Teachings & Retreats

UPCOMING RETREATS 2019/2020

At the Tibetan Buddhist Society in Perth we hold a number of annual retreats of varying lengths and on various topics. Some retreats will be suitable for students of all levels, whilst some have pre-requisites.

Please see below for the a basic description of each of our annual retreats. Please note that dates and retreat topics are subject to change. Once dates and topcs are confirmed, retreat applications and further details will be available.

 

 


VAJRAYOGINI RETREAT - MELBOURNE
SEPTEMBER 2019

3 Weeks (Residential retreat) -  Commencing Sunday September 22nd & concluding on Saturday October 12th

Led by Les Sheehy, the resident teacher at the Tibetan Buddhist Society in Perth. This retreat will comprise include teaching and meditation sessions and students will complete a mantra commitment. The retreat will conclude with a traditional fire puja. To be able to attend this retreat you must have received the appropriate Highest Yoga Tantra initiation and have some experience with the practice.

2019 Vajrayogini Retreat - Tibetan Buddhist Society Melbourne
For retreat applications and further information, please contact the Tibetan Buddhist Society in Melbourne
Email: contact @tushita.org

 


MAHAMUDRA RETREAT - PERTH
JANUARY 4 to 11, 2020

8 Days (Residential retreat)

Each year we hold week long Mahamudra retreat. This retreat comprises teachings and meditations on understanding and experiencing the conventional nature of mind, as well as the ultimate nature of mind, self and phenomena.

This retreat is suitable for both new students and advanced students. New students should have a basic understanding of Buddhism and some experience with Path to Enlightenment teachings such as attending our Sunday afternoon classes.

Retreat applications & further information are available now, please contact our office if you are interested in attending.

 


MAHAMUDRA RETREAT - MELBOURNE
JANUARY 2020

Led by Les Sheehy, the resident teacher at the Tibetan Buddhist Society in Perth. This retreat comprises teachings and meditations on understanding and experiencing the conventional nature of mind, as well as the ultimate nature of mind, self and phenomena.

This retreat is suitable for both new students and advanced students. New students should have a basic understanding of Buddhism and some experience with Path to Enlightenment teachings.

2020 Mahamudra Retreat - Tibetan Buddhist Society Melbourne
For further information, please contact the Tibetan Buddhist Society in Melbourne
Email: contact @tushita.org

 


EASTER RETREAT - PERTH
EASTER 2020

3 days (Residential retreat) - Commencing Good Friday 2020

Previous subjects of our Easter retreat have included the practice and development of Calm Abiding (Single Pointed Concentration), the development of Bodhichitta - Great Love & Great Compassion and the practice of Lama Tsong Khapa Guru Yoga.

This retreat is generally suitable for both new students and advanced students. Any specific pre-requisities will be advised when the topic is announced.

Further details about this retreat will be available in term one, 2020.
 

 


LAMRIM - STAGES OF THE PATH RETREAT - PERTH
JUNE 2020

8 days (Residential retreat) - Date to be advised

This retreat is suitable for both new students and advanced students and there are no pre-requisites. Durint the retreat Les will guide meditations on the complete Path to Enlightenment and will teach extensively from Geshe Loden's text.

Further details about this retreat willbe available in term one, 2020.

 


WINTER VAJRAYANA RETREAT - PERTH
JULY 2020

2 or 3 Weeks (Residential retreat)

On alternate years, we hold either a two week Yamantaka retreat or a three week Vajrayogini retreat. These retreats include teaching and meditation sessions and students will complete a mantra commitment. The retreat will conclude with a traditional fire puja. To be able to attend these retreats you must have received the appropriate Highest Yoga Tantra initiation and have some experience with the practice.

2020 - 3 WEEK VAJRAYOGINI RETREAT - Commencing Saturday July 11th and concluding August 1st
Retreat applications will be available on request in 2020.