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.

Letting Go of Jealousy & Resentment
Drop in Classes – Begins July 12th

Find freedom from unhappy minds and experience joy and inner peace

We all want happy and harmonious relationships, however this is difficult for us to achieve as minds such as Jealousy and Resentment can cause friction and distrust in our relationships. In this series you will learn how we can use Buddhist methods for controlling the mind to let go of negative thinking and develop positive mental habits that result only in happiness..

Course Topics Include

July 12th – Overcoming Jealousy?
Jealousy is the source of much anger, discontent and disharmony. It feels like a thorn in our heart. Learn how to let of this disquiet mind.

July 19th –Letting Go of Resentment
“If someone harmed us a year ago and we still bear a grudge, this is resentment” 
Discover the freedom from frustration and resentment.

July 26thAuthentic Confidence
If we have genuine confidence we will naturally be free from unhelpful minds such as resentment.

August 2nd – The Art of Rejoicing
Be a positive person with the art of rejoicing and never experience discouragement and jealousy again!


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)