The Green Tara Sand Mandala, 12 August-2 September 2017

Children's Mandala Making:

Sunday 20th & 27th Aug

2pm - 3pm

Public Talks:

Saturday 19th & 26th 2.00pm 

'Inner Harmony & Balance'

Sunday 13th, 20th & 27th 11.00am

'How to Cultivate Compassion, Love and Patience'.

see below for more information

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February newsletter, including Geshela’s return to Christchurch!

See below for February events at the Centre, including Geshela's return to Christchurch after a very long visit to India and a new series of film nights. Please note that the teaching on Tuesday 23 February will be at 7 pm, and the Sunday teaching on 28 February will be ...

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Gompa Project & PDDL membership

One of the few and rare opportunities we have in our lives is building a Gompa (Tibetan for teaching room) for the community. The positive karma generated is exceptional.  We have this extraordinary occasion to join together to build the Gompa for our community, for the dharma to flourish, and ...

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Temporary Centre programme, September 2015-February 2016

As previously announced, Geshela is required to be in India until the end of January 2016, but he has requested that  we support each other and continue a programme whilst he is away. Every week will alternate between Pujas on the auspicious date, and either a guided meditation or His Holiness ...

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Important announcements re: Geshela and the Centre

Geshela travelling to India on September 2nd

Due to recent changes at the Indian High Commission in Wellington for processing renewal documents for Tibetan refugees, the board has been notified recently that Geshela’s Indian Identity Certificate (Tibetan Refugee book) must be renewed in India. This process now involves  both the ...

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Why is it important to come to pujas and tsogs?

[From Geshela, 19 July 2015]

As Buddhists, we believe in future lives and rebirths. When we say prayers, we accumulate merits or good karma and we confess or purify negative karma for a better rebirth or the benefit of future lives. Also, we do dedication prayers after that so all ...

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