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Mahakala Empowerment (Highest Yoga Tantra) with His Eminence Luding Khenchen

January 17, 2015
12:30pm - 17:00

H.E. Zimwock Rinpoche and Nalandra Institute are very pleased to announce that H.E. Luding Khen Rinpoche will visit Nalandra on Saturday 17 January 2015 to bestow a Mahakala empowerment. We are honoured to host a teacher of this calibre. For more information on H.E. Luding Khen Rinpoche’s Australian tour see www.drogmi.org The empowerment will be […]

17 January

Mahakala puja. Most vulnerable ritual for world peace.

January 20, 2015 – January 21, 2015
10 am-7:30 pm

The three days, sixth annual Mahakala Puja happily joins with three magnificent days.
First day waxing moon, very significant time to perform any Tantric practice, the accumulation is double. In the middle- second day, (the ninth in lunar calender) actual Dharmapal’s day. The third day falls on tenth in lunar calender. A Guru rinpoche’s day – leaves us only option to celebrate this last day of the 2014 year with Guru rinpoche. A very sensitive, rare and of-course very special coincide. This year’s the Puja will unveil human-sized Mahakala statue at Nalandra. His silver teeth and copper nails – a real manifestation of Lord of the saviours.

Ordinary wisdom: Sakya Pandita’s treasury of good advice

February 9, 2015 – March 23, 2015

Suitable for newcomers to Buddhism. Sakya Pandita, The Great Sage of Tibet, uses proverbs and stories to address the basic question of living peaceably.  Perhaps comparable with Aesop’s Fables, the tales from Ordinary Wisdom have been fundamental to the develeopment to the Tibetan culture and character.  

Vajra Kalachakra Vehicle

February 11, 2015 – March 18, 2015
7:30 pm-9:00 pm

Kalachakra Tantra teachings are treasures from the roof of the world, exquisitely created, and deeply sacred. It is of great cultural significance that they are making their first journey from Tibet to the western world. They will be meaningful to behold!

Community Open Day

March 14, 2015

Nalandra will welcome the local community to its first Open Day in March. try some guided meditation ask questions about Buddhism and its philosophy or history meet and make a connection with our precious teacher checkout a Tibetan Buddhist gompa (meditation hall) bring the kids for some fun activities browse the library and bookshop light […]

Tibetan History

March 24, 2015 – April 28, 2015

***NEW 4 WEEK COURSE*** Tuesday 24 March and 14, 21 & 28 April. ‘The History of Tibet, Land of Snow A Cultural Account This four week course will introduce Tibet’s early royal period, from the seventh century up until the time of the coming of Atisha in the eleventh century.  More details to come. Dr Di […]


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2015 calendars now available!

The 2015 Nalandra wall calendar is now available. This limited first edition month-by-month calendar is printed in full colour on quality art paper in large A3 format and features original photographs of stupas and chortens from the Himalayan region (see sample page). Features include monthly practice days, Tibetan Buddhist festivals, anniversaries of great masters from […]

Last class for 2014

The last teaching for this year will be on Thursday 4th Dec, on Shantideva. Teachings recommence from Monday 9th Feb 2015.

9 that makes Vajra yana’s faster

Using in an alphabetical order of it. V Visualization or Visual power.  A  Aspiring Mind for others benefit J   Joyful Life with no condemnation R   Rejoicing Guru yoga. A Awareness in All minds  in non-conceptual mental awareness. Y  Yogi / Yogini referring to a male or a female meditator . A  Attention Not […]

Weekly Schedule

PROGRAM for 2014 (PDF, 309kb) The general weekly program is: Monday 7:30 – 8:30pm Buddha’s Way Andrew McMillan Wednesday 7:30 – 9:00pm Kalachakra Zimwock Rinpoche Thursday 7:30 – 9:00pm Shantideva Zimwock Rinpoche Saturday 10am – 1pm Meditation & Chanting Zimwock Rinpoche All classes are held at Nalandra unless otherwise specified.   Please join our mailing […]

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