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

Kids Group /Discussion Group/Garden Bee and Memberships

Annual Memberships will expire on 30 June a new link for 21/22 Memberships is below. 

Please make sure your membership is up to date when booking for events to receive the discounts.  Your contributions go towards helping keep our beautiful centre operating and we greatly appreciate your support.  Annual Family membership $70  Single membership $50  Single Concession membership$40.Try Booking link:  For Lifetime Membership: Try Booking link:   for Lifetime single membership $1,000   Lifetime Family membership $1,500.

Childrens Group: New Time 9.30am

The next kids group will be run face to face on Saturday 10 of July at 9.30am.  If you would like to participate with your children please email Rinchen on This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and advise if you will be attending in person. Suitable for ages 2 to 10 years, cost is suggested donation of $5 per child to cover the cost of craft materials.

Please bring morning tea to share and water bottle. We will follow the COVID -19 protocols as best we can. Session starts with prayers, mindful movements, lying down meditation, walking meditation, followed by a craft activity, morning tea, then storytime and dedication.  We now use the Check in Qld code so make sure you have it ready to check in with.

Discussion Group

The next discussion group has been moved to Sunday 18 July at 11.30am after Meditation. We now use the Check in Qld code so make sure you have it ready to check in with.  If you would like to attend via Zoom please email on This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   We are currently looking at the teachings on the 7 Point Mind Training.  Cost for session is suggested $10 donation.

Garden Bee: You are invited to join our monthly garden bee 10 july.

We generally meet on the first Saturday of each month, starting at 6am in summer, 6.30am in winter. We usually work for around 2 hours and have a shared breakfast afterwards, COVID-19 permitting. You can arrive later and leave earlier if they want. The jobs vary, weeding, some hedge/bush trimming and other jobs such as mulching, general tidy up etc.

Please wear sturdy boots, gloves & a hat. If you have any favourite tools, bring them along, although we do have a collection of tools at the Centre. If you would like more information or to be on the contact list, please contact Lindsay on: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   (Note: being on our email list doesn't mean that we expect you to attend! And, you can "unsubscribe" at any time).  Thank you. 


Tuesday Evening Guided Meditations


Guided Meditations will resume on Tuesday evenings as of the 20 July to 7 September 2021 from 7pm to 8pm - Bookings are essential as numbers are limited for personal attendance. For those choosing the zoom option there is no limit.

Venerable Rinchen will be leading guided meditation sessions weekly from Tuesday 20 July to  7 September 2021. Each week we will go through the different Shamatha and Vipassana practices, there will be some instructions and Q/A and we will finish with a heart practice such as Loving Kindness, Compassion, Joy or Equinimity.

You have the option of attending either in person or via Zoom and bookings are essential for both options. If you choose the zoom option, the link will be sent out on the day of the evening session you have booked for. Cost for each week is $10.  Those attending in person will need to bring a towel or sarong to put over cushions/Chair each week and numbers will be limited so that we can maintain social distancing.  Please do not attend if you have any cold or flu like symptoms. Thank you.

To book weekly click on the Trybooking link:



Open Way Zen Group


 Quentin Gen Shu from Open Way Zen will resume teachings  from  Wednesday 27 January at 6.30pm - 2021

Wednesday evening Meditation practice and Dharma discussions will resume this Wednesday at KYLBC. Sessions 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 Buddhist Centre with running costs.  


Please email Quentin on: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to be included in his weekly email regarding topics for discussion and meditation.


Alan Wallace Recordings

Alan Wallace will be in Australia in November 2018

The Contemplary in Melbourne will make available the recordings from the recent teachings given by Alan in Melbourne, I will post the link here when they are up and available.

Recordings from the Alan Wallace workshop in Cairns 2016

Click on the links below to listen to the sessions with Alan starting with the evening talk.  Please be aware that during the final afternoon session there was a little glitch where a short bit of the recording is missing. Enjoy listening.