Online with Venerable Khadro

Discover Buddhism at Home

Awakening the limitless potential of your mind.

Ven Thubten Khadro

What is Karma?

Tuesdays  in July – 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th @ NZST 6.30pm to 8pm

Understand the Buddhist view of the law of cause & effect & apply this knowledge to your daily activities.

Karma/mental intention is what creates our experiences and decisions and based on that our activities of body, speech and mind. During this course we will explore the inner works and science of the mind, how it behaves and why. “Karma is something that anyone wishing for happiness and not wanting suffering should understand & protect” –Lama Zopa Rinpoche.

Meditation

The course will have a component of mindfulness meditations focused on the breath.

Theory & weekly assignments for the application of this knowledge in our daily activities

The course will cover the following topics based on which weekly contemplation’s will be encouraged:

  • Mind science & mental intentions
  • General characteristics of karma
  • Varieties of karma
  • Karmic results
  • Purification & antidotes

We are asking those taking part in the online sessions to please consider making offerings to the Centre, the minimum suggested amount is $10 per session, but  we do not wish financial hardship to be a barrier to you taking part in the teachings. All offerings given according to your means are very much appreciated,  assisting the centre to host teachers to support you in your Dharma practice.

Click the Register NOW button, complete the form and we will email you information on how to join the teaching on ZOOM.

Death & Rebirth

Tuesdays in August – 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th @ NZST 6.30pm to 8pm

Explore the Buddhist philosophy of death and reincarnation & apply it for a meaningful/peaceful life and death

Usually we do not like to think about death, but if we want to die peacefully and be free of fear, we need to be prepared for it when it happens. The Buddhist view is that the mind is a continuum and after death there will be other lives, this course will explain this system of death & reincarnation.

Meditation

The course will have a component of mindfulness meditations focused on the breath.

Theory & weekly assignments for the application of this knowledge in our daily activities

The course will cover the following topics based on which weekly contemplation’s will be encouraged:

  • Continuum of mind
  • Impermanence & death
  • Death dissolution’s & process
  • Reincarnation
  • Living a meaningful life

We are asking those taking part in the online sessions to please consider making offerings to the Centre, the minimum suggested amount is $10 per session, but  we do not wish financial hardship to be a barrier to you taking part in the teachings. All offerings given according to your means are very much appreciated,  assisting the centre to host teachers to support you in your Dharma practice.

Click the Register NOW button, complete the form and we will email you information on how to join the teaching on ZOOM.

Buddhism in a Nutshell

Tuesdays in September 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th @ NZST 6.30pm to 8pm

A presentation of the entire Tibetan Buddhist path to awakening & the mind transformation that comes with it

Discover what Buddhism is all about in a clear and structured way. We will be following the Lam Rim, the staircase of mind training to gain inner happiness, emotional balance, compassion and wisdom.

Meditation

The course will have a component of mindfulness meditations focused on the breath.

Weekly assignments

It will also include practical homework for the application of this knowledge in our daily activities.

Theory

We will be covering topics such as:

  • What is the mind? ~ Mind training
  • Cycle of life & death ~ Samsara
  • Causes of suffering & causes of happiness ~ The 4 noble truths
  • The altruistic mind of awakening ~ Bodhichitta
  • Wisdom of interdependence ~ Emptiness

We are asking those taking part in the online sessions to please consider making offerings to the Centre, the minimum suggested amount is $10 per session, but  we do not wish financial hardship to be a barrier to you taking part in the teachings. All offerings given according to your means are very much appreciated,  assisting the centre to host teachers to support you in your Dharma practice.

Click the Register NOW button, complete the form and we will email you information on how to join the teaching on ZOOM.

Your Teacher

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. 

We are very happy to have her here at Mahamudra!