Public TalkRegistrations are now open for Term 4 meditation classes, teachings and retreats! Click the Events and Classes tabs above for further information about the courses and how to book.

  • Lama Choedak Rinpoche will be giving a public talk in Canberra City on the 7th of October entitled ‘Anger Management: a Buddhist approach' (pictured left).
  • At the Evatt centre in Canberra, Mindah Lee-Kumar will be again be running her popular Introduction to Buddhism course.
  • Tuesday night meditation classes at Evatt will be continuing as usual. This term Rinpoche will leading half of the course and senior student Jaki Forbes will be teaching the course for the final few weeks whilst Rinpoche goes on pilgrimage.
  • Also on Tuesday evenings, Rinpoche will be teaching a short 4 week course entitled ‘Buddhism in a Nutshell. Ven. Jamyang will also be running a 4 week course following on from Rinpoche on ‘The Wonders of Bodhicitta'.
  • Rinpoche will be running the annual Tibetan Language Intensive during the summer school holidays.
  • Several residential retreats are also coming up at the SIBA centre over the next few months, including the annual 10 day Çalm Abiding Meditation, Spring To Life Yoga, as well as the annual Ngondro retreat.

In addition, we are happy to announce that we are now running regular meditation classes on the Southside in Tuggeranong as well as daytime classes at Virupa Retreat Centre. Don't forget that if you are looking out for a way to try out meditation we have our free guided meditation at 11am at the Evatt centre on each Sunday morning throughout the year.

We hope that you can come along and benefit from the rich wisdom and practices of the Tibetan Buddhist tradition.

Nagajuna's Letter to a Friend

with Lama Choedak Rinpoche

Nagarjuna is one the most celebrated Indian Buddhist teachers who propagated the Buddhist doctrine of the Middle Way through his famous writings. 'Letter to a Friend' is a succinct, simple, profound and practical guide to the understanding of Buddhist philosophy. more >>

Interview with Lama Choedak Rinpoche

This three part interview with Lama Choedak Rinpoche was conducted in the lead up to the 25th anniversary of Sakya Losal Choe Dzong - Tibetan Buddhist Society of Canberra. more >>

Clear Mind No. 99 December 2013 dharma wheel on roof

Clear Mind Newsletter

The Society's online newsletter. It contains information about retreats and special projects as well as teachings and links to useful Dharma resource.

You can view the latest Clear Mind Newsletter #99 with articles on Kyabje Choegye Rinpoche, an excellent teaching on Refuge and news from our Dharma brothers and sisters in Tibet (and lots more!) by clicking here.

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Newsletter Online


Go to the EVENTS section of our website to find out more about this and other retreats for 2014

  • Tai Chi Retreat 12 - 16 Apr '14 SIBA
  • Easter Health & Wellness 17 - 21 Apr '14 SIBA

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Audio  -
Dharma Talks
and Chanting
Life of the Buddha
How to Meditate
The Nature of Mind 
by His Holiness Sakya Trizin
Mahayana Buddhism
Vajrayana Buddhism
Dealing with 
Negative People
Balancing Compassion 
and Wisdom
Mahayana Buddhism
Vajrayana Buddhism
Dealing with 
Negative People
Balancing Compassion 
and Wisdom
The Importance
of Goodwill
Letting Go
Chanting the 
Four Immeasurables
Tibetan Chanting
Healing Relationships
Original Virtue
Shamatha Meditation
Lamdre - 
Dawn of Enlightenment


Quote of the Day

“In a controversy the instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for the truth, and have begun striving for ourselves.”
The Buddha