When

The class is held via livestream on Monday evenings 7–8.30pm.

Price

$40 per month for a minimum of three months.

Holding a membership for a 12-month period works out to around $12 per class.

Topics and Dates

Description

Life is challenging and at times we find ourselves feeling overwhelmed and unable to cope. Through meditation practice and Buddhist wisdom we can build a mental strength and emotional resilience that serve as inner armour in the face of whatever life throws at us.

Mondays   Mar 4 • 11 • 18 • 25

Description

We want nothing more than to be able to alleviate the pain and suffering of those we love, and of those experiencing difficulty and tragedy throughout the world. Buddha’s teachings offer an empowering perspective on how we can harness the power of our mind for the benefit of others.

Mondays   Apr 8 • 15 • 22 • 29

Description

Learn the essential inner skills to become an effective meditator. Explore methods for pacifying mental busyness, overcoming distractions and mindfully holding thoughts that are conducive to mental peace.

Mondays   May 6 • 13 • 20 • 27 • June 3

Description

There is no greater method for experiencing peace of mind and happiness than to understand and meditate on emptiness – Buddha’s teachings on the dream-like nature of reality. Explore these profound yet immensely practical teachings and discover a lighter way of living.

Mondays   Jun 10 • 17 • 24

Description

Buddhist wisdom provides special methods to deal with difficult conversations, relationships, and situations. Instead of feeling anxious, defensive, upset, or overwhelmed, the practice of meditation can empower us with the skills we need to deal with challenging relationships with clarity and confidence.

Mondays   Jul 1 • 8 • 15

What to Expect at a Class

Our classes are open to everyone, regardless of background or level of experience. Learn simple techniques for calming the mind, implement effective strategies for solving everyday problems and leading a happy, peaceful life, and discover the complete path of inner transformation that Buddha taught.

Each week, explore a different aspect of Buddhist wisdom and be guided in a breathing meditation as well as a contemplative meditation related to the topic.

The Teacher

Kelsang Tara is a fully ordained Australian Buddhist nun and the Resident Teacher of Kadampa Meditation Centre Perth.

Tara has been studying and practising Kadampa Buddhism for many years, and ordained as a Buddhist nun in 2015. Tara’s inspiring teachings reflect her sincere wish to help those in need and to share her experience of Buddha’s life-changing instructions with others.

Transform your life by taking Buddha's teachings to heart | Enrolled in-depth classes

If you have been joining in with the above live-stream classes regularly and feel you want to go deeper with your study and practice, the Foundation Program by correspondence may be a perfect next step for you. Joining the program involves studying an entire book (or section) and listening to all classes, each of which include meditation, teachings and prayers. Every five weeks or so there is a discussion-based class.

The in-person classes take place on Thursday evenings with scheduled breaks throughout the year. Audio recordings are supplied to enrolled correspondence students as MP3 audio files within one week of the in-person class. Read more HERE.