Chenrezig Institute Event Calendar

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

DISCOVERING BUDDHISM – SAMSARA AND NIRVANA WITH VEN ROBINA COURTIN

10/09/2022 @ 9:00 am - 11/09/2022 @ 3:45 pm AEST

$120.00
Staying Sane Event Image

About Event:

The terms ‘Samsara’ and ‘Nirvana’ describe how life is, and how it could be. Join our special guest teacher this month, Ven Robina Courtin for this particularly dynamic Discovering Buddhism weekend.

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 is is possible 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 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:

Born in Melbourne, Ven. Robina was ordained in the late 70s and has worked full-time since then for Lama Thubten Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s FPMT. Over the years she has served as editorial director of Wisdom Publications, editor of Mandala Magazine, executive director of Liberation Prison Project, and as a touring FPMT teacher. Her life and work with prisoners has been featured in the documentary films ChasingBuddha and Key to Freedom.

This is the first time we have been able to welcome Ven Robina to our centre for a long time! It is very exciting for us all to have her in the gompa in person! Book in early to avoid disappointment, if you would like to stay in centre accommodation.

Everyone is welcome to attend this very special course not only those who have been following the Discovering Buddhism series although we hope all of those will book in early to ensure they have accommodation.

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.

Ven Robina has also sent us these files for students to download: (they will also be found in the dropbox the link to which will be found on your ticket after registration)

TABLET DB9 Samsara and NirvanaTABLET DB9 Practice ManualPHONE DB9 Samsara and NirvanaPHONE DB9 Practice Manual

With a large number attending in the gompa we request everyone to please observe Covid restrictions, wear masks and observe safe distancing. 

Register to attend in-person:

The recommended contribution for this weekend course is only $120 but never let finances get in the way of your listening to the Dharma. If this amount is too much for you, please contact spc@chenrezig.com.au to ask for financial assistance

Sangha are invited to attend our courses free of charge but are always requested to register.

Anyone who wishes to book Chenrezig accommodation for this weekend, should email info@chenrezig.com.au straight after registering for the teachings.

$120.00

3 in stock

Register to attend online:

The recommended contribution for this weekend course is only $120 but never let finances get in the way of your listening to the Dharma. If this amount is too much for you, please contact spc@chenrezig.com.au to ask for financial assistance

Sangha are invited to attend our courses free of charge but are always requested to register.

NOTE: Please ensure that you book in advance (preferably 24 hours ahead) if you are booking for online attendance. Zoom and YouTube links are sent out in the tickets (not the confirmation of the booking) after people register and some people have not received them in time when they have booked at the last minute.

$120.00

85 in stock

Details

Start:
10/09/2022 @ 9:00 am AEST
End:
11/09/2022 @ 3:45 pm AEST
Cost:
$120.00
Event Categories:
,

Venue

Chenrezig Institute Gompa
33 Johnsons Rd
Eudlo, Queensland 4554 Australia
+ Google Map

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

Tickets

The numbers below include tickets for this event already in your cart. Clicking "Get Tickets" will allow you to edit any existing attendee information as well as change ticket quantities.
Tickets are no longer available