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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

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…

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…

JAPANESE BRUSH CALLIGRAPHY (SHODO)

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

In these workshops, Jinesh Wilmot will introduce the ‘brush way’ or Shodo – Japanese Brush Calligraphy. Using a mindful approach, you will learn to write some of the basic Chinese & Japanese characters (Kanji) using brush and ink (Sumi); exploring the three forms of writing, known in Japanese as Kaisho, Gyosho and Sosho. Participants will…