Fri, 5 October, 2018 - Sun, 7 October, 2018
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Long an element of many faith traditions, meditation is now increasingly promoted as beneficial for everything from stress reduction to general well-being to corporate productivity! Meditation has been a key part Buddhism for 2500 years. So then, what exactly is Buddhist meditation? How do you do it? What is it for?
All human beings have an innate desire to overcome suffering, to find happiness. Training the mind to think differently, through meditation, is one important way to avoid suffering and be happy.
– H. H. Dalai Lama
Venerable Tsultrim will explain different approaches to mediating for various purposes, including analysis, concentration and visualization. There will be opportunities to explore and experience them for yourself and to learn strategies for establishing a regular practice.
Suitable for all
The retreat will be residential, giving you the opportunity to immerse yourself for the whole weekend in the process, free of everyday distractions and supported by fellow students. We also have places for people who are unable to live in. The venue is the serene and beautiful Karuna Retreat Centre in Katoomba.
Retreat Leader: Venerable Tsultrim is a very experienced meditator in the Buddhist tradition. She has presented meditation and mindfulness over many years and in many places, including Chenrezig Institute and most recently at Kopan monastery. More…
(Note that Friday the 5th October is not a full day: registration opens at 4:30pm.)