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LOVEGetting It, Keeping It, Losing ItHeather Marriott
Sunday 29 January 10:30am4pmHaving a loving relationship is often seen as the key fora happy and successful life. However, a blissfulrelationship is often difficult to achieve and whenthings go wrong, can be the cause of much suffering. In this one-day course, registered Psychologist, CouplesTherapist and Buddhist Practitioner, Heather Marriott,will explore how we can cultivate wisdom andcompassion in our relationships, from the perspectivesof both Western psychotherapy and Buddhism.
E-VAM INSTITUTESummer/Autumn Program 2017
FEEDING THEUNCONSCIOUSPerspectives onmindfulnessLyn Hutchison
Sundays in February 2pm 4pm (5, 12, 19 & 26)In this four-week series, using Traleg Rinpochesteachings as a basis, we will look at the process Buddha Shakyamuni undertook to determine the best approach to meditation what mindfulness means, firstly through an examination of the Satipatthana sutta and then by ` looking at what the term has come to mean in our own times. Traleg Rinpoches perspective on Mindfulness Living and its role for us as meditators.
MEDITATION ASA HEALING ARTVirginia GoldingOne day workshop
Sunday 5 March 10.30am4pmIn this one day workshop, Virginia will explore thepractice of using meditation for creating a balanced andhealthy mind, which according to the Buddhistteachings, is key to obtaining genuine happiness. TheFour Immeasurables or Brahmaviharas of equanimity,loving kindness, compassion and joy will also beexplored as practices which can be used as antidotes tostates of mind such as anxiety and depression.
THE ESSENCE OFBUDDHISMJakob LeschlyDate to be announced
Jakob Leschly has been appointed by DzongsarKhyentse Rinpoche as his resident teacher in Australia.He began his studies of Buddhism in 1974 and hasstudied with numerous great teachers, particularlyKyabje Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, Dudjom Rinpocheand Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche. Jakob completed athree year retreat in 1984 and has since worked as atranslator and interpreter as well as a philosophy andmeditation instructor, also completing a BA in TibetanStudies. He now lives with his family in New SouthWales and teaches in Australia and New Zealand.
TRALEGKYABGONRINPOCHE DVDRETREAT1417 April (Easter)
On this retreat we will watch DVDs of Traleg KyabgonRinpoches teachings. The retreat is suitable for alllevels of students and is a wonderful opportunity todeepen ones practice in the tranquil setting at MaitripaCentre, Healesville. The program will include yoga andpranayama sessions, shamatha and walking meditationand traditional ritual puja (chanting & singing)practices of Green Tara and Chenrezig.
COMPASSION INTHE DIGITAL AGEDungse Jampal Norbu57 May
Technology has drawn us closer together, but it has alsopulled us farther apart. It is easy to connect with friendsthousands of miles away, while on the other handremain indifferent to others, who may only appear asblips on a screen. To have compassion in the digital agemeans to return to the fundamental connections we allshare.Dungse Jampal Namgyel, Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche'sson and Dharma Heir, sees Buddhism as a practical setof skills that contribute greatly to our ability to live afull and compassionate life. His humor, insight, andexperience as a modern Western person allow him topinpoint the relevance of the Buddhist teachings to therange of life's experiences.
GURU YOGARETREATSam Bercholz2021 MayWeekend Vajrayana retreat at
Maitripa Contemplative Centre, Healesville. Furtherdetails will be announced via the E-Vam Office.Bookings essential.
KAGYURETREATwith DruponRinchen Tseling10 days 1625 June
This ten day retreat, led by retreat master, DruponRinchen Tseling-la, will be held at Traleg Rinpochesseat in the West, Maitripa Centre, Healesville. Detailsof the retreat and application process will be availablesoon.
SHAMATHAMEDITATIONSunday mornings10:30amNoonThe weekly meditation sessions willinclude some yoga, sitting andwalking meditation. All arewelcome.
Entry is by donation. Light refreshments will beavailable after the session.
PUJA PRACTICEWednesday evenings6pmEach Wednesday at E-Vam, we willalternate between Chenrezig,Calling the Guru From Afar, Green
Tara and Konchuk Chidu Puja's. All are welcome. Entryis by donation. Texts will be available to borrow.Chenrezig and Green Tara texts will also be available topurchase through Akshara bookstore.
EXPLORING THEBARDOS OF LIFEAND DEATHSam Bercholz2628 May
To celebrate the release of Sams recent book A GuidedTour of Hell, on Friday 26 May we will have a booksigning at E-Vam Institute, followed by a weekend ofteachings.Sam's recent book was about his near-death experienceand journey to a hellish bardo state. After a sextuplecoronary bypass surgery, Sam experienced a vision ofthe underworld, a place of unending suffering wherehuman souls go to meet their karmic retribution. Sam relayed his story to the renowned Tibetan artistPema Namdol Thaye, and the result is truly astounding.Part Dantes Inferno, part Tibetan Book of the Dead,part Hellboy, the images graphically transport thereader and viewer into the horrifying world Bercholzdescribes. These paintings are complex, unforgettable,and truly unique, and several prestigious artinstitutions have already signed for special exhibitionsof this work.The book has already been optioned for film by StuartMacDonald of Emerald Entertainment. And tickets fora recent New York City event at The Rubin Museum,featuring the author in conversation with the actorSteve Buscemi, sold out within weeks of going on sale.Praise has been received from writer George Saunders(A dark thrill to read.), author and activist MatthieuRicard (A fascinating and deeply thought-provokingtestimony, powerfully illustrated.) and Tibetan artexpert Robert Beer (A courageous and subjectiveaccount.).Sam will draw on his personal experience as well as histeaching background to discuss and explore the bardosof life and death. Copies of A Guided Tour of Hell will be for sale at theE-Vam bookstore.
Presented by E-Vam Institutewww.evaminstitute.org 673 Lygon Street, Carlton North, Vic 3054Phone: 03 9387 0422 Email: [email protected]
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