Please note there will be no class on Tuesday May 7, immediately following the retreat day. Tuesday classes resume on May 14.
Venue: Augustine Centre, 2 Minona Street Hawthorn.
Time: 7.30-9.00pm Tuesday evenings.
Cost: $20 per session on arrival.
The classes are designed to cater for both those new to meditation and those wishing to further their knowledge and experience. Each session consists of explanation and guided meditation as well as ongoing instruction in the wisdom of Tibetan Buddhism.
The teachings are conducted by the Venerable Toby Gillies, a Buddhist monk and meditation teacher with over thirty years experience.
Toby explains the practice of meditation and the philosophical and psychological framework necessary to get the most out of meditation sessions. The guided meditations include methods for calming, relaxing, analysis, focussing and intensifying concentration. A variety of techniques are practice along with the background understanding of how meditation can be used to enhance all forms of mental, emotional and spiritual balance.
All are welcome, whether for a one off class or ongoing attendance, and booking is not required. There are straight backed chairs and also cushions.