Public Talks, Retreats & Workshops

Date/Time Event
Sunday 2 Apr 2017
10:00am - 3:30pm
DB Retreat: Developing a Kind Heart
With Ven Chokyi Discover clear meditation instructions to enable you to develop your innate qualities of loving kindness and compassion. Learn the skills of applying these techniques to generate the mind of bodhichitta, the wish to attain enlightenment for the...
Friday 14 Apr 2017 until 17 Apr 2017
10:00am - 4:00pm
Easter Lam-rim Retreat
With Geshe Samten Join us this Easter for our annual retreat with Geshe Samten, and discover ways to transform your own life. This lam-rim retreat gives you the opportunity to discover the relevance and freshness of traditional Buddhist teachings to...
Saturday 22 Apr 2017
10:00am - 4:00pm
Recollective Awareness Meditation Workshop
with Jampa Jaffe Recollective Awareness Meditation is a gentle and accepting form of Buddhist insight meditation. It offers an approach based on people’s actual experience. Meditators are invited to follow whatever naturally arises for them in their meditation and, then,...
Sunday 23 Apr 2017
1:00pm - 5:00pm
A Taste of Cultivating Emotional Balance
with Angela Blazely This series of four practical hands-on workshops are based on the Cultivating Emotional Balance (CEB) Program developed by B. Alan Wallace and Paul Ekman. The workshops will outline the CEB framework and look at strategies for managing...
Sunday 7 May 2017
10:00am - 3:30pm
DB Retreat: Samsara & Nirvana
With Ven Chokyi In this module you will investigate what samsara is and how we are stuck in it. Also, you'll discover what nirvana is and how to achieve it. Develop the determination to be free from suffering and its...
Sunday 21 May 2017
1:00pm - 5:00pm
A Taste of Cultivating Emotional Balance
with Angela Blazely This series of four practical hands-on workshops are based on the Cultivating Emotional Balance (CEB) Program developed by B. Alan Wallace and Paul Ekman. The workshops will outline the CEB framework and look at strategies for managing...
Sunday 4 Jun 2017
10:00am - 3:30pm
DB Retreat: Transforming Problems
With Ven Chokyi In this module you will consider the disadvantages of self-cherishing and the advantages of cherishing others more than ourselves. Learn how to employ the special techniques of mind training, or “lo-jong,” as a means to transform problems...
Saturday 10 Jun 2017
10:00am - 4:00pm
A Workshop Exploring Emptiness
with Jampa Jaffe Normally, we suppose that the world is fully real, existing independent of our minds, out there waiting to be revealed to us. That our minds are merely passive observers, like mirrors reflecting what is already there. Emptiness...