Meditation and
Modern Buddhism
in Tauranga

2018 New Classes Begin
January 25th Thursday night 7-8:30pm
at the Greerton Library
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‘When the turbulence of distracting thoughts subsides and our mind becomes still, a deep happiness and contentment naturally arises from within.’Geshe Kelsang Gyatso (from the book The New Meditation Handbook)

Please note: you can drop into any class you want. Each class is self-contained, suitable for beginners and for those with experience.

Greerton Library

  • Thursdays  7pm – 8:30pm
  • Greerton Library (Meeting Room)
    139 Greerton Rd, Greerton Village
     (see map)
  • $15
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The meditation classes in Tauranga function as a branch of the main Centre in Auckland. The regular teacher in Tauranga is Mathew Stewart, but the Buddhist monk Kelsang Pawo will also teach in Tauranga occasionally. Join the classes to learn from those who have already realised the benefits of meditation in their lives.

The Power to Be Happy
Drop in Classes – Begins February 22nd

Meditations to cultivate a good heart and transform problems through cherishing others.

This series gives you practical, creative methods to transform your day-to-day experiences – including the most challenging situations – into opportunities for personal growth and development. Ancient meditation techniques, tried and tested for a thousand years, are explained and made relevant to our modern life.

Feb 22ndPrecious Mind, Precious Heart
Learn how to solve all your daily problems by developing a good heart. By understanding the equality of our self and others we can overcome instinctive minds of negativity and instead enjoy a feelings of connectedness and empathy towards others.

Mar 1st – Warm, Kind and Loving
So often in life we find it difficult to keep a happy mind, this is because we do not recognize the kindness that others have shown us. Once we understand how we receive immense benefit from others we will naturally develop a deep feeling of appreciation and gratitude towards them & want to return their kindness with warmth and admiration.

Mar 8th Opening Your Heart Safely
Have you ever considered why pain & problems seem to come easily but happiness and freedom are difficult to obtain? If we understand the root cause of all our problems we can solve this dilemma and put end to frustration and disappointment.

Mar 15thNo Greater Meaning Than This
What is the meaning of life? If we check carefully we shall realize that meaning can be found from how we affect others and how we feel about them. By transcending selfish views and intentions we can discover a truly meaningful and happy life. 


Is a way of calming the mind, making us more peaceful, balanced and focused in our daily lives. Ultimately, it enables us to awaken our spiritual potential and find lasting joy and contentment.


Is a path of individual transformation. It teaches us to look within ourselves for the inner peace and happiness we seek. By developing a more positive outlook, and in particular by deepening our wisdom and compassion, we can improve the quality of our life and gain great power to help others.

Contact Us

Phone (09) 631 5400 (Meditation Centre in Auckland)