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Meditation and Modern Buddhism


Mon 12 Nov 2018, 7:00pm–8:30pm
Mon 19 Nov 2018, 7:00pm–8:30pm
Mon 3 Dec 2018, 7:00pm–8:30pm
Mon 10 Dec 2018, 7:00pm–8:30pm
Mon 17 Dec 2018, 7:00pm–8:30pm

Where: Tomaree Library & Community Centre, Town Centre Circuit, Salamander Bay, Port Stephens

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • General Admission: $10.00
  • Concession: $8.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Listed by: infojwn

Classes begin with a simple guided breathing meditation followed by a teaching and a second guided meditation based on the topic. There is also an opportunity for discussion, followed by refreshments. In each class, a different aspect of meditation and Buddhism is explained. The classes are self-contained so you can drop in any week. There is no need to book or bring anything.

Topics & Dates:

- Simply Meditate - Sept 3, 10, 17
Meditation is a way of calming the mind, reducing stress and developing a more positive approach to life.

- Overcoming Stress - Oct 8, 15, 22
Explore how Buddhist meditation, combined with a change in perspective, can enable us to reduce and finally eliminate stress.

- How to Keep Your Cool - Nov 5, 12, 19
Make frustration and annoyance a thing of the past by learning how to keep your cool when things go wrong!

- Loss & Loneliness - Dec 3, 10, 17
The experience of loss and loneliness can be painful. Discover how to identify, reduce and prevent this suffering by learning to respond in a more positive and realistic way.

No meditation experience is necessary, classes are suitable for beginners and experienced meditators. Everyone is welcome. EFTPOS facility available. There is also a small shop set up for the purchase of Dharma books & meditation CDs.

The Teacher:
Kadam Mick Marcon is the Resident Teacher at Losang Dragpa Kadampa Buddhist Centre and has been practising meditation and Buddhism since 2004. With his clear understanding of Buddha’s teachings and down-to-earth manner, Mick inspires us to develop a pure and happy mind.