The Centre weekly drop-in class – Tuesdays 7.30 – 9.00pm
Venue: Kalpa Bhadra Buddhist Centre, 19a Upper Crichton Terrace, Cashmere, Christchurch
(Please do not park on Upper Crichton Terrace as it is a private lane)
Each class consists of a guided meditation and a talk based on Buddhist wisdom.
Classes are suitable for everyone. Come along any week, booking is not required.
$12 per class
Everyone is welcome
Developing Self Confidence – week of 28 May to week of 18 June 4 weeks
Learn how to develop a positive view of yourself and develop an authentic inner confidence by learning to change the way you view yourself and those around you.
29 May – Mirror of Honesty
5 June – Why we Need Others
12 June – How to be Faultless
19 June – Unsurpassed Confidence
Following in Buddha’s Footsteps – week of 25 June to week of 30 July 6 weeks
By following in Buddhas footsteps we can discover a life of great meaning and benefit to others by training in giving, moral discipline, patience, joyful effort, concentration, and wisdom.
26 June – Giving
3 July – A Disciplined Life
10 July – Patience
17 July – Effort
24 July – Concentration
31 July – Wisdom
Conquering our Most Harmful Delusion – week of 6 August to week of 27 August 4 weeks
In this course we will find out the real source of all our pain, problems and unhappiness and learn how to control this miserable mind.
7 Aug – The source of all our problems
14 Aug – The biggest obstacle to helping others
21 Aug – How to stop being selfish
28 Aug – Secret of Exchanging Self with others
The Healing Power of Compassion – week of 3 September to week of 24 September 4 weeks
What is empathy and what is compassion? Learn what these special minds are and how to develop them to enrich our daily life.
4 Sept – Developing Empathy
11 Sept – What is Compassion
18 Sept – The supreme inner wealth
25 Sept – All you need is love
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 practice 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.