Meditation and dharma talk with Victor von der Heyde
Jul
11
7:15 PM19:15

Meditation and dharma talk with Victor von der Heyde

Join us for a meditation and dharma talk, to be presented tonight by Victor von der Heyde. Tonight's talk, the first of two to be given by Victor this month, is titled: What is Insight Meditation?

The Bluegum Sangha's dharma talk series provides a secular environment to hear Buddhist teachings. At their core, these teachings aim to help guide our lives towards liberation from dukkha (unsatisfactoriness).

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Meditation and dharma talk with Victor von der Heyde
Jul
18
7:15 PM19:15

Meditation and dharma talk with Victor von der Heyde

Join us for a meditation and dharma talk, to be presented tonight by Victor von der Heyde. Tonight's talk, the second given by Victor this month, is titled: Working with emotions and other mind states.

The Bluegum Sangha's dharma talk series provides a secular environment to hear Buddhist teachings. At their core, these teachings aim to help guide our lives towards liberation from dukkha (unsatisfactoriness).

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Guided insight meditation with Victor von der Heyde
Dec
5
7:15 PM19:15

Guided insight meditation with Victor von der Heyde

On the first Thursday of each month, the Bluegum Sangha offers guidance on how to start and cultivate an insight meditation practice. Whether you're new to insight meditation or supporting an existing practice, all are very welcome to attend.

The evening will begin with a 30 minute guided meditation, led by Victor von der Heyde. Following this will be an opportunity to reflect on your meditation session, and to hear suggestions on how to maintain a regular practice.

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Meditation and dharma talk with Victor von der Heyde
Dec
12
7:15 PM19:15

Meditation and dharma talk with Victor von der Heyde

Join us for a meditation and dharma talk, to be presented tonight by Victor von der Heyde. In this presentation, Victor will be discussing Naikan: the Buddhist-based practice exploring ethics and gratitude.

The Bluegum Sangha's dharma talk series provides a secular environment to hear Buddhist teachings. At their core, these teachings aim to help guide our lives towards liberation from dukkha (unsatisfactoriness).

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[External Event] Insight meditation retreat with Subhana Barzaghi
Jun
8
to Jun 15

[External Event] Insight meditation retreat with Subhana Barzaghi

From June 8 to 15, Subhana Barzaghi will be leading an insight meditation retreat in Byron Bay. This silent retreat - Awakening the Heart and Mind - is suitable for both experienced and new meditators. It will provide an opportunity for extended practise under the guidance of one of the Bluegum Sangha's core teachers.

If you are interested in attending, further details and registration information can be found on Subhana's website.

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Guided insight meditation with Jonathan Page
May
31
7:15 PM19:15

Guided insight meditation with Jonathan Page

Once every month, the Bluegum Sangha offers guidance on how to start and cultivate an insight meditation practice. Whether you're new to insight meditation or supporting an existing practice, all are very welcome to attend.

The evening will begin with a 30 minute guided meditation, led by Jonathan Page. Following this will be an opportunity to reflect on your meditation session, and to hear suggestions on how to maintain a regular practice.

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Meditation and question & answer session with Winton Higgins
May
24
7:15 PM19:15

Meditation and question & answer session with Winton Higgins

Tonight's meditation and question & answer session will provide an opportunity to explore - with the guidance of an experienced teacher, Winton Higgins - questions relating your meditation practice, and how your practice can support a well-lived life. 

If you have questions about your meditation practice, the dharma (teachings), or applying the dharma to life and its challenges, please bring these questions with you.

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Meditation and dharma talk with Gawaine Powell-Davies
May
10
7:15 PM19:15

Meditation and dharma talk with Gawaine Powell-Davies

Join us for a meditation and dharma talk, to be presented tonight by Gawaine Powell-Davies. Following the night's meditation, Gawaine will speak about abiding. He will then lead a discussion on the topics raised in his talk.

The Bluegum Sangha's dharma talk series provides a secular environment to hear Buddhist teachings. At their core, these teachings aim to help guide our lives towards liberation from dukkha (unsatisfactoriness).

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Meditation and group discussion with Jonathan Page
Apr
19
7:15 PM19:15

Meditation and group discussion with Jonathan Page

Join us for a relaxed evening of meditation and discussion, to be facilitated by Jonathan Page. Jonathan provides practical teachings that are open and heartfelt. You are welcome to read his piece Premature Transcendence to get a feeling for his teaching style.

Following the night's meditation, Jonathan will offer a short talk titled Waking Up and Growing Up. This will be followed by an opportunity to reflect on the topics raised in Jonathan's talk with other attendees.

