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.

The Wheel of Life

Sun 31 Mar · 10am–1pm

Explore the nature and causes of samsara at this half day course with visiting teacher Kadam Mick Marcon, and strengthen your wish to travel the path to liberation.

Letting Go of the Past

Sun 5 May · 10am–3.30pm

Learn practical methods and meditations that will allow you to let go of mental pain and difficulties, and be released from feelings of anger or hurt.

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.

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.

The Science of Happiness: A Public Talk

Tue 9 Apr · 7–8.30pm · $30

Don’t miss this very special opportunity to discover how it is possible to use the science of happiness to transform your daily experience.

Fearless Wisdom: Empowerment of Green Tara

Sat 18 – Sun 19 May

Gen Lhachog will grant the empowerment of female Buddha, Arya Tara, and give practical teachings on how to develop and increase our compassion and wisdom.

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.

Nyungnay Retreat

Sat 13–Sun 14 Apr

A special fasting and purification retreat performed in conjunction with the meditation practice of thousand-armed Avalokiteshvara.

Refuge Retreat

23–29 May

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 the practice of Guru Yoga.