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Crafting a Life of Fulfillment: Following a Path Ven Choekey


Sat 27 Apr 2019, 9:00am–3:00pm

Where: Chenrezig Institute, 33 Johnsons Road, Eudlo, Queensland

Restrictions: All Ages

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  • Facility Fee: $55.00
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Crafting a Life of Fulfillment: Following a Path with Ven. Chokyi

Genuine fulfillment comes when we change our focus from what we can get out of life and instead focus on what we can bring to it. The Buddhas teachings flow around this central theme gently guiding us to take responsibility for our own happiness by focusing on how we relate to others in our world.

The Crafting a Life of Fulfillment series explores the core topics of Buddhism in an accessible and logical sequence, giving you tools to invite a deeper level of satisfaction and meaning into your life. This foundational course will introduce students to ideas and practical strategies that everyone can relate to and use.

Throughout the year we’ll explore these themes:
Meet your Mind
Meditation and Medication
Following a Path
Connecting with a Mentor
Death, Rebirth and Reincarnation
Emerging from Dissatisfaction: Samsara and Nirvana
Bodhichitta: Opening the Heart
Transforming Problems
Emptiness: Dissolving the Ego

Join us for the whole course or come along to any of the stand-alone topics. You’ll hear new ideas, connect with like-minded people and have plenty of time to ask questions relating the themes to your everyday life. This course is suitable for everyone who’d like to experience a more meaningful and happy life.

Courses are held monthly on Saturdays between 9:00am and 3:00pm.

Ven. Chokyi is a Buddhist nun in the Tibetan tradition, ordained in 2006 by Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche. She has been teaching meditation and Buddhism since 2006 including Discovering Buddhism and has also led several successful annual retreats for Chenrezig Institute. Prior to ordination, she taught at university and in the community sector for over 20 years.

Established 1974, Chenrezig Institute is a centre for Buddhist study, meditation, retreat and practice nestled in the foothills of the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. The Institute is home to a Tibetan Geshe (Lama), a large community of ordained Sangha (monks and nuns), students, residents, volunteers, retreat goers and guests.

Apart from the formal study programmes, Chenrezig Institute is a peaceful, calm and relaxing place to spend a few hours, days or weeks. Stroll along the bush paths, wander in formal garden, espresso in the cafe or a vegetarian meal.

Teachers’ availability subject to change; please check Chenrezig Institute Calendar for updated information. Also below the far carpark is ‘The Wellbeing Centre’ which provides courses focusing on cultivating physical, emotional and mental balance and wellbeing. They include authentic traditional and modern psychological approaches to health and lifestyle. They are suitable for everyone who maybe looking for genuine happiness and well-being in a non-religious framework.