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.

Harmonious Relationships

Sat 7 Dec · 10am–4.30pm

Developing and maintaining a loving attitude towards others is the key to long-term, meaningful and harmonious relationships. Explore practical methods for improving and transforming our relationships with friends, family and others just in time for the festive season.

Learn To Meditate

Sat 11 Jan · 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.

Introduction to Tantra

Sat 15 Feb · 10.00am–4.30pm

Although Tantra is very popular, not many people understand its real meaning, and these days it is not uncommon to find it being misused for worldly purposes. In this course, discover that authentic Buddhist Tantra is in fact a profound spiritual path leading to an extraordinary experience of lasting inner peace and bliss that far transcends the temporary and often dissatisfying pleasures we normally pursue.

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.

How To Have A Happy New Year

Wed 18 Dec · 7.30–9pm

Make your 2020 a genuinely happy new year through developing genuinely happy states of mind. In this uplifting talk, Buddhist monk Gen-la Kelsang Khyenrab will explain how to use meditation as a practical tool to free ourselves from stress and discontent and to generate a fresh, positive perspective on life.

January Meditation Challenge

Mon 13 – Sun 19 Jan · Each night for Seven Nights · 7.00–8.30pm

Kick start your happy new year by joining our meditation challenge! Each night for seven nights be guided through peaceful, practical meditations and hear inspiring teachings for developing stable and genuine happiness.

Meditation Retreats

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

Guru Yoga retreat (unguided)

Sat 21 – Sun 22 Dec

If we wish to experience happiness and good fortune in our lives we need to accumulate merit. Merit, or positive energy, comes from positive actions and enables us to fulfil all our wishes including our spiritual wishes to improve our mind and attain enlightenment.

Beginners Meditation Retreat

Sat 8 Feb | 10am – 2.30pm

A relaxing day retreat in a quiet and peaceful environment providing a rare opportunity to refresh your mind through meditation. Through meditation we can learn how to relax and develop peaceful and positive states of mind.