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.


Kids Group /Discussion Group/Garden Bee and Memberships

2023/24 Memberships are now due, the link is below. Thank you for supporting the centre.

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.

Monthly Childrens Group: - Please note that kids group will not resume until further notice

Discussion Group.    The next Discussion group is Sunday 1 October at 11.30am in person or via Zoom. 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 watching and discussing a retreat course with Alan Wallace.  Cost for session is suggested $10 donation.

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

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.  Thank you. 


Alan Wallace Recordings

Alan Wallace Recordings from the Cairns workshop in 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.