What To Expect At A Class
Meditation & Buddhism classes include guided meditations and Buddhist teachings that are very practical and easily applied to help solve daily problems and experience more peace of mind. There is no need to book or bring anything, you can drop-in any week. Everyone is welcome.
Each class begins with a simple guided breathing meditation followed by a teaching and a second guided meditation based on the teaching. There is also an opportunity to ask questions.
For class and course fees, see the FAQs below.
Frequently Asked Questions
No. Anyone can learn basic meditation and experience the benefits that come from having a peaceful mind. Buddhists respect all people and are happy to help anyone regardless of whether they subscribe to another faith, or to none.
No. All you need is the wish to improve yourself and the quality of your life.
Nothing in particular, however if you wish to take notes bring a pen and notepad.
No particular type of clothing is required. We sit in comfortable chairs, so normal attire is fine.
No, Ganden Kadampa Buddhist Centre is a registered not-for-profit religious organisation dedicated to bringing Buddha's pure teachings to the Gold Coast region.
Drop-in classes are $15 per class and half day workshops are $40, unless otherwise stated. You can also become a member of the Centre for $90 per month and enjoy unlimited classes and day courses.
As a non-profit organization, all class and membership fees go towards supporting the centre and branch classes.
Ganden Centre offers two classes passes.
A 4 class pass costs $50 (a saving of $10) and a 10 class pass is $110 (a saving of $40).
Our class passes are transferable, which means you can bring a friend (and use two of your classes) or give them as a gift.
They are not redeemable for cash.