10 Day Complete Path Course Townsville Thursday 21 – Saturday 30 March 2019

We would like to confirm with you that Tharlam Ling Buddhist Centre, will be hosting Year 2 of The Complete Path (TCP), between Thursday 21 March and Saturday 30 March 2019. *Please note the slight change in date.

Originally we booked to host the course 90km north of Townsville at Paluma, however we have since found a suitable location in Townsville, making it much easier for inter and intrastate travellers.

 

PLEASE NOTE. THE CONVENT ACCOMMODATION IS FULLY BOOKED. There is accommodation at nearby Seventh day Adventist Centre, link below.

Others doing TCP 2019 Course have booked to stay in the motel units there.

We have sourced a modern, unused Convent for TCP course. The convent is fully air-conditioned, kitchen, dining area and chapel (a great area to study).

Booking for  for TCP

Cost $700

 

  • TCP course for 10 days
  • Lunch supplied for 10 days (please provide your own breakfast and dinner)
  • Accommodation options (you will need to book this yourself)
    • Source your own e.g. Airbnb or
    • Book at Riverside Convention Centre (7th Day Adventist Accommodation)
      • It’s only a few kilometres away from the Convent
      • They have a variety of accommodation options
        • Motel style rooms *
        • Cabins (not recommended as they are small)
        • Self-contained units
        • Caravan + tent sites

 

*the aircon motel style rooms are a great option as it’s one building with 5 rooms (2 single beds per room) + 1 room (double bed). Each room has lockable doors and its own ensuite. There is a shared kitchen, lounge room, dining area and patio. Please see attached document for photos.

 

There are major shopping centres close by, along with Chinese and Malaysian restaurants.

 

TCP Text Book

Please purchase a text book as soon as possible, as stocks are limited and it takes approximately 4 weeks for shipping. Once you have confirmed your TCP spot, we will send you the link to make a purchase.

 

TCP Payment

 

Please make a $200 deposit to secure your TCP spot by Friday 4th January 2019

PLEASE EMAIL pheang@bigpond.net.au   when you make a payment

 

  • Tharlam Ling Buddhist Centre
  • Westpac bank
  • BSB 034 212
  • ACC 381 7520

 

Buddhist Monk at JCU Chaplaincy, Tuesday 7 pm 7 th August 2018

FORMER JCU PHD STUDENT (ALEX ANDERSON),

NOW AN ORDAINED BUDDHIST MONK, ‘NGAWANG TENZIN’, WILL SPEAK ABOUT HIS JOURNEY TO BECOMING ORDAINED.

 

Hear him speak of his travels which took him to Norway, Brazil, France, culminating in his becoming a fully ordained monk.

His journey began here at JCU, Chaplaincy in 2009.

 

Light supper afterwards.

Ph Phil 0448 401 066

http://www.meditationtownsvilletharlamling.com

COST: Donation

 

ALL WELCOME.

 

THREE DAY CALM ABIDING AND MINDFULNESS RETREAT WITH TIBETAN LAMA CHOEDAK.

Three Day Calm Abiding Meditation Retreat, and Teachings on Healing Goddess Parnashavari.

Friday 31st August  – Monday  3 rd.  September 2018,

with Tibetan Lama Choedak, Rinpoche.

LAMA CHOEDAK RINPOCHE

 

 

Paluma Retreat

Calm Abiding Meditation & Teachings on Goddess Parnashavari

 

Calm Abiding Meditation is the most fundamental of all Buddhist meditation practices. Using the tool of mindfulness one learns to bring a sense of stability and clarity to the mind. An increase in emotional stability and decrease in mental confusion will help negotiate more helpful responses when confronted with life problems. Meditation is ultimately about experiencing the opening up of our heart and mind to compassion and to wisdom. In this years retreat lama Choedak Rinpoche will also be giving teaching on Healing Goddess Parnashavari.

Meditation should be learnt properly from a good teacher and practice far away from noise and distraction until one has developed a solid discipline to do it in everyday life.

The amazing benefits of meditation can help to understand how to live sanely and wisely without being adversely affected by the fast pace of the modern world. Being able to stay calm, focused and learn to use simple but profound techniques of meditation can change one’s life.

