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Opening Forum – Buddhist Summer School 2020

Maitripa Centre 528 Myers Creek Road, Healesville, Victoria

The opening forum is an opportunity to hear the Summer School speakers engage in discussion of one of life’s big questions. There will be an opportunity for audience members to ask questions. 9.30am-11am Saturday – Lecture Hall 1 All welcome, the forum is free of charge and open to the public. Join us for morning…

Free

SAVES THE DATE! Buddhist Summer School 2023

Maitripa Centre 528 Myers Creek Road, Healesville, Victoria

37th Annual Buddhist Summer School Start your New Year by immersing yourself in teachings from Theravada, Tibetan and Zen Buddhism. Opening Forum 9:30am to 11am Saturday The opening forum is an opportunity to hear the Summer School speakers engage in discussion of one of life’s big questions. There will be an opportunity for audience members…

Free

Dungse Lama Pema Tsewang

Maitripa Centre 528 Myers Creek Road, Healesville, Victoria

The Six Paramitas The six paramitas, or transcendent perfections, are an essential concept in the practice of Mahayana Buddhism. They are translated as generosity, discipline, patience, diligence, meditative concentration, and wisdom. From the Buddhist point of view in general, and from the Mahayana point of view in particular, in order to progress properly on the…

Acceptance, Non-self, Idiosyncrasy, Non-conflict

Maitripa Centre 528 Myers Creek Road, Healesville, Victoria

Venerable Hasapanna will teach on the following topics Self Acceptance You search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your Love & Affection than yourself, but that person is not to be found anywhere. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love & affection. Saturday morning…

Fukan Zazen Gi

Maitripa Centre 528 Myers Creek Road, Healesville, Victoria

Fukan Zazen Gi  On Universal Recommendation for Meditation and Buddhism With Ekai Korematsu Roshi  (2:30pm to 6pm, Sat 11 & Sun 12 Jan, Lecture Hall 2) Fukan Zazen Gi, (Principle of Universally Recommended Seated Meditation) was written by Zen Master Dogen in 1227.  It was declaration of his dharma/conviction arising from his own experience that…

Psychology of the Yogas with Dr Gidi Ifergan

Maitripa Centre 528 Myers Creek Road, Healesville, Victoria

In this series, Dr Gidi Ifergan will explore how yogic methods can be harnessed to heal negative tendencies, promote psychological healing and encourage awareness of natural clear mind.

Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind

Maitripa Centre 528 Myers Creek Road, Healesville, Victoria

ZEN MIND, BEGINNER’S MIND with Teishin Shona Innes In these sessions, the three forms of Zen meditation – bowing, sitting and walking - will be introduced.  The classic text, ‘Zen Mind, Beginners Mind’ by Shunryu Suzuki, will be used to support this essential practice and understanding of the three forms. 2 units Monday & Tuesday…