༄༅། བདག་ཉིད་བདག་གི་མགོན་ཡིན་ཏེ། བདག་ཉིད་བདག་གི་དགྲ་ཡང་ཡིན། ལེཌ་དང་ངན་པ་བྱེད་པ་ལ། བདག་ཉིད་བདག་གི་དཔང་པོ་ཡིན། One is ones own saviour, one is also ones own enemy. In act of Vice and virtue, one is ones own (court of) justice . Buddha"

Upcoming Events

Animal Blessing

October 29, 2017

“Rescuing, saving, and freeing animals increases longevity and brings richness.” Buddha.  Date:  Sunday 29 October 2017 Times: Registration at 10.30am, ceremony 11:00am, lunch 12:30pm Location: Ruffey Lake Park BBQ area, Church Road Doncaster, 3108 (use this link to google maps, or search for 213 Church road Templestowe) (Melways Ref. 33H9). Enter Church Road from King Street (not […]

Vajrayogini Retreat

November 28, 2017 – December 3, 2017

This year HE Zim’og Rinpoche will offer a non-residential Vajrayogini retreat at Nalandra’s new premises in November/December. We apologise for the short notice due to the work we have been undertaking to prepare the property for events. The new centre is the ideal setting for a retreat, as well as being commutable and keeping the cost […]

Pilgrimage to India

January 6, 2018 – January 27, 2018

Coming up in January 2018, HE Zim’og Rinpoche is planning to lead a pilgrimage that explores sacred sites of earliest Buddhism. Register now for this 21-day sacred journey. Deposit Form 2018. Highlights: – Bodhgaya, where the Buddha reached enlightenment;  – Sarnath, in the ancient city of Varanasi, where the Buddha first turned the wheel of Dharma and formed […]

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Latest News

Term 4 Saturday Meditation Program resumes

Nalandra’s Saturday morning program resumes this Saturday 14 October at 10:00am. Venerable Hojun Futen will lead meditation, followed by a Vajrasattva Sadhana.  Come along to replenish your spirit and welcome Ven. Hojun out of retreat.  Schedule 10:00 am   Meditation 10:45 am   Morning tea break 11:15 am   Vajrasattva Sadhana Suggested donation $10/$15.

Program Update

Rinpoche’s teachings for this term have now concluded and Nalandra will have a break for the school holidays. Rinpoche will  be engaging in other spiritual endeavours including a visit to the Nalandra Padma Retreat Centre, Bhanodi India. Dates for recommencement of teaching and meditation will be posted when Rinpoche returns. May we all have a good spiritual break!

Rinpoche’s Retreat

Rinpoche is planning to go on retreat  for six months each year over a six year period. Starting in 2018, he will be on retreat from the end of April until the end of September, and teaching at Nalandra from October through to the end of March. It has always been Rinpoche’s wish to go for a long retreat and help sentient […]

Working Bee

Rinpoche sends his deepest gratitude for our contributions to the working bee last Saturday. He thinks the Buddha’s have received our intention, which will remain as our best karmic seed for the advancement of our spiritual growth. There are a few more working bees coming up on the first Saturday of the month, the next on […]

Program update

Wednesday 19 July – Recommencement of weekly teachings on the Mahamudra by Zim’og Rinpoche. Saturday 22 July – Recommencement of Meditation and Green Tara Puja led by Zim’og Rinpoche. Nalandra is closed during the school holidays. Weekly Monday meditation will be closed for the next three months while Nalandra’s Abbott Venerable Hojun is on retreat.

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