxations for stress relief and inner balance. Please bring a yoga mat.
Cost: $10 per lesson, cash at the door.
For further info, contact Sue: 027 391 2431 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.