Meditation and
Modern Buddhism
in Tauranga

Classes all year round
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.

Meditation & Mindfulness
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.

Course Topics –

Current series:

Breaking Bad Habits

Happiness and inner peace are difficult to find in the 21st century. There are so many distractions and new inventions that we find it difficult to remain at peace even for a few moments. This way of being creates a disturbed and unpeaceful mind. Learn ancient Buddhist wisdom and techniques for controlling and relieving an unsubdued mind.

Nov 15 – Purification and the Power of Promise
To truly be free from the hold of bad habits, we need to remove the mental imprints caused by strong familiarity of negative thoughts & actions. We can accomplish this by purifying our mind and our karma.

Nov 22 – A Healthier Mind & Introduction to Lamrim
The best way to keep our mind free from bad habits and keep a healthier mind is to develop a more positive and powerful attitude and outlook. We can achieve that through a sequential step process that leads to an experience of total inner peace and happiness.

Just drop-in. Each session is self-contained. Class fee is $15

Future series: A Balanced Mind for a Turbulent World


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)