 

LAMA CHOEDAK RINPOCHE

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In this retreat, Lama Choedak Rinpoche will bestow the sacred transmission of the Healing Goddess Parnashavari and Lead its meditation and give teachings as part of the weekend retreat. This practice is ideal for all who are under medication and all health care practitioners can augment and benefit their practices.

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COST

$425 non-member

$400 member / concession

*includes all vegetarian meals + cottage accommodation

To Register

Contact Phil Heang

0448 401 066

pheang@bigpond.net.au

 

http://www.meditationtownsvilletharlamling.com

He has excellent English, speaking with great clarity, insight and compassion.

Lama Choedak Rinpoche

Lama Choedak Rinpoche is the most prominent Tibetan Buddhist Lama living and teaching in Australia for the last 33 years. As a graduate of ANU, he is an author, translator and an effective communicator. He has founded many Buddhist centres in Australia.

THREE DAYS OF MEDITATION WITH A TIBETAN LAMA

Meditation is an amazing practice of how to be present, to know, to see and change at will with the application of an immense power to love and live with kindness and wisdom. This power of good remains  dormant in all human beings. Buddhist meditation shows how to unfold this from within. This technique goes back some 2600 years of ancient wisdom and enlightenment.  Come and learn to meditate with a Tibetan Lama for a day. It will take form of listening to few short discourses, sitting, walking, standing and doing things with your hand. You will something valuable that will give tools to mend many broken areas of your life and help those around you.

Private interviews will be available with Lama Choedak.

LOCATION

The village of Paluma, Mt Spec, is 80 K from Townsville, North Queensland, 1000 m above sea level. (plse. note no pets allowed.)

This is a quiet village nestled in rain forest.

The retreat is a residential one with accommodation in cottages at Paluma.

Teachings will be in the Paluma Community Hall.

CATERING:

Vegetarian food, for  Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Please bring your own morning and afternoon tea for each day, there is a fridge in each cottage. (Milk, tea coffee supplied.)

COST:

$400 for members, $425 for non members.

Cost includes Accommodation, vegetarian  food and Teachings.

Please book early as there is limited accommodation and the nearest camping is 26 k away over a dirt road.

The road to Paluma is bitumen.

Please contact through email :   pheang@bigpond.net.au

OR PHONE 0448 401 066

 

 

 

THREE DAY CALM ABIDING AND MINDFULNESS RETREAT, WITH TIBETANLAMA CHOEDAK. ALSO TEACHINGS ON HEALING MEDICINE BUDDHA.

Three Day Calm Abiding Meditation Retreat, and Teachings on Healing Medicine Buddha. Friday 1st -Monday  4th  September 2017,

with Tibetan Lama Choedak, Rinpoche.

Paluma is 1000 m.habove sea level and mist rolls in late afternoon.

Lama will also give Teachings and empowerment on the practice of Healing Medicine Buddha. Lama Choedak is  Tibetan born and has been teaching in Australia for 30 years.

He has excellent English, speaking with great clarity, insight and compassion.

Lama Choedak Rinpoche

Lama Choedak Rinpoche is the most prominent Tibetan Buddhist Lama living and teaching in Australia for the last 28 years. As a graduate of ANU, he is an author, translator and an effective communicator. He has founded many Buddhist centres in Australia. He has just returned from one month of translation of Lamdre teachings by HH Sakya Trizin in Malaysia, attended by 600 people from 24 countries.

Healing Medicine Buddha Empowerment

Sickness is a common suffering of all living beings. However, according to Tibetan medicine, most illnesses are psychosomatic. Ill health that is generated by one’s unwholesome attitude cannot be cured by conventional medicine alone. This will help you understand how certain mind states can contribute to ill health, and to learn how to apply the appropriate antidotes. Discover the connection between thoughts, behaviour and speech, and the positive and negative effects they have on your health.

Lama Choedak Rinpoche will give the empowerment of the Healing Medicine Buddha and impart the transmission of the healing mantra passed down through an unbroken lineage since the time of the Buddha.

This will provide a complete training in practical as well as theoretical session on how to do the Healing Buddha’s meditation. You will also learn how to use it to assist friends and relatives who may be ill or dying. This profound meditation technique will compliment any form of medical treatment. This practice can reduce the side effects and increase the effectiveness of any medication. It is especially recommended for health professionals and those who are interested in learning self-healing.

