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Discovering Buddhism – Samsara and Nirvana – retreat weekend

08/10/2022 @ 9:00 am - 09/10/2022 @ 3:45 pm AEST

Hybrid Hybrid Event
$60.00

About Event:

The terms ‘Samsara’ and ‘Nirvana’ describe how life is, and how it could be.  We are all stuck in samsara – our ordinary lives that seem to be an endless cycle of hope, struggle, achievement and disappointment, where somehow we don’t seem to be able to stay happy for very long. But things don’t necessarily have to be this way. The Buddha taught that it is possible to completely transform our lives and experience a state of lasting happiness, freedom and joy. This is nirvana – an imperturbable peaceful and positive state of mind.

In this retreat, we reflect on the teachings and instruction from Samsara and Nirvana module of the Discovering Buddhism programme.  We will investigate how we can empower ourselves with practical tools that will give us the confidence, commitment and energy for spiritual transformation.

The retreat continues the exploration of the lam-rim, the graduated path to enlightenment, and provides an opportunity to meditate on some of the key points, to ask questions about the teachings and to participate in group discussions. It is an excellent opportunity to clear away any doubts you may have, or for those studying at home or online to enjoy group practice and meditation. Everyone is welcome to attend this retreat weekend, even if you haven’t attended the previous modules.

In this module of Discovering Buddhism, we will explore the profound teachings that clearly outline the mechanisms of cause and effect. These teachings show us how we create our own difficulties, as well as how we can break free of the cycles that keep us locked in to unhappiness and suffering. We will investigate how we can empower ourselves with practical tools that will give us the confidence, commitment and energy for spiritual transformation.

About Teacher:

Ven. Pema was ordained by our spiritual director Lama Zopa Rinpoche in 2010. She completed Discovering Buddhism in 2005, and has successfully completed all Basic and Master Program subjects over the last 12 years.

Ven. Pema previously taught nine modules of Discovering Buddhism here at Chenrezig Institute before leaving to study in Italy. Prior to her ordination, she gained invaluable experience in her profession as a high school teacher for almost 20 years. She now combines her teaching skills and Dharma knowledge with enthusiasm and passion.

After registration students will receive a ticket which should include Zoom and YouTube links as well as a link to a dropbox which will contact the subject readings and meditations.

Register to attend in-person:

Never let finances get in the way of your listening to the Dharma, but please donate what you can to enable Chenrezig Institute to continue to offer these teachings at the centre and online. Sangha are invited to attend our courses free of charge but are always requested to register.

If you cannot pay even the minimum fee, please contact spc@chenrezig.com.au to ask for a further discount

Suggested contribution: $120.00

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Minimum contribution: $60.00

Register to attend online:

Never let finances get in the way of your listening to the Dharma, but please donate what you can to enable Chenrezig Institute to continue to offer these teachings at the centre and online. Sangha are invited to attend our courses free of charge but are always requested to register.

If you cannot pay even the minimum fee, please contact spc@chenrezig.com.au to ask for a further discount

Suggested contribution: $120.00

96 in stock

Minimum contribution: $60.00

Details

Start:
08/10/2022 @ 9:00 am AEST
End:
09/10/2022 @ 3:45 pm AEST
Cost:
$60.00
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Venue

Chenrezig Institute Gompa and Online
33 Johnsons Rd
Eudlo, QLD 4554 Australia
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Organiser

Discovering Buddhism
Phone
+61491873258
Email
db@chenrezig.com.au

Other

Zoom Passcode (if applicable)
142217
Zoom Meeting ID (if applicable)
870 6260 8130
Any Additional Details
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87062608130?pwd=M05nM3V4NVpoS1loZEZmZEcyaGVSdz09 https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1MxeJ3Xhzi09wVoZtyiPdVyxc_rlXzVl https://www.dropbox.com/sh/s3oy1cgoib7wnos/AABIaOWZhRsBlL8DYgjh7ozia?dl=0

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