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Our Spiritual Program

Beautify the Gompa - Sponsors are needed to help us buy fresh flowers on a weekly basis for the altar and Geshe Doga’s throne. We are starting a special fund for this in February 2012. If you feel you can help, no matter how small or large the offering, please call Llysse in the office 9596 8900

Buddhist Philosophy and Meditation Courses

Tara Institute, through the guidance of Venerable Geshe Doga, offers programs to suit beginners and advanced students aspiring to gain inner peace through the study and practice of Mahayana Buddhism.

Whatever your religious affiliation you are welcome to attend any teachings or events. We encourage you to maintain your own religious customs whilst borrowing any Buddhist practices and teachings that prove meaningful to you.

For information about program events, email the Program Coordinator or telephone the Office on (03) 9596 8900.

 



 

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 & 31st August

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

Nyung Nye

Friday 4 September at 8pm to Monday 7th September 6am

Please click here for course details. Please also read this page for more information.

Commentary on the Six-Session

Guru Yoga Practice

This course is only for those who have received Highest Yoga tantra initiation.

9am - 5pm Sunday 27th September

Bookings essential

 

Transcript

Lama Zopa Rinpoche's talk given at Tara Institute in November 2014

 

Donations 

practising generosity

Bequests

Dharma Quote

" Let me not pray to be sheltered from dangers,
but to be fearless in facing them.
Let me not beg for the stilling of my pain,
but for the heart to conquer it.
Let me not crave in anxious fear to be saved,
but for the patience to win my freedom. "

Shantideva, The Way of the Bodhisattva