THREE DAYS OF MEDITATION WITH A TIBETAN LAMA

Meditation is an amazing practice of how to be present, to know, to see and change at will with the application of an immense power to love and live with kindness and wisdom. This power of good remains  dormant in all human beings. Buddhist meditation shows how to unfold this from within. This technique goes back some 2600 years of ancient wisdom and enlightenment.  Come and learn to meditate with a Tibetan Lama for a day. It will take form of listening to few short discourses, sitting, walking, standing and doing things with your hand. You will something valuable that will give tools to mend many broken areas of your life and help those around you.

Private interviews will be available with Lama Choedak.

LOCATION

Paluma, 80 K from Townsville, North Queensland.

The retreat is a residential one with accommodation in cottages at Paluma.

Paluma is a quiet village set in the Mt Spec National Park Rain forest (plse. note no pets allowed.)

Teachings will be in the Paluma Community Hall.

CATERING:

Vegetarian food, for  Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Please bring your own morning and afternoon tea for each day, there is a fridge in each cottage. (Milk, tea coffee supplied.)

COST:

$395 for members, $425 for non members.

Cost includes Accommodation, vegetarian  food and Teachings.

Please book early as there is limited accommodation and the nearest camping is 26 k away over a dirt road.

The road to Paluma is bitumen.

Please contact through email :   pheang@bigpond.net.au

OR PHONE 0448 401 066

Introduction To Buddhist Calm Abiding Meditation Begins Tuesday 17 May

Introduction To Buddhist Calm Abiding Meditation Begins Tuesday 17 May, 6 pm – 7:10 pm

Learn mindfulness of body, feeling and thought.

Suitable for beginner meditators.

Learn to deal with the ups and downs of daily life and remain calm!

 

Wear loose, comfortable, clothing.

People of all faiths welcome.

Venue: Chaplaincy Building 131 James Cook University.

Cost per lesson: $10 /pensioners $5.  ex Yabulu  workers and family, free.

Contact Phil.

Ph 0448 401 066

email pheang@bigpond.net.au

 

A WEEKEND OF BUDDHIST WISDOM AND INSIGHTS

WITH TIBETAN, LAMA CHOEDAK RINPOCHE 

As a former monk, Lama Choedak Rinpoche is a scholar and a great thinker. He is one of the most

prominent Tibetan Buddhist masters living and teaching in Australia, sometimes assisting HH Dalai Lama in panel discussions and translating for HH Sakya Trizin. As the most successful teacher, Rinpoche has founded 20 Buddhist centres, institutions and retreat centres in Australia. His 27 years of teaching experience brings the best Buddhist wisdom has to offer to everyone’s lives.

  • Friday 29th April 7:30 pm Public Talk: How to Deal with Uncertainty

 Saturday 30 April 9.00am – 5.00pm  and   Sunday 1st May 9.00am – 4.00pm

Buddhist Teachings: 37 Practices of the Bodhisattvas

The Thirty Seven Practices of the Bodhisattva is an excellent master piece composed by Gyalsay Ngulchu Thokme (1295-1369). It is a versified text that His Holiness Dalai Lama teaches at the beginning of most Kalachakra teachings. His Holiness says ‘this text contains the whole Buddhist path in a nutshell’. Lama Choedak Rinpoche, who heard the teaching from HH Dalai Lama in 1971 still carries with him a calligraphed copy of the text. Rinpoche will offer elucidating commentary relevant to the contemporary world on this 15th century Buddhist poetry. This poetry is often on the lips of Lamas and adepts. You will learn profound and practical living skills through compassion and wisdom.

 Saturday 30 April 7.30pm

Healing and Herbal Goddess Parnashavari Empowerment and teaching
Parnashavari practice will complement and induce the effectiveness of any medications. 

Venue:  Carville Seniors Hall, Cnr Diprose & Albury Sts. Pimlico, Townsville 4812.

Costs:    Saturday Evening  $15/10 concession.

Saturday $80/70 concession.

Sunday $80/70 concession.

Full weekend $160/140 concession.

PLEASE NOTE: MORNING TEA PROVIDED BUT PLEASE BYO LUNCH.

Please register  by contacting Phil :
email: tharlam@bigpond.com         Phone 0448 401 066