Online Teachings

This page will display video teachings and audio recordings  that we may make available from time to time.

Guided Medicine Buddha Healing Meditation

Today we present an audio file in which our resident teacher Les Sheehy guides a healing meditation visualising the Medicine Buddha.

To assist with the practice of this meditation, please find below the refuge prayer, the praise to the Medicine Buddha and the mantra of the Medicine Buddha.

Refuge & Bodhichitta Prayer
To the Buddha, Dharma and Sangha, I go for refuge until becoming enlightened.
Through the merit of my generosity and so on, May I achieve Buddhahood to benefit all beings.

Praise to the Medicine Buddha
To the Bhagavan, the Tathagata, the Foe Destroyer,
The completely perfect Buddha,
The Guru of Medicine, O King with the radiance of lapis, 
To you I prostrate, make offerings and go for refuge.

Mantra of the Medicine Buddha
OM BEKADZE BEKADZE, MAHA BEKADZE BEKADZE, RADZA SAMUNGATE SOHA 

To play the audio file within the web page, simply click on the play symbol. To download the audio file, please click the “Download Now” button and the file will then be saved to your computer/device.

(We recommend downloading the file so that you can have access to the meditation offline)

This meditation is suitable for all students.

If you  enjoy this meditation and would like to make an offering, you may do so here through our secure online store:

 

The Path to Enlightenment - Bodhichitta & The Four Seals of Dharma

This video teaching continues our regular Path to Enlightenment program and follows on from the last video.

In this teaching Les revises the three principal paths and gives commentary on how to be successful in our practice.

The class also covers the four seals of dharma and begins the teachings on how to develop bodhichitta.

This video is suitable for all students.

If you enjoy this teaching and would like to make an offering you may do so here, through our secure online store.

 

Guided Meditation - Mindfulness of Mind

Today we present an audio file in which Les guides a meditation on Mindfulness of the Mind.

This meditation is the perfect accompaniment to the “Why Enlightenment is Possible” video posted on May 5th.

To play the audio file within the web page, simply click on the play symbol. To download the audio file, please click the “Download Now” button and the file will then be saved to your computer/device.

(We recommend downloading the file so that you can have access to the meditation offline)

This meditation is suitable for all students.

If you  enjoy this meditation and would like to make an offering, you may do so here through our secure online store:

 

The Path to Enlightenment - The 3 Principal Paths & Bodhichitta

In this video Les continues our regular Path to Enlightenment teaching program from where our classes last left off.

The teaching begins with a concise overview of the three principal paths and the three scopes.

It concludes with teachings on the two types of bodhichitta and the three minds for generating bodhichitta.

This teaching is suitable for all students.

If you enjoy this teaching and would like to make an offering you may do so here, through our secure online store.

 

Why Enlightenment is Possible

In this video Les presents a teaching on why enlightenment is possible for all of us.

Les discusses the importance of  having wisdom based faith, a genuine heart felt belief, not just acceptance. 

He talks about how we need to purify our minds, then step by step realise the conventional and ultimate nature of our minds – the pure nature of mind being our natural potential for enlightenment.

This teaching is suitable for all students.

If you enjoy the video and would like to make an offering you may do so here, through our secure online store.

 

Mindfulness of the Breath Meditation

Today we present an audio file in which Les guides a meditation on Mindfulness of the Breath.

Breath meditation is widely practiced and helps us to create a greater awareness of the present moment. By focussing on each breath or cycle of breaths, we learn to relax the body, slow the mind and become more aware.

To play the audio file within the web page, simply click on the play symbol. To download the audio file, please click the “Download Now” button and the file will then be saved to your computer/device.

(We recommend downloading the file so that you can have access to the meditation offline)

This meditation is suitable for beginners and people new to the practice of mindfulness.

If you  enjoy this meditation and would like to make an offering, you may do so here through our secure online store: