Khacho Yulo Ling in Cairns

Khacho Yulo Ling Buddhist Centre is a place of peace and practice. The centre is under the patronage of and has been blessed by, both His Holiness Sakya Trizin and the late His Eminence Chogye Trichen Rinpoche. It is of the lineage of the Tsarpa sub sect of the Sakya Tradition of Tibetan Buddhism but welcomes all traditions and teachings.

The centre is facilitated by it's resident nun, Venerable Rinchen, a fully ordained Australian nun in the Tibetan tradition. The centre is open to all interested people who are seeking to know more about Buddhism or meditation. We offer regular practices and Buddhist teachings.

Upcoming Events

Weekly Meditation Sessions

Tuesday Morning Meditation - 7am to 8am

This session is for those who like to meditate early, prefer to do so in a group and before work.  They are silent meditations, not guided to allow people to practice as they prefer. The Gompa gates will open at 6.50am for a prompt 7am start, please bring a sarong or towel to cover the cushion/chair. 

Other Weekly unguided Meditations areWednesdays at 10.30am and Sunday at 10am - suggested donation for these sessions, $5/$10 and bring sarong/towel for cushions.  Please do not attend if you have any flu or cold like symptoms.


Tuesday Evening Guided Meditations


Tuesday evening Guided Meditations 7pm to 8pm,  for in person from 3 October to 5 December 2023. 

These weekly meditations will be led alternately by Venerable Rinchen, Nick and Rob, and they will provide guided meditation sessions, covering the different Shamatha and Vipassana practices and also including heart practices such as Loving Kindness, Compassion, Joy and Equanimity.  They are available for those who wish to attend in person or via Zoom.  A Zoom link will be sent each Tuesday for the evening session.  If you are attending in person please bring a sarong/towel to cover cushion or chair and please do not attend if you have any cold or flu like symptoms. 

The cost for each session is $10.  To book via the Trybooking link:



Open Way Zen Group


Please Note that the Wednesday Evening Sessions are on hold for the time being, we will advise when they resume.

Quentin 'Gen Shu' from Open Way Zen 

Session commence 6.30pm to app 8.30pm. Cost is suggested donation of $10 per week, the money goes to support both Open Way Zen group and Khacho Yulo Ling and their running costs.  Please bring a sarong/towel to cover cushions/Chairs.


Woyaya Fundraising Concert



New Year Silent Retreat

Saturday 30 December to Monday 1st January 2024


A great way to reset the mind and start the new year.

Venerable Rinchen invites you to join her for a 3 day silent, non residential retreat that will give you the opportunity to deepen your practice and recharge your batteries.  The days will offer instructions and guidance on both Shamatha and Vipassana meditation techniques as well as meditations on the Four Immeasureables.  Everyone is asked to bring a yoga mat, sarong/towel to cover cushions/chair.

Vegetarian meals will be provided each day for breakfast, lunch and dinner depending on start and finish times. Please bring your own water bottle.  Do not attend if you have any cold or flu symptoms.  Numbers are limited, so book early.

This is a non residential retreat.

Times:  Saturday 9am to 8pm, Sunday 6.30am to 8pm and Monday 6.30am to 5pm.

Bookings are essential by Thursday 28 December on Trybooking: 

Cost for the 3 days is:   Member/concession: $180 or Non Member: $210

Venue:  Khacho Yulo Ling Buddhist Centre - 348 Severin Street Cairns


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