Sydney teachings - Khenpo Choying Dorjee
Khenpo Chöying Dorjee is a warm, engaging and distinguished Tibetan Buddhist scholar. He received his degree as Khenpo, roughly equivalent to a Western Ph.D. in Buddhist Studies, in 2004. Since then, he has held several leadership positions at Dzongsar Khyentse Chokyi Lodro Institute in India. At the request of Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche, Khenpo has in recent years toured and taught throughout Asia, Europe, and the US, recently teaching at the University of Berkeley in California and The University of British Columbia, Canada.
Thursday May 23 - Sun May 26: The Heart Sutra
Confusion clouds our wisdom, and the Heart Sutra is the great medicine that eliminates our confused assumptions about reality. This concise sutra presents the core of the Mahayana vision.
· Thu May 23, 7-9 pm · Fri May 24, 7-9 pm · Sat May 25, 10 am-4.30 pm · Sun May 26, 10 am-4.30 pm
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Friday May 31, 7-9 pm: Evening Talk: Proactive Measures of Happiness
Lasting happiness is not random; it comes from us engaging in constructive attitudes that are not only about our well-being, but also more compassionate perspectives on ourselves and our world.
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Saturday June 1 - Sunday June 2: The Nectar of Mind
Lojong is the art of opening up to our world, laying down the burden of our insecurity, and providing a practical tool to generate genuine kindness and compassion. This short text by the great Khyentse Wangpo beautifully summarises the essential points of this indispensable practice.
· Sat Jun 1, 10 am-4.30 pm · Sun Jun 2, 10 am-4.30 pm
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Friday June 7, 7-9 pm: Evening Talk: Why We Never Give Up
On the Buddhist path, we have good reasons to never give up compassion for everyone - from animals to people to governments, and we have reasons to never give up on the future of our world.
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VENUE for all Sydney events: Sydney Practice Room. Unit 22/450 Elizabeth St, Surry Hills. (See below for directions)
- Evening Talks: $25 non-member, $20 non-member concession/members, $15 members concession
Webinar: By donation
- Full day Teachings: $60 non-members, $40 concession non-members/members, $30 member concession.
Webinar: By donation
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Registration: At the door. see above. Links are given for each specific teachings
Directions: 450 Elizabeth St. Surry Hills is a 5-10 minutes walk from Central Station - turn right from Devonshire St onto Elizabeth St (away from the city) toward Belvoir Street Theatre. It is near the corner of Elizabeth and Brumby St. Entrance is via pressing the intercom for Unit 22. Once you have gone through the second door please take the lift to Level One.
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