Khacho Yulo Ling Buddhist Centre is a place of peace and practice. The centre is under the patronage of and has been blessed by, both His Holiness Sakya Trizin and the late His Eminence Chogye Trichen Rinpoche. It is of the lineage of the Tsarpa sub sect of the Sakya Tradition of Tibetan Buddhism but welcomes all traditions and teachings.
The centre is facilitated by it's resident nun, Venerable Rinchen, a fully ordained Australian nun in the Tibetan tradition. The centre is open to all interested people who are seeking to know more about Buddhism or meditation. We offer regular practices and Buddhist teachings.
Our Annual General Meeting will be held on Sunday 26 October at 1pm at the Centre. For more information or to inquire about committee positions, nomination forms or membership please contact the centre. Memberships are due annually in July. Afternoon tea will be provided, all members please attend.
We start the session with prayers, mindful movements, lying down meditation, walking meditation, followed by a craft activity, morning tea, storytime and dedication. Cost for children's group is by donation and a suggested donation is $5 per child, this money goes towards books, art and craft materials.
There will be no discussion group for August and September as Rinchen will be away, another Sunday may be allocated for it and will be posted on the website when it has been decided. By donation, suggested donation $10/$5.
With Quentin "Genshu" from Open Way Zen.
The Diamond Sutra will be discussed over an 8 week period. This is one of the Wisdom Sutras - Prajnaparamita Sutras. The other well know one being the Heart Sutra.
The Diamond Sutra particularly examines the great delusion of our ego which brings us so much stress and suffering and is highlighted in the First Noble Task or Truth together with craving and hatred. In the Sutra, the Buddha answers Sariputra's question of how he can become more like him and become free of delusion.
The evenings will consists of a period of meditation followed by reading part of the Diamond Sutra and discussing it, then a period of further meditation and contemplation.
Dates; Weekly for 8 weeks starting Wednesday 24 September at 630pm Cost is $10 per session
Numbers limited - Book early
The course is suitable for anyone who wants to gain greater clarity of mind and reduce the level of stress and tension in the mind and body. The course will be a combination of teaching and practice in a relaxed and conducive environment. Whilst the teachings are derived from the Buddhist philosophy a commitment to Buddhism is not required.
The course will be facilitated by Venerable Rinchen who is the resident nun at the centre, she has been running meditation courses for over 12 years. Rinchen has completed the 2 month silent Shamatha Retreat in Phuket with Dr B Alan Wallace. Dr Wallace is one of the foremost teachers of this practice in the west for the western mind and trained under the guidance of many great masters including His Holiness the Dalai Lama. This practice is a great way to cultivate a wonderful sense of well being and mental balance.
Course cost is $60 and includes all handouts, a guided meditation CD and refreshments, it is advisable to attend all three sessions to gain the maximum benefits. Please bring your lunch for the Saturday session.
Rinchen invites you join her for a day of mindfulness meditation practices, a great way to deepen an already existing practice. The day is suited for those who have been practicing meditation and/or have attended a meditation course.
Time: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Cost: $50 members/concession---$60 nonmembers (includes morning tea and lunch)
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