Courses & Retreats

Take a day or weekend out to immerse yourself in meditation and Buddhist teachings. We hold courses, retreats and special events throughout the year. Everybody is welcome.

Meditation Day Courses

Explore a specific topic in more detail at one of our full-day or half-day meditation courses at the East Fremantle Centre.


Sat 23 Mar · 10am–4.30pm

Learn how to train in concentration both in formal meditation and in the context of your daily life. Discover how this ability to direct your mind towards beneficial ways of thinking leads to unshakeable happiness and to flexible, creative responses to life’s challenges.

Introduction To Buddhism

Sat 23 Feb · 9.30am–1pm

This half-day course will explain the essential principles of the Buddhist way of life and how we can gain personal benefit from applying these teachings in our busy modern life.

Learn To Meditate

Sat 30 Mar · 9.30am–1.30pm

Meditation is a way of calming the mind, reducing stress and developing a more positive approach to life. This course provides a perfect opportunity to discover for yourself the inner peace and happiness that naturally arise when our mind becomes still.

Special Events

We hold many special events throughout the year from special public talks with visiting International Teachers to away weekends and in-depth Buddhist classes and courses.

Medicine For The Mind

Sat 9 – Sun 10 Mar · 10am–4.30pm

According to Buddha all disease and suffering, mental and physical, are caused by our negative minds. Normally our negative minds can feel deeply ingrained, but through connecting to Medicine Buddha we can experience the pure nature of our mind, heal ourselves of these inner diseases, and be able to help others do the same.

Meditation Retreats

Get away from it all and connect with your inner peace. We hold one-day retreats at the Temple as well as general away retreats, silent retreats and Buddhist retreats throughout the year.

Still Mind Weekend Meditation Retreat

Fri 5 – Sun 7 Apr

Get away from the city and connect with a vast experience of inner peace. On this retreat, be guided in a series of meditations that will enable you to develop a clear mind, pacify busy thoughts and access the purity and clarity that naturally arises when your mind become still.

Nyungne Retreat (unguided)

Sat 13 – Sun 14 Apr
This special fasting and purification retreat is performed in conjunction with the meditation practice of thousand-armed Avalokiteshvara.