Public Talks, Retreats & Workshops

Date/Time Event
Saturday 4 Nov 2017
10:00am - 4:00pm
Changing our Lives by Changing our Minds: The Eight Verses of Training the Mind
with Jampa Jaffe It could be said that “Eight Verses for Training the Mind” contains the entire essence of the Buddha’s teaching in a distinct form. —His Holiness the Dalai Lama Composed by the Buddhist master Langri Tangpa (1054-1123), “Eight...
Sunday 5 Nov 2017
10:00am - 3:30pm
Retreat Day: Wisdom of Emptiness
with Venerable Chokyi The realization of emptiness is crucial for the attainment of liberation and enlightenment. Learn to develop calm abiding and different methods of meditation on emptiness. Date & time: Sunday 5 November; 10am-3:30pm Cost: $35/$30 VI members & DB students Open...
Friday 8 Dec 2017 until 11 Dec 2017
5:00pm - 8:00am
End of year Reflect & Refresh Nyung Nae Retreat
with Venerable Thubten Chokyi This Nyung-Nae is a practice of Chenrezig, the Buddha of compassion. It is a retreat of body, speech and mind from non-virtuous actions in order to purify negativities and accumulate merit. It includes taking the 24-hour...