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.

Self Confidence

Sun 8 Mar · 10am–3.30pm

Be guided in gentle and practical meditations and ways of thinking to discover a wisdom view of yourself.

Introduction to Tantra

Sun 29 Mar · 10am–1pm

Discover Buddhist tantra, a profound spiritual path leading to an extraordinary experience of lasting inner peace and bliss.


Sun 3 May · 10am–3.30pm

Learn how you can liberate yourself from the crippling mind of fear and move on with courage and confidence.

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.

Meditation & Happiness

Tue 7 Apr · 7–8.30pm · $30

Don’t miss this inspiring evening with Gen Kelsang Rabten in the CBD, as he explains how we can make meditation a part of our modern daily life, and lead a truly happy life.

Choose Happiness

Sun 19 Jan · 10.30am-12pm

At this public talk international teacher Gen-la Kelsang Khyenrab will explain the methods that free us from negative emotions, making joy and happiness our everyday reality.

Learn to Meditate

Sun 23 Feb · 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.

Stillness Within

13-15 Mar

Take a real break and escape life’s busyness to immerse yourself in meditation, enjoying serene surrounds just outside Sydney.

Nyungnay Retreat

18 – 19 Apr

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

Becoming Vajrayogini

9-13 Oct

Mix your mind with the sublime bliss of Vajrayogini’s enlightened wisdom, dissolving ordinary appearance and conception.