When the turbulence of distracting thoughts subsides, and our mind becomes still,
a deep happiness and contentment naturally arises from within.
- Geshe Kelsang Gyatso - The New Meditation Handbook
Current Drop-in Classes
The Calm of Acceptance
Every day we encounter many challenges both large and small and these can cause us to feel irritated, frustrated, or angry. These feelings can destroy our happiness and peace of mind. Through learning to view and respond to things differently we can experience the transformative power of patient acceptance – a vast and profound experience of calm that embraces challenges without being disturbed or harmed by them.
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Green Tara Empowerment
With Resident Teacher, Birgit Saunders
Saturday, 11 November
Green Tara is a female Buddha, a manifestation of the ultimate wisdom of all the Buddhas. Arya Green Tara is our Holy Mother and she protects us from dangers and all obstacles and helps us to fulfil our wishes very quickly. On this special day, we will receive the profound blessing empowerment of Buddha Green Tara, bestowing upon us loving-kindness and wisdom. More details here …
How You Can Help
Amitabha Buddhist Centre is dedicated to bringing inner peace and happiness to the people of Palmerston North and beyond. The Centre is completely run by volunteers and it is through the generous support of the community that we are able to offer classes and courses throughout the area – from those who drop in to the Centre to help out on occasion through to our dedicated managers and teachers.
Amitabha Kadampa Buddhist Centre
174 Albert Street, Palmerston North, 4410
Phone: 06 3553524
Registered Charity #cc20656