Courses & Retreats

Take a day or weekend out to immerse yourself in meditation and Buddhist teachings. We hold courses, retreats and special events throughout the year. Everybody welcome.

Half-Day Meditation Courses

Explore a specific topic in more detail at one of our half-day meditation courses at the Spring Hill Centre.

Learn to Meditate

Saturday 3 November · 10am – 12.30pm · $40

Learn all the basic instructions so you can establish a regular meditation practice at home.

Stillness Within

Saturday 10 November · 10am – 12.30pm · $40

Experience the stillness within through learning to meditate on the mind itself.

Learn to Meditate

Saturday 9 February 2019 · 10am – 12.30pm · $40

Learn all the basic instructions so you can establish a regular meditation practice at home.

Special Events

We hold many special events throughout the year from public talks with visiting International Teachers to in-depth Buddhist classes and courses.

The Inner Light of Wisdom - Je Tsongkhapa Empowerment & Guided Retreat

Friday evening 7 December – Sunday lunchtime 9 December · $150

This special weekend event will introduce you to the enlightened being, Je Tsongkhapa, who helps us to develop the qualities of compassion and wisdom.

Inner Strength Public Talk

Saturday 12 January 2019 · 7 – 8.30pm · $15

Join international teacher and Buddhist monk, Gen-la Kelsang Jampa, for an uplifting and empowering talk on how to develop a strong and stable mind. Start your year with peace and positivity, and give yourself the gift of genuine inner strength. Everybody is welcome.

Nyungnay Purification Retreat

14 April 2019 – 15 April 2019

This special fasting and purification retreat is performed in conjunction with the meditation practice of thousand-armed Avalokiteshvara. Engaging in this retreat is very powerful for purifying negative karma of body, speech and mind and for pacifying strong delusions such as desirous attachment and hatred.

Urban Meditation Retreats

Take some time out to focus on your meditation practice with these urban retreats in our city space. Our meditation centre has a soundproof meditation room with temperature control and purified air – perfect conditions for retreat.

Transforming Adversity Urban Retreat

Friday night 18 January 2019 – Sunday morning 20 January 2019

Practice the meditations that teach us how to take control of our lives by transforming adversities into positive enriching experiences.

Emptiness Urban Retreat

Friday night 22 February 2019 – Sunday morning 24 February 2019

Experience the beauty and power of the profound meditation on the nature of reality and change your understanding of yourself and the world around you.

Love & Compassion Urban Retreat

Friday night 29 March 2019 – Sunday morning 31 March 2019

Deepen your experience of the meditations on love and compassion on this urban retreat with visiting Teacher Gen Kelsang Lhachog.