Classes at the Spring Hill Centre

109 Leichhardt Street

Our Centre in Spring Hill is a peaceful meditation space that provides the perfect conditions for improving your meditation practice and deepening your peace of mind. Most of the classes at the Centre are taught by our Resident Teacher Gen Kelsang Rabten, an ordained Buddhist monk who has been practising Buddhism for over twenty-five years. Everybody is welcome to attend classes at the Centre. We offer a range of classes from beginners meditation classes, general classes on meditation and Buddhist philosophy through to intermediate and advanced classes . Drop-in any week.

Main Weekly Classes

with Resident Teacher Gen Kelsang Rabten

Wednesdays 7.30 - 8.45pm & Thursdays 10.30 - 11.45am · $15

Our weekly drop-in classes are suitable for all levels of experience. Each class includes two guided meditations, a talk on a practical aspect of Buddhism or meditation (see topics below), discussion, and time for questions. There is no need to book for these classes or to attend every class, just drop-in when you have the time. Everybody welcome.

Course Description

Explore positive thinking techniques that lead us to uplifting states of mind, mental stillness and inner resilience in this series of classes.

Wednesday February 6 • 13 • 20 • 27

Thursday January 31 • February 7 • 14 • 21 • 28

Course Description

Learn practical techniques for breaking bad habits which everybody can practice in their daily lives.

Wednesday March 6 • 13 • 20 • 27 • April 3 • 10

Thursday February 7 • 14 • 21 • 28 • April 4 • 11

Refresh Your Mind

with various teachers

Monday - Thursday 12.30 - 12.45pm · Free

Relax the mind and find some inner peace. Drop-in to the Centre for a free 15-minute lunchtime meditation. There is no need to book. All meditations are guided.

These meditation sessions resume on the 29 January 2019.

Meditation for Beginners

with Resident Teacher Gen Kelsang Rabten

Thursday 5.30 - 6pm · $10

Learn some simple meditations on positive minds that promote wellbeing. Drop in any week. No need to book.

Term 1 Dates: February 7 · 14 · 21 · 28 · March 7 · 14 · 21 · 28 · April 4 · 11

In-depth Meditation Classes

with Resident Teacher Gen Kelsang Rabten

Thursday 7.30 - 9pm · $15

Learn and practice the main meditations on the path to enlightenment in this in-depth meditation class. The class is suitable for people with some experience of meditation. There is no need to book, just drop in.

Term 1 Dates: February 7· 14· 21· 28 · March 7· 14 · 21 · 28 · April 4 · 11

Kids Meditation Class

with Buddhist nun Kelsang Khandro

Sunday 8 - 9am · $7

These drop-in classes introduce children to simple Buddhist teachings and meditations designed to help them develop a happy heart. Every class will emphasise loving kindness and developing a positive mind. Classes also include simple prayers, fun activities, a fruit snack and discussions relevant to their everyday experiences. Suggested age is 5 – 10 years. We ask that parents attend the class with their children.

Term 1: February 3 · 10 · 17 · 24 · March 3 · 10 · 17 · 24 · 31 · April 7