Bonni Ross, Queenstown, 2024

Beyond Hope and Fear

22nd – 25th February, 2024

Human consciousness is a powerful, creative tool. Liberation teachings train willing humans to understand, purify and develop their minds — to experience well-being and strength as we meet our collective future.

Opening to this challenge begins with conceptual understanding, combined with direct, personal experience. How do these cunning minds of ours work? What powers do they have to free us from blind belief and lack of personal agency? How can we apply them skilfully in our daily lives?

We have to start somewhere. How about here, and now? Fresh insight, creative exploration and a healthy dose of good humour?


There will be 4 teaching classes as follows:

Thu, 22nd & Fri, 23rd Feb: 7 pm – 8:30 pm
Sat, 24th & Sun, 25th Feb: 9 am – 12 pm

All are welcome. Out of respect for the teacher, please arrive in time to be seated and settled well before the start of the class. Please send any questions to

The registration fee is $10 per class, and can be paid in cash (only) at the centre, or by bank transfer to 38-9006-0765486-09 (Lake Street Trust). Advance registration is not necessary. Dana (donations) for the teacher will also be gratefully accepted. For more details, please read our page on Dana and Fees.

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Bonni has been a student of dharma for 59 years, and a teacher for 45 of them. She has experienced the evolution of the Teachings of Liberation as they have come to the West and has spent decades acting as a bridge of understanding between ancient teachings and modern lives. Bonni is known for her skills in bringing the teachings alive in a direct, personal, and grounded way.
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