Buddhism in a nutshell with Venerable Damcho
Chenrezig Institute 9:00am - 4:30pm
General Interest, Special Interest, Spiritual
33 Johnsons Road
Eudlo , Queensland, 4554
This course presents an introduction to the core principles and philosophy of Buddhism from the Tibetan Buddhist perspective. In one day you will be introduced to the Buddha’s life and teachings, a brief history of Buddhism and a discussion of the various types of Buddhism practiced today. The course will explore what it means to be a Buddhist and how the philosophy can help you lead a happier, more peaceful life. There will also be an opportunity to learn and practice some basic meditation techniques. If you want a gentle introduction to Buddhist philosophy, or have wondered about Buddhist beliefs and how Buddhism applies to everyday life, this course is a great start! Sunday 21 August 9.00 am - 4.30 pm, held in the Gompa at Chenrezig Institute Facility fee $75 10% discount for members and concession card holders. Accommodation and meals available separately. Meals must be booked before 10.00 am on the day of the event. All bookings can be made on our website www.chenrezig.com.au. Ven. Thubten Damchoe is a Buddhist nun and a student of Chenrezig Institute's Buddhist Studies Program.
Established 1974, Chenrezig Institute is a centre for Buddhist study, meditation, retreat and practice nestled in the foothills of the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. The Institute is home to a Tibetan Geshe (Lama), a large community of ordained Sangha (monks and nuns), students, residents, volunteers, retreat goers and guests.
Apart from the formal study programmes, Chenrezig Institute is a peaceful, calm and relaxing place to spend a few hours, days or weeks. Stroll along the bush paths, wander in formal garden, espresso in the cafe or a vegetarian meal.
Teachers’ availability subject to change; please refer http://www.chenrezig.com.au/programme/monthly-calendar/ for updated information.