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Meditation & Buddhism Merivale Weekly Classes

Meditation & Buddhism Merivale Weekly Classes


  • Tue 28 Jan, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 4 Feb, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 11 Feb, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 18 Feb, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 25 Feb, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 3 Mar, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 10 Mar, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 17 Mar, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 24 Mar, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 31 Mar, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 7 Apr, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 14 Apr, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 21 Apr, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 28 Apr, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 5 May, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 12 May, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 19 May, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 26 May, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tue 2 Jun, 7:30pm – 9:00pm
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Kalpa Bhadra Buddhist Centre, 24 Rugby St, Christchurch


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Suggested donation per class: $12.00

This event is a weekly drop in class.

Each class consists of a guided meditation and a talk based on Buddhist wisdom. Classes are suitable for everyone. Join in any week, booking is not required.

With Resident Teacher Kelsang Luma. Everyone is welcome.

$12 per class. We do not have eftpos so can accept either cash or bank transfer.

Class topics:
Meditation for Busy People - week of 27 January to week of 24 February 4 weeks
Do you ever feel that you are too busy to meditate? Learn practical advice on how to integrate meditation into your busy modern life and become more focused and positive. Suitable for everyone.

28 Jan - Changing our attitude from negative to positive
4 Feb - Mindfulness & Concentration
11 Feb - What is meditation?
18 Feb - How to practice meditation in daily life
25 Feb - Making our life meaningful

Our Amazing Mind - week of 2 March to week of 30 March 5 weeks.

We can completely change our experience of life by learning how our mind works and using meditation to guide it in a positive direction.

3 Mar - What is the mind?
10 Mar – Why feelings matter
17 Mar – Can we view others differently?
24 Mar – Learning to pay attention
31 Mar – Whats your intention?

Developing Self Confidence - Week of 6 April to week of 27 April 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.

7 Apr - Understanding emotions: why do I feel this way?
14 Apr - Our pure nature: I am not my delusions
21 Apr - Others have no faults
28 Apr - Mirror of honesty

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.

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