A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life

Teachings on the Supreme Good Heart of Bodhichitta
13-15 Sep · Berowra Valley National Park

Everybody wants to be good natured with a good heart.

At this life-changing regional weekend, senior teachers from NSW and ACT will explain how each of us can manifest our pure heart of love and transform every moment of our life into a cause of benefitting others.

Don’t miss this precious opportunity to enjoy a spiritual break with other Buddhist practitioners from our region. Learn how to become a modern day Bodhisattva, a friend of the world. Feel refreshed and renewed and go home feeling uplifted, refreshed and inspired to bring happiness to everyone you meet.

The Weekend

Starting with dinner followed by an Introductory Talk on Friday evening, the weekend will incorporate teachings, guided meditations and chanted prayers. There will be plenty of breaks to enjoy the beauty of the location, and the activities available at the venue including kayaking, swimming, bushwalking or simply relaxing with a book. The weekend will finish after lunch on Sunday. Meals will be delicious vegetarian meals with gluten-free and vegan options available.

Venue & Accommodation

The Regional Weekend will be held at the Crosslands Youth & Convention Centre, 100 Crosslands Rd, Galston NSW. Set on 40 ha of natural bushland in the Berowra Valley National Park on the Berowra River, Crosslands offers a beautiful backdrop for this special weekend.

A variety of on-site accommodation options are available including camping, dormitory, twin and triple rooms. There is also an off-site option for those who wish to organise their own accommodation or travel up from Sydney for the day.

The Teacher

Gen Kelsang Lhachog, the Resident Teacher at Kadampa Meditation Centre Sydney will guide the Retreat. Lhachog is an inspiring example of modern Buddhism in practice. She presents Buddha’s teachings with beautiful clarity, warmth and sincerity, skilfully guiding people from all walks of life to find inner peace and lasting happiness.

Details & Bookings


The Venue

Crosslands Convention Centre
100 Crosslands Rd, Galston NSW


Fee & Bookings

Bookings open Tue, 16th July at 6pm (AET).

Date & Time

Friday evening (13 Sep) until lunch on Sunday (15 Sep).