Courses and Retreats

Take some time out to immerse yourself in meditation and Buddhist teachings. We hold regular courses and retreats, as well as special events, throughout the year. Everybody is welcome to attend.

Overcoming Negative Emotions - Public Talks

North Lakes · Ipswich · Birkdale · Beenleigh

At these talks with Buddhist nun Gen Kelsang Drolkyi learn meditation techniques for overcoming negative emotions, so that we can always enjoy inner peace and thrive in our life.

Bring Wisdom into your Life - Weekend Course

Teachings on the Four Seals

Join Resident Teacher, Gen Kelsang Drolkyi, for this very special weekend course in which we will look at Buddha’s teachings on the Four Seals that explain how to improve our wisdom understanding the temporary and ultimate nature of our world.

Advice for a Happy Life - Public Talks

North Lakes · Ipswich · Wynnum · Upper Mt Gravatt

In these talks Gen Kelsang Drolkyi will share some of the advice from the ancient Buddhist masters for living a happy and fulfilling life.

Faith, Reason & Doubt - Friday Night Lecture

Are faith and reason incompatible?

In this Friday Night Lecture with Resident Teacher Gen Drolkyi learn about the role of faith, reason & doubt on the Buddhist path, and see how all of these mental factors help us to improve our daily happiness and make real progress in developing our mind.

finding balance

Finding Balance - Half-day Course on the Sunshine Coast

Sunday 22 March · 10am – 12.30pm · $40

On this course with Resident Teacher Gen Kelsang Drolkyi learn about finding inner balance so we can live in harmony with the people and circumstances around us.

Overcoming Anxiety - Day Course

Sunday 5 April · 10am – 4pm

On this day course with visiting Teacher Gen Kelsang Dornying learn Buddhist meditation techniques and positive thinking that help us to control our mind, so that we will be able to keep a calm and happy mind in all situations.

The Magic of Meditation - Public Talk

Wednesday 15 April · 7.30 – 9pm · $15

Join internationally renowned teacher and Buddhist monk, Gen Kelsang Rabten for an inspiring public talk on how we can experience the magic of meditation in our daily life so that we can find a happy, meaningful life.

Learn to Meditate

Sunday 16 February · 10am – 12.30pm · $40

Learn all the basic instructions on how to meditate so that you can start your own meditation practice at home.

Abiding in Bliss - Post Fall Festival Retreat

With Gen-la Kelsang Khyenrab

Following the International Fall Festival, to be held in Brisbane, Australia in 2020, Kadampa Meditation Centre Brisbane will be holding a special guided Vajrayogini retreat with Visiting Teacher Gen-la Kelsang Khyenrab.