weekly events

  • 05:45 PM

Thursdays, 5.45 – 7.00pm With Alan for 4 weeks, 26 Nov  – 17 Dec We can sense that our lives are fundamentally incomplete. There is a ‘knowing’ that eludes us. Through application of the Three Wisdoms in conjunction with somatic practices we can recognise this transformational truth. There is no entry charge but dana in…

  • 10:00 AM

Sundays, 10:00am to 11:00am Cultivating Awareness Practice, based on Tarchin Hearn’s book “Daily Puja: Contemplations to Orient the Mind Towards Awakening”, which is easily accessible to all. (No charge – Dana for the Centre is gratefully accepted.) This practice is followed by our Sunday Social. *Regular classes are occasionally cancelled or altered. Please check the Calendar…

  • 07:00 PM
  • alanmacalister.nz@gmail.com
  • 027 434 3956

Mondays, 7:00pm to 8:30pm 22-May to 19-June, 2017 (5 classes)  Join the exploration practices: Hearing, Reflecting, Meditating • Why Meditate? • What is our human potential? • Where does it lie? • Do we really know ourselves all that well? • Are we judgemental? Our own harshest critic? • Who are we to complain? • Is…

  • 07:00 PM

Thursdays, 7:00pm to 8:15pm [Please arrive 15 mins early if you have not sat in meditation before.] Zazen simply means sitting meditation. We start with two “rounds” of seated zazen. This means that we will sit together in mediation for 20 minutes. This is no different from the sitting practice you have carried out in…

“Frequently I pause, mindfully I breathe …” Sound like your day? If not, bring meditation into your daily life, and find the peace between the thoughts. Tuesday mornings 11am – 12pm No registration-ongoing weekly classes Everyone welcome, no previous experience needed Koha accepted Andrea 021 440537 [Existing sessions Thursday evenings at 5.45pm unchanged]

  • 07:00 AM

Tuesday-Friday, 7:00am to 8:00am On hold. Join one of our members for an informal practice in the warmth and stillness of our shrine room. The sessions are not led, but beginners are welcome and basic instruction can be provided. The host member will be doing his/her own practice, and you are welcome to do the…

  • 5:45 PM

Profound Intent Practice Tuesday Evenings, 5.45 – 7pm On Tuesday evenings we are practicing The Most Profound Intent of the Sublime Dharma. You are welcome to join if you have received the transmission, or have received any Chenrezig empowerment in the past. No charge – dana accepted. *Regular classes are occasionally cancelled or altered. Please…

  • 06:30 PM

Hello hello. Pot luck dinner and movie night (movie optional).Tuesday 12th August 6.30 pm in meditation room at 12 Lake St. Looking forward to seeing you there! Brett and Victoria

  • 08:00 PM

Tuesdays, 8 – 9.30pm Runs for 4 weeks, 7  – 28 July In these sessions we will explore Hollow Body practice. Hollow body practice has long been recognised as being deeply supportive of a range of meditations including samatha, somatic meditations, yidam practice, and Tummo heat. We are grateful to Lama Yongdu for this practice…

  • 11:00 AM

Sundays, 11:00am to 12:00pm Imbibe in a convivial cup of coffee or tea and meet members of our community and visitors to Queenstown.  Maybe learn, extend or demonstrate skills as a Barista. You are welcome to bring something edible to share. This event follows the Sunday morning practice and takes place in the library next to the meditation room. You are…