Vision and transformation

Buddhism course for the head and heart

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Buddhism offers us an inspiring vision of what it means to be a human being, but it doesn’t stop there. It also gives us ways to transform our life and our emotions in the light of this vision.

The Buddha saw that we inadvertently trap ourselves on a sort of hamster-wheel of suffering, but he also saw that it's possible to free ourselves, to step off the wheel into a life of joy, clarity, compassion and wisdom - just as he did. He laid out what's known as the noble eightfold path, telling us how to transform different aspects of our lives so we live in alignment with Reality - with how things really are - instead of engaging in a fruitless tug-of-war against life. Each of us can walk this path.

Using a combination of teaching, discussion, practical exercises and meditation this six-week course will help you deepen your vision of human potential, apply the Buddha's teachings to all areas of your life, and develop more emotional warmth and positivity.

Suitable for those who have completed our introduction to meditation and Buddhism course or series.

When

22 February 2021  7:00pm-9:15pm
1 March 2021  7:00pm-9:15pm
8 March 2021  7:00pm-9:15pm
15 March 2021  7:00pm-9:15pm
22 March 2021  7:00pm-9:15pm
29 March 2021  7:00pm-9:15pm

Cost

$190 - full
$120 - low income
If cost is a barrier please get in touch to discuss further.

Location

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The Auckland Buddhist Centre

381 Richmond Road, Grey Lynn, Auckland

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