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Online teaching by Rinpoche: The 2566th Buddha Jayanti Celebration - 16th May Updated Zoom Link

07 May 2022

5 pm - 7 pm Sydney time (AEST) 
Livestreamed teaching by Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche on the occasion of the 2566th Buddha Jayanti Celebration, organised by the Buddhist Community Centre UK.

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Online Tsok, Anniversary & Wheel Day Practices

30 March 2022

Click above to see the calendar of dates and times for upcoming online Tsok practices as well as Anniversary & Wheel Day Practices, up to February 2022.

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‘Living is Dying’ online each Sunday 5.30-6.30 pm AEST

29 March 2022

An ongoing exploration through Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche’s book Living is Dying of how an awareness of death benefits not only at the time of passing but also in our day to day living. Led by Jakob Leschly; with panel discussions by guest speakers involved in the fields of death and dying and guided meditations. Recording of session with guest speaker Elizabeth Mattis Namgyal How does a dementia death look like for a Buddhist practitioner? is now available

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Support for those affected by flooding disaster

22 March 2022

Many residents, including a number of Sangha, are experiencing devastation and immense losses due to flooding in the Northern Rivers area, NSW. Many people have asked what they can do to help those in need.

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Recording available of conversation with Kathleen Gregory, 17 April 2022

20 March 2022

Recording now available of Jakob talk with Kathleen about herself and her Buddhist journey, her work as a psychologist and Buddhist teacher, and how she sees the contrast between the modern and the Buddhist ways of understanding and approaching mindfulness

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Recording available of conversation with Sam Bercholz

29 January 2022

Listen to Jakob's conversation with Sam Bercholz about founding Shambhala Publications, about being a student of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche and Thinley Norbu Rinpoche, and about bringing the Dharma to a modern audience.

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2015 teaching and practice calendar available

11 December 2014

The 2015 calendar is now available - check the Location page nearest to you or downloaded a summary of the complete program by clicking this link - 2015 SIA Teaching Program. Note: This program is continually being updated and subject to change. Check the website for latest information before attending any event.

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Recent drubcho a powerful experience

11 December 2014

Vimai Ladrub and Chime Phagma Nyingthik retreat participants

Alison Wells reports on the experience of being a participant an the recent practice intensive run by Steve Cline in Sydney

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Message from Rinpoche August 2014

20 August 2014

This letter is just to share some concerns as I see the spiritual path being sought from so many different angles and with so many different motivations and intentions – some obviously very heartfelt and inspiring and others very dodgy, materialistic and worldly.

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Social Media Guidelines for so-called Vajrayana students

17 January 2013

Rinpoche give us advice on protecting our Dharma practice and avoiding embarrassment on social medias

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