Each week, Resident Teacher, Kadam Mick Marcon will give a practical commentary to the book ‘How to Understand the Mind’ by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, this class is suitable for someone wishing to deepen their understanding and practice of Buddhism.
The Foundation Program (FP) is a committed study program therefore please let us know you are planning to attend. Each class contains a guided meditation, teaching based on a particular book, discussion with fellow students and Q&A.
The class is held on Wednesday evenings 7.00pm–9.00pm. Class is on most weeks, see below for dates.
The class is located at Losang Dragpa Buddhist Centre, 36 Texas St, Mayfield.
The monthly cost of attending the program is $45, concession is $35. With a Centre Card, the program is of no additional cost. It is a committed study program, first class is free to trial.
Parking: Out of consideration for our neighbours, please park away from The Centre if possible. Suggested parking, Baker St, adjacent Mayfield Diggers Carpark. Thank you!
FP class dates Jan to June 2018
|24th Jan||class on|
|31st Jan||class off||Amitayus empowerment 3rd|
|7th Feb||class on||Meditation day workshop by the lake 11th|
|14th Feb||class on||Nyungne. Coffs/Pt Mac&Taree events|
|21st Feb||class on||Coffs/Pt Mac&Taree events. Newc/Maitland publicity week|
|28th Feb||class on||How to Stop Negative Thoughts DC Newc 3rd|
|7th Mar||class on||Vajrasattva Retreat|
|14th Mar||class on||Nyungne|
|21st Mar||class on||Refuge Retreat, Newc DC and Refuge Vows 25th March|
|28th Mar||class on|
|4th Apr||class on||The Art of Positive Thinking DC April 7th|
|11th Apr||class on||Glenrock weekend 13-15th. Nyungne 16-17th|
|18th Apr||class off||Gen Raben Syd talk 17th. ADC, Melbourne 20-23rd|
|25th Apr||class on||Newc/Maitland publicity week|
|2nd May||class on||Newc DC, 5th|
|9th May||class on|
|16th May||class off|
|23rd May||class off||Spring Festival UK|
|30th May||class off||Spring Festival UK. Newc DC 2nd or 3rd (TBC)|
|6th June||class on|
|13th June||class on||Empty Like Space 5day silent retreat at Stroud 15-19th|
|20th June||class off||Dorje Shugden Empowerment (Sydney) 23-24th June|
|27th June||class on||Newc/Maitland publicity week|
Kadam Mick Marcon is the Resident Teacher at Losang Dragpa Kadampa Buddhist Centre in Newcastle. With his clear understanding of Buddha’s teachings and down-to-earth manner, he inspires us to develop a peaceful mind, thereby uncovering for ourself a deep contentment and happiness. Mick teaches weekly drop-in classes as well as the Foundation Program.