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Foundation Course

Key Buddhist topics to help us live with an open heart and a clear mind. Discover how to set up a meditation practice, what refuge means, our potential for buddhahood, death and reincarnation, karma and compassion. Includes hands-on practice in sitting comfortably, setting up an altar and a developing a daily practice. Topics covered during the course include:

  • how to meditate and set up a daily practice
  • the nature of our mind and Buddha nature
  • making up your own mind – arguments for and against reincarnation
  • making sure your faith is based on reasoning and logic
  • how and why we take refuge in the Buddha and his teachings
  • developing self-esteem by valuing our human life
  • how to prepare for death and help others at death time
  • developing the causes of happiness and uprooting the causes of suffering

Each class also has a practical element where we learn how to sit comfortably, how to do a prostration, how to make offerings or set up an altar, and how to treat the monks and nuns. We also learn the meaning and reason for doing these things, and the many benefits they bring.


June 13, 2019


10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Langri Tangpa Buddhist Centre
535 Old Cleveland Road
Camp Hill, QLD 4152 Australia


By donation (suggested $10 per class, but no set amount) Bound notes for the unit are $20.

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