http://meditateinmelbourne.org/meditation-courses-retreats/

Our meditation courses and retreats are an ideal way to get a gain experience of meditation and inner peace. These courses examine a particular topic in greater depth than would be possible in a drop-in meditation class.

Our courses and retreats are open to everyone and are suitable for all levels of experience, including beginners. For more information about specific courses or retreats, select a course from the list below or the menu on the right.


Art of Forgiveness| Sun 25 Sept - sold out
Sunday 25 September · 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
with Buddhism teacher Kelsang Ani
Find freedom from resentment and anger through meditation. Develop a deep self confidence that enables us to forgive ourself and others.
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Love Without Pain | Sat 15 Oct
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Saturday 15 October · 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
with Buddhist Buddhist teacher Jake Zakarauskas
A MEDITATION DAY COURSE Love can give rise to great happiness but...
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Transforming Life’s Difficulties - Ballarat| Sat 22 Oct
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Saturday 22 October · 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
with Buddhist monk Gen Kelsang Dornying
On this day course, learn to use life’s difficulties to create lasting happiness.
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Meditation & Mindfulness | Sat 29 Oct
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Saturday 29 October · 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
with Buddhist nun Kelsang Lhachog
Experience a still mind and begin to transform your life through meditation...
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Buddha Amitayus Empowerment • Weekend Course 12-13 Nov & Guided Retreat 14-16 Nov
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Sat 12 Nov - Wed 16 Nov
Gen Kelsang Dornying Sat 12 Nov - Wed 16 Nov
Gen Kelsang Dornying Sat 12 Nov - Wed 16 Nov
Gen Kelsang Dornying
On this special weekend course, Gen Kelsang Dornying will grant the empowerment of Buddha Amitayus and give teachings on how to engage in special meditations that increase our good fortune, improve our wisdom and remove obstacles to having a long life. By receiving the blessing empowerment of Buddha Amitayus and by engaging in the practice, we will achieve these attainments ourself and ultimately reach the supreme deathless state of enlightenment. We can also use this practice to help remove obstacles endangering the lives of others, especially our close friends and family.
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Learn to Meditate | Sat 26 Nov
Learn to Meditate
Saturday 26 November · 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Meditation is a way of calming the mind, reducing stress and developing a more positive approach to life. This course provides the perfect opportunity to discover for yourself the inner peace and happiness that naturally arises when our mind becomes still.
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