24 - 26 February 2023

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Tara is the active compassion of all the buddhas.

Her right leg extended symbolises her readiness to help, her left leg drawn into her body symbolises her control over internal energies.

Her green colour represents the transformation of jealousy into accomplishing others benefit and is the colour associated with the air element and action.

She is called the Saviouress, as she protects from the eight afflictions: Ignorance, Hatred, Attachment, Pride, Jealousy, Wrong view, Doubt and Miserliness.

Engaging in practice associated with her and repeating her mantra helps with success in beneficial activity and with our potential to attain enlightenment.

About the Teacher, Ven. Tony Beaumont

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Venerable Tony first made contact with the Buddhadharma in Nepal and India in 1976. Following this he trained and worked as a psychiatric nurse, then in the 1980’s was based at Chenrezig Institute during which time he served at different times as the cook, office worker and gardener.  Following ordination, as a monk in 1991, he lived for seventeen years at Nalanda monastery, France and Thubten Shedrup Ling Monastery, Bendigo.

He has led retreats and courses at various FPMT centres throughout the world as well as teaching in prisons and schools.

Your investment for this retreat is $225

This covers the centre’s facility fee and fully catered, healthy vegetarian meals (vegan/gluten free options are available).

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Accommodation prices per night


Camping per person (unpowered)                               $20

Dormitory per person (shared toilet facilities)            $38

Single room (shared toilet facilities)                             $60-$65

Rustic single hut (shared toilet facilities)                     $65

Single cabin (self-contained)                                         $110

Double room (shared toilet facilities)                           $86 (for 2)

Double cabin (self- contained)                                      $120-$150 (for 2)

Triple room                                                                        $104 (for 3)