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Meditation and Mindfulness - Introductory Courses

Meditation Overview   |    Level II Courses and Retreats   |   Meditation Retreats

We offer a wide variety of ways to learn meditation: evening or daytime courses, Saturday morning drop-in classes, and even weekend retreats. We hope that one of these options will work for you.

We teach two meditation practices: the mindfulness of breathing and the metta bhavana (the development of loving-kindness). When practised regularly, these meditations lead to calm, concentrated and positive states of mind. [more information about meditation in general]

Listed below are the different courses and classes currently offered for beginners or even people that simply want a refresher course in meditation. After you've learned to meditate through one of our introductory classes, you are welcome to attend the other classes at our centre. We offer opportunities to meditate during the week, regular classes exploring Meditation or Buddhism, and further meditation courses and retreats. [more information on further meditation courses]

Meditation Sampler: casual drop-in led meditation for beginners or refreshers

If you want to get a taste of meditation right away, these classes are held every Tuesday and Saturday throughout the year. Although some people attend regularly each week, these classes are designed for people who have no previous experience of meditation. Please feel free to just drop-in, when you can.
Cost: By donation - no advance booking required.

Day of Week Start Time End Time
Every Tuesday 12:30 PM 1:30 PM
Every Saturday 9.30 AM 10.40 AM

An Introduction to Meditation - evening courses

Please pre-book and pay in advance to reserve your place. Either book online or call us on 02 9519 0440.
Cost: 7 week course: full price $210 (concession $155)

Day of Week Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Booking
Wednesdays (7 meetings, 7 weeks) 03 Aug 2016 14 Oct 2016 7:00 PM 9:30 PM [Click here]

Life with full attention: mindfulness and meditation
Evening Courses - 8 Weeks (meet once a week)

Please pre-book and pay in advance to reserve your place. Either book online or call us on 02 9519 0440.
Cost: full $265 (concession $210)

Day of Week Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Booking
Wednesdays 19 Oct 2016 30 Nov 2016 7:00 PM 9:30 PM [Click here]

An Introduction to Buddhism and Meditation (7 or 8 week evening course, meet once a week)

Buddhism has much to offer us in modern times. Find out how Buddhists view life and how they practice in our society today.
In this introductory seven week course you can learn about meditation, ethics and the wisdom of the Buddha.

After completing one of our introductory courses, people are welcome to attend our regular weekly Dharma study classes or open meditation sessions to continue with their exploration of Buddhism and meditation. [for more information on our regular weekly Dharma classes]

Please pre-book and pay in advance to reserve your place. Either book online or call us on 02 9519 0440.

Cost: full price $210 (concession $155)

Day of Week Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Booking
Tuesday 30 Aug 2016 11 Oct 2016 7:00 PM 9:30 PM [Click here]


Introduction to Meditation - day workshops

These workshops are a short introduction to the practice of meditation. They offer an excellent way to experience what meditation is like, without a large commitment of time. Please bring a light lunch to share with others.

Please pre-book and pay in advance to reserve your place. Either book online (link below) or call us on 02 9519 0440.
Cost: full $70 / concession $55 / unwaged $40

Day of Week Start Date Start Time End Time Booking
Sunday 11 Dec 2016 10:00 AM 4:00 PM [Click here]



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