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Lama Mark Dzogchen and Tantra Teachings

We have the great news that Lama Mark Webber will be returning to New Zealand to teach in 2016. 8 February – 6 March: Queenstown. (Lama Mark has also offered to give personal retreat guidance for those people in retreat in the cabins at Arthurs Point) Feb. 18th (Thursday evening) Introductory Talk: What is Buddhism? What…


Mindfulness and the Muse

Body of Truth, Western Mystery Meditation Retreat Meditations that nourish the creative, with Mira Riddiford at the Wangapeka Study and Retreat Centre, June 19 to 26, 2015. This retreat will be good for: Creatives – people who are in an arts, writing, music, dance, advertising, journalism or any creative idea based field and wish to…


21 Taras Retreat with Lama Mark Webber 2016

Hello Auckland Sphere Group Community, We have the great pleasure in announcing a 2016 Vajrayana Retreat with Lama Mark Webber in the Coromandel. We would appreciate your expression of interest at this stage to allow us to plan, this is not a commitment, which we will ask for in October this year. Please contact us…


Last Tuesday night sit 7 April until 19th of May

Hi Everyone Tonight (7th April) is the last Tuesday night meditation sit until 19th of May. The Tuesday night meditation sits will not be running during the 6 week Bare-Bones Mindfulness Training that start tomorrow night at 7pm.


Essential Mindfulness and Meditation Training

Bare-Bones: Practise-based Mindfulness and Meditation Training A six week introductory programme Start Date: Wednesday, 8 April, 7pm – 8.30pm and following 5 Wednesdays End Date: Wednesday, 13 May, 7pm – 8.30pm Where: McDermott Hall, 175 Garnett Road, Westmere Fee: $150 for all six weeks Contact: Mira at or text/phone 021 548 781 for more information or to register. Pre-registration is required…


Lekshe Chodron upcoming classes

Lekshe is on the left of the photo!!!       Lekshe is delighted to inform you of her coming classes and courses. Please contact the colleges for further info and any bookings.   South Pacific College of Natural Medicine   Movement in Mindfulness – Next class 3rd March! Every first Tuesday in the month Yoga…


Dharma, Qi Gong and Coffee, A Morning of Exploring

Start your weekend off on the right note with some gentle movement, and then taste some of the best coffee Auckland has to offer! Dear Sphere Group Friends Next Saturday Jamie van Dam will give a presentation on coffee and Dharma. He will go into detail about the discernment, preparation and study of coffee and how, as an…


Tarchin Hearn Buddhadharma Teaching 8 March 2015

Hello Sphere Group friends, Great news!  Tarchin and Mary will be in Auckland next weekend and Tarchin has agreed to teach on Sunday morning at the Lions Club rooms in Devonport.  All are welcome! Buddhadharma: simple, direct and profound  A morning of meditative inquiry into the roots of Being – a life of Wisdom and…


Auckland Mindfulness in Movement classes with Mira Riddiford

Tuesday Evening: Series of Five classes at Selwyn Community Adult Education College, with Mira Riddiford A unitive peace and calm can be revealed through mindfulness of breathing, body and movement. It is restorative, healing and nourishing. Our breath is a wonderful informative tool. It gives us immediate data on how our bodies and minds are…