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. Everyone Welcome.

Half Day Meditation Courses

Explore a specific topic in more detail at one of our monthly half day meditation courses at the West Burleigh Centre. We hold half day courses every month.

Understanding Death

Sun 26 Aug · 10am–1pm · $35

Learn how understanding death enables us to live lightly.

Learn to Meditate

Sat 8 Sep · 10am-1pm · $35

Learn the essential tools of meditation and feel inspired to start your own meditation practice at home in this short morning meditation course.

Letting Go of the Past

Sun 30 Sep · 10am–1pm · $35

Learn how we can let go of painful events of our past.

Special Events

We hold many special events throughout the year from special Public Talks with visiting International Teachers to away weekends and in-depth Buddhist classes and courses.

Learn to Meditate

Sun 4 Nov · 10am-1pm · $35

Learn the essential tools of meditation and feel inspired to start your own meditation practice at home in this short morning meditation course.

Special Weekend Event with Gen-la Dekyong

Sat 22 – Sun 23 Sep

On this course, Gen-la Dekyong will give teachings on how we can use meditation and reliance to transform our mind into powerful positive states.

Blessing Empowerment of Vajrapani

Sun 11 Nov

We will update the details soon.

Meditation Retreats

Get away from it all and connect with your inner peace. We hold one-day retreats at the Temple as well as general away retreats, silent retreats and Buddhist retreats throughout the year.

Mandala Retreat

Sat 1 & Sun 2 Sep

Through the practice of offering mandalas our mind will gradually become more calm and peaceful and we will make swift, easy progress along the spiritual path.

Springbrook Rainforest Retreat

Fri 26 – Sun 28 Oct · Koonjawarre · Springbrook

Take some time out of your busy life to deepen your meditation practice at this special away retreat.

Vajrasattva Retreat

Sat 24 & Sun 25 Nov

By relying upon Vajrasattva, the Buddha of purification and practising a special meditation we can free ourselves from all our negative karma.