Monastery Day Visit to Bodhi Tree Forest Monastery, Sunday 19th May 2019

Ratanagiri 11 Double View Road, Farrants Hill NSW 2484

Monastery Day visit to Bodhi Tree Forest Monastery. For those of you living in the Northern Rivers – Byron, Tweed and Gold Coast Region, John is arranging a group visit to Bodhi Tree Forest Monastery near Lismore. Sunday 19th May is Vesaka Puja, one of the most significant Buddhist celebration days, celebrating the birth, enlightenment […]

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Meditations and Reflections Enlightened Living Half Day Retreat, Farrants Hill Sunday 7th July

Ratanagiri 11 Double View Road, Farrants Hill NSW 2484

NEXT RETREAT WITH JOHN: ‘Meditations and Reflections’ ‘Enlightened-Living’ Half Day Meditation Retreat Sunday 7th July 10.00am – 1:00pm It can be wonderful to write, read and listen to poetry, verse and reflections that brighten the mind, lighten the heart and inspire us to be more present to life. This Half Day Meditation Retreat will offer […]

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MEDITATIONS & REFLECTIONS ON The Four Foundations of Mindfulness for Insight, Vipassana with Venerable Pannyavaro

Ratanagiri 11 Double View Road, Farrants Hill NSW 2484

MEDITATIONS & REFLECTIONS ON ‘The Four Foundations of Mindfulness for Insight – Vipassana’ with Venerable Pannyavaro One of the most significant and profound teach-ings on meditation given by the Buddha is that of the Four Foundations of Mindfulness. This practice leads to insightful understanding of our Mind-Body condition and ultimately lead to the full and […]

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MEDITATIONS and REFLECTIONS, Gratefulness with John Barter

MEDITATIONS & REFLECTIONS - Gratefulness with John Barter 'We all wish to be HAPPY, Gratefulness is a great way to realise this'. Gratefulness is an expression of communication and communion with our experience of life as a human being. Gratefulness is a response of the heart from both wisdom and compassion and allows a  joy, […]

MEDITATIONS & REFLECTIONS Maintaining Momentum of Mindfulness

Ratanagiri 11 Double View Road, Farrants Hill NSW 2484

MEDITATIONS & REFLECTIONS - 'Maintaining Momentum of Mindfulness' with John Barter, We have grown to appreciate the importance of Mindfulness in our daily life and yet we so easily become distracted and distressed. Much of this is because we have not Mindfully managed the momentum of maintaining our Mindfulness. This Half Day Meditation Retreat offers […]

MEDITATIONS & REFLECTIONS Mindfulness for Making the Moment Meaningful

'Ratanagiri' 11 Double View Road, Farrants Hill

MEDITATIONS & REFLECTIONS - 'Mindfulness for Making the Moment Meaningful' with John Barter, So much of our precious ‘Life moments’ are lost in unawareness. Mindfulness collects attention and connects us directly to what is happening both outside of us and within us in a special way. Mindfulness transforms the ordinary into the extraordinary, making the […]

THIS RETREAT IS POSTPONED AT THIS TIME MEDITATIONS & REFLECTIONS ‘Working with Choices & Challenges in Contemporary Times’

Bodhi Tree Forest Monastery & Retreat Centre 78 Bentley Road, Tullera 78 Bentley Road, via Lismore

THIS RETREAT IS POSTPONED AT THIS TIME This Full Day Mindfulness Meditations Retreat will offer Insights and Understandings from Buddhist Wisdom in working with the choices and challenges that present in these times of change. Ajahn Tiradhammo and Venerable Pannyavaro will share their wealth of Insights and Understandings from their over 40 years of Buddhist […]

VASSA MEDITATION RETREAT 2020

Bodhi Tree Forest Monastery & Retreat Centre 78 Bentley Road, Tullera 78 Bentley Road, via Lismore

VASSA MEDITATION RETREAT 2020 Every year throughout the world, Buddhist Monastics – monks, nuns and meditator yogi’s take 3 months Retreat. This is a practice that the Buddha asked monastics to do, particularly to develop and deepen their Meditation Practice and development of Insight Wisdom. The Vassa (meaning ‘rains’) is traditionally the 3 months of […]

Monday Meditation Group & Sunday Retreats 2021

'Ratanagiri' 11 Double View Road, Farrants Hill

Monday Meditation Group & Sunday Retreats 2021 (No 2021 dates have been set as yet). We hope to be able to resume our Monday Meditation sessions and Sunday Meditation Retreats early in the New Year. Social Distancing has inhibited these in 2020 however if Social Distancing continues we could have a Roster of 10 people […]