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An Evening with Lama Pema Tsewang

E-Vam Institute 673 Lygon Street, Princes Hill, Victoria

Dungse Lama Pema Tsewang was born in 1972 in Tsum, in the Himalayan border region of Nepal. At the age of nine he entered Thrangu Tashi Choling Monastery in Boudhanath, Kathmandu, taking the novice vows of a monk in 1983 and the full ordination vows of a gelong in 1989. He completed a traditional three-year…

$17.50 – $25

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…

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…

Urban Day Retreat for Under 35s

E-Vam Institute 673 Lygon Street, Princes Hill, Victoria

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be on a Buddhist retreat? E-Vam Institute is offering a one day retreat in Princes Hill to give you a taste of what retreat is like.  The whole day program focuses on Tibetan yoga, meditation, Buddhist philosophy and ritual practice, incorporating aspects of retreat such as noble…

$20 – $30

Introduction to Buddhist Meditation for U35s – Online

E-Vam Institute 673 Lygon Street, Princes Hill, Victoria

This course will provide an introduction to meditation. You will learn how to cultivate a healthy relationship with your body, thoughts, and emotions, and with others. Throughout the course you will be guided through practices of self-reflection and meditation-in-action, and learn about progressive stages of meditative practice All under 35 courses are delivered by experienced…

$15 – $20

Buddhist Philosophy Discussion Group for U35s – Online

Online - E-Vam Institute

Discussion Group for Under 35s: The Four Noble Truths “The Buddhist path begins with the recognition of suffering - not just the pointed suffering of sickness, aging, or death, but the vague feeling of anxiety and dissatisfaction that underlies every moment of our lives.  Buddhism calls this dukkah, and the bad news is that it’s all-pervasive…

Free

ONLINE Urban Day Retreat for Under 35s

E-Vam Institute 673 Lygon Street, Princes Hill, Victoria

POSTPONED - NEW DATE WILL BE ANNOUNCED SHORTLY! Take the time out to learn and practice meditation and yoga, whilst learning about Buddhism during E-Vam Institute's Online One Day Urban Retreat. Open to newcomers and those who have an ongoing interest in Buddhism, E-Vam is offering the opportunity to participate in a one day online…

$20 – $30

Annual Easter Retreat

Maitripa Centre 528 Myers Creek Road, Healesville, Victoria

EASTER RETREAT Thursday 14 to Monday 18 April, 2022 at Maitripa Centre, Healesville & Online   Having the right vision is an important part of making our lives more significant… - Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche IX Since the time of the Buddha, there has been a strong tradition among Buddhists of periods of retreat for practice,…