Down to Earth Buddhism

Down to Earth Buddhism
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Tue 7 December 2021
Tuesday 7 December 2021
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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Down to Earth Buddhism with Hobart Buddhist Meditation Centre An introduction to Mahayana Buddhism theory and practice. Tuesdays 6:30pm - 8pm By Donation This program will introduce participants to the fundamentals of Tibetan Buddhism. We will explore the steps Shakyamuni Buddha an ordinary person, who himself experienced confusion, anxiety, fear, pain and uncertainty took to attain enlightenment 2,500 years ago. Sessions include setting a positive intention, simple guided meditation practice, and a presentation and discussion about an aspect of the Buddhas teachings and how to apply this information to everyday life.  You can attend sessions in person or by  Zoom . If you wish to attend in person, please be reassured that our venue is wheelchair accessible.  Sessions are free. Participants are encouraged to make a donation toward Hobart Buddhist Meditation Centres ongoing running costs. Information on how to make a donation can be found  here . Please use the reference  "Tuesday Session"  in your bank transfer.  Upcoming program: 3 and 10 August: The Perfection of Generosity (with Guy Turnbull) 17 and 24 August: The Perfection of Ethics (with Maria Grist and Emilia Della Torre) 31 August and 7 September: The Perfection of Patience (with Andy MacIntosh) 14 and 21 September: The Perfection of Joyous Effort (with Guy Turnbull) 28 September and 5 October: The Perfection of Concentration (with Tony Were) 12 and 19 October: The Perfection of Wisdom (with Tony Dix) WHAT YOU'LL GET An introduction and explanation of some of the basic teachings of the Buddha. An opportunity to learn and practice mindfulness and other meditations. A supportive environment to discuss and ask questions about Buddhist teachings and practice. WHAT TO BRING Your curiosity, interest and intention to find out or learn more about Buddhism. A cushion or two if you wish to meditate in a traditional cross-legged posture. Meditating while sitting on a chair or lying on the floor is also fine if this is more comfortable for you. ABOUT THE TEACHERS Sessions will be presented by experienced students from Hobart Buddhist Meditation Centre who have studied and practiced the Buddhist path for many years. Got a question? Please contact  info@tashicholing.net Cost FREE

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