Coming Events

Coming events in October – November 2017.

Meaningful Dharma Talks on Pragmatic Approach to the Nature of Mind and meditation sessions by Venerable Dr. Vimokkha Medhino in Sydney. (All workshops are in English.)

  • Luang Phor Vimokkha or Ven. Dr. Vimokkha Medhino (Phra Preeyong Arphonsuwan) is the Abbot of Wat Pippaliwanaram (founded by the Great Master Kassapamuni) in Rayong. He obtained M.A. (Buddhist Studies) and Ph.D.(Buddhist Studies) from Mahachulalongkorn University (MCU).
  • He has an extensive experience in teaching insight meditation and been engaged by numerous organizations both in Thailand including Dhammasathan Chulalongkorn university and abroad such as Buddhist associations in Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Singapore.
  • Luang Phor Vimokkha has designed and conducted the popular program : Development of Mindfulness and Awareness in the work place for various private organizations and also state government.
  • He has vast experience in insight meditation gained from his practicing under various renown meditation masters and from his own astute and intuitive exploration. His style of teaching meditation is as approachable, candid and experiential.
  • He is known as Luang Phor Vimokkha because it was used in his book on “The Development of Mindfulness for Insight Meditation” of which the foreword given by Professor Praves Vasee and Professor Rapee Sakrick for his pragmatic approach to the development of mindfulness.

More details on Venerable Dr. Vimokkha Medhino

Workshops and Talks

 

Tuesday 31th October 2017

Time: 19:00 – 21:00

Venue: Buddhist Library, 90-92 Church St, Camperdown, NSW, 2050 Register ลงทะเบียน

 

Wednesday 1st November 2017

Time: 14:00 – 15:00

Venue: Sydney University Society (UNIBODHI), Room 240A, Multifaith Chaplaincy Centre, Merewether Building

 

Thursday 2nd November 2017

Time: 16:30 – 18:00

Venue: Sydney University Society (UNIBODHI), Holme Meeting Room 2, Holme Building

 

Friday 3rd November 2017

Time: 18:30 – 21.00

Venue: Metta Centre, 2/7-9 Cross St, Bankstown NSW 2200 Register ลงทะเบียน

 

Saturday 4th November 2017

Time: 17:00 – 19:00

Venue: Metta Centre, 2/7-9 Cross St, Bankstown NSW 2200 Register ลงทะเบียน

Sunday 5th November 2017

Time: 10:00 – 13:00

Venue: Indonesian Buddhist Society of NSW, 37/112 McEvoy Street, Alexandria, NSW 2015

Further enquiry: Sari 0433 019 078

10:00 – 10:15 Chanting

10:15 – 10:30 Meditation led by the speaker

10:30 – 11:00 Dhammadesana

11:00 – 11:45 Lunch for Bhante

11:45 – 12:30 Lunch for us

12:30 – 13:00 Q&A and blessing

 

Sunday 5th November 2017

Time: 14:00 – 17:00

Venue: Metta Centre, 2/7-9 Cross St, Bankstown NSW 2200 Register ลงทะเบียน

วันจันทร์ที่ 6 – วันศุกร์ที่ 10 พฤศจิกายน 2560 (ภาคภาษาไทย – ผู้สนใจปฏิบัติวิปัสสนากรรมฐานสามารถมาร่วมปฏิบัติได้ตามเวลาที่สะดวกในกรณีที่อยู่ตลอดเวลาไม่ได้ค่ะ)

เวลา: 19:00 – 21:00

สถานที่: ร้านรังผึ้ง, 461 Pitt St, Haymarket NSW 2000

 

Two-day Retreat, (Participants attend during the days only, no evening stay)

 

Saturday 11th – Sunday 12th November 2017

Time: 9:30 – 17:00 (return trip each day, not staying overnight)

Venue: Australian Centre, Oaks Hyde Park Plaza, 38 College Street, Darlinghurst, NSW, 2000

Remark: to earn the most benefit to this program, participants must attend on all two full days.  Lunches are provided including vegetarian.

Topics :   Pragmatic Approach to the Nature of Mind

 

Saturday Session

9:30 – 10:00     Seeing the Mind with Wisdom

10:00 – 10:30   Workshop on Mindfulness and Awareness by Walking Meditation

10:30 –  11:30   Short-cut to the one-pointedness of Mind in Samatha Meditation

11:30 – 12:30    Lunch

12:30 – 13:00    Walking Meditation

13:00- 14:00     Kāyagatāsati (Mindfulness immeresed througout the whole body)

14:00 – 14:30    Question and Answer

14:30 – 15:15    Śūnyatā ( Emptiness Meditation )

15:15 – 15:30    Coffee Break

15:30 – 16:30    Practicing Ānāpānasati (Breathing Meditaton) in Daily life

16:30 – 17:00    Question and Answer

Participants go home and resume the next day.

 

Sunday Session

9:30 – 10:00      Sixteen Stages of Ānāpānasati (Breathing Meditation)

10:00 – 10:30    Question and Answer

10:30 –  11:30   Development of Knowing and Seeing in Satipaṭṭhāna 4 (The Four Foundations of Mindfulness) 

11:30 – 12:30    Lunch

12:30 – 13:30    How to integrate Śūnyatā –  Kāyagatāsati –  Ānāpānasati  in the practice

13:30 – 14:00     Walking Meditation

14:00 – 15:15    Development of Five Powers   

15:15 – 15:30   Coffee Break

15:30 – 16:30    Liberation by Vimokkha 3

16:30 – 17:00    Question and Answer

Register for 2 day retreat ลงทะเบียนเข้าปฏิบัติวิปัสสนา 2 วัน

 

EVENT IN PERTH

Two-day Retreat, (Participants attend during the days only, no evening stay)

Venue: Dhammaloka Buddhist Centre,
Address: 18 – 20, Nanson Way, Nollamara, WA6061

Dates and Time: Monday 20th. & Tuesday 21st. November 2017
from 9.00 to 20:00

Language : English (and Thai if beneficial)

Retreat Fees: Free

Donations: Your Generous Donations to BSWA and Wat Pipphalivanaram will be gratefully appreciated. Your donations will be wisely used on improvements and upkeep for the benefit of all beings.

Lunch, Tea Breaks and Rest: 11:00 to 13:00 and 16:00 to 17:00. Please bring your own packed lunch and tea.

For more information, please contact the retreat coordinators :

Mr Suwit (Astin) Bunpitakgate, +61413503552, Email: sbunpitakgate@tpg.com.au

Mrs Poppy Wright, +61456700142, Email: wright.poppy@gmail.com

Ms Montila, +61400246499

Mrs Peng Siah, +61412208826, Email: pengsiah@iinet.net.au

Mr Chee Way Siah, +61430608801, Email: cheewaysiah@gmail.com

 

Register for 2 day retreat in Perth

 

 

 

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