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2022 Sunday Check-In

2022 Weekly Sunday Check-In Sessions

A short session of weekly connection, Dharma and community

Sundays from 11:00am – 11:30am Sydney Time via Zoom

Led by Venerable Juewei and experienced facilitators from the community, we will have a “Mindful Check-In” together, share and care in smaller groups, and close each session with a dedication of merits.

Weeds or Veggies?

27th November 2022 This week, we will hear from Li-peng, who helps us explore some of nature’s…

Inner Child

20th November 2022 This week Janne (Jan) Clara Lindrum will courageously and gently introduce her in…

Direction

13th November 2022 This week, we will hear from our sunshine, Xiaomeng, who will share with us how t…

Encouragement

6th November 2022 This week, we will hear from our warm-hearted young friend Paula, who will share w…

Death, Birth and Vows

30th October 2022 This week Joey will be sharing his story of “Death, Birth and Vows” &#…

The Dharma Wheel of Life

23rd October 2022 This week, our old friend Chris Zaslawski will share his “Turning Point” story—The…

A Forty-year Journey from “Me” to “We”

16th October 2022 We are delighted to invite our friend Bruce McKenzie this week to share with us hi…

Tales from a Meditation Cushion

9th October 2022 After hitting the big 100 last week, we are embarking on another new adventure with…

100th Check-In Session

To collectively record our reflections of the past 2 years and together look ahead to creating the S…

Dharma and the Art of Bungee Jumping

25th September 2022 Being human is complicated. Things change, we don’t  always have the answer…

Pasada

18th September 2022 Our dear friend Dr Jonathan Page is back to guide us this Sunday with the topic …

Samvega

11th September 2022 Our dear friend Dr Jonathan Page is back to guide us with the topic “Samve…

Radical Hope and Everyday Courage

4th September 2022 Meg Hart explores how to turn dissonance into Dharma. You are invited to ponder o…

Acceptance

28th August 2022 In essence, our earlier August topics on resistance, habits, and transitions were p…

Transitions

21st August 2022 Katya discusses transitions, their nature and their role in our lives. We will look…

Habits

14th August 2022 Katya continues our August sessions with an exploration into our habits and how the…

Resistance

7th August 2022 Dr. Katya Todarello begins our August focus on Resistance, Habits, Transitions, and …

The Six Perfections: Patience

31st July 2022 Ina concludes our study of the Perfections on the Bodhisattva path with an exploratio…

The Six Perfections: Diligence

24th July 2022 This week we return to our focus on the Six Perfections of the Bodhisattva path. Guid…

Introducing Professor Stephen Hill’s latest book

17th July 2022 A very special Sunday Check In this week taking a look at some practical and wider gl…

The Six Perfections: Morality

10th July 2022 Now that we’re well on our way cultivating the first perfection, giving, Ina re…

The Six Perfections: Giving

3rd July 2022 After a close look at healing ourselves and others, Ina guides us as we embark on a jo…

The Medicine Buddha (part 2)

26th June 2022 Associate Professor Chris Zaslawski continues our exploration into the Medicine Buddh…

The Medicine Buddha (part 1)

19th June 2022 Associate Professor Chris Zaslawski continues our June theme of Healing with an intro…

Healthy Planet, Healthy People

12th June 2022 We hope you’ve been reflecting on your paths to healing and resilience this week. Xia…

Compassion and Wisdom Leading a Path to Healing and Resilience

5th June 2022 Xiaomeng Tian and Yijun Gai begin our June focus on healing, speaking on combining Com…

The Joy of a Good Grief

29th May 2022 BLIA Lay Dharma Lecturer Ina Denton shares her story on grief and how it can be joyful…

Metta – The Power of the Gift

22nd May 2022 Last week, Dr. Jonathan Page guided us to turn deeply inward to know the truth of &#82…

Bodhicitta Rides a Bicycle

15th May 2022 Dr. Jonathan Page shares a touching story with a mysterious title “Bodhicitta Ri…

From Baby to Buddha

8th May 2022 We are delighted to bring you a month of personal “Turning Point” stories i…

Friendship

1st May 2022 Priscilla introduces our May sessions with “friendship” to kick off a month-only of a s…

Practising with Our Ears

24th April 2022 This Sunday, Dr Remy Low guided us to “practice with our ears” as we considered the …

Practising with Our Eyes

17th April 2022 How can we practice dharma with our eyes? Dr. Remy Low guides us in a discussion of …

Illness

10th Apr 2022 To continue our focus on the body, Priscilla will share with us the topic of illness. …

Our Body

3rd Apr 2022 This week Priscilla invites us to look deeply at a subject each of us shares- our …

The 4 Rs of Daily Practice: Resolve

27th Mar 2022 For this last R-Resolve, Mr Joey Yeo is inviting us to: Share with each other wha…

The 4 Rs of Daily Practice: Reminder

20th Mar 2022 We are grateful to Mr Joey Yeo who facilitated our exploration into the first two…

The 4 Rs of Daily Practice: Routine

13th Mar 2022 For the second R-Routine, Joey Yeo is inviting us to explore on the following question…

The 4 Rs of Daily Practice: Review

6th Mar 2022 For this coming series in March, Mr. Joey Yeo will guide us with practical tools to exp…

The Wonders of Well-Being: Purpose in Life

27th Feb 2022 In the past three weeks, Dr. Jonathan Page has guided us to explore the first 3 pillar…

The Wonders of Well-Being: Insight

20th Feb 2022 It is a blessing to have a community that recognizes and cherishes interconnectedness.…

The Wonders of Well-Being: Connection

13th Feb 2022 This week, we will address Inter-connection, and the questions Dr. Page would like us …

The Wonders of Well-Being: Awareness

6th Feb 2022 This week, Dr. Jonathan Page is inviting us to explore the meaning of Well-being, so pl…

MettāVerses

30th Jan 2022 During this time of the pandemic, perhaps we may replace hugs with something else, but…

Looking Forwards and Outwards

23rd Jan 2022 This week, Venerable Juewei is inviting us to think outside of the box. Please allow y…

Looking Backwards and Inwards

16th Jan 2022 We hope you all have had a joyful and relaxed holiday. For our first Sunday Check-in S…

You can listen to our previous 2021 and 2020 Sunday Check In recordings here