(Please see below for the events hosted by the Tibetan Buddhist Society of Canberra. For a full listing of all the events of His Holiness’ tour, please see this brochure here>>)
9 - 16 April: Lamdre Jochakma - Register Here>>
SIBA Retreat Centre, W-Tree, East Gippsland, Victoria
His Holiness will give a rare one-week Lamdre teaching that encapsulates the entire Buddhist path to enlightenment. This is the first time that this teaching will be taught by the Head of the Sakya lineage outside of Tibet.
18 - 22 April: Vajrayogini Blessing and Teachings - Register Here>>
Virupa Retreat Centre, Carwoola, NSW (near Canberra)
This is an amazing opportunity to receive one of the highest Tibetan Buddhist deity yoga meditation practices from the Head of the Sakya lineage here in Australia. Vajrayogini is a powerful Buddhist goddess who fearlessly assists those wishing to attain enlightenment for the benefit of all sentient beings.
20 April: Medicine Buddha Empowerment - Register Here>>
Airport International Motel, Queanbeyan, NSW (near Canberra)
His Holiness will bestow the Healing Medicine Buddha Empowerment in Queanbeyan. This is a powerful meditation practice that remedies the underlying causes of illness.
12 May: Final Day Of Tour, Chevalier Resource Centre, Kensington, NSW (Sydney)
9:00am: Shakyamuni Buddha Empowerment - Register Here>>
His Holiness will bestow the Shakyamuni Buddha Empowerment. This is a rare and special event not to be missed.
10:30am: Manjushri Empowerment - Register Here>>
Participating in the Manjushri Empowerment given by His Holiness will enhance one’s learning and wisdom.
2:00pm: Immeasurables in Three Vehicles - Register Here>>
Teachings His Holiness will teach on the immeasurable qualities of love, compassion, joy and equanimity found in the three Buddhist vehicles.
It is with great joy that the Tibetan Buddhist Society of Canberra formally announces the First Official Visit of His Holiness the 42nd Sakya Trizin to New Zealand and Australia from 23 March - 13 May 2019.
His Holiness the 42nd Sakya Trizin, Ratna Vajra Rinpoche, is the current head of the Sakya lineage of Tibetan Buddhism and is one of the most important and highly regarded Tibetan Buddhist Masters alive today, second only to His Holiness the Dalai Lama. His Holiness the 42nd Sakya Trizin will bestow many empowerments and teachings during His visit this year at Buddhist centres across New Zealand and Australia. Please click here for the full listing of events and teachings>>
Bookings are now open for these events through the different centres.
The Tibetan Buddhist Society of Canberra is very grateful that His Holiness has consented to give a succinct Lamdre teaching known as "Lamdre Jochakma" at our retreat centre, SIBA, in East Gippsland, Victoria from 9 - 16 April 2019. This will be the first time that Lamdre Jochakma will be taught by the Head of the Sakya Lineage outside of Tibet. Places are limited for this special event for those who have not received the Lamdre before. Please click here for more information and bookings for Lamdre>>>
His Holiness will also bestow the Vajrayogini Blessing and Teachings at Virupa Retreat Centre, Carwoola NSW over the Easter Long Weekend from 18 - 22 April 2019. Vajrayogini is one of the highest Tibetan Buddhist deity yoga meditation practices, and empowerments and blessings such as this are only imparted by high lineage masters. Do not miss out on this wonderful opportunity! Please click here for more information and bookings for Vajrayogini>>>
His Holiness has also agreed to bestow a Medicine Buddha Empowerment in Canberra on the evening of Saturday, 20th April 2019. The venue and booking details will be published shortly.
Together with Sakya Dolma Choe Ling, the Tibetan Buddhist Society of Canberra is hosting a Shakyamuni Buddha Empowerment and a Manjushri Empowerment bestowed by His Holiness in Sydney at the end of His tour. These empowerments will be held at the Chevalier Resource Centre in Kensington in addition to an afternoon teaching on The Immeasurables in Three Vehicles. Bookings for these empowerments and teachings will be open soon.
We hope that you will be able to make it to one or many of the events during His Holiness' visit!