Hayagriva Buddhist Centre is a Mahayana Tibetan Buddhist centre in Perth, Western Australia, affiliated with FPMT.

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You can visit the centre during office hours 10am – 2pm Mon to Sat*

*Centre opening hours are subject to volunteer availability. Please phone to confirm.

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Monthly Vajrasattva Purification Retreat @ HBC – 1 to 5pm

First Session: Saturday 31 Jul 2021

The Vajrasattva mantra is a powerful practice to purify negative karma and a quick way to transform your mind. It is a kind of detox of the mind.

By popular demand, this session will be held monthly on the “last Saturday” of each month. The first of these monthly sessions will be on 31 July 2021.

FPMT’s founder, Lama Yeshe (1935 – 84) said: “the Vajrasattva practice can purify all negative energy; there is no negativity that Vajrasattva meditation cannot purify.”

There will be a short explanation of the practice followed by several sessions led by Owen Cole. Owen has done a three-month Vajrasattva and other retreats.

No initiation is necessary though an understanding of Buddhist principles and karma is useful.

All welcome.

By donation

Weekly Tantric Orchestra Practice every Friday 7pm

First Session: Friday 6 Aug 2021

Every Friday evening there will be a practice session of Tibetan musical instruments whilst focussing on aspects of the Guru Padmasambhava Puja.The aim of these sessions is to develop proficiency in these instruments and form an orchestra to accompany the Guru Padmasambhava Puja, which will be organized for a later date when everyone is ready. Everyone is welcome to learn how to use these musical instruments. No one here is an expert.

About Guru Padmasambhava Puja

We are introducing a Guru Padmasambhava Puja to the Centre’s program; this is a lively puja dedicated towards world peace, relief from pandemics, famine and obscurations to spiritual progress. Padmasambhava is recognised by all the Tibetan schools so we are aiming eventually to see if we can use this as a bridge between all the Tibetan centres in Perth. This is also a chance to experiment with multi-faith participation; the universal, current, and topical nature of the prayers will make this attractive.

Tantric Orchestra

The puja itself is lively as besides the usual chanting, there are episodes where conches, cymbals, horns, bells and drums beat out a strong rhythm to build good energy in participants while also creating merit. The devotional aspect can lead our minds into deep concentration and joy.

Donations for Roof Repairs…WOW!

The inspiring generosity of our Members, students and friends has raised the entire $23,000 we needed to replace the rusty roof on our teacher’s residence at 62 Banksia Tce. Thank you all so much. It’s been heart-warming. Where possible we have responded to donors individually, however, we have not been able to personally thank several donors as we don’t have their email address but their donations are very much appreciated.

The work on the roof may not start for a while as the recent rains have prevented the contractor from working so he has been unable to clear his back log of jobs. We will let you know when the job is done. Thanks again for all your support.

Watch Teachings by Geshe Tenzin Zopa on YouTube

We were most fortunate to have Geshe Zopa take a break from his retreat to give us teachings on The Four Immeasurables 1, 8, 15 and 22 Jun

All sessions with Geshe Zopa were live streamed and recorded on YouTube.

Click here to watch those recordings.

Dedication Prayers to celebrate
His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s 86th Birthday
Tue 6 July, 7pm

Watch recording of this event on YouTube: https://youtu.be/ghs1rOXCGE8

Dharma Study and Discussion Group

Every Saturday at 10am

Our dharma study and discussion group on Saturday morning at 10am is based on Geshe Zopa’s recent teachings on Wheel of Sharp Weapons. Each session: 1. Prayers and motivation (10 min), 2. Watch Geshe’s teaching together (60 min), 3. Tea break (15 min), 4. Group discussion on the teaching (45 min), and 5. Dedication (10min). To prepare yourself for the discussion, please download the text of ‘Wheel of Sharp Weapons’, and Geshela’s commentary on the ‘Wheel of Sharp Weapons’ called ‘Mirror to your Life’.

Regular Events at HBC

Monday Morning Yoga 9.30am
Event is at HBC. Max 16 students. Teacher is Jude Milan. Must book and pay in advance on Stillness In Motion Yoga website. No “walk ins” without a booking.

Monday Evening Yoga 6pm
Event is at HBC. Max 16 students. Teacher is Lewanna Newman. Enquiries to vitalyoga@gmail.com

Tuesday Morning Meditation 10am
Event is at HBC. Led by senior student (Brian Keegan). Chairs and cushions are provided or bring your own cushion if you prefer. Note: NO online option.

Wednesday Evening Yoga 6pm
Event is at HBC. Max 16 students. Teacher is Jude Milan. Must book and pay in advance on Stillness In Motion Yoga website. No “walk ins” without a booking.

Thursday Evening Meditation 7pm
Event is at HBC. Chairs and cushions are provided or bring your own cushion if you prefer. Note: NO online option.

Sunday Morning Meditation 10am
Event is at HBC and Online via Zoom. Led by senior student.
Subject: The Six Perfections.
In Person Attendance: Chairs and cushions are provided or bring your own cushion if you prefer.
Online Attendance: Book on HBC website at https://www.hayagriva.org.au/online-sunday-meditation-registration/ to be added to mailing list. Zoom link emailed to mailing list on Sunday by 9am.

For All Pujas
Event is at HBC. Led by senior student. Chairs and cushions are provided or bring your own cushion if you prefer. Offerings of “unopened” packaged food or of flowers are welcome. Food offerings must not be opened. NO online option.

For Holy Day Events
Event is at HBC. NO online option.

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COVID-19 Restrictions (last updated 11 July 2021)

Our Office and Shop are open each day from 10am to 2pm from Monday to Saturday (subject to availability of our office volunteers).

Where possible, you should try to exercise “physical distancing” when attending events.

“Online” access via Zoom to our Sunday Meditation will continue. There is no limit for the number of “online” participants. Register (click here) to be added to the mailing list. Those on the mailing list will receive an email on Sunday morning containing the necessary “link” to the Zoom session.

When attending events or visiting the centre “in person”, please be aware of the following rules:

  • On arrival, you must sign in to our “attendance register” or use the SafeWA app on your phone. Importantly, signing in is also mandatory for our volunteers. *
  • Please use the hand sanitiser provided before and after touching common property e.g. prayers books, tables and chairs, offering bowls, etc.
  • You may use our cushions, mats, wooden tables, plastic chairs and tables. We provide antiseptic wipes if you prefer to wipe down your chair and/or table before use.
  • Please stay at home if you have flu-like symptoms.
  • Food Offerings for the altar and pujas should be unopened packaged items only.

* You can register on our paper form or using the contactless SafeWA app. Look for our SafeWA QR code posted at the door and at our registration desk.