2017 Siddhartha's Intent Australia Program

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4 - 13 August 2017
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As part of his 2017 Australian visit Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche will be offering empowerments for Chimé Pakmé Nyingtik (The Heart Essence of Deathless Ārya Tārā,)Vimé Ladrub (The Guru Sādhana of Vimalamitra) and Khorwa Dongtruk (He Who Churns the Depths of Saṃsāra). In addition Rinpoche will be teaching on the Khorwa Dongtruk, and offereing Refuge Vow and teaching; and Bodhisattva Vow and teaching, on seperate days. This page provides information and registration links for these teachings.

For general information about Rinpoche's visit to Australia, including the Public Talk on Friday 11 August, go to  further information

All the teachings will be translated into Chinese. 

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



● Friday 4 August, 7-9 pm:-Teachings
● Saturday 5 August, 10 am - 3 pm:  Empowerments:  Chimé Pakmé Nyingtik, Vimé Ladrub , and Korwa Dongdruk. Teachings on Korwa Dongdruk..
● Sunday 6 August 10, am - 2.30 pm: Teachings  on Khorwa Dongtruk continured 
Cost:  $160 Non SIA Members,  $130 SIA Members
Cost includes Friday evening and weekend teachings. Single day registrations are not available.
Click for further information about the empowerments


● Saturday 12 August, 10 am - 2.30 pm
   Cost:  $70 Non SIA Members,  $60 SIA Members 


● Sunday 13 August, 10 am - 1.30 pm
   Cost:  $70 Non SIA Members,  $60 SIA Members

Venue for Empowerments, Teachings and Vows:
Marrickvile Town Hall
Address: 303 Marrickville Road, Marrickville, Sydney, NSW, 2024. For directions, see below.

Further Information: For further information or inquiries contact Donna Pillay at office@si.org.au.   

Important Information for Registrants

Print out and bring receipt
After payment you will receive a confirmation email from admin@si.org.au with the subject: Registration Details For Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche - Empowerments, Teachings and Vows, August 2017 (Australia)
Print out this email and bring it with you to each session of the teachings you attend. You receipt will be your 'ticket' for each session.

Refund policy
• No refund is possible for cancellations made on or after July 7, 2017
• For cancellations made prior to July 7, 2017, 75% of listed purchase price will be refunded. Refunds will incur a 25% administrative charge. Processing and refunds for cancellations will not be completed until one month following the teachings. To cancel your registration and apply for a refund contact office@si.org.au before July 7.

Member tickets
To purchase member registrations you need to be a current financial member of Siddhartha’s Intent Australia. Members will need to Log In before ticket purchase. For more information about membership go to Membership 

One person per registration
There is a limit of 1 person per registration. If you want to purchase a registration for yourself and another person, you need to complete a separate registration for the second person. 

Ordained Sangha
If you are an ordained Sangha member, do not register using this registration page. Instead email office@si.org.au with you details and listing of the events you want to attend.

Applications for sponsorship
If you intend to apply for sponsorship to attend these teachings do not register using this registration page. Consult the sponsorship eligibility criteria at Sponsorship page, complete the sponsorship form, and send it to office@si.org.au

Directions to venue
Marrickville Town Hall is 8 km from the centre of Sydney. It is easily accessed by public transport. Some public transport options include:

Train: Train from Central Station to Marrickville train station - via T3 Bankstown Train Line towards Lidcombe via Bankstown. Marrickville Town Hall is about 550 m from Marrickville train station – approximately a 7 minute walk.

Bus: 426 State Transit bus from City Martin Place to Dulwich Hill. Starting from Martin Place Station, Castlereagh St, Stand H travel to Marrickville Rd near Fletcher St. This stop is about a 1 minute walk from Marrickville Town Hall. Also the 418 bus is an alternative.

Visit https://www.transportnsw.info/plan for more public transport alternatives.