Sakya Losal Choe Dzong

Tibetan Buddhist Society of Canberra

Visit of His Holiness the 42nd Sakya Trizin to New Zealand and Australia 2019

First Official Visit of His Holiness the 42nd Sakya Trizin,

Ratna Vajra Rinpoche

to New Zealand and Australia

H.H. Sakya Trizin

23 March 2019 - 12 May 2019

Chief host and Co-ordinator of the visit:
Sakya Losal Choe Dzong, Tibetan Buddhist Society of Canberra Inc.

Bookings and enquiries need to be made with the relevant centre where the teachings will be held (contact details are listed below).


Saturday, 23 March

Auckland, New Zealand

2:00pm - 4:00pm Buddha Shakyamuni Initiation (Host by Wang Bin)

4:30pm - 6:00pm Yellow Dzambala Initiation (Host by Wang Bin)


Sunday, 24th March

Palpung Centre Contact:

9:00am - 12:00pm Amitayus Logyama Long-Life Empowerment and Teachings on Parting From the Four Attachments


Tuesday, 26th March

Nyima Tashi Buddhist Centre


6.00pm - 6.30pm Welcoming Ceremony

6.30pm - 8.30pm Public Talk on the Trials and Tribulations of Spiritual Experience


Friday, 29 March

Phuntsok Choeling Hawkes Bay Tibetan Buddhist Centre, Napier, New Zealand



4.00pm Welcome Ceremony followed by 16 Arhat Puja at the centre

5.30pm Healing Medicine Buddha Empowerment


Saturday 30 March

9.00am - 5.00pm Day I: Teaching on the Clear Mirror of Cause and Effect

6.00pm Green Tara Empowerment


Sunday 31 March 2019

9.00am - 12.00pm Day II: Teaching on the Clear Mirror of Cause and Effect


Tuesday 2 April

Sakya Yigah Choeling, Whyalla, South Australia

Contact: Bruce Muhlhan ph: 0400 454 687



6.00pm Green Tara Empowerment

Wednesday 3 April

2:00pm Vajrayogini Blessing

(Must have received Chakrasamvara or Anuttarayoga Tantra empowerment to attend)

7:00pm Two-Armed Mahakala Empowerment

(Must have received a Major Empowerment)


Thursday 4 April

10:00am – 4.00pm Vajrayogini Sadhana Teachings - on the Middle Length Sadhana of Vajrayogini by Jamyang Khyentse Wangchuk

(Note: Must have received Chakrasamvara empowerment or any Anuttarayoga Tantra empowerment and Vajrayogini Blessing to attend these teachings).


Friday 5 April

Melbourne Sakya Centre, Melbourne, Victoria


Email: (Lama Konchok)

Contact: Maria 0411 128 515  Vanessa 0411 102 818


6.30pm - 8.30pm Public Talk - Meditation and Rebirth

Port Melbourne Town Hall

333 Bay Street
Port Melbourne, VIC 3207


Sunday 7 April

2.00pm - 5.00pm Chime Phagma Nyingtik (White Tara) Empowerment and Instructions

Port Melbourne Town Hall
333 Bay Street
Port Melbourne, VIC 3207


Tuesday 9 April - Tuesday 16 April

SIBA, Tsarchen Choeling, East Gippsland, Victoria

Phone: 03 5155 0329


Lamdre Jochakma

(includes Bodhisattva Vows, Hevajra Cause and Path Empowerments and Teachings on Succinct Lamdre Jochakma)


Thursday 18 April - Monday 22 April

Virupa Retreat Centre, 179 Douglas Close, Carwoola NSW


Phone: 02 6238 2088


Vajrayogini Blessing and Teachings

18 & 19 April Chakrasamvara Empowerments

20 April Vajrayogini Blessing (Must have received Chakrasamvara or Anuttarayoga Tantra Empowerment to attend.)

21 - 22 April Vajrayogini Sadhana Teachings


Easter Saturday 20 April

5.30pm – 7.30pm Healing Medicine Buddha Empowerment at Airport International Motel, Queanbeyan


Wednesday 24 April - Friday 26 April

Drogmi Buddhist Institute, Tilba Tilba, NSW



White Tara Six Dome Retreat

Friday 26 April

7.00pm Vajrakilaya Torma Empowerment

(Note: Must have received a major Vajrayana Empowerment)

Saturday 27 April

Manjushri Buddhist Centre, Milton, NSW


10.00am Welcome Ceremony followed by Amitayus Empowerment

2.00pm - 3.30pm Teaching on Jewel Garland

4.00pm - 6.00pm Healing Medicine Buddha Empowerment

Sunday 28 April

10.00am – 12.00pm Orange Manjushri Empowerment

2.00pm – 5.30pm Parting from the Four Attachments: Sacred Teachings Manjushri gave to Sachen Kunga Nyingpo


Monday 29 April

Khacho Yulo Ling, Cairns, QLD

Contact: Venerable Rinchen ph: 07 4041 5556



7.00pm Multifaith Blessing for Peace

Tue 30 April

9.00am - 5.00pm Day I: Teachings on the Clear Mirror of Cause and Effect


Wed 1 May

9.00am -5.00pm Day II: Teachings on the Clear Mirror of Cause and Effect

7.00pm Vajrasattva Empowerment

Friday 3 May - Saturday 11 May

Sakya Tharpa Ling, Sydney NSW


Phone: 0473 158 902



Friday 3 May

7.30pm Vajrakilaya Empowerment

Saturday 4 May

2.00pm Vajrakilaya Empowerment

Sunday 5 May

9.30am - 5.30pm Teaching on Vajrakilaya


Monday 6 May

7.00pm The Beautiful World of Interdependence - public talk

Rigpa, 158 Australia St, Newton, NSW



Tuesday 7 May

6.00pm - 8.00pm How to Be Happy in a World of Turmoil - public talk

Woolley Common Room, John Woolley Building, University of Sydney, Camperdown, NSW

Free admission


Thursday 9 May

9am - 2pm Green Tara Puja


Fri 10 May

6pm Fundraising Dinner and Talk: The Benefits of Tibetan Buddhism in Family Life

Sat 11 May

11am - 12 noon Children's Refuge Blessing

2.00pm - 5.00pm Vajrayogini Blessing (Participants must have received Vajrakilaya or another major empowerment to attend.)


Sunday 12 May

Sakya Dolma Choe Ling, Eastwood, NSW & Tibetan Buddhist Society of Canberra



9.00am - Shakyamuni Buddha Empowerment, Kensington NSW

10.30am - Manjushri Empowerment

2.00pm - 3.30pm Teachings: Immeasurables in Three Vehicles

4.30pm Kyegu Buddhist Institute with the Tibetan Community of NSW, Dee Why Contact: Lama Phuntsok ph: 0468 967 399