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

Tuesday Evening Guided Meditations

Guided Meditations will resume on Tuesday evenings as of the 29 September from 7pm to 8pm

Venerable Rinchen will be leading guided meditation sessions weekly from Tuesday 29 of September till 10 November. Each week we will go through the different Shamatha 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 prior to 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 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:


Wednesday and Sunday Meditations

We are now open for both Wednesday 10.30am & Sunday 10am Meditations.  All COVID-19 protocols must be followed. 

If you would like to attend either of these meditation please bring a sarong or towel to place over cushions, your own cup if you want a cup of tea afterwards and be in the Gompa seated at least 5 minutes prior to start time.  If you arrive after that time you will need to sit  outside in the cup of tea area for the meditation. You will be asked to provide contact details for contact tracing if necessary. For the benefit of our community please make sure you follow all current protocols of safe hygiene practices.  Do not attend if you have cold or flu like symptoms.


Open Way Zen Group


 Quentin Gen Shu from Open Way Zen Wednesdays 6.30pm

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.


Membership 2020 - 2021

Annual Memberships Now Due - 30 June 2020 till 30 June 2021.

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.

AGM will be held on Sunday 15 November at 1pm, all members welcome, afternoon tea will be provided.  A zoom link will be sent out for those who would prefer to attend online.

Childrens' group: 

The next kids group will be run both online and face to face on Saturday 17 October at 10am. 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 or require the Zoom link to the session. Suitable for ages 2 to 10 years.

Please bring your own morning tea and water bottle, we won't do the usual shared morning tea to minimise contact and to follow the COVID -19 protocols as best we can. We will start the session as we always do with prayers, mindful movements, lying down meditation, walking meditation, followed by a craft activity, morning tea, then storytime and dedication. 

Discussion Group:  

The next discussion group will be on Sunday 25 October at 1pm online via Zoom, please email Rinchen on This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to get the link for the session.


Venerable Tenzin Namdag - Cairns



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