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Tuesday Night Sit for 12 March 2019 won’t be on

Hi Everyone, Tuesday Night Sit for 12 March 2019 won’t be on best wishes The Auckland Sphere Group   Teaching on Compassion “So, what is compassion? Even to have question is compassionate. The mind of question and of communication is the mind of compassion at work. When I see a student who is not responsive…

Awakening the Embodied Mind with Leander Kane

Leander Kane Weekend Retreat – Friday September 21st evening until Sunday September 23rd afternoon  This weekend retreat offers an opportunity to study mindfulness and meditative clarity in a very direct way through the body. Sati, often translated as “mindfulness” in Pali, also means “remembering”. The Buddha’s treatise on sati commences with contemplation of body. By “re-member-ing”…

Western Mysteries Tarot Series

The Lovers, The Chariot, Strength & The Queen of Coins with Mira Riddiford in person, online or watch the recording 12 September – 3 October 2018 Wednesdays, 7pm – 8.30pm in person venue: Kingsland, Auckland Meditations that encourage wellness, clarity of mind and joy This standalone urban (in daily life) retreat also acts as a taster for: A…

The Heart of Mahayana bodhicitta/bodhisattva Samantabhadra, Natural Awakening, and Contemplative Science a retreat with Tarchin Hearn

A retreat with Tarchin Hearn When: beginning the morning of July 26 – ending the morning of August 4, 2018 Where: Orgyen Hermitage, Katikati During this retreat will we will contemplate the Seven Trainings of Samantabhadra as a way of glimpsing the heart/core vision of radical inclusivity found throughout the Avatamsaka Sutra. Participants will need…

Liberation through the Body with Leander Kane, 17-19 November

Weekend Retreat – Friday November 17th evening until Sunday November 19th afternoon This weekend retreat offers an opportunity to study mindfulness and meditative clarity in a very direct way by using the body itself as a meditation tool. The body and mind are not separate. In this method, the practitioner uses very specific guided movements…

The Seven-fold Training of Samantabhadra Auckland Retreat With Tarchin Hearn

The Seven-fold Training of Samantabhadra With Tarchin Hearn, Friday night 22nd September 6pm, until Sunday afternoon 24th September This weekend retreat is an opportunity to study an ancient Buddhist teaching presented through the lens of Natural Awakening and Contemplative Science. During this retreat we will cultivate the arts of loving-kindness, clear-seeing presence and enquiry. The retreat will involve…

‘Restoring Calm’ – Mindfulness Practice Day with Grant and Tash Rix

Learn Mindfulness practices developed to directly help in work, relationships and family life. Grant and Tash Rix are leading trainers in the mindfulness in education field. Both have studied long-term with Tarchin Hearn and are graduates of the three-year Wangapeka School of Living Dharma study and meditation programme. On this day we will explore a range of mindfulness practices…

Auckland Retreats

Mark your calendars for these great new retreats coming up in 2017 What: Natural Awakening with Tarchin Hearn When: Friday September 22nd to Sunday 24th afternoon Where: Sharda Centre, Tuakau Cost: Waged: $245  Unwaged: $230;   plus dana to the teacher Contact: Janet:  janete1@ihug.co.nz;  021 2981242   What: Auckland Sphere Group Sangha Retreat When: Friday October 6th to Sunday 8th…

WESTERN MYSTICISM, AUCKLAND MEDITATION CLASSES

Enter the mystical realm of Greek, Roman, Norse, Celt and Egyptian Gods and Goddesses. Feel how ancient symbolism can help with emotional integration and calm. Six week series on Western Mysticism from the 16th of August. Participate in person, online or watch the recordings at your own timing.   Western Mysticism Tools for your life…

Liberation through the Body with Leander Kane

Weekend Retreat – August 11th evening until August 13th afternoon This weekend retreat offers an opportunity to study mindfulness and meditative clarity in a very direct way by using the body itself as a meditation tool. The body and mind are not separate. In this method, the practitioner uses very specific guided movements to quickly develop…