Classes at the West Burleigh Centre

2c/34 Tallebudgera Creek Rd

Our Centre in West Burleigh is a peaceful meditation space that provides the perfect conditions for improving our meditation practice and deepening our peace of mind. Most of our classes at the Centre are taught by our Resident Teacher Gen Kelsang Tsalden, an ordained Buddhist nun with over 10 years experience as a Resident Teacher in the New Kadampa Tradition. Everybody is welcome to attend classes at the Centre and we offer a range of options including learn to meditate classes and practical advice for daily life to in-depth classes through our enrolled Foundation Program. Drop-in any week.

Introduction To Buddhism

with Resident Teacher Gen Kelsang Tsalden


Thursdays 7-8.3pm · $15

Learn the essential principles of the Buddhist way of life, what it means to be a Buddhist and how to integrate the practices of peace, love and patience into our busy modern lives.

Aug 22 – Dec 12 (no class Sep 26, Oct 3)

Meditation & Buddhism

Tuesdays 10am - 11.30am · Wednesdays 7-8.30pm · $15

These weekly classes include teachings to help us solve our daily problems, let go of negative minds and find lasting happiness. Drop-in any week.  Everyone is welcome.

Course Description

Modern life can be tough. Learn how to overcome feelings of despondency and hopelessness, and discover the opportunity for great meaning and direction that human life can offer.

Tuesday August  20 . 27 . Sep 3 . 10 . 17 with Resident Teacher Gen Tsalden

Wednesday Aug 21 . 28 . sep 4 . 11 . 18 with Resident Teacher Gen Tsalden

Kids Meditation Class

Sunday 18 August
These classes introduce children of all ages to simple Kadampa Buddhist teachings and meditations designed to help them solve their problems and develop a happy heart.  Every class will emphasise loving kindness and cultivating a positive mind.

Classes also include simple prayers, fun activities and discussions relevant to their everyday experiences.  Classes are self-contained so it is easy for parents to bring their kids whenever they wish.

Time:  10:00am – 11:00am

Suggested age:  5 – 10 years, children to be accompanied by an adult.

Class fee:  $5 per child.  No booking is required.

kids class