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[External Event] Beginners Meditation Course with Jonathan Page
Apr
15
to May 20

[External Event] Beginners Meditation Course with Jonathan Page

Starting on Sunday April 15, Jonathan Page will be leading a 6 week Beginners Meditation Course, to be held on Sunday evenings (7:00-8:30PM) at the Bluegum Sangha's regular venue in Artarmon. The course has been designed for anyone hoping to start and cultivate an insight meditation practice.

Jonathan provides practical teachings that are open and heartfelt. You are welcome to read his piece Premature Transcendence to get a feeling for his teaching style.

If you are interested in registering for this course, further details can be found on the Sydney Insight Meditators website.

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Meditation and group discussion with Jonathan Page
Apr
12
7:15 PM19:15

Meditation and group discussion with Jonathan Page

Join us for a relaxed evening of meditation and discussion, to be facilitated by Jonathan Page. Jonathan provides practical teachings that are open and heartfelt. You are welcome to read his piece Premature Transcendence to get a feeling for his teaching style.

Following the night's meditation, Jonathan will offer a short talk on compassion. This will be followed by an opportunity to reflect on the topics raised in Jonathan's talk with other attendees.

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Meditation and question & answer session with Ayya Yeshe
Apr
5
7:15 PM19:15

Meditation and question & answer session with Ayya Yeshe

Tonight's meditation and question & answer session will provide an opportunity to explore - with the guidance of a visiting monastic, Ayya Yeshe - questions relating your meditation practice, and how your practice can support a well-lived life. 

If you have questions about your meditation practice, the dharma (teachings), or applying the dharma to life and its challenges, please bring these questions with you.

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Guided meditation and group discussion with Jonathan Page
Mar
22
7:15 PM19:15

Guided meditation and group discussion with Jonathan Page

Join us for a relaxed evening of meditation and discussion, to be facilitated by Jonathan Page.

Jonathan will begin the night with a guided meditation, which will be followed by a short talk on Awareness. You will then have the opportunity to reflect on the topics raised in Jonathan's talk with other attendees.

Jonathan provides practical teachings that are open and heartfelt. You are welcome to read his piece Premature Transcendence to get a feeling for his teaching style.

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Meditation, dharma talk and Q&A session with Subhana Barzaghi
Mar
15
7:15 PM19:15

Meditation, dharma talk and Q&A session with Subhana Barzaghi

Join us for a meditation and dharma talk, to be presented tonight by Subhana Barzaghi. Following the night's meditation, Subhana will present a short talk on the theme of Awakening your Green Buddha Mind. This will be followed by a question and answer session on the night's theme.

The Bluegum Sangha's dharma talk series provides a secular environment to hear Buddhist teachings. At their core, these teachings aim to help guide our lives towards liberation from dukkha (unsatisfactoriness).

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Meditation and dharma talk with Winton Higgins
Mar
8
7:15 PM19:15

Meditation and dharma talk with Winton Higgins

Join us for a meditation and dharma talk, to be presented tonight by Winton Higgins. In this presentation, Winton will explore the Buddhist concept of taking refuge.

The Bluegum Sangha's dharma talk series provides a secular environment to hear Buddhist teachings. At their core, these teachings aim to help guide our lives towards liberation from dukkha (unsatisfactoriness).

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Guided insight meditation with Jonathan Page
Mar
1
7:15 PM19:15

Guided insight meditation with Jonathan Page

On the first Thursday of each month, the Bluegum Sangha offers guidance on how to start and cultivate an insight meditation practice. Whether you're new to insight meditation or supporting an existing practice, all are very welcome to attend.

The evening will begin with a 30 minute guided meditation, led by Jonathan Page. Following this will be an opportunity to reflect on your meditation session, and to hear suggestions on how to maintain a regular practice.

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Meditation and open inquiry session with Alan Bassal
Feb
15
7:15 PM19:15

Meditation and open inquiry session with Alan Bassal

Tonight's meditation and open inquiry session will provide an opportunity to explore - with the guidance of an experienced teacher, Alan Bassal - questions relating your meditation practice, and how your practice can support a well-lived life. 

If you have questions about your meditation practice, the dharma (teachings), or applying the dharma to life and its challenges, please bring these questions with you.

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Guided insight meditation with Jonathan Page
Feb
1
7:15 PM19:15

Guided insight meditation with Jonathan Page

On the first Thursday of each month, the Bluegum Sangha offers guidance on how to start and cultivate an insight meditation practice. Whether you're new to insight meditation or supporting an existing practice, all are very welcome to attend.

The evening will begin with a 30 minute guided meditation, led by Jonathan Page. Following this will be an opportunity to reflect on your meditation session, and to hear suggestions on how to maintain a regular practice.

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