Medicine Buddha Empowerment and Retreat 

Join us for this very special retreat experience!

The Medicine Buddha practice is a powerful and practical method bringing healing for oneself, for others, and for Covid.

This practice is especially beneficial if you are doing healing work, if you have a physical condition or if someone you know or love is suffering. This practice can be done for them, on their behalf. 

“To recite the Medicine Buddha mantra brings inconceivable merit. Manjushri, the Buddha of Wisdom, requested the eight tathagatas (Guru Shakyamuni Buddha and the seven Medicine Buddhas) to reveal a special mantra that would make prayers  to quickly come to pass, especially for those sentient beings born in these times degenerations and overwhelmed by various diseases and sufferings. All the eight tathagatas, in one voice, taught the Medicine Buddha mantra”. ~ Lama Zopa Rinpoche.

Therefore, if you do this practice and recite this mantra, the Buddhas and bodhisattvas will always pay attention to you, guide you and protect you. Your negativities will be pacified and you will have great inner peace and success.

Everyone warmly welcome – join us just for the Empowerment, for the Retreat, or for both!

Empowerment & Teachings with Geshe Thupten Wangchen


21st - 22nd November

Geshe Thupten Wangchen has kindly agreed to give this Medicine Buddha Empowerment. Geshe-la will also offer an explanation on the Medicine Buddha Sadhana as well as the benefits, including time for question and answer.

Geshe-la has received a Lharampa Geshe or PHD degree and has been the resident teacher at Dorje Chang Institute in Auckland since 2003. 

We are very fortunate to welcome Geshe-la to Mahamudra for this special event!

Click here to read more about Geshe-la.

Your investment is… 

…$240

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

Medicine Buddha Retreat led by Venerable Thubten Khadro

22nd - 29th November

Led by experienced retreat leader and FPMT teacher Venerable Thubten Khadro. This 7 day retreat will be a wonderful opportunity to deepen and integrate the Medicine Buddha practice. 

The retreat will have a special focus on healing oneself, others, and Covid.

It will include moments of silence.

Your investment is… 

…$360

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

Special Rate for those attending both the Empowerment and the Retreat…

…just $550

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

Add Accommodation

Accommodation including camping, is available at the Centre at an extra cost. To view the different options click here. When making your booking please note the type of accommodation you prefer and we will get back to you. There are special accommodation rates if you are staying more than one week.
 

                               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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