Welcome Open Day at Chenrezig Institute

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Everyone Welcome! Welcome Days are filled with opportunities to explore what Chenrezig Institute has to offer. Bring the whole family for a relaxing day out! Start the day by heading to reception where our friendly team will welcome you with a map and answer any questions you have about the day's program.

Between 9 am and 10 am younger family members will enjoy the fun activities in our Kind Kids program. Alternatively, allow yourself to unwind and relax as you wander to the Garden of Enlightenment to see the building that drew His Holiness the Dalai Lama here in 2011.

Between 10.30 am and 11.30 am one of Chenrezig Institute's resident nuns will welcome you to our temple (Gompa) and after a short introduction share a peaceful guided meditation. Wander down past the Bodhi tree and browse in our Buddhist book and gift shop before joining us for a delicious vegetarian lunch in the Big Love Café.

Relax in the sun on the prayer wheel lawn with relaxing music and a cool drink before heading back to the temple for Venerable Pema's introductory talk "Happiness and it's Causes" Refresh yourself with our famous chai and cake for afternoon tea before visiting our art studio for a workshop on traditional Buddhist painting that everyone can enjoy.

All activities on Welcome Day are freely offered, with the exception of Lunch in the Big Love Café which is $12.50pp. Please book your lunch by 10am on the day of the event so that we can prepare something delicious for you. See Website for further details. "Happiness and its Causes" A talk for Beginners by Venerable Pema Is there a way we can be happy even when life is full of challenges? Come along and find out what the Buddha has to say about happiness and how we can invite it into our lives. This is a great session for beginners with time to answer your questions too.

Venerable Pema introduces Buddhist ideas in a fun and informative way. Sunday 4th February, 2.00pm - 3.00pm. Held in the Gompa at Chenrezig Institute, as part of our Welcome Day activities. Your donation is appreciated. Venerable Pema is a masters program student, with 20 years of professional teaching experience.

She shares her Dharma knowledge with great enthusiasm and passion. 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.

Teachers' availability subject to change; please http://www.chenrezig.com.au/programme/calendar/ for updated information. Also below the far carpark is our new addition 'The Wellbeing Centre' which provides courses focusing on cultivating physical, emotional and mental balance and wellbeing. They include authentic traditional and modern psychological approaches to health and lifestyle. They are suitable for everyone who maybe looking for genuine happiness and well-being in a non-religious framework 


Welcome Open Day at Chenrezig Institute
9:00am - 3:00pm
Sunday 4 February 2018
Chenrezig Insitute
Free (lunch is $12.50pp)

Chenrezig Institute :
33 Johnsons Road, Eudlo
07 5453 2108
07 5453 2188
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