Central Coast Meditation Centre has been established for 11 years, a non for profit organisation the Centre is dedicated to the dissemination of Tibetan Buddhism. Our mission is to promote the teachings and philosophy of the Buddha and to teach meditation to the public.
The Centre follows the principles of the Sakya lineage of His Holiness Sakya Trizin. And sponsors visiting Tibetan Lamas to give teachings to the people of the Central Coast.
Teaching Tradition: Vajrayana, Sakya.
Spiritual Director: Lama Choedak Rinpoche is the Spiritual Director of the Tibetan Buddhist Society of Canberra (Sakya Losal Choe Dzong www.sakya.com.au.
One of the few meditation masters in Australia, Lama Choedak trained under His Eminence Chogye Trichen Rinpoche (who taught His Holiness the Dalai Lama and His Holiness Sakya Trizin).
Schedule of Teachings and Events 2015
Teachings with Lama Choedak Rinpoche
Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th June
PUBLIC TALK: Healing Relationships
Saturday 27th JUNE 2015 7pm –9pm
How do we best deal with the challenges we face in keeping our relationships vibrant and healthy? In this special public talk, Lama Choedak Rinpoche will explain the causes of our relationship difficulties, from a Buddhist perspective, and how we can reduce and eventually eliminate these problems to create more happiness and contentment in our lives.
For a relationship to heal and grow it is necessary to transform our attitudes and forgive ourselves and others. Lama Choedak will give clear and accessible advice on how to have a reliable and satisfying basis for all our relationships, without fatigue or negative mind states.
Cost: Suggested donation $20
Donations for Public Talk will go towards the Nepal Earthquake Appeal
FULL DAY WORKSHOP: Medicine Buddha Healing Empowerment & Meditation Sunday 28th JUNE 9:30am –4.30pm
Discover the connection between wholesome thoughts, your health and happiness. Sickness is a common suffering of all living beings. However, according to Tibetan medicine, most illnesses are psychosomatic. Ill health that is generated by one's unwholesome attitude cannot be cured by conventional medicine alone.
In this special workshop attendees will receive the special mantra for healing and a short meditation that one can do to help oneself overcome illness, as well as a means to be patient to assist and cope with severe pain associated with sickness, ageing and dying for oneself and others. Cost: Suggested donation $50
Seats are limited so please RSVP early
LUNCH AND REFRESHMENTS ARE PROVIDED
INFORMATION AND BOOKINGS:
Venue: 5 Haynes Avenue Umina Beach
Bookings: Ph.: Donna Nelson 02 43447718
or Email: email@example.com
8 Week Calm Abiding Meditation Classes -
Private classes are available by appointment only.
Learn the essential life skills of mindfulness, calmness and compassion through the practice of meditation.
Meditation has a proven record in its ability to improve health, awaken happiness and give a clear perspective on life. It enables you to identify the real causes of unhappiness and recover from stress, anxiety as well as manage pain.
There are many styles of meditation and in this course we learn how to focus with single-pointed concentration on the breath as taught in the Buddhist tradition. This technique of mindfulness is a natural process and a fundamental life skill to help you to focus better on ordinary tasks.
This course is presented by Dr Lan -Hoa Le.
Bookings: Dr Lan- Hoa Le 0411 331 038
or Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Cost: Fee by donation
Dharma Teachings and Intermediate Meditation Classes available
Bookings: Donna 02 4344 7718
or Email email@example.com
Cost: Fee by donation
*Please note: For all events donations go towards visiting teachers and teaching materials.