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“How to Have a Happy and Meaningful Life” by guest speaker Geshe Jampa Tharchin

NEW GUEST SPEAKER TO QUEENSTOWN “How to Have a Happy and Meaningful Life” Lharampa Geshe Jampa Tharchin Friday 8 July 7pm Dharma Centre Trustees welcome Geshe Jampa Tharchin for the first time to our centre as guest speaker. Currently the resident teacher at Chandrakirti Meditation Centre in Nelson, Geshe-la was born in Tibet and studied for…

June Programme and Events

ONGOING EVENTS @ 12 Lake St Heart Sutra Study Group, Mondays, except 6 June, from 6:00pm to 7:15pm Meditation For All, Thursdays, except 9 June (see below), from 5:45pm to 7:00pm Film and Food Night, second Friday in month, starting 10 June    – 6:00pm Potluck (please bring a dish to share)    – 7:00pm…

May / June Programme

EVENTS PROGRAMME NEW from 28 MAY Dharma Creative, last Saturday in month, starting 28 May, 2:00pm to 4:00pm A new monthly session providing an opportunity to deepen our Dharma practice by attentive engagement in a creative space. Artistic skill is not a requirement! The class will be facilitated, not lead, to allow people to explore…

Heart Sutra Study Group

For those students who would like to dive deeper into Lama Mark’s treasured teachings on the Heart Sutra, we are forming a Heart Sutra Study Group. We will use the teachings and practices to further our realisation of Emptiness over the next three months. The Group will learn particularly through meditation and sharing learnings. We encourage…

Programme for May

NEW – Heart Sutra Study Group  Monday’s starting 2 May, from 6:00pm to 7:15pm For those students who would like to dive deeper into Lama Mark’s treasured teachings on the Heart Sutra, we are forming a Heart Sutra Study Group. We will use the teachings and practices to further our realisation of Emptiness over the next three months….

Group photo with Lama Mark Webber

Group photo taken taken after the White Tara Empowerment conducted by Lama Mark Webber, Queenstown Dharma Centre, Sunday, 27 March 2016. Photo credit: Anna

Wongur: Guru Rinpoche, in the form of Orgyen Kalden Drendze

Guru Rinpoche, in the form of Orgyen Kalden Drendze: From the the Drikung Yangzab Dzogchen tradition as revealed by the great 19th Century teacher Chemchog Nüden Tsäl. Empowerment to take place on Friday, 18th March at 7.30pm. No charge. May make Gift/Dana to Lama.

Refuge, Precepts and Bodhisattva Commitments

Refuge, Precepts and Bodhisattva Commitments: Arising from a formal and heartfelt request by students, Lama Mark will be offering the teachings and blessing of: Taking Refuge, Precepts and the Bodhisattva Vow. Given in the traditional way, it is a two part process: First is a teaching on understanding Refuge, Precepts and the Bodhisattva commitments. This will…

The Empowerment, Teachings and Practice of the Twenty-one Taras

Te Moata Retreat Centre, Tairua, Coromandel The Empowerment, Teachings and Practice of the Twenty-one Taras April 22 – May 15   This retreat will commence with an Introduction to Buddhism, Refuge, and Tantra. “The meditations of the Twenty-one Taras (female embodiments of wisdom and compassion), through the terma lineage of Chokgyur Dechen Lingpa are a…