Hayagriva Buddhist Centre is a Mahayana Tibetan Buddhist centre in Perth, Western Australia, affiliated with FPMT.
Visit the centre during office hours 10am – 2pm Mon to Sat*
*Centre opening hours are subject to volunteer availability. Please phone to confirm.
Basic Program – Audio Recording
Click here to listen to the audio recording of teachings on the Bodhitsattva Deeds based on Shantideva’s “A Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life”, part of the Basic Program. The latest recording available is Week 1: 10 Jul 2018.
Venerable Robina Courtin in Western Australia – July 2018
“We have the power to look into our own minds, to recognize what harms us, and out of enormous self respect, we can learn to change the poison; we can learn to get rid of the neuroses. This is all Buddha is saying.” – Venerable Robina
Venerable Robina is funny, dynamic, affectionate, kind and outrageous. She will challenge you, make you think about your life, make you laugh and move your heart. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear her in person.
Ordained as a Buddhist nun for 35 years, Venerable Robina has edited many dharma books and the FPMT’s international Mandala magazine, featured in two movies, run the Liberation Prison Project, and tours the world inspiring others with her teachings from the heart.
Use the link below to book and pay online to assure your place as we have limited capacity. Course fees cover the cost of bringing Venerable Robina to Perth and support our Centre.
Chokhor Duchen Holy Day on 16 July 2018
Chokhor Duchen, also known as the Festival of Turning the Wheel of Dharma is one of the four great holy days of the Tibetan calendar. It commemorates the anniversary upon which Shakyamuni Buddha first began teaching the Dharma. It is also International Sangha Day. Karmic results are multiplied by one hundred million, as cited by Lama Zopa Rinpoche in the Vinaya text Treasure of Quotations and Logic.
Program at Hayagriva Buddhist Centre for Chokhor Duchen on Mon 16 Jul 2018:
- 6.30am Precepts given by Geshe Sonam (eight vows taken for 24 hours with an attitude to benefit others)
- 12noon Set-up of tables and water bowls and purification of the bowls
- 1pm Filling of water bowls
- 7.30pm Light Offering followed by a Shakyamuni Buddha Puja
Offering of food, flowers are welcome at the puja.
Geshe Tenzin Zopa, who studied at the Tibetan Monasteries of Kopan (Nepal) and Sera (India) is a visiting teacher at FPMT Buddhist Centres around the world. English-speaking, he understands the complexities of living in the West offering advice to help solve modern issues.
Geshe Zopa recently lived in Perth for several years while guiding the development of Phuntsok Rinpoche, a reincarnation of his teacher, Geshe Lama Konchog, who was a famed and accomplished meditator. The film “Mistaken Child” documents his search for his teacher. Come and listen to his enthusiastic presentation of the dharma.
Use the link below to book and pay online to assure your place as we have limited capacity. Course fees cover the cost of bringing Geshe Zopa to Perth and support our Centre.
Click on the image below to view a convenient summary of Hayagriva Buddhist Centre (PDF)