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. Visits are subject to WA’s COVID-19 Phase 4 regulations: max 35 concurrent visitors in the gompa, social distancing applies. Please don’t visit if you have flu-like symptoms.

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Email Registration Not Required for Meditations & Pujas (except Holy Days)

Effective 23 Oct 2020, you no longer need to register by email to attend meditations and pujas. Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis. We ask you to be understanding in the event we reach our maximum capacity of 35. Pre-registration by email to welcome@hayagriva.org.au is still required to attend some special events on Holy Day.

Holy Day – Lhabab Düchen – Sat 7 Nov 2020

Lhabab Düchen this year takes place on 7 November 2020. It marks the day when Shakyamuni Buddha descended from the Heaven of the Thirty-three after giving teachings to his mother who had been reborn there. On this auspicious day, all virtue created is multiplied 100 million times as stated in the Vinaya text “Treasure of Quotations and Logic“. Join us in celebrating this day with auspicious and merit making activities.

Program at Hayagriva Buddhist Centre for Lhabab Düchen on Sat 7 Nov 2020:

  • 5.30am Precepts at Home
    Eight vows taken for 24 hours with an attitude to benefit others.
    Download the text for taking Precepts
    Note: Precepts are NOT taking place at HBC.
  • 11.30am Join with others at HBC to watch the televised 3rd and final day of teachings by His Holiness the Dalai Lama on Commentary on Bodhicitta. Please register in advance by email to welcome@hayagriva.org.au making mention that this is for “HHDL’s Teaching”
  • 2pm Shakyamuni Buddha Puja. Please register in advance by email to welcome@hayagriva.org.au making mention that this is for “Shakyamuni Buddha Puja”

Offerings of unopened packages of food only, flowers and donations are most welcome.

By Donation

Schedule Change: Geshe Zopa Sunday Livestream starts at 2pm

To accommodate the introduction of Daylight Saving in some states, Geshe Zopa’s Sunday livestreaming sessions will now begin at 2pm Perth time. This is one hour earlier than previously.

The Dalai Lama – Global Vision Summit – Oct 22-27 2020

Free Online Event
October 22 – 27, 2020
For the first time, Lion’s Roar and Tibet House US, and with the express endorsement of the Dalai Lama, are bringing together an extraordinary gathering of experts to celebrate the Dalai Lama’s vision and profound wisdom in this historic 6-day online summit. To find out more and how to register for this free online event, click here.

Cushions and mats available

The HBC Executive Committee has decided to allow the use of the Centre’s cushions and mats at all events.

Geshe Zopa on The Six Perfections – No. 6 Wisdom posted 16 Sep 2020

* All FPMT Centres are welcome to use Geshe Zopa’s talks.

Note: This video contains 3 parts (24 minutes, 80 minutes, 107 minutes)

COVID-19 Restrictions (last updated 23 Oct 2020)

Spiritual events have restarted at our Centre under restricted conditions. Our Office and Shop are open each day from 10am to 2pm from Monday to Saturday (subject to availability of our office volunteers).

The maximum number of persons permitted in the gompa is 35 with up to 5 persons in the foyer. These limits conform to the “2 square metres” rule and to the “1.5m physical distancing” rule.

In Person Attendance: Preregistration is only required for the following:

  • For Holy Day Events: To register please send an email to welcome@hayagriva.org.au with the date and time of the event you wish to attend. Please do so as early as possible to give us time to reply.
  • For Yoga: Registration for yoga is achieved through each of the instructors using the links provided below.

Online Attendance: Events are either “in person” or “online” or both. Please check the details below to determine how you can attend. There is no limit for the number of “online” participants. Register using the relevant web page (see below) to be added to the mailing list who will be sent the necessary link to attend the “online” session.

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

  • Please sign our “attendance register”. We need your name and contact email, phone number and your time of arrival. Also, please add your time of departure on leaving.
  • 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 recommend that you wipe down chairs and tables before use with antiseptic wipes obtainable at our registration desk.
  • Please stay at home if you have flu-like symptoms.
  • “Social distancing” requires a distance of at least 1.5 metres between people (standing, sitting or walking). This also applies to waiting in a queue for entry. In the gompa, please sit or stand on the black “X” as they have been pre-measured to ensure sufficient distance from others. In addition to a maximum of 35 persons in the gompa, there should be no more than 2 in the kitchen, 5 in the admin/shop/library and 2 in the entrance lobby (as required to satisfy the “2 square metres” rule).
  • Please BYO cup or use one of our disposable paper cups and disposable plastic spoons. You are welcome to stay for coffee and tea in our outside area at the back of the gompa. Remember to stay 1.5m from each other.
  • Food Offerings for the altar and pujas should be unopened packaged items only. No fruit or veg please.
Today's Events
Upcoming Events

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. Max 35 students. Led by senior student (Brian Keegan). Attendance is on a first come first served basis. 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. Max 35 students. Attendance is on a first come first served basis. 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: at HBC maximum 35 students. 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. Max 35 students. Led by senior student. Attendance is on a first come first served basis. NO advance booking is required. 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. Max 35 students. Attendance is on a first come first served basis. NO advance booking is required.

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