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Meditation & Buddhism Cashmere Weekly Classes

Meditation & Buddhism Cashmere Weekly Classes

When:

  • Tue 30 Jan ’18, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 6 Feb ’18, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 13 Feb ’18, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 20 Feb ’18, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 27 Feb ’18, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 6 Mar ’18, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 13 Mar ’18, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 20 Mar ’18, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 27 Mar ’18, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 3 Apr ’18, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 10 Apr ’18, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 17 Apr, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 24 Apr, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 1 May, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 8 May, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 15 May, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 22 May, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 29 May, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 5 Jun, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 12 Jun, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 19 Jun, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 26 Jun, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 3 Jul, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 10 Jul, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 17 Jul, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 24 Jul, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 31 Jul, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 7 Aug, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 14 Aug, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 21 Aug, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 28 Aug, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 4 Sep, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 11 Sep, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 18 Sep, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 25 Sep, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 2 Oct, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
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Where:

Kalpa Bhadra Buddhist Centre, 19A Upper Crichton Terrace, Cashmere, Christchurch

Restrictions:

All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Suggested donation per class: $12.00

This event is a weekly drop in class.

Each class consists of a guided meditation and a talk based on Buddhist wisdom. Classes are suitable for everyone. Join in any week, booking is not required.

With Resident Teacher Kelsang Luma. Everyone is welcome.

Class topics:
Developing Self Confidence – week of 28 May to week of 18 June 4 weeks
Learn how to develop a positive view of yourself and develop an authentic inner confidence by learning to change the way you view yourself and those around you.

29 May – Mirror of Honesty
5 June – Others are Precious
12 June – How to be Faultless
19 June – Unsurpassed Confidence

Following in Buddha’s Footsteps – week of 25 June to week of 30 July 6 weeks.
By following in Buddhas footsteps we can discover a life of great meaning and benefit to others by training in giving, moral discipline, patience, joyful effort, concentration, and wisdom.

26 June – Giving
3 July – Moral Discipline
10 July – Patience
17 July – Effort
24 July – Concentration
31 July – Wisdom

Conquering our Most Harmful Delusion – week of 6 August to week of 27 August 4 weeks.
In this course we will find out the real source of all our pain, problems and unhappiness and learn how to control this miserable mind.

7 Aug – The source of all our problems
14 Aug – The biggest obstacle to helping others
21 Aug – How to stop being selfish
28 Aug – Secret of Exchanging Self with others

The Healing Power of Compassion – week of 3 September to week of 24 September 4 weeks.
What is empathy and what is compassion? Learn what these special minds are and how to develop them to enrich our daily life.

4 Sept – Developing Empathy
11 Sept – What is Compassion
18 Sept – The supreme inner wealth
25 Sept – All you need is love

What to expect at a class:
These classes are based on Buddha’s teachings on the mind, but you do not need to be a Buddhist to attend or to benefit from them. Each class consists of two guided meditations and an explanatory talk. The classes run for 90 minutes. Anyone can practise meditation and everyone is welcome to attend. There is no physical exercise involved and you can choose to sit either in a chair or on a cushion.

These classes are suitable for all levels of experience.

Note: Please do not park on Upper Crichton Terrace as it is a private lane.

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