Meditation and
Modern Buddhism
in Tauranga

Classes all year round
Thursday night 7-8:30pm
at the Greerton Library
More info

‘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


Every Thursday

Teachers

The meditation classes in Tauranga function as a branch of the main Centre in Auckland. The regular teacher in Tauranga is Mathew Stewart, and 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.

Meditation Drop-in Classes

Find freedom from unhappy minds and experience joy and inner peace

In modern times we face many challenges and difficulties in our lives and our daily experience is often stressful and unrewarding. By learning to integrate the ancient wisdom of Buddha’s teachings into our daily life, we can find practical solutions to many of our everyday problems and discover real meaning in every moment of our life.

Current series:8 Steps to Happiness

(from the book: 8 Steps to Happiness)
Discover the ancient wisdom of Geshe Langri Tangpa’s much loved Eight Verses of Training the Mind. This remarkable teaching reveals the essence of the Buddhist path to happiness and inner peace. Showing how we can transform our mind from its present confused and self-centred state into the perfect wisdom and compassion of an enlightened Buddha.

June 13 – Developing Compassion
June 20 – Wishing Love

Class fee $15

Our weekly drop-in classes are suitable for all levels of experience. Each class includes two guided meditations, a talk on a practical aspect of Buddhism or meditation (see topics below), and time for questions. There is no need to attend every class, just drop-in when you have the time. Everybody welcome.

Future series: Happiness Made Easy

BASED ON HOW TO TRANSFORM YOUR LIFE, A COMMON SPIRITUAL PRACTICE FOR EVERYONE
Everyone is looking for happiness everywhere but it seems the more we try to find happiness the more frustrations and problems we experience. In this series you will discover basic Buddhist understandings on how to find true inner peace by cultivating the mind, this is the real method for making happiness easy.

June 27 – Faith
July 4 – Sense of Shame & Consideration for Others
July 11 – Life without Anger
July 18 – Life without Attachment
July 26 – Life without ignorance

Meditation

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.

Buddhism

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)