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.



Class Information

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!

Class Dates

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

The Teacher

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.