Classes at our Surry Hills Centre

693-695 South Dowling St
KMC Sydney in Surry Hills is a peaceful meditation space that provides the perfect conditions for improving our meditation practice and deepening our peace of mind. Most of our classes at the Surry Hills Centre are taught by our Resident Teacher Gen Kelsang Lhachog, an ordained Buddhist nun with over 20 years’ experience in meditation. Everybody is welcome to attend classes at the Centre and we offer a range of options including pure meditation classes and practical advice for daily life to in-depth classes on Buddhist thought. Drop-in any week.

Meditation & Buddhism

Mondays 7.30-9pm · $15

No Class: 27 Jan • 13 Apr
Learn practical methods from Buddha’s teachings to stop feeling overwhelmed by difficulties, and stay calm and in control no matter what life throws at you.
Mondays from 3 to 17 February
Understand and overcome the persistent negative habits of mind that drive us to think, say and do the things we wish we didn’t - and find true confidence.
Mondays from 24 February to 9 March

We live with a backdrop of mental discomfort. Meditation enables us to let go of mental unease and stress, making our mind naturally clear and refreshed.
Mondays from 16 March to 6 April

Buddhist Wisdom & Practice

Wednesdays 7.30-9pm · $15

Classes resume on 29 Jan 2020

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.

Gen Kelsang Lhachog will give essential teachings to Venerable Geshe-la’s book Heart Jewel. An explanation of how to overcome obstacles and difficulties on the spiritual path by developing compassion, wisdom and spiritual strength, this extraordinary book is a commentary to the essential practices of Kadampa Buddhism.

Buddhist Wisdom & Practice

Wednesdays 7.30-9pm · $15

Classes resume on 29 Jan 2020

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.

Gen Kelsang Lhachog will give essential teachings to Venerable Geshe-la’s book Heart Jewel. An explanation of how to overcome obstacles and difficulties on the spiritual path by developing compassion, wisdom and spiritual strength, this extraordinary book is a commentary to the essential practices of Kadampa Buddhism.

Simply Meditate

Drop-in any week · $12

Tuesdays 7.30-8.30pm with Buddhist teacher Paul Brace
Saturdays 10-11am with Buddhist teacher Natalie Cella

Escape the stress and busyness of life to discover the peace of meditation. Be guided through simple meditations that relax the mind and body, leading to a deep experience of inner peace and contentment. Everybody welcome.

Classes recommence in 2020:
Tuesday 7th Jan & Saturday 1st Feb

Meditations on the Go!

Everyone welcome · Drop-in any week · $5
Morning Focus   Wed 7.30-8am  *Classes resume in 2020 on 5 Feb
Start the day well with an uplifting guided meditation to focus your mind and find mental balance for the day ahead.

Evening Unwind   Thu 6-6.30pm *Classes resume in 2020 on 6 Feb
Create a sense of mental space and let go of any stress. Leave work behind and feel relaxed ready to enjoy your evening.

Free Lunchtime Meditations   Mon-Fri 12.30-12.45pm *Starting 3 Feb 2020
with Resident Teacher Gen Kelsang Lhachog
Take time out and set yourself up for a nice weekend with these brief lunchtime meditations.

Meditations on the Go!

Everyone welcome · Drop-in any week · $5

Wednesdays 7.30-8am

Start the day well with an uplifting guided meditation to focus your mind and find mental balance for the day ahead.

*Classes resume in 2020 on 5 Feb

Thursdays 6-6.30pm

Create a sense of mental space and let go of any stress. Leave work behind and feel relaxed ready to enjoy your evening.

*Classes resume in 2020 on 6 Feb

Mon-Fri 12.30-12.45pm
Take time out and set yourself up for a nice weekend with these brief lunchtime meditations.

*Starting Monday 3 Feb 2020

Kids Meditation Class

with Buddhist teacher Cate Dwyer

First Saturday of the month 2–3pm
1 Feb · 7 Mar · 4 Apr · $7

In these classes, children learn simple meditations, as well as methods to calm their minds, manage negative feelings and foster happy hearts. Every class includes simple prayers, a teaching on loving kindness and developing a positive mind, and discussions relevant to the everyday experiences of your children.
Ages 5-10 years.