The Path of Transformation
Wednesday Nights - Ongoing
Current Course - November 7th to December 19th 2018
7:30 to 9:00pm
Are you aware of the thought patterns and habits that cause disharmony in your life?
Have you ever been curious about cause and effect , wondered why you experience what you experience in your life?
Do you often find yourself blaming outside circumstances, situations and people for your struggle, and find it never helps?
If these topics interest you, and you would like to better understand your mind and emotions & unlock your inner joy and true potential then come and join us on this fascinating course of self-discovery.
See the program and events section for more details and to register.
Courses led by Venerable Gyalten Sengye (Zac)
International Yoga Festival
Fri 22nd to Sunday 24th
Saturday 23rd Feb:
Session 1 (Time to be confirmed)
Shamatha (Breath Meditation) – Instruction & Practice :
This ancient, yet profoundly simple mediation helps to stabilize the mind, calm he nervous system, and to reduce anxiety. This practice also helps develop skills to be more focused and attentive in our lives. Open to all.
Session 2 (Time to be confirmed). -
Green Tara Practice (The Buddha to remove obstacles)
Has the power to help remove both outer and inner obstacles in lives. These main ones being the eight fears that come from ignorance, attachment, anger, pride, jealousy, miserliness, doubt and wrong views. The main causes of suffering being disturbing thoughts.
Sunday 24th Feb:
Session 1 (Time to be confirmed)
Heart Opening Practice (Metta Meditation):
This practice is very powerful in awakening the seeds of compassion from within. It helps us develop loving kindness & forgiveness for ourselves and others. This practice works to dissolve the ego, to let go of self-cherishing (that causes so much of our own suffering) and to create oneness with others.
Session 2 (Time to be confirmed)
Introduction to Tibetan Buddhist Tantra (Deity Yoga):
In this fascinating workshop you will get to learn about Deity Yoga, a practice of Vajrayana (Tantric) Buddhism and how and why it’s used to awaken our true and innate nature from within. Deity yoga is what separates Buddhist Tantra practice from the practice of other Buddhist schools.
Voices Of Sacred Earth Festival
Friday 11th March to Sun 13th March
Saturday 12th March – 7:30am to 8:30am - Guided Meditation
Geshe Gyalten will lead a calm abiding mediation, that works on making our minds both tranquil and peaceful. There will be a number of different mediation topics covered, some focusing on the breath, others analytical mediation, so this will be an engaging and interesting session. The meditation will make room for joy and happiness to arise naturally and spontaneously, regardless on the circumstances and surroundings.
Sat 12th March - 11:00am to 12:30pm -
Introduction to Buddhism in Tibet - Guided Medaition
In this work shop geshe la will give a fascinating account of the History of Tibetan Buddhism and its history. – He will share wisdom and stories about some of the great yogi’s, teachers and meditators, and how Tibetan Buddhism has spread across the Globe.
There will be storytelling, guided mediation and a chance to have questions and answers with one of the great teachers from this unbroken lineage, dating back 2500 years from Shakyamini Buddha himself.
Sunday 13th March – 7:30 to 8:30 am -Guided Meditation. Geshe Gyalten will lead a calm abiding mediation, that works on making our minds both tranquil and peaceful. There will be a number of different mediation topics covered, some focusing on the breath, others analytical mediation, so this will be an engaging and interesting session. The meditation will make room for joy and happiness to arise naturally and spontaneously, regardless on the circumstances and surroundings.
Sunday 12th March - 3:30pm to 5:00pm -
Ancient Art for Health and Wellbeing (1.5 hr)
Geshe Gyalten will impart tools and wisdom on how Tibetan Buddhism can work on many levels to heal ourselves in a wholistic manner. There are many facets to Buddhism, some using meditations and Yoga, others using Psychology and Astrology among others. In this fascinating interactive session Geshe Gyalten will share with us his wisdom, and methods on how we can empower ourselves to health and wholeness through this practice. Time for questions and answers.
Cost: This event is part of a larger festival. There are a number of ticketing options. Please click on the button below to go through to the Voices of Sacred Earth website at Kawai Purapura to purchase your tickets for this event.