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Taking a Peak at Reality on Saturday nights Is life just a series of fleeting experiences or are we missing something far more profound? The Buddha explained that all the conventional appearances of the world have an ultimate nature of emptiness. Emptiness is right there before us but we never see it, which is a […]

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Learn to Meditate on Thursday nights


Thursday nights from 7.30pm to 9pm. These classes suit anyone interested in an evening of guided meditation, people who’ve done an introductory course and wish to learn more about meditation methods, and people who would like to experience more of the meditations from the Path to Enlightenment (lam.rim). This program aims to offer: greater understanding about […]

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Yamantaka meditation


Wednesdays from 7.30pm to 9pm. This class includes the practice of the Yamantaka sadhana. To be able to attend these teachings you must have received Solitary Hero Yamantaka empowerment. Yamantaka is in the class of the Highest Yoga Tantra practices. Students practising Yamantaka must have a sound basis in the study and meditations of the Path to […]

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Vajrayogini meditation


Mondays from 7.30pm to 9pm. This class is for students who have received empowerment, these sessions include sadhana practice, Wheel of Offering (tsog) practice, instructions and guided meditation in the traditional Tibetan temple, followed by supper. Geshe Acharya Thubten Loden’s commentary on the practice titled Path to the Union of Clear Light and Illusory Body provides the basis […]

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Path to Enlightenment in Tibetan Buddhism


Sundays from 4.00 to 5.30pm. Shakyamuni Buddha is said to have taught eighty four thousand different Dharmas – each of them a counter to the eighty four thousand negativities of body and mind that afflict living beings. Profound and vast in scope, the teachings of Dharma show innumerable methods enabling us to understand our position […]

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Introduction to Meditation


Learn to Meditate: Sundays from 1.30pm to 3pm, 13 November 2016 – 11 December 2016 and 15 January 2017 – 12 March 2017 Note: Introduction to Meditation classes will not  run on Sunday 12 February or Sunday 26 February. Meditation practice helps us to see our potential for a more positive life. This series of five classes shows the […]

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Yamantaka Retreat

Temple for the Yamantaka Retreat

25 September – 8 October 2016 For those who have a Solitary Hero Yamantaka initiation, the Yamantaka retreat is an opportunity to spend time on and to deepen your meditation on the practice. Solitary Hero Yamantaka is a core Gelug practice. Yamantaka is the wrathful manifestation of Manjushri, the Buddha of wisdom. This practice is […]

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