“There is only one problem - distraction. And therefore only one solution - mindfulness.”

Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche

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Sydney Practice Centre

REGULAR STUDY & PRACTICE

Our program of workshops and special practice events is held at our
SIA Sydney Practice Room at Unit 22/450 Elizabeth Str. Surry Hills. Click for Google Maps location

Directions: 5-10 minute walk from Central Station. Turn right from Devonshire St onto Elizabeth St (away from the city). The centre is near the corner of Elizabeth and Brumby Streets. Use the intercom for Unit 22. Once you have passed through the second door please take the lift to level oneStreet parking can be found on side streets off to the right of Elizabeth St or past Cleveland St.

Feast & Celebration Days
Dates: Feast practices are held every Dakini Day and Guru Rinpoche day (see below)
Time: : weekdays 6pm for 6.30 start. Weekends 2.30pm for 3pm start.

Shamatha Vipashayana ... session held most Saturdays
Dates: see below
Time: 3 pm - 5 pm: starting with a brief instruction on Shamatha followed by sitting practice sessions & 60 minutes watching a recorded Teaching by Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche
Contact: Bridget on  0429925077 or email at:  bridgetgebbie@gmail.com

If you are not on the Sydney email list, please email Ari at office@si.org.au

UPCOMING PROGRAM OF EVENTS FOR 2019

February

  • Friday 1 Feb:  Public Talk with Jakob Leschly 7pm
  • Saturday 2 Feb: Weekend teaching with Jakob Leschly 10am
  • Sunday 3 Feb: Weekend teaching with Jakob Leschly 10am
  • Tues 5 Feb: LOSAR : Mipham Rinpoche's Shakyamuni Practice 6.30 for 7pm start
  • Saturday 9 Feb: Shamatha Vipashyana practice and video teaching with Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche 3pm
  • Friday 15 Feb Guru Rinpoche Day Rain of Blessings 6.30 for 7.00pm start* (NOTE: Date changed - previously listed as Thursday 14 Feb) *************
  • Saturday 16 Feb Shamatha Vipashyana practice and video teaching with Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche 3pm
  • Tuesday 19 Feb Wheel Day Buddha's Display of Miracles Mipham Rinpoche's Shakyamuni Practice 6.30 for 7pm start
  • Saturday 23 Feb Shamatha Vipashyana practice and video teaching with Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche 3pm

March

  • Friday 1 Mar:  Dakini Day Short CPN 
  • Saturday 2-Mar:  Shamatha Vipashyana practice and video teaching with Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche 3pm
  • Saturday 9-Mar: Shamatha Vipashyana practice and video teaching with Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche 3pm
  • Saturday 16-Mar:  Guru Rinpoche Day Vima Lhadrup 
  • Thursday 21-Mar:  Chotrul Duchen - The Display of Miracles 
  • Saturday 23-Mar:  Shamatha Vipashyana practice and video teaching with Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche 3pm
  • Saturday 30-Mar: Dakini Day Long CPN

Helping run the Sydney Centre  

Siddhartha’s Intent Australia is a non-profit organization run entirely by volunteers. People give their time to help accomplish Rinpoche’s expansive vision to benefit all.

All of the volunteer efforts are extremely valuable and deeply appreciated. Whether you just have time to help on a particular day or can offer your talent and services in an ongoing way, your contribution makes a huge difference. If you are interested in volunteering to assist in the Sydney centre, email ... for further information.

If you are interested in assisting in set-up or take-down for individual practice days click the Practice Day Logistics for information on the upcoming schedule of tasks. 

Contact one of the following if you would like to assist with other activities:
       Housekeeping - (Cleaning, mainining supplies, etc). Team: Elaine and Anthea
       Administration - ('Shop', banking, strata meeting, centre access). Team: Donna and Chantal
       Communication - (Mailing list, MailChimp, bulletin board, website,). Team: Donna, Esther and Tom
       Finance - Team: Chantal and Pantha
       Program Planning - Team: SIA Committee