Buddhism for Beginners

Class Description

Without the guru there is not even the word Dharma” Lama Zopa Rinpoche.

Join us for a day of reflection on the benefits of having a spiritual guide, the qualities of a fully qualified guru and how to relate to the spiritual teacher. This retreat day is part of the two year FPMT Discovering Buddhism program.

Open to all.

Morning and afternoon tea provided. Please bring lunch to share.

Date: Sunday 1 July

Time: 10:00am – 3:30pm

Cost: $35/30 VI members; $25 DB students

About the teacher:

Ven Thubten Chokyi is a Buddhist nun in the Tibetan tradition, ordained in 2006. She is the international director of Liberation Prison Project, a social services program of the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (FPMT) that offers spiritual advice, teachings, books and materials to men and women in prison interested in exploring, studying and practising Buddhism.

Ven Chokyi coordinates the spiritual program at VI, where she has been teaching meditation and Buddhism since 2006. She is a member of Sydney’s Women’s Interfaith Network and committed to interfaith dialogue for world peace.

Class Location

Vajrayana Institute - Tibetan Buddhist Centre, Victoria Square, Ashfield, New South Wales, Australia