Wellington Buddhist Centre is the hub of a friendly community of practising Buddhists, who meet up regularly to meditate and support each other. The Centre is run by members of the Triratna Buddhist Order, who teach and practise a non-sectarian style of Buddhism, suitable for people living in the contemporary Western world.

We run regular classes for newcomers to Buddhism and meditation, as well as a programme of other classes, events, retreats, festivals and study seminars for those with more experience.

Next Meditation Course

Mondays 13 April to 25 May

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Led by Taralila

Meditation is a unique tool for changing your relationship with yourself and the world. In meditation you use your mind to work directly on itself, gently becoming aware of ingrained mind-habits and learning how to let them change, freeing you from patterns that have maybe kept you from really developing your potential.

Our six-week meditation courses provide instruction in two meditation practices: the Mindfulness of Breathing and the Metta Bhavana. They are taught by experienced practitioners, who teach in a friendly, relaxed way, communicating from their own experience, but based on a proven and trusted tradition.

Note: There will be no class on 27 April, ANZAC Day holiday, but there will be a led meditation for those who want to attend.

Cost: $125 waged $105 unwaged

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Living Breath – Strategies for Stress

Sunday 19 April and Sunday 3 May

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1.00pm to 5.00pm

Led by Satyadevi

Living Breath combines an introduction into ancient, calming breath work with modern research into stress patterning. Based in Alexander Technique body work and grounded in Buddhist perspectives, this course can radically change the way you live your life.

Session One – An introduction to Alexander Technique bodywork, natural breathing and meditative relaxation.

Session Two – Breathing strategies for deepening body-mind awareness and developing positive mental states and wellbeing.

Cost: $120 (covers both sessions)

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Wellington Buddhist Centre is located upstairs at 6-8 Broomhedge Street, Mount Cook, Wellington.  There is plenty of parking right outside the centre in the evenings and on weekends.  Contact us for more information.