Meditation and Buddhism


Tue 22 Aug 2017, 7:30pm–9:00pm
Tue 29 Aug 2017, 7:30pm–9:00pm
Tue 5 Sep 2017, 7:30pm–9:00pm
Tue 12 Sep 2017, 7:30pm–9:00pm
Tue 19 Sep 2017, 7:30pm–9:00pm
Tue 26 Sep 2017, 7:30pm–9:00pm
Tue 3 Oct 2017, 7:30pm–9:00pm

Where: Kalpa Bhadra Buddhist Centre, 19A Upper Crichton Terrace, Cashmere, Christchurch

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Suggested donation per class: $10.00
  • Additional fees may apply

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Note: Please do not park on Upper Crichton Terrace as it is a private lane.

Classes are suitable for everyone. Join in any week, booking is not required.

With resident teacher Kelsang Luma.
Everyone is welcome.

Freedom from Jealousy & Resentment: Week of 5 June to week of 26 June - 4 weeks:
In our life, we may go through unpleasant experiences, which we can struggle to move on from. We may have difficulties in our relationships at present that stem from past experiences. In this series, we will learn how to let go of these negative minds and develop positive mental habits which will result in future happiness.

Advice from the Heart - Week of 3 July to week of 7 August - 6 weeks:
Learn ancient wisdom that can be applied to our busy modern lives. By taking this simple, practical advice to heart we can attain a special wisdom that can make every moment of our life happy and meaningful

Solving our Daily Problems with Love - Week of 14 August to week of 25 September - 7 weeks:
Most of us feel there is room for improvement in our relationships with our partner, at work, or with our family and friends. On this course, we will explore how Buddhist meditation has the power to profoundly improve and transform our relationships, both past and present. Learn how to let go of painful attitudes and replace them with love, respect for others, patience and kindness.

What to expect at a class:
These classes are based on Buddha’s teachings on the mind, but you do not need to be a Buddhist to attend or to benefit from them. Each class consists of two guided meditations and an explanatory talk. The classes run for 90 minutes. Anyone can practise meditation and everyone is welcome to attend. There is no physical exercise involved and you can choose to sit either in a chair or on a cushion.

These classes are suitable for all levels of experience.

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