3 - 6 February 2023 - Waitangi Weekend

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The Medicine or Healing Buddha embodies the healing aspect of the mind and the practice is powerful for healing ourselves and others. It is particularly powerful during difficult times, especially for healing the heart and mind to help overcome negative patterns of thinking and develop the qualities of compassion and kindness.

There will be a focus on changing our understanding of the hurt we have experienced at the hands of others and bringing about a wiser approach to these experiences with the aim of healing ourselves and others.

There will also be an exploration of the harmful actions we have done to others and ourselves, and with cultivating a kinder approach to our understanding of these.

The retreat will include the meditation practice of Medicine Buddha teaching, discussion and question/answer.

Normally people think that Medicine Buddha is for healing but it’s not only that! You can use the Medicine Buddha practice for ANY purpose, ANY problem, ANYTHING. The Medicine Buddha practice is so precious.” - Lama Zopa Rinpoche

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… $375

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)

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