August Retreats with Venerable Khadro

Be Inspired & Invigorated...

The winter program continues with visiting FPMT teacher Venerable Khadro.

Ven Thubten Khadro was born in Venezuela of European parents, emigrated to a New Zealand in 2004, and has lead courses/retreats in NZ, Australia, Colombia, India, Nepal and Germany. Her “international” background allows her to have an open, friendly and warm manner. She is currently studying an online Master Programme in Buddhist Philosophy, has done many solo retreats and for some months of the year lives in semi-retreat at Lawudo, a hermitage in the Himalayas, Nepal. She is a Buddhist Hospice/ Healthcare Chaplain, a FPMT registered teacher, and has served in various FPMT Centers.

Peaceful Living - Peaceful Dying Course

14th, 15th, 16th August

Learn the Buddhist way of developing a peaceful mind for daily life and for the time of death. Learn how Buddhists prepare for death and for the time after. This course will also provide you with tools on how to compassionately and skillfully talk about death, support others on their death process and prepare yourself for your own peaceful passing. We will also cover subjects such as the different stages, dissolution’s, and internal and external signs that occur during the death process. If there is one certain thing in life, is death, and it can come anytime, it can be a beautiful process, if we are prepared for it.

During this course we will cover topics such as:

  • Developing a peaceful mind for daily life
  • Death for a Buddhist
  •  How to support others during their death process
  • How to prepare yourself for your own death.
  • The death process & meaningful living through thought transformation
The retreat will have moments of silence. 

Your investment is....

This covers the centers facility fee and fully catered, healthy vegetarian meals (gluten free options are available).

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$160.00

Accommodation including camping, is available at the Centre at an extra cost. To view the different options click hereWhen making your booking please note the type of accommodation you prefer and we will get back to you.

 

All about Karma Course

28th, 29th, 30th August

In general, it could be said that karma is the law of cause & effect within our mind. Mental intention is what creates our experiences and decisions and based on that we engage in activities of body, speech and mind. During this course we will explore what karma is, how it works and how it affects ourselves and others.

During this course we will cover topics such as:

  • Inner works of the mind
  • Karma & it’s characteristics
  • Varieties of karmic actions
  • Karmic results
  • Purification & antidotes
The retreat will have moments of silence. 

Your investment is....

This covers the centers facility fee and fully catered, healthy vegetarian meals (gluten free options are available).

Add Accommodation

$160.00

Accommodation including camping, is available at the Centre at an extra cost. To view the different options click hereWhen making your booking please note the type of accommodation you prefer and we will get back to you.

 

Accommodation - Prices per night

To view the different options click here 

Camping per person (no electrical hook-ups)                       $18.00 

Dormitory per person (w/ shared toilet facilities)                 $28.00 

Double Room per person (w/ shared toilet facilities)          $35.00 

Single Room (w/ shared toilet facilities)                                $49.00

Tara Hut (w/ shared toilet facilities)                          $49.00 

Single Cabin (self-contained)                                     $80.00 

Deluxe Single Cabin (self-contained)                     $100.00 

Double Cabin (self contained)                                 $100.00

Please note your accommodation choice on the booking form and we will send you the confirmation details. The accommodation options on the website booking form is closed for the retreat dates and must be communicate to us through using the booking enquiry button or book now  button on this page.

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