Emotional Intelligence Course

16 - 18 October

Emotional intelligence refers to the ability to identify and manage one’s own emotions.

This interactive workshop will introduce the Buddhist approach to Emotional Intelligence by offering tools such as meditation, empathy and self awareness.

By applying these techniques one will be able to cultivate a calm mind and control one’s own emotions, particularly the disturbing ones, in a more effective and skillful way. 

As a result, Emotional Intelligence can bring inner happiness and be the key for the success of personal, professional and interpersonal relationships.

Program outline 

  • FRIDAY – starts with Registrations 1 – 4 pm, an introduction talk, dinner @ 6 pm,  and your first session with Ven Khadro followed by a guided meditation
  • SATURDAY  – starts with guided meditation, teaching sessions with Venerable Khadro throughout the day with breaks, ending with a guided meditation & dedications
  • SUNDAY –  starts with guided meditation, teaching sessions with Venerable Khadro  with breaks, ending after a Q & A session followed by lunch

(times may vary slightly)

Retreat Leader

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. 

Your Investment is....

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

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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

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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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