Saturday Dharma Morning

The morning takes place in two halves. You are welcome to join us for either or both.

In the first half, starting at 9:30am is a meditation practice. The class will split into two groups, a smaller group for those who are new to meditation and another group for those who attend the class regularly. In the beginners group, we will help you to set up in good posture and give a fully led practice. Once you have been coming a while, the main group offers a more lightly led practice.

After a short break, at 10:15am there will be a talk and discussion to explore another aspect of Buddhism.

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How To Join

This class is running at our centre in Newtown. But if you are self-isolating at home, you can also participate online using Zoom.

A few minutes before we're due to start, click here to join us on Zoom.

Programme

Date Talk Subject
18 July Approaching Discrimination and Prejudice through the Dharma — Aryadharma
25 July The Worldly Winds and Reactivity — Ratnavyuha
1 August Holding to Nothing Whatever — Prakashika
8 August “One day I'll have everything set up just right!” — Dharmalata
15 August Reframe your experience of unsatisfactoriness: from reflection to insight — Carudaya
22 August Reframe your experience of impermanence: from reflection to insight — Carudaya
29 August Reframing non-self: from reflection to insight — Carudaya
5 September Challenging Racism and Discrimination – Nagasuri
12 September The transcendent – Nagapriya
19 September Padmadakini - Faith and Intuition on the Buddhist Path
26 September Padmasambhava Day talk - Prakashika
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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I come just for the meditation, or just for the dharma session?

Of course! If you're just joining for the Dharma session, join us around 10:15am.

Do I need to book?

No, just turn up!

What should I wear for the meditation and how should I sit?

There are no special requirements, just make sure you'll be comfortable to sit for the length of the meditation. If you're joining us online and don't have meditation equipment, a dining room chair will be perfectly suitable.

Do I need to be a Buddhist?

No - the class is suitable for everyone, and the guided meditation group is especially suited to those who are new to meditation and Buddhism.

How much does the class cost?

We don't charge a fixed price for our classes but instead invite you to make a donation to the centre to help us cover our running costs.

A donation of $10-20 would help us to cover our costs, but everyone is equally welcome, even if you cannot give anything at all.

The Team

Aryadharma
Aryadharma
Cara
Cara
Clifford
Clifford
David
David
Dharmagatu
Dharmagatu
Kamalamayi
Kamalamayi
Manicitta
Manicitta
Nagasuri
Nagasuri
Nandavani
Nandavani
Pam
Pam
Samacitta
Samacitta
Som
Som
Steve
Steve

Where to Find Us

We're in Newtown, a few minutes walk away from the station.