Meditation in Brisbane
DharmaCloud currently runs occasional events at
Morningside and offers annual week-long meditation retreats.
Morning and evening events
are normally held at the Cloudroom, which is in the grounds
of the Morningside Healing Sanctuary, 147 Richmond Road,
Morningside on the corner of Bonar Street. The entrance is in
A weekly meditation group,
Insight group, meets in West End.
Insight Meditation: Finding
your own Way
with Victor von der Heyde and Lizzie
Springbrook, SE Qld
Wednesday 27 August - Wednesday 3rd September 2014
Further details will appear
here in early 2014
von der Heyde has
been practicing meditation for over thirty years. He studied
with a wide range of teachers in India, Nepal, the US, the UK
and Australia and these included Insight Meditation, Zen, and
non-aligned teachers. He has taken dharma teaching roles since
the early 1990s and has been leading yatras since they started
in Australia in 2006. Victor worked for many years as a counsellor
and is chair of the Bodhgaya Development Association, an aid
organisation that supports literacy and self-sufficiency programs
Lizzie Turnbull has been studying and practising Buddhism
since 1985 beginning in the Vajrayana tradition and then in Zen
and Western Insight, encountering a number of teachers along
the way. She began teaching Insight meditation retreats in 2010.
For many years she has been interested in integrating the Buddha
Dharma into the areas of the social sciences and psychotherapy.
Lizzie was a director of Somatics Body Oriented Psychotherapy
Training in Sydney and now teaches and supervises on the Australian
Association of Buddhist Counsellors and Psychotherapists (AABCAP)
professional training programme in Buddhism and Psychotherapy.
She has a private practice in the Byron Shire.
DharmaCloud Library: There is a library for people who come
to DharmaCloud events on a regular basis. It requires a $10 refundable
deposit to become a member. The book catalogue is in two sections:
A to K and L
DharmaCloud email list: We have an email list for people
who would like to receive occasional emails - very occasional
- of DharmaCloud events. This is just for people in Brisbane
and different from the list used for the quarterly Insight Meditation
News. If you'd like to be on this list, please email us (email
information call (07) 3343-8243 or email