Through the practice of patience we can gradually lessen our destructive, compulsive habits and begin to live in more positive and beneficial ways. Ksanti, which is translated as 'patience' and 'tolerance', is the Buddhist art of being able to maintain a positive approach when things go wrong.
It gives us the opportunity to choose beneficial reactions that are not driven by our usual compulsive mental habits of greed, pride, anger and jealousy. It is one of the most essential skills we can learn to help us lead a happier, more trouble-free life. Sunday 8 May 9 am - 4.30 pm, in the Gompa at Chenrezig Institute.
Facility fee $75.10% discount for members and concession card holders. Accommodation and meals available separately. Meals must be booked before 10 am on the day of the event. Venerable Namgyel has been been studying Tibetan Buddhism for more than 29 years with such masters as His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Denma Locho Rinpoche, Choden Rinpoche and Geshe Sonam Rinchen, and is an accredited teacher with the FPMT. He has completed four years of lam-rim retreats as well as many other tantric retreats. His main teachers are His Holiness 14th Dalai Lama and Lama Zopa Rinpoche.
Ven. Namgyel has taught at various Buddhist centres around the world and is an integral part of The Song River Dharma Ashram in India. He had the honour of being the attendant and tutor to Osel in 1990. Established 1974, Chenrezig Institute is a centre for Buddhist study, meditation, retreat and practice nestled in the foothills of the Sunshine Coast Hinterland.
The Institute is home to a Tibetan Geshe (Lama), a large community of ordained Sangha (monks and nuns), students, residents, volunteers, retreat goers and guests. Apart from the formal study programmes, Chenrezig Institute is a peaceful, calm and relaxing place to spend a few hours, days or weeks. Stroll along the bush paths, wander in formal garden, espresso in the cafe or a vegetarian meal.
The Art of Patience with Venerable Namgyel
9:00am - 4:30pm
Sunday 8 May
Gompa at the Chenrezig Institute
Facility fee $75.10% discount for members and concession card holders.
Chenrezig Institute, Eudlo
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