Exploring Chanted Prayers - Bodhichitta Kadampa Buddhist Centre

Exploring Chanted Prayers

Saturday Morning Workshops

Have you ever wanted to know more about chanted prayers?

These Saturday morning workshops will answer all your questions and give you hands-on experience.

TIME:  Saturdays | 10.00 – 11.45am 

LOCATION:  Bodhichitta Buddhist Centre | In-Person

TOPIC:  An introduction to a particular chanted prayer or practice followed by guided practice. 

TEACHER:  Each class/workshop is led by an experienced Kadampa Teacher and practitioner.

FEES:  $12  cash, credit card, or cheque – pay at the door| Free for Members

NO REGISTRATION NEEDED:  Drop in a few minutes before class starts.

SCHEDULE:  Instruction 10-10.45am |15 minute break | Practice 11-11.45am (or noon)

WHO CAN JOIN?  No previous experience is required to attend any of these events.

Q. What are the COVID protocols for in-person participants?

*The teacher will remove their mask once seated.

We encourage you to use our online options if you are feeling ill, or if you are not vaccinated, or if you are not comfortable or unable to wear a mask.

Schedule of Group Prayers

Join our inspiring weekly and monthly group prayers.  A brief explanation of each practice and  a schedule can be found here.

The smiling face of Sachi Tamura


10.00-11.45am | Bodhichitta Centre

Introduction to Liberation from Sorrow

Tara is an enlightened deity, a female Buddha, who is the  manifestation of the ultimate wisdom of all the Buddhas. By relying upon Tara with strong faith she will protect us from all obstacles and fulfil all our wishes.

with Alison Bowe


Session 1 Explanation: 10.00 – 10.45am
Session 2 Practise:  11.00 – 11:45am

Join us this Saturday morning in November and learn how to engage in Tara practice.

Alison Bowe, an experienced practitioner and teacher at our Centre, will give a teaching on the qualities of Tara, her practice, and how we can rely on her in the first session. The second session, we will engage in the Liberation from Sorrow prayers which includes praises to the twenty-one manifestations of Tara.

Kadampa Centre around the world, including the Bodhichitta Centre , engage in this practice on the 8th day of the month and everyone is welcome.

Cost: $12 (No Charge for Members)