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. Everybody Welcome.

One Day Meditation Courses

Explore a specific topic in more detail at one of our monthly one-day meditation courses at KMC Sydney in Surry Hills.

Overcoming Fear & Anxiety

Sun 2 Jun · 10am-3.30pm

Discover the underlying cause of anxiety and feelings of fear. Understanding where our fears and anxiety come from gives us the power to enjoy mental freedom and genuine inner strength.

A Guide to Death & Dying

Sun 23 Jun · 10am–1pm

Join us for this morning course and hear precious teachings on the Buddhist explanation of the death process, how we can prepare for our death and how we can help those who are dying.

Dealing With Difficult People

Sun 7 Jul · 10am–3.30pm

We all have someone in our life that we find it difficult to be around. Learn how to use meditation and other tools contained within Buddhism to improve and transform all our relationships.

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.

24 Hour Tara Chanting

Sat 8 – Sun 9 Jun

This special way of engaging in Tara practice is a very powerful method for removing inner and outer obstacles, such as sickness or misfortune.

Oral Instructions of Mahamudra

Summer Festival Review & Retreat · 17–18 Aug

Join us for a very special weekend of teachings and guided meditations. Gen Kelsang Lhachog will convey the teachings given at the New Kadampa Tradition’s Summer Festival 2019.

Learn to Meditate

Sun 8 Sep · 10am-1pm

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

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.

Refuge Retreat

Thu 13 – Wed 19 Jun

In this retreat, you will have the opportunity to deepen your refuge in the Three Jewels, thereby developing profound inner protection.

Guru Yoga Retreat

Thu 11 – Wed 17 Jul

During this retreat, we have the opportunity to strengthen our connection with our Spiritual Guide through Guru Yoga.

Lamrim Retreat

Mon 19 – Fri 23 Aug

Lamrim is a series of 21 special Buddhist meditations that form the entire path to enlightenment.