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Bookshop

Whether you’re looking for a book on Buddhism basics, a complex text, a meditation CD or a DVD of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, you can browse in Tara’s well-stocked bookshop.

From introductory to advanced Buddhist teachings, from parenthood to death and dying, from anger management to biographies, you’ll find something on all major topics.

Reading suggestions for Beginners

Bob Sharple's book, Meditation, Calming the Mind, is available in the Tara Institute Bookshop.  Bob Sharples and Venerable Lhamo lead a support group for people with serious illnesses.

You can also choose from a selection of:

  • Cards
  • Malas (rosaries)
  • Candles
  • Incense & incense holders
  • Prayer wheels
  • Wall hangings
  • Ear rings
  • Bracelets
  • Water bowls
  • Ritual objects

For meditators there are stools, cushions and shawls.

Opening Hours:

9am-5pm Monday to Friday only: (please call the office on 9596 8900 to ensure someone will be able to assist you in the bookshop).
Before and after teachings on Monday and Wednesday evenings (7.30pm to 7.50pm - 9.05pm to 9.30pm)

The bookshop is the second door on your left as you enter the main door of Tara Institute.

 

White Tara Initiation

with Geshe Doga at Drol Kar Buddhist Centre, Paraparap

Saturday 29th November

Registration prior to the day is essential if you wish to attend the Initiation. Email: drolkarbuddhistcentre@hotmail.com OR Phone: 5266 1788 to register your intention to attend.

Family Picnic Day 2014

Sunday 30th November

Teaching with Geshe Doga at 10.30am

followed by a picnic in the park

Everyone is welcome

Lama Tsong Khapa Day Puja

Tuesday 16th December 2014

at 8.00pm - everyone welcome!

Introduction to Buddhist Meditation

Philosophical tools to help you deal with everyday challenges - suitable for beginners and older students alike

Mondays ~ 8pm to 9pm
•3, 10, 17 & 24 November

GesheDogaSmilingThroneStudy Group

An in-depth study into classical Buddhist texts; suitable for those with a reasonable understanding of Buddhist philosophy.

Tuesdays ~ 7.45pm to 9.45pm

GDoga 02abAn Evening with Geshe Doga

Practical instructions for daily life
The Middle Lam Rim—a text by Lama Je Tsong Khapa -Suitable for everyone

Wednesdays ~ 8pm to 9pm

Donations 

practising generosity

Bequests

Dharma Quote

All the joy the world contains has come through wishing happiness for others. All the misery the world contains has come from wishing pleasure for oneself.

Shantideva, A Guide to a Bodhisattva's Way of Life