Buddhist Summer School 2021

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Buddhist Summer School 2021

January 9, 2021 - January 11, 2021

Bookings open Sunday 22 Nov @ 8pm AEST

Start your New Year by immersing yourself in teachings from Theravada, Tibetan and Zen Buddhism.

A rich tapestry of traditions has been woven by Asian cultures around the essence of the teachings of the Buddha, who lived 2500 years ago. The enduring nature of Buddhism is symptomatic of its integrity as a spiritual discipline. Over the past several decades Westerners have begun to learn from and participate in the diversity and essence of Buddhism.

The Summer School offers courses on Buddhist philosophy and meditation within various traditions, as well as courses on comparative philosophy and psychology.


9:30am to 11am Saturday

The opening forum is an opportunity to hear the Summer School speakers engage in discussion on one of life’s big questions. There will be an opportunity for audience members to ask questions. The forum is free and open to all!



Learning the Truth with Body and Mind

Ekai Korematsu Roshi
Jikishoan Zen Buddhist Community
(Session times: 2:30pm to 6pm Sat, Sun & Monday)


Elizabeth Mattis Namgyel

The Middle Way

Elizabeth Mattis Namgyel
Mangala Shri Bhuti
& The Middle Way Initiative
(Session times: 9:30am – 1pm Sat & Sun)



Ajahn Dr Buddharakkhita

Abundant Solitude, Scarce Loneliness

Ajahn Dr Buddharakkhita
Meetirigala Sri Lankan Forest Monastery
(Session times: 2:30pm – 6pm Saturday & Sunday)



Sam Bercholz

The Tantric Wisdom of the Buddha

Sam Bercholz
Shambhala Publications
(Session times: 9:30am – 1pm Monday)



Buddhism & Environmental Justice
An Uncomfortable Relationship

Ruth Gamble
Lecturer LaTrobe University
(Session times: 9:30am – 1pm Monday)



Kathleen Gregory

Exploring the Radical Psychology of Buddhism

Dr Kathleen Gregory
Psychologist & Academic
(Session times: 2:30pm to 6pm Monday)



Dechen Davies

The Joy of Meditation

Dechen Davies
E-Vam Institute
(Session times: 9:30am – 1pm Saturday & Sunday)


View the full Program here



This year, the Buddhist Summer School will be held online, providing you with opportunity for an intimate and engaging Dharmic experience with speakers from around the world.



Start at just $20 & go on sale on 8pm Nov 22. Come for the full event or any combination of days. Concessions apply (discount and codes below). Please note concessions do not apply to early bird tickets.
HCC holder 10% (code: concession) – Members 10% (code: member) Students 30% (code: student) – Under35 30% (code: under35)

At this time, we want to ensure that everyone has the same access, regardless of financial position. You can apply for our Dharma Dana fund to attend at no/reduced cost here: https://forms.gle/X74YWgoa1p4sD7eUA


presented by
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E-Vam Institute
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Online – E-Vam Institute