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Weekend Retreat: Exploring the Heart Sutra

7pm Friday 27 – 4pm Monday 30 October (note: three days)

For order members and mitras only.

The Heart sutra is the most widely recited scripture in Mahayana Buddhism. It is regarded as the most succinct presentation of the Dharma summarizing the selfless experience of reality and how this transcends our usual way of thinking. Pointing as it does to a wisdom beyond concepts we shall be exploring this sutra through reflection and meditation.

For an overview of the sutra please read as preparation Bhante’s commentatary in “Wisdom Beyond Words”.

Led by: Varadevi

Where: Strathean Retreat Centre nr. Otaki

Cost: $270 waged or $195 unwaged

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