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Giving service

A sense of generosity and desire to be of service can arise quite simply from a meditator’s growing sense of connection to self and to other.  From this connection can come a dissolution of the barriers between self and other and a growing willingness to take some responsibility to help create a world more in tune with Buddhist principles.  In this way, giving service provides a way for each of us to deepen our dharma practice.

One of the many ways in which service can be given is through the Sangha itself.  We readily welcome your assistance helping out before and after retreats.  There are several ways you can be involved: promotions, social media, picking people up from the airport, helping set up at the retreat, registering people and packing up after the event.

In the spirit of service and generosity, we ask that everyone who comes to any retreat contribute time and energy each day towards the running of the retreat.  This is usually for about one hour and it may entail washing up, chopping vegies, cleaning or gardening.



Positions vacant


Volunteering is a great opportunity to become involved in the Sangha while giving service.  Please let us know if you'd like to help.



1) Website Curator:

If you have some experience in this area and would like to extend your Dharma practice by volunteering a few hours a month to keep our website up to date, please contact us at tallowwoodsangha@gmail.com.

Demonstrable proficiency in computer skills essential; website experience preferred; specific training included.



2) Retreat Manager, Retreat Booking Manager, Retreat Cooks:

There are several large professional–type jobs that are filled on a voluntary basis for every retreat.  These are retreat management, booking and cooking roles that require some training and experience.  The Sangha provides reimbursement for out-of-pocket expenses for these roles.  We are always eager to add names to our list of folk willing to undertake these essential and much-appreciated jobs.

 







 

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Eight-fold
                        path   Eightfold Path designed
                        in sand   Sunrise at Yarrahapinni   Standing Buddha at Sangsurya
             
Sangsurya       heart found at Yarrahapinni
             
Sangsurya Dharma Talk  
Yarrahapinni walking meditation