Courses

We run courses regularly throughout the year covering a wide range of themes based around meditation, mindfulness and Buddhism with a practical emphasis on how to cope with our busy lives.

Introduction to Meditation Courses

Our six week meditation courses for newcomers, introduce you to two central meditation practices: the Mindfulness of Breathing and the Metta Bhavana (Development of Loving-kindness).  You will learn about posture, setting up a practice at home, and how to best support your own learning to meditate. The courses include free entry to all our meditation drop-in classes for the duration of the course to further assist you in making meditation an ongoing practice.

Aspects of Buddhism Introductory Courses

These courses introduce the history, principles, and practices of Buddhism, with an emphasis on the relevance and application to our daily lives. These courses are suitable for beginners, as well as for more experienced practitioners who wish to deepen and enrich their practice. Each course is unique, with a different leader and different content.

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May 2019

Life with Full Attention – 8 Week Practical Course in Mindfulness

Saturday May 25, 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Melbourne Buddhist Centre, 23 David Street VIC 3056 Australia + Google Map

Explore the different levels and dimensions of mindfulness and address the issues you might face when you try to put mindfulness into practice. Gain clarity about what is mindfulness and meditation and bring mindful attention into the things we already do. Based on the book Life with Full Attention by Maitreyabandhu. 8 Saturday afternoons from 25 May to 13 July 1.00pm - 3.30pm Suitable for people wanting to take up a practice of mindfulness and meditation. $360 Full Waged, $300…

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July 2019

Kindness Behaviour Training – 8 Week Course

Wednesday July 10, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Melbourne Buddhist Centre, 23 David Street VIC 3056 Australia + Google Map

This Kindness Behaviour Training (KBT) course is designed by Dr Paramabandhu Groves and Dr Jed Shamel and explores a variety of themes ......a forest of kindness, the forgiving heart, listening to the heart, kindness in the universe, mindful acceptance- turning towards difficulties through reflection, exercises and various meditation techniques. Excerpts from the course book Mindful Emotion: “Kindness is like a road: it can take us on a long journey that in time may have far-reaching consequences and embrace other qualities…

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