2020 Calendar

Online Seminar: Bedrock of the Path

11 - 12 April 2020
See details below

Seminars with Jakob Leschly

Due to the health concerns associated with COVID-19, Jakob's Bedrock of the Path seminar will be offered online via the Zoom platform. This seminar replaces the previously-scheduled seminars in Sydney, Nothern Rivers, Belligen and Brisbane

The Bedrock of the Path: For our practice of Dharma to be effective, we need on one hand to have a clear vision of where we’re going, and on the other how we actually are going to do this. Friday is for anyone interested in wisdom and love, the key themes of Buddhism. Saturday will offer a clear and understandable presentation of the Buddha’s teaching on the basic goodness that is innate to us, while the Sunday will present how this is integrated through meditation and everyday life.

For those who would like to access the recordings, here is a link to a Dropbox folder:


The audio and video from last Friday's talk is already in dropbox and the recordings of next weekend's programs will be saved there too.

Friday 3 April  5 pm to 6.30 pm

  • The Buddhist View and Practice of Wisdom and Compassion (Evening talk)
    For anyone interested in the Buddhist view on the nature of our existence, and its vision of the basic goodness and workability of our lives. This introduction intends to be a down-to-earth presentation of a timeless science of mind, free of jargon or mysticism.
  • Zoom link: N/A

 A donation will help us continue to make these teachings available  


IMPORTANT NOTE: Seminars previously scheduled for 4-5 April are postponed to this weekend - Saturday 11 March and Sunday 12 March. 

New Zoom links are posted below



(Saturday 4 April  10 am to 4 pm )     POSTPONED TO Saturday 11 April  10 am to 4 pm

  • Establishing the View of the Middle Way (Seminar)
    In recognising the sanity and brilliance that is basic to us all, the Buddha sought to free us from self-imposed limitations. The Middle Way or Madhyamaka teaching is the key to the quiet simplicity of such wisdom. This vision is the indispensable foundation of the path of enlightenment.
  • Zoom link: Complete

 A donation will help us continue to make these teachings available  


(Sunday 5 April  10 am to 4 pm)   POSTPONED TO Sunday 12 April  10 am to 4 pm

  • Integrating the Practice of the Middle Way in Samadhi and Everyday Life (Seminar)
    The simplicity of the Middle Way view shows a remedy for the confused and unnecessary struggle of our mind, but it needs to be applied and integrated as a living experience - first through the practice of meditation, and then through integration in our ordinary lives.
  • Zoom link: Complete
 A donation will help us continue to make these teachings available  


Click on one of the Friday, Saturday or Sunday links above  to join the seminar at the start time

This will  open a 'Zoom' meeting
  • If joining using a personal computer - follow the prompts: "Open Zoom Meetings? https://zoom.us wants to open this application" Click "Open Zoom Meetings" button
  • If joining using a smart phone - Download the "Zoom app" specifically "Zoom Cloud Meetings". There's no need to "Sign Up' or to "Sign In", however you will be asked for a Meeting ID and a Password. These are as per the information above for each session.
NOTE: each meeting has it's own 'Meeting ID' and password, listed above
Cost: by donation. 
For assistance with registration - contact Tom Gwinn at tom.gwinn@sydney.edu.au
For other enquiries - contact Donna at programs@si.org.au
Topic: Bedrock of the Path - Public Talk - Friday 3rd April
Time: Apr 3, 2020 05:00 PM Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney
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