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An interview with Tara Choying Lhamo

Tara Choying Lhamo is an Austrian-born dharma practitioner who has lived in retreat for over twenty years, twelve of which she spent high in the mountains of Nepal in Lapchi, one of the retreat caves used by Tibet’s great yogi and saint, Milarepa. We are delighted to announce that Tara will be visiting Queenstown Dharma…

Lama Mark Webber posters available

Posters containing details of Lama Mark’s teachings are now available in A3 & A4 formats. Please display these wherever you can and encourage people to take advantage of this valuable opportunity. The teaching schedule is also available as a printable calendar, and pre-registration is now available. Click the links or the thumbnails below to download…

“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.