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

New Meditation Session

We will be introducing an early morning weekly meditation session starting on Tuesday 9 August from 7am to 8am

This new session is for those who like to meditate early, prefer to do so in a group and before work.  The sessions are by donation but we suggest $5/$10 depending on your circumstances to cover our operating costs.  The sessions will be unguided 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 and do not attend if you have any cold or flu like symptoms.

   

Tuesday Evening Guided Meditations

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Tuesday evening Guided Meditations 7pm to 8pm, will resume for in person and via Zoom from 19 July to 6 September 2022. 

Venerable Rinchen will lead guided meditation sessions weekly, covering the different Shamatha and Vipassana practices and also including heart practices such as Loving Kindness, Compassion, Joy and Equanimity.  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 the sessions is $10 per week.  To book click on the Trybooking link:  https://www.trybooking.com/CAYVQ 

   

Open Way Zen Group - Cancelled for this Week

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 Quentin 'Gen Shu' from Open Way Zen - Wednesday Evenings at 6.30pm

Wednesday evening Meditation practice and Dharma discussions are back in person.  

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.

PLEASE FOLLOW ALL COVID-19 PROTOCOLS AND DO NOT ATTEND IF YOU HAVE ANY COLD OR FLU LIKE SYMPTOMS and bring a sarong or towel to cover the cushions.  

   

Kids Group /Discussion Group/Garden Bee and Memberships

Annual Memberships will expire on 30 June 2022 and a new link for 22/23 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:  https://www.trybooking.com/CACYV   For Lifetime Membership: Try Booking link: https://trybooking.com/LYIA   for Lifetime single membership $1,000   Lifetime Family membership $1,500.

Childrens Group: - Due to other commitments Venerable Rinchen will run the next kids group on Saturday 13 August at 10am.  Please do not attend if you have any cold or flu like symptoms.  Please email to confirm your attendance on This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

The session starts with prayers, mindful movements, lying down meditation, walking meditation, followed by a craft activity, morning tea, then storytime and dedication. Please bring morning tea to share and water bottle. Suitable for ages 2 to 10 years, cost is suggested donation of $5 per child to cover the cost of craft materials.

Discussion Group

The next discussion group will be July 31st 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 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 

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.