Khacho Yulo Ling Buddhist Centre is a place of peace and practice. The centre is under the patronage of and has been blessed by, both His Holiness Sakya Trizin and the late His Eminence Chogye Trichen Rinpoche. It is of the lineage of the Tsarpa sub sect of the Sakya Tradition of Tibetan Buddhism but welcomes all traditions and teachings.
The centre is facilitated by it's resident nun, Venerable Rinchen, a fully ordained Australian nun in the Tibetan tradition. The centre is open to all interested people who are seeking to know more about Buddhism or meditation. We offer regular practices and Buddhist teachings.
Click on the links below to listen to the sessions with Alan starting with the evening talk. Please be aware that during the final afternoon session there was a little glitch where a short bit of the recording is missing, amatuer nun recording! Enjoy listening.
Annual Memberships are now due from 30 June 2016 till 30 June 2017. Please make sure your membership is up to date when booking for events to receive the discounts. Your contributions go towards helping keep our beautiful centre operating and we greatly appreciate your support.
Try Booking link: https://trybooking.com/LUBY for annual Family membership $70 Single membership $50 Single Concession membership $40 and this Try Booking link: https://trybooking.com/LYIA for Lifetime single membership $1,000 Lifetime Family membership $1,500
The next children's group will be on Saturday 11 February at 10am. We start the session with prayers, mindful movements, lying down meditation, walking meditation, followed by a craft activity, morning tea which is usually bring a plate to share, storytime and dedication. Cost for children's group is a suggested donation is $5 per child, this money goes towards books, art and craft materials.
The next discussion group will be Sunday 19 February 2017. Our discussion groups will be based around listening to Alan Wallace 2012 Fall Podcast on Shamatha and The Four Applications of Mindfulness. Anyone can join in, simply listen to the 3 podcast sessions during the month and then come along to the discussion group at the end of the month with questions and topics to talk about. The podcasts for this month are 2, 4 and 6, go to: www.media.sbinstitute.com Cost for the talks is by donation, suggested donation is $10/$5
Come along and celebrate Tibetan New Year with a very energetic and powerful Green Tara puja (ceremony) that is renowned for removing obstacles and fulfilling wishes. Green Tara is a practice done weekly on Sundays at 7.30am and we thought it would be a great way to welcome in the New Year, so come along on Sunday 26 February at 8am to help us celebrate, this will be followed by morning tea and chai. Please bring an offering of incense, flower or tealight for Tara. Following morning tea our normal meditation session will commence followed by a shared lunch, we will provide the chai and tibetan cookies, please bring a plate to share for lunch.
Starting 1pm Easter Friday 14 April to 12 noon Tuesday 18 April
This is a silent residential/non residential meditation retreat that will be a combination of teachings and practice on Shamatha Meditation. It is preferable that people who wish to attend have some meditation or retreat experience but not essential. The retreat will focus on the basic principles of training the mind in Shamatha meditation to create a relaxed, peaceful and contemplative countenance. The evening sessions will focus on the heart practices of the Four Immeasureables, Loving Kindness, Compassion, Joy and Equinimity. The retreat will commence at 1pm Friday 14 April and finish on Tuesday 18 April at 12noon, the costs will include all meals and accommodation.
Please be aware that a commitment to attend all sessions is expected of participants.
The retreat is suitable for anyone who wants to gain greater clarity of mind, increase their mindfulness and reduce the level of stress and tension in the mind and body. Whilst the teachings are derived from the Buddhist philosophy a commitment to Buddhism is not required.
The retreat will be facilitated by Venerable Rinchen who is the resident nun at the centre, she has been running meditation courses and retreats for over 14 years. Rinchen completed the 2 month silent Shamatha Retreat in Phuket in 2011 with Dr B Allan Wallace and several other shorter retreats under his guidance, Alan's book the Attention Revolution is recommended reading.
Residential Costs: Includes all meals and shared accommodation for the 5 days:
$420 - non members $380 - members/concession
Non residential Costs: includes all meals and refreshments
$320 non members $280 - members/concession
For residential participants: you will need to bring, linen, pillow, towel and all toiletries, rooms are airconditioned.
Bookings and payment to be made by 10 April. Booking and payment via our Trybooking system: https://www.trybooking.com/OIMN
A cancellation fee will be applied if you decide not to attend, cancellation must be made at least 5 days prior to the event to avoid this fee.
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