General Program

Our General Program delivers teachings on key Buddhist topics, ranging from an introduction to Buddhist thought and meditation, to more advanced presentations, including philosophy, psychology and mind training. The teachings are offered by our resident Tibetan teacher Geshe Tsultrim, members of our Sangha, experienced lay students, and various visiting teachers.

Weekly teachings currently include:

General Teachings with Geshe Tsultrim (in the gompa and online)

The Stages of the Path to Enlightenment

Online teachings with Basic Program graduate Alan Carter

Transforming the study of Dharma inTO THE PRACTISING OF DHARMA

NOTE:  These teachings are in recess from October to 23rd February 2023… 

General Teachings with Geshe Tsultrim

Offered by Geshe Phuntsok Tsultrim, our resident Tibetan teacher and highly qualified Buddhist scholar and practitioner.

Lamrim - The Stages of the Path to Enlightenment

Friday mornings, 10.30 am – 12.00 pm

Sunday mornings, 10.30 am – 12.00 pm

Using Lama Tsongkhapa’s renowned text Stages on the Path to Enlightenment, known as the Middle Length Lamrim, Geshe Tsultrim offers a detailed presentation of all the meditations required to realise the state of enlightenment. All the key points from the Buddha’s teachings are incorporated in this text, including meditations on a precious human rebirth, death and impermanence, karma, seeking the state of liberation, the four truths, compassion, developing an altruistic intention, developing penetrative wisdom, and more.

Benefiting Beings through Wisdom

with Alan Carter (online only)

Transforming the study of Dharma into the practising of Dharma as applied to the stages of enlightenment

Wednesday evenings, 6.30pm – 8.00pm

This online class explores the intermediate stages of the path (lamrim). Through study and contemplation with one of our most experienced students, a Basic Program Graduate, students engage in reasoning, logic and meditation as a basis to bring about realisations.