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Introduction to Buddhism with Ben Isbel

2 April @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm AEST

Ben Isbel Intro to Mindfulness

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Why did the Buddha teach? What did the Buddha have to say that had never been said before?

In this Introduction to Buddhism talk, Ben Isbel will guide students to start looking at some of the unique hallmarks of Buddha’s teachings – the Four Seals, the Four Noble Truths, the Two Truths – and see how all of these teachings lead to a single goal, like a hundred rivers that pass under a single bridge. That goal is the elimination of suffering.


Ben has been involved in the study and practice of Tibetan Buddhism for over 25 years and is a former student of the BP programme at Chenrezig Institute. His experience spans both Theravadin and Mahayana Buddhist traditions and he has previously taught at Tashi Khangmar Samdrup Ling, Khensur Rinpoche Geshe Tashi Tserings’s Brisbane based School of Buddhist Science.

After completing a B. of Psychology (Hons), Ben went on to complete a PhD in the neuroscience of mindfulness, where he developed a contemporary psychological model of mindfulness practice derived from Buddhist sources. He is a practical and engaging teacher, combining the scientific approach with his own practice and clear understanding.


The recommended contribution for this afternoon session is $30 with a minimum charge of $15.  Never let finances get in the way of your listening to the Dharma, but please donate what you can to enable Chenrezig Institute to continue to offer these teachings at the centre and online. Sangha are invited to attend our courses free of charge but are always requested to register.

This event is in person only – at this stage it will not be broadcast on zoom or uploaded to YouTube.

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Minimum donation: $15.00


2 April
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm AEST
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Chenrezig Institute Gompa
33 Johnsons Rd
Eudlo, Queensland 4554 Australia


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