Chagtong Chentong

WELCOME to 2014

Dear  Friends of CTCT Community

Welcome and warmest wishes for the year ahead - may it be full, happy, meaningful and inspirational for each and everyone of us !
Once again we have a very special program in the making with returning  visitors and very special events at CTCT for you.
We hope you will join us collectively to make these activities as available as possible  to as many as possible offering, essentially,precious,longed for  methods to transform the mind - develop the good heart....in all our varied activities of the daily life.
CTCT depends entirely upon dedicated volunteer energy to accomplish all our plans and wishes...so we hope sincerely you may find a time throughout the year that is suitable to lend a hand  in any way small or large.[ even offering a packet of biscuits to the Tea Box is just a most  fabulous thing !!]
Thank you all sincerely for all ongoing interest and support and in advance to  those that will newly offer some form of assistance to CTCT in 2014.
Please find following a brief outline of our 2014 Program :
More details can be found here
Consider becoming  a friend  on Facebook to  receive regular updates , accounts and photos of our upcoming events
TWO VERY SPECIAL EVENTS IN FEBRUARY TO BEGIN 2014

The Loving Kindness Relic Tour and
Geshe Thubten Sherab return to Hobart for their second visits.
Jan 25 12- 4pm
Venue: Multifaith Centre UTAS Sandy Bay Campus
General Dharma day- Welcome to 2014 - The importance of this Perfect Human Rebirth - guided meditation |discussion|afternoon tea

Feb 13 -23 GESHE THUBTEN SHERAB returns for 10 days to CTCT
Suggested course contribution $15  for all evening teachings  with Geshe Sherab
Feb 13 7.30pm-9.30pm
Venue: The Founders Room Salamanca Arts Centre
The Many Forms of the Enlightened MindGeshe Sherab

February 14,15,16 Maiteya Loving Kindness Tour [link to full weekend schedule]
A free event
Geshe Sherab will also lead an evening meditation after the Relics Display concludes each evening of the Feb 15 & 16 7.30-8.30pm - by donation
Feb 17,18,19 - 7.30pm-9.30pm
Venue: The Founders Room Salamanca Arts Centre
No Time To Loose- A series of evening teachings- When the Graduated Path to Enlightenment becomes your life -Geshe Sherab

Feb 22-23 10am -4pm
Venue: Multifaith Centre UTAS Sandy Bay Campus
Non residential retreat - Actualizing The Lamrim Path - Geshe Sherab
Suggested Course contribution : $40  per day

FOR ALL OF THE ABOVE EVENTS WE WILL NEED A DEDICATED GROUP OF VOLUNTEERS TO ASSIST THE FACILITATION OF THE PROGRAM

THE RELIC TOUR especially requires a large group of people to be available to assist during the weekend of Feb 14 -16between 10am - 7pm on a rostered basis for a variety of tasks of setting up and down , guarding the Relics display , general room monitoring and crowd control.
  • If you volunteered for the Relic Tour in 2010 in Hobart and would be available again...please be in touch asap with your interest and availability
Accommodation required
The Maitreya Loving Kindness Tour  is hosted by two attendants that travel worldwide bringing the Relics to many and varied locations
CTCT is required to provide accommodation and meals for our two hosts ( both female). Each will need to have their own room and the location needs to be within reasonable close proximity to the Salamanca region if possible.
Each evening after the display concludes , the Holy Relics will be brought to the accommodation of the hosts for safe keeping. The location for our hosts and the Relics needs to  to be clean , simple, easily accessible and secure.
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Please check the Calendar for all monthly 2014 updates and program details for visiting teachers
  • Ven Tony Beaumont
  • Renate Ogilvy
  • Jampa Jaffe &
  • Practice Day dates at Multifaith Centre UTAS
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APRIL 17-21 2014

Bookings open now

3rd Annual Easter Retreat in the Far South, Tasmania
an extraordinarily special environment - a very special experience
We hope you can join us ! Please share this Retreat opportunity with anyone whom maybe interested

Chag-tong Chen-tong is affiliated with the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (FPMT).

What is Chagtong Chentong?

The development of the good heart, loving kindness, bodhichitta, caring for others more than ones self, is our primary job. Methods to transform the mind and develop these qualities, which is where all peace and happiness originates, is our core activity at the Centre.

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