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

Meditation Workshops

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

Seize The Day

Sat 27 August · 9am – 1.15pm

With our mind habitually racing into the future and dwelling in the past, it feels very difficult to seize the day and truly live in the moment. Learn Buddhist methods for making your mind comfortable and content amidst the chaos of modern life, and thereby discover that happiness is nowhere to be found but in the here and now.

Buddhist Answers to Life’s Big Questions

Sat 17 Sep | 9.30am – 1.15pm

Can we know the answers to life’s deepest questions? In a world of so much confusion and unhappiness, Buddha’s teachings have a tremendous amount of wisdom and clarity to offer on the big topics of our existence.

The Power of Mantra and Mala-Making

Sat 22 Oct | 9.00am – 3.30pm

Mantra means mind protection. For centuries, mantra recitation has been used to attain a peaceful and happy mind by pacifying the negative thoughts that give rise to our suffering. A mala is a string of beads used to count prayers or mantra recitations.

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.

Rest and Rejuvenate

Fri 2 – Sun 4 Sep · Mundaring

From time to time we all need peace and quiet. It allows us to gather our thoughts and emotions, and see things in perspective. Spend some quality rejuvenation time being guided through simple meditations that create inner peace, calm and clarity.

Inspiring Wisdom for a Happy Life

Fri 7 – Sun 9 Oct · Serpentine

Discover ancient wisdom that has stood the test of time. Though it was composed centuries ago, the famous Buddhist scripture Advice from Atisha’s Heart is full of immensely practical advice to help us deal with the challenges of modern living and transform our life into an authentic path of inner development.

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.

Abiding with a Blissful Mind | Special In-depth Weekend Course

Sat 20 – Sun 21 Aug · 9.00am – 4.30pm

Within all of us lies a source of infinite bliss, clarity of wisdom, and compassion for others. Clear Light of Bliss is a remarkable book that presents authentic methods for discovering this inner wealth for ourselves.

Find Real Happiness: How Meditation Changes Everything | Public Talk

Wed 12 Oct · 7.00pm – 8.30pm

Join Buddhist nun Kelsang Tara for a life-changing public talk on how to use meditation to develop special ways of thinking that create inner peace, the real source of happiness.