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Lama Mark Webber: Blossoming Fundamentals into Compassion-Wisdom

Saturday, 9th & Sunday, 10th July, 2022, 10 am – 12 pm Lama Mark (Lama Yongdu Chokyi Gyaltsen), our spiritual advisor and one of our principal teachers, will be giving two online classes at the request of the Centre. The Sunday class will replace our regular Sunday morning practice. All are welcome. Entry is by…

Bonni Ross: Transcendentaling

Beyond Duality, Delusion & Doubt Sat, 30th July — Thu, 11th August, 2022 We are delighted to announce that Bonni Ross has generously agreed to teach at the Dharma Centre over this two-week period. These teachings will replace our regular programme with the exception of Rinpoche’s monthly teaching on Sun, 7th August. Class days and…

New Wednesday evening class

Alan will be leading “The Search for Truth Beyond Words” on five consecutive Wednesday evenings at 6pm, starting on 22 June. More details here.

Vaccine passes no longer required

The government has dropped vaccine certificates from the Protection Framework and the whole country has dropped to orange status. The trustees have therefore decided to drop the requirement for vaccine certificates inside the centre. For now, the other protocols remain in place and, in particular, masks are still required. The Sunday social will be reinstated from 15-May…

Grant Rix: The Paradox of Presence

This page has been updated to add the streaming link. Grant Rix has generously offered to teach at the Dharma Centre on Sunday, 12-June at 10am. This teaching will replace our regular Cultivating Awareness practice. All are welcome; entry by dana (donation) to the Centre. This teaching will be streamed using this link. Description Mindfulness…

Grant Rix: Mindfulness for Wellbeing

Grant Rix has generously offered to teach at the Dharma Centre on four consecutive Wednesdays in May as follows: Wed 4-May, 11-May, 18-May & 25-May, 2022, 6:00 – 7:30 pm All are welcome; entry by dana (donation) to the Centre. These teachings will not be streamed. Description Boost overall wellbeing and enhance cognitive performance through…

Amnyi Trulchung Rinpoche: A Guide to the Way of Life of a Bodhisattva

On the first Sunday of each month, from 2:30pm to 5:30pm, for the next 3 years, Amnyi Trulchung Rinpoche will provide guidance on the teachings of Shantideva in his book, “A Guide to the Way of Life of a Bodhisattva.” Our regular Sunday morning practices will not take place on these days. For more details…

Lama Mark Webber: Je Gampopa’s Jewel Ornament of Liberation

Lama Mark, our spiritual advisor and one of our principal teachers, will soon be commencing a two-month series of teachings and retreat on Je Gampopa‚Äôs Jewel Ornament of Liberation. The teachings start with a public online class at 6:30 am on Sunday, 6th March, NZ time. The link includes more information on the teachings and…

Temporary Closure

Due to a private retreat, our regular programme is suspended from 3 – 10 February, 2022. Access to the centre is limited to registered retreatants.

Tarchin Hearn: Living with Wisdom, Compassion and Non-clinging Engagement

Note: This post has been edited to reflect the changed date for the first teaching from Sunday 13th February to Sunday 20th February, and to add dates for the second half of 2022. On the Sundays listed below, our 10am practice will be replaced with a group teaching from Tarchin via Zoom on “Living with…