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

Alan Wallace Recordings

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, amatuer nun recording!  Enjoy listening.

 

   

Annual Memberships

Annual Memberships are now due from 30 June 2017 till 30 June 2018.

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.

Try Booking link:  https://www.trybooking.com/QSEH  for annual Family membership $70  Single membership $50  Single Concession membership $40 and this Try Booking link: https://trybooking.com/LYIA   for Lifetime single membership $1,000   Lifetime Family membership $1,500

   

Children's group

The next children's group will be on Saturday 12 August at 10am.  We start the session with prayers, mindful movements, lying down meditation, walking meditation, followed by a craft activity, morning tea which is usually bring a plate to share, storytime and dedication.  Cost for children's group is a suggested donation is $5 per child, this money goes towards books, art and craft materials.

Buddhist Discussion Group

The next discussion group will be Sunday 27 August 2017. Our discussion groups will be based around listening to Alan Wallace 2012 Fall Podcast on Shamatha and The Four Applications of Mindfulness.  Anyone can join in, simply listen to the 3 podcast sessions during the month and then come along to the discussion group at the end of the month with questions and topics to talk about.  The podcasts for this month are 38, 40 and 42, go to: www.media.sbinstitute.com  Cost for the talks is by donation, suggested donation is $10/$5

Quentin "Genshu" - Wednesday evening talks 6.30pm to 8pm "How to grow a Happy Life"

Teachings based on the Noble Truths and the 8 Fold Noble Path.  Cost for the teachings is $5/$10 and goes to support both Open Way Zen and Khacho Yulo Ling Buddhist Centre.  No bookings required.

   

Introduction to Shamatha Meditation

with Venerable Rinchen 

Tuesday 22 August from 7pm to 9pm, Saturday 26 August from 9.30am to 3.00pm.

This short course is suitable for anyone who wants to gain greater clarity of mind and reduce the level of stress and tension in the mind and body.  The course will be a combination of teaching and practice in a relaxed and conducive environment.  Whilst the teachings are derived from the Buddhist philosophy a commitment to Buddhism is not required.

The course will be facilitated by Venerable Rinchen who is the resident nun at the centre, she has been running meditation courses for over 14 years.  Rinchen has completed the 2 month silent Shamatha Retreat in Phuket with Dr B Alan Wallace.  Dr Wallace is one of the foremost teachers of this practice in the west for the western mind and trained under the guidance of many great masters including His Holiness the Dalai Lama. This practice is a great way to cultivate a wonderful sense of well being and mental balance.

Course cost is $60 and includes a meditation booklet, refreshments, if you have a yoga mat please bring it along as we will do some of the meditations lying down.  Please bring your lunch for the Saturday session.  Numbers are limited so book and pay to secure your place.

To book and pay click on the Trybooking link: https://www.trybooking.com/RFXL


 

 

 

   

Inaugural 10 Day Silent Retreat

Bring a sense of calm and quiet back into your life with Meditation

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Our inaugural 10 day silent Shamatha retreat will be held this year from 1pm on Saturday 23 of September to lunchtime on Monday 2 October 2017.

This is a silent retreat combining a mix of teaching and practice on Shamatha Meditation. It is preferable that people who attend, have some meditation or retreat experience, but it is not essential. The retreat will focus on the basic principles of training the mind in Shamatha meditation to create a relaxed, peaceful and contemplative countenance. The evening sessions will focus on the heart practices of the Four Immeasureables, Loving Kindness, Compassion, Joy and Equinimity. The costs will include all meals for day participants and all meals and shared accommodation for residential participants.

The retreat is suitable for anyone who wants to gain greater clarity of mind, increase their mindfulness and reduce the level of stress and tension in the mind and body. Whilst the teachings are derived from the Buddhist philosophy a commitment to Buddhism is not required.

The retreat will be facilitated by Venerable Rinchen who is the resident nun at the centre, she has been facilitating meditation courses and retreats since 2002. Rinchen completed the 2 month silent Shamatha Retreat in Phuket in 2011 with Dr B Alan Wallace and has attended and completed many other retreats and courses over the years.

After booking please email Rinchen for a registration form, which must be completed prior to the retreat.  Bookings are essential by 21 September as places are limited.  All meals will be vegetarian, please bring a yoga mat if you have one.  Residential participants please bring your own linen, towel and toiletries.  If anyone has any specific dietary allergies or restrictions please let us know well in advance.

Costs

Non residential member/Concession: $600.00

Non residenital non member: $700.00

Residential shared accommodation for member/concession: $870.00

Residential shared accommodation for non member: $970.00

To book and pay please click on the Trybooking link: https://www.trybooking.com/QTLP

 

 

 

 

   

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