Archive | January, 2020

Alan Muller Visit to Zimbabwe| Weekend teachings: 27/28 June and 6 night retreat Mon 29 June – Sun 5 July 2020. Retreat TBC due to the coronavirus

Alan Muller is one of our hidden South African Buddhist treasures. Alan Muller took refuge in 1997 with Akong Rinpoche. He has completed a one year and two six month closed retreats under the guidance of Lama Yeshe Rinpoche. Alan was a monk for six years and has dedicated his time fully to Kagyu centres […]

Two day mini-summit on “Developing Resilience in Difficult times” 1 and 2 February 2020 

HARARE BUDDHIST CENTRE is pleased to announce our very first ‘mini-summit’. The theme is “Developing Resilience in Difficult times” and will consist of a series of four talks by different speakers, followed by a facilitated discussion (led by Richard Maasdorp), over two mornings as follows: Resilience – “an individual or society’s ability to properly adapt […]

Retreat with Dave Sheehan | “Reversing Ego-Clinging and Cultivating Loving Kindness and Compassion” |9 nights Fri 7 – Sun 16 August 2020

Monday 10/Tuesday 11 August are public holidays This retreat will focus on Atisha’s “The Root Text of Training the Mind”; a list of 59 Slogans which are a very practical and earthy way of reversing our ego clinging and cultivating tenderness and compassion. They provide a method of training our minds through both formal meditation […]

5 Day Retreat, Susurumba, Juliasdale: Being Flexible is being Alive, with Dave Sheehan | Tue 4 – Sun 9 Feb 2020

We cannot change the world to conform to our wishes, but we can have mastery over how we experience it; learning to accept and adapt will mature our minds. A rigid or narrow-minded person has difficulty in getting on with other people and with their own life. On the other hand, a broad-minded, flexible person […]

February 22 & 23, 2020 | Teachings on the Three Trainings of Buddhism with Khenpo Leethong

Please note that Khenpo Leethong’s visit has been shortened and his valuable Teachings will now take place over the weekend of Sat 22 and Sun 23 February as per the revised program below.Khenpo is a young Buddhist and speaks fluent English so will teach directly without a translator. Please note that it is not necessary […]