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.


Sun 22 Sep · 10am–3.30pm

Buddha taught that our problems arise only when we respond with a negative state of mind. At this day course, learn simple techniques and meditations that will empower you to keep your inner cool.

Karma, Success & Happiness

Sun 20 Oct · 10am–3.30pm

At this one-day course, visiting teacher and Buddhist monk Gen Kelsang Dornying will explain this universal law and how to live in accordance with it.

Stop Worrying, Start Living

Sun 17 Nov · 10am–3.30pm

Gen Lhachog will explain practical methods to transcend worry and stress, enabling us to live life with 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.

A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life

13-15 Sep · Berowra Valley National Park

Don’t miss this precious opportunity to enjoy a spiritual break with other Buddhist practitioners from our region.

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.

Guru Yoga Retreat

Thu 10 – Wed 16 Oct

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

Urban Meditation Retreat

Sun 27 Oct

Take some time out and enjoy a day at the Temple immersing yourself in a series of gentle guided meditations to refresh, uplift and inspire your mind.

Ocean of Peace Retreat

Fri 1 – Mon 4 Nov

Deepen your understanding of emptiness by immersing yourself in this special silent guided retreat. Contemplate and meditate on Buddha’s profound and liberating teachings on emptiness.