"We think happiness is what we get when attachment gets what it wants. Buddha says happiness is what we get when we give up attachment."

Ven. Robina

Lama Yeshe

Lama Zopa Rinpoche

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TEACHING SCHEDULE

JULY 11, 2017–MARCH 31, 2018

USA

NEW YORK, NY

JULY 11–22, 2017

Tuesday July 11, 7–9pm:
Want to get your meditation practice rolling?
Jewel Heart Center
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Wednesday July 12, 7–9pm:
Radical Methods for Going Beyond Self-Centeredness (part 1 of 2)
Jewel Heart Center
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Thursday July 13, 7pm:
Dying, The Future Depends on the Present
The Woodlands, 60 Woodland Road Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Friday July 14–Sunday July 16:
Public Talk and Weekend Teachings
Tibet House
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Tuesday July 18, 7–9pm:
Guru Puja with Tsog
Jewel Heart Center
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Wednesday July 19, 7–9pm:
Radical Methods for Going Beyond Self-Centeredness (part 2 of 2)
Jewel Heart Center
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Friday July 21, 7–9pm:
Politics and Awakening: An Evening with Ven Robina Courtin
The Interdependence Project
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Saturday July 22, 2–5pm:
Living the Dharma: Refuge in the Three Jewels
Jewel Heart Center
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Shantideva Meditation Center
Contact: Arnaud Berger
program@shantidevameditation.org

LOS ANGELES

JULY 28–30, 2017

Friday 7pm:
Public Talk
Saturday & Sunday:
Meditation 9–10am
Teachings 10am–5pm
The York Manor, 4908 York Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90042
Contact: Lauren Ross
laurenross@mac.com
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ORANGE COUNTY, CA

AUGUST 1–13, 2017

Tuesday Aug 1, 7–9pm:
Public Talk: Cultivating Love & Compassion in Difficult Times
Laguna Beach Neighborhood Congregational Church, 340 St Ann's Dr.
Wednesday Aug 2, 7–9pm:
Public Talk: What is Happiness & How to Find It
Laguna Beach Neighborhood Congregational Church, 340 St Ann's Dr.
Sunday Aug 6, 10am–5pm:
All Day Workshop: All About Karma
Laguna Beach Neighborhood Congregational Church, 340 St Ann's Dr.
Tuesday Aug 8, 7–9pm:
Public Talk: Dealing with Depression & Anxiety
Laguna Beach Neighborhood Congregational Church, 340 St Ann's Dr.
Friday Aug 11, 7:30–9:30pm:
Public Talk: Happy Living, Happy Dying
Laguna Beach Women's Club, 286 St Ann's Dr.
Saturday & Sunday Aug 12–13, 10am–5pm each day:
Weekend Workshop: Preparing for Death & How to Help Others
Laguna Beach Neighborhood Congregational Church, 340 St Ann's Dr.
Gonpo Ludup Study Group
Contact: Kate Macdonald
+1 (949) 204-9870
gonpo.ludup@gmail.com
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SAN JOSE, CA

AUGUST 18–19, 2017

Friday 7–9pm:
When the Chocolate Runs Out
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Saturday 10am–4pm:
Karma and Emptiness — How to Loosen the Grip of Ego and Gain Wisdom
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Ocean of Compassion Buddhist Center
Contact: +1 (408) 866-5056
info@oceanofcompassion.org

SOQUEL, CA

AUGUST 22–27, 2017

Medicine Buddha Retreat
Land of Medicine Buddha
Contact: +1 (831) 462-8383
spc@medicinebuddha.org
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AUSTRALIA

NEWCASTLE, NSW

SEPTEMBER 1, 2017

Friday 6:30–9:30pm:
Public Talk: Harnessing the Craziness
48 Watt St
Contact: Lynn Bain
lynn@bodhievents.org
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NEWCASTLE, NSW

SEPTEMBER 2, 2017

Teaching: Buddhism for Beginners
Contact: Lynn Bain
lynn@bodhievents.org
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SYDNEY

SEPTEMBER 3, 2017

Sunday 3–5:30pm:
Public Talk: Life, The Universe, and Your Place In It
Paddington Town, Oxford Street, Paddington, NSW
Contact: Lynn Bain
lynn@bodhievents.org
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MELBOURNE

SEPTEMBER 5, 2017

Tuesday 6:30–9pm:
Public Talk: Why You're Here - NOW!
Victoria University Convention Ctre, Level 12, 300 Flinders Street
Contact: Lynn Bain
lynn@bodhievents.org
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BRISBANE

SEPTEMBER 6, 2017

Wednesday 6:30–9:30pm:
Public Talk: Becoming Un-Hooked
LightSpace, 30 Light Street, Fotitude Valley, QLD
Contact: Lynn Bain
lynn@bodhievents.org
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SYDNEY

SEPTEMBER 9–10, 2017

Saturday 9:30am–Sunday 4:30pm:
Weekend City Retreat: Embrace Your Delusions
The Rex Centre, Macleay Street, Potts Point, NSW
Contact: Lynn Bain
lynn@bodhievents.org
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SYDNEY

SEPTEMBER 12–17, 2017

Tuesday 6pm through Sunday 5pm:
Green Tara Retreat
Vajrayana Institute
Contact: Ven. Chokyi
+61 (2) 9798 9644
chokyi@vajrayana.com.au
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FITZROY, VIC

SEPTEMBER 19, 2017

Tuesday 6:30pm:
Compassion in Action
Fitzroy Town Hall Reading Room, Corner Condell & Napier streets
Contact: Heather Hindle
+61 434 129 232
info@citizenadvocacy.com.au
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NEPAL

KATHMANDU

SEPTEMBER 23–30, 2017

Course: On Death and Dying: How to Help Our Loved Ones Enjoy Death and Go Happily to Their Next Rebirth
Kopan Monastery
Contact: Ven. Fran
kopan@mail.com.np
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NEPAL & INDIA

NEPAL & INDIA

OCTOBER 23–NOVEMBER 13, 2017

2017 Nepal and India Pilgrimage
This annual pilgrimage to the sacred Buddhist sites of Nepal and India will be led Ven. Robina following the advice of Lama Zopa Rinpoche regarding the practices to be done on pilgrimage. Ven. Robina will give daily Dharma talks and lead meditation sessions for the group.
Contact: Effie Fletcher
+1 (415) 551-1005
effie@HighTreks.com
dharma-journeys.org

FRANCE

MARZENS

DECEMBER 28, 2017–JANUARY 3, 2018

(Details to follow)
Institut Vajra Yogini
Contact: +33 (0)5 63 58 17 22
institut.vajra.yogini@wanadoo.fr

USA

JANUARY 8–MARCH 31, 2018

(Details to follow)