Buddhist | Tibetan
In the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, meditation is about more than just improved health. Developing the ability to calm and control the mind helps the Buddhist meditator to lead a simpler life and progress towards being a kinder and happier person.
Name of the tradition
What can attendees expect?
We will explore methods to connect with the mind’s natural purity and innate potential, unencumbered by the sensory inputs of our daily engagement with the world around us. Combining traditional calm-abiding breath meditation with analytical meditations we harness the energy of the mind for immeasurable positivity and peace, tapping into our natural resources of kindness, love, compassion and joy.
About the teacher
Venerable Thubten Chokyi
Thubten Chokyi is resident teacher at Hayagriva Buddhist Centre and Tara Meditation Centre in WA and has been meditating since the early 1980s. For the past 16 years as a Tibetan Buddhist nun, Chokyi has led meditation retreats from one day to three months, and taught in FPMT centres (Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition) and community settings throughout Australia. She is the director of the Liberation Prison Project supporting men and women in prisons worldwide to transform their minds and lives. Chokyi is also spiritual adviser to Sakyadhita Australia, representing women in Buddhism, and current chair of the Australian Sangha Association.