In-Depth Buddhism

Discover more about Buddhism with these in-depth study classes at the Surry Hills Temple.

Buddhist Wisdom & Practice

with Resident Teacher Kelsang Lhachog

Mondays 7.30-9pm · $15

These weekly classes offer an opportunity to explore Buddhist wisdom and practice in depth. Classes are suitable for beginners interested in learning more about Buddhist philosophy as well as people wanting to deepen their experience of the Buddhist path. Drop in any week. Everybody welcome.

Learn how to take and keep the Bodhisattva vows concluding with an opportunity take the Bodhisattva Vow in the final week.
Aug 20 – Sep 24

If we want to be truly happy we need to work with our mind, gradually transforming it into love, compassion, and wisdom. On this course, Kelsang Lhachog will give commentary to the ‘Request to the Lord of all Lineages’ prayer which we can use to help us develop these states of mind, bringing us closer to the peace and happiness experienced by all the enlightened beings.
Oct 8 – Dec 10

Buddhist Wisdom & Practice

with Resident Teacher Kelsang Lhachog

Mondays 7.30-9pm · $15

These weekly classes offer an opportunity to explore Buddhist wisdom and practice in depth. Classes are suitable for beginners interested in learning more about Buddhist philosophy as well as people wanting to deepen their experience of the Buddhist path. Drop in any week. Everybody welcome.

Learn how to take and keep the Bodhisattva vows concluding with an opportunity take the Bodhisattva Vow in the final week.
Aug 20 – Sep 24

If we want to be truly happy we need to work with our mind, gradually transforming it into love, compassion, and wisdom. On this course, Kelsang Lhachog will give commentary to the ‘Request to the Lord of all Lineages’ prayer which we can use to help us develop these states of mind, bringing us closer to the peace and happiness experienced by all the enlightened beings.
Oct 8 – Dec 10

Inner Peace

with Buddhist nun Kelsang Monlam

Saturdays 10-11.15am · $15
No class Dec 22 • 29

Happiness depends upon inner peace. Develop inner peace, patience, and let go of painful attitudes by learning meditations that improve your relationships. With a teaching, guided meditations and brief prayers that refresh the mind, this class will help you to experience peace and happiness in your daily life. Drop-in any week. Everybody welcome.

Foundation Program

with Resident Teacher Kelsang Lhachog

Sundays 4.30-8.30pm

Do you love Buddha’s teachings and would like to understand them in greater depth? Joining Foundation Program (FP) is a great way to take the next step in your spiritual development. Taught by our Resident Teacher Kelsang Lhachog, joining Foundation Program will enable you to study Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche’s books systematically, gain personal experience of these teachings and become a part of our spiritual community. For more information about joining Foundation Program or to receive an info pack, please e-mail education@meditateinsydney.org

Foundation Program

with Resident Teacher Kelsang Lhachog

Sundays 4.30-8.30pm

Do you love Buddha’s teachings and would like to understand them in greater depth? Joining Foundation Program (FP) is a great way to take the next step in your spiritual development. Taught by our Resident Teacher Kelsang Lhachog, joining Foundation Program will enable you to study Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche’s books systematically, gain personal experience of these teachings and become a part of our spiritual community. For more information about joining Foundation Program or to receive an info pack, please e-mail education@meditateinsydney.org

Teacher Training Program

with Resident Teacher Kelsang Lhachog

Thursdays & Fridays 5.30-9.30pm

The Teacher Training Program (TTP) offers the perfect opportunity to train as an authentic teacher of Kadampa Buddhism. This committed study program covers 12 of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso’s books on Sutra and Tantra, and includes a series of meditation retreats. Each class, taught by Kelsang Lhachog, consists of chanted prayers, a guided meditation, teaching and discussion. For further information please contact us.