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.

Healing Power of Compassion
Drop in Classes – Begins April 19th

Overcoming Negativity with Compassion

We all want to become a better person and have the ability to help others, but often we feel discouraged and feel that real change isn’t possible. Through the meditative practices of Taking and Giving learn to overcome the pain of negative states of mind and experience the confidence of compassion and a pure heart.

April 19thThe Inner Wealth of Compassion
Find a truly meaningful life by developing the qualities that really matter. By overcoming selfish intentions and cultivating a deep wish for others to be free from suffering, then just by seeing others we will develop a sincere and pure happiness.

April 26th – The Power of Imagination
We all want to become a better person and have the ability to help others, but often we experience discouragement and feel that real change isn’t possible. Through the practice of Taking we can transform our ordinary view of ourself and make real positive changes to ourself and others.

May 3rdWishing Love
Develop a pure mind by considering the plight of others, if we realise the connectedness of our self and others we will naturally want to give them real and lasting happiness, this is a completely pure heart.

May 10thGiving Everything
Just as we wish to experience real & lasting happiness so to do others, in this respect we are no different, learn how to give your heart and mind through the power of the wisdom of imagination. 


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)