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October 2019

I would rather swim in a shark infested ocean than meditate

October 31 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
free

Meditation Workshop with Venerable Lobsang Namgyel Many people have tried to meditate and felt dissatisfied with the results. Some even have strong aversion. Let's put our negative experiences to one side and start again with the help of an accomplished meditation teacher. Venerable Namgyel is known for teaching difficult subjects in a humorous but authentic way. He has been teaching for over 30 years and is a student of the Dalai Lama. Don't miss his visit to Nelson! By donation…

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November 2019

Getting the Love You Want

November 9 @ 9:00 am - November 10 @ 6:00 pm
$740

Week End Workshop Getting the Love You Want presented by Yvonne & Brian Pauling Learn to: . Rediscover the joy and potential of being together as a couple • Communicate using new skills that break destructive cycles of relating • Get to the root of your problems and dissolve them • Successfully express your frustrations and desires without criticism or complaints • Create fun, romance, passion and intimacy together Time: Saturday 9am–7pm, Sunday 9am–6pm To register: Ph. 021 555 167…

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Introduction to Tantra with Renetsu

November 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
koha

Learn how Tantra can greatly improve all aspects of your life. Get out of your restrictive life patterns and bring authentic interactions and deep connections that will fullfil your hearts desires. Have you ever? - Said Yes when you really wanted to say No? - Been overwhelmed with guilt when saying No? - Said Yes just to please others? - Continued with something because you didn’t want to offend or let someone down, even though you really wanted to stop?…

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Friends of Old Fairfield AGM

November 24 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

FRIENDS OF OLD FAIRFIELD INC. ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Commencing with coffee & croissants followed by the Chairperson's report, financial accounts & the election of officers. An invitation is extended to all who would like to join us & hear how this vibrant Nelson community asset is sustained. FOOF is always open to new members who may wish to be involved at committee level. Warm Welcome.

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The Wishing Star

November 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
$12

Wintergreen Creative is putting on a delightful Christmas show for families. Anna lives with her grandfather. Jeffey lives with his grandmother. Every night, they wish on the Wishing Star. Every night their wishes come true. However, one day… the wishes start to go wrong! Anna and Jeffey must be brave to seek out the Wishing Star and put things right. Along the way our courageous children meet a host of wonderful characters. Our cast are improvisors who know the show…

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Bluegrass with Coppermine Junction

November 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$15

Coppermine Junction is composed of four noteworthy names in the Nelson music scene. Each of their journeys started elsewhere (Ireland, Australia & NZ) but their paths have fortuitously crossed in Nelson. Banjo, mandolin, guitar, fiddle and upright bass are employed to deliver a blend of high energy bluegrass rhythms, thoughtful Americana classics and toe tapping Old Timey tunes. Steve McGlone (guitar, vocals) and Sean Magee (banjo, mandolin, vocals) provide us with driving bluegrass rhythms and melodies, while Shanine Raggett (fiddle,…

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December 2019

The Emma Gilmartin Quartet

December 6 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
$20.00

Jazz vocalist Emma Gilmartin is without a doubt one of Australia’s finest and in-demand singers currently on the scene today. She has released four albums under her own name and was a finalist in the Australian jazz awards in 2006. For what will be her debut NZ tour Gilmartin will be teaming up with a longtime colleague and heavyweight guitarist James Sherlock also from Melbourne. Local mainstays double bassist Michael Story and drummer Mark Lockett will be rounding out the…

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Self Realization Fellowship Meditation

December 8 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until 5 September, 2019

The Nelson Meditation Circle is our local branch of Self-Realization Fellowship (SRF), an international religious organization founded in 1920 by Paramahansa Yogananda to disseminate the universal teachings of Kriya Yoga, a sacred spiritual science originating millenniums ago in India. The Nelson Meditation Circle offers inspirational meditation and reading services each Sunday morning at 9.30am and Thursday evenings, 6pm to 7 pm. For a schedule of services contact, Bryan Smith. Newcomers are always welcome. For further information about the teachings of…

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Self Realization Fellowship Meditation

December 8 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until 2 May, 2019

The Nelson Meditation Circle is our local branch of Self-Realization Fellowship (SRF), an international religious organization founded in 1920 by Paramahansa Yogananda to disseminate the universal teachings of Kriya Yoga, a sacred spiritual science originating millenniums ago in India. The Nelson Meditation Circle offers inspirational meditation and reading services each Sunday morning. For a schedule of services contact, Bryan Smith [email protected] or ph.545 1357 Newcomers are welcome. For further information about the teachings of Paramahansa Yogananda and Self-Realisation Fellowship go…

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Science of the Soul discourses

December 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Science of the Soul discourses Sunday 4 pm contact Tim Maples [email protected]

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Mindful Living and the Teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh

December 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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If you are curious about mindfulness or looking for a regular group to practise with, this is a great group to join. Our practice is a simple mixture of meditation, relaxation and listening to the teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh. Sessions held in Sanctuary Meeting Room, arrive from 7pm on for a cup of tea and be ready to begin at 7.30. Beginners and new people are very welcome. just come along. for more information, re the Nelson group, please…

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Being Awareness

December 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month

Being Awareness is a group that meets twice a month at Fairfield The purpose of the group is to explore Truth, Awakening and Freedom from the perspective of Being and Awareness. The purpose is not to arrive at a definitive answer but to deepen our own insight and wisdom, clarity and compassion, peace, love and joy. This group explores Truth, Awakening & Freedom from the perspective of an awakened teacher. Each meeting will be devoted to a particular teacher and…

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