2018 at a glance: full and half day courses and events

half-day courses

 note: 

  • bookings are required for all half day courses
  • (links to booking forms will be put up as we get closer to the event)

 cost: 

  • $30 (includes morning tea) 

 

stop worrying, start living with Gen Kelsang Demo (sunday, february 18, 10 – 1pm)
meditations for relaxation with Gen Kelsang Demo (sunday 4 March   10 – 1pm)
living lightly – an introduction to tantra with Gen Kelsang Demo (sunday, march 18,  10 – 1pm)
learn to meditate in half a day with Gen Kelsang Demo 
  • sunday, october 7, 10 – 1pm
  • amitabha buddhist centre, 174 albert street, palmerston north
letting go of anxiety with Gen Kelsang Demo 
  • sunday, october 28, 10 – 1pm
  • whanganui community arts centre, 19 taupo quay, whanganui

full day courses

 note: 

  • bookings are required for all full day courses
  • (links to booking forms will be put up as we get closer to the event)

 cost: 

  • $30 (includes morning tea and lunch) 
the art of enlightenment with Kelsang Luma, Resident Teacher, Christchurch Centre
  • explore the Buddha within and learn to draw Buddhas.
  • sunday, may 20, 10 -4pm
  • amitabha buddhist centre, 174 albert street, palmerston north
 international festival review with Gen Kelsang Demo and festival attendees
  • share key ideas and meditations from the UK international festival.
  • sunday, september 16, 10 – 4 pm
  • amitabha centre, 174 albert street, palmerston north

special events

note: we will add links to more information as the dates get closer

  • january 12 – 15, new zealand dharma festival, wellington
  • january 16 – 18, post festival retreat, wellington
  • january 19 – 26, amitabha centre summer retreat, sixtus lodge, ruahine ranges
  • april 29, refuge retreat, amitabha centre
  • may 27, vajrasattva  retreat, amitabha centre
  • june 17, training in concentration, day course (part 1 of 3)
  • june 20 – august 20, training in concentration, home training practice (part 2 of 3)
  • july 21 – august 5, nkt – ikbu international summer festival, manjushri centre, uk
  • august 31 – september 2, training in concentration, retreat at sixtus lodge (part 3 of 3)
  • november 4,   guru yoga and mandala offering retreat, amitabha centre
  • november 18, blessing empowerment of buddha vajrapani.
  • december 9, amitabha centre picnic and walk
  • january 18 - 25, 2019  annual summer retreat, sixtus lodge, ruahine ranges