Photo: Marvin Moore

Photo: Marvin Moore

Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche - Australian Visit

Sydney, August 4 - 13 

We can announce with great pleasure that Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche will be offering empowerments and teachings in Sydney, Australia in August this year.

Registration online via the SIA website will be essential for all events. We will advise you as soon as registration is open.

        Public Talk: University of New South Wales, Randwick
        Teachings and Empowerments: Marrickville Town Hall

Program of Events for Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche

Program details below may vary prior to the event.  Please re-check program details on the website prior to attendance. Finishing times are approximate.


All the teachings will be translated into Chinese.

Friday 4 August 7-9 pm



Saturday 5 August 10 am - 3 pm

Empowerments: Chimé Pakmé Nyingtik (The Heart Essence of Deathless Ārya Tārā), Vimé Ladrub (The Guru Sādhana of Vimalamitra), and Korwa Dongdruk (He Who Churns the Depths of Saṃsāra). Teachings: Korwa Dongdruk and Bardo.


Sunday 6 August 10 am - 2.30 pm 

Korwa Dondruk Teaching continued.


..... Click here for Empowerment information and registration


Wednesday 9 August

Lotus Outreach Australia will be presenting a screening of Rinpoche's film as a fundraiser at Dendy Opera Quays cinema. Rinpoche will be present to speak about the film and say a few words about the charity he founded. A separate announcement will be sent with further details and information regarding purchasing tickets. For enquiries contact Dolma at


Friday 11 August: 7pm

Public Talk. The Public Talk will be live-streamed.
.... Click here for Public Talk information and registration


Saturday 12 August 10 am - 2.30  pm

Refuge teaching & Refuge Vows


Sunday 13: August 10 am - 1.30 pm

Bodhicitta teaching & Bodhisattva Vows. 

... Click here for Refuge and Bodhisattva vow information and registration


Enquiries: Donna Pillay


Accommodation in Sydney
Sydney's CBD and Inner West areas are centrally located and offer easy access to both venues. Airbnb offers reasonably priced accommodation options in and around the city. The closest surrounding suburbs to Marrickville (for teaching weekends) are Newtown, Erskinville, Enmore, Petersham, Stanmore. The Public talk will be held in Randwick in the Eastern Suburbs. This venue is also close to Coogee and Bondi beaches. Its approximately 30 mins driving from Eastern Suburbs to the Marrickville venue.


There is limited billeting available. Please contact Anthea asap

The SIA website will be regularly updated as details of Rinpoches program