Manoj Dias

Hosted at The Commons Collingwood

part of a series on Pioneer

About the speaker

Manoj Dias is an animated speaker, humble teacher and always a friend. He knows that Theravada Buddhism is too vast and wise for any single person to own. So, he’s learnt from many of the great spiritual teachers of our time including Channa Dassanayaka, Sharon Salzberg and Jack Kornfield. Once tethered to a life of self-management, rather than self-awareness, Manoj has been transformed by every breath of this practice, knowing that awareness leads to healing, from the inside, out. Through mindfulness and meditation, he’s helped hundreds of people trade mania for pause, so that they may live fearlessly in honour of a happier and more meaningful life. As co-founder of A—SPACE – Australia’s first multidisciplinary meditation studio – he walks this truth en-masse with a family of one mind. Whether he’s teaching through words or the silence in between them, Manoj’s great love for ancient wisdom and contemporary science is present in every encounter. Sometimes humorous, always compassionate and forever a student, Manoj is a warm, empathic and spirited character who connects with beings of every kind.

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Additional details

Good morning people! It’s that time of the month again on a Tuesday this time and at our new venue The Commons For some extra fun this month and because dress up in your BEST costume and you could win a 12 month CC subscription! Woot Woot!

We are very excited to have Manoj Dias, meditation teacher and co-founder of A—SPACE, he will explore how pioneering an industry has inherently lead to pioneering himself and how meditation and mindfulness, as practices, can help us keep exploring and moving forward even when it seems as though everything else is telling us to turn around.

“We lose ourselves in the things we love. We find ourselves there, too.” - Dale Patridge

We hope to see you all there.

Get there early for some fresh Clement Coffee, who will be serving up their incredible batch brew & tea to get your day started right along with our brekky croissants, all courtesy of our generous sponsors Adobe and Billy Blue

We are also a parent and kid friendly event so please feel free to bring along whoever you like!

Croissants and coffee from 8am. Manoj at 8:30am.