Renunciation is Self-compassion

Thu, 26 July, 2018
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Kunsang Yeshe Retreat Centre 137 Narrow Neck Rd, Katoomba NSW 2780


Bookings now open!
Compassion is the wish for all living beings to be free from suffering. When directed to others, we have many strategies and ideas to help, when it comes to ourselves – less so. We turn to “quick fix,” comforts like food, TV, internet and relationships – they work in the short term but their pleasure quickly fades and we cycle to another strategy to try to get stress relief and peace.
What if you took the control back from external supports and empowered yourself into happiness? Not through superficial “positive thinking,” of pop-psychology but through a fundamental paradigm shift of perspective, liberating yourself from the habits that wear you down? The kindest thing we can do for ourselves is break the patterns that harm and limit us – this is the essence of renunciation – the determination to be free from these cycles and more…

Teacher: Bhikshuni Lozang Yönten was ordained in 2003. She completed the Buddhist Studies Program at Chenrezig Institute in 2009 then continued to study, retreat and offer service at Dharma Centres in India and Taiwan as well as Australia and New Zealand, becoming an FPMT in-depth registered teacher.

Ven. Yönten was the Resident Teacher of Kunsang Yeshe Retreat Centre from 2011 – 2014 and we are always delighted to welcome her back whenever her work as an FPMT touring teacher and retreat leader allows. She is known for her fresh, modern approach and warm, engaging teaching style as well as her depth of knowledge and understanding. More…

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Facility Fee: $15 or $13.50 members & concession.