Our meditation courses and retreats are an ideal way to get a gain experience of meditation and inner peace. These courses examine a particular topic in greater depth than would be possible in a drop-in meditation class.

Our courses and retreats are open to everyone and are suitable for all levels of experience, including beginners. For more information about specific courses or retreats, select a course from the list below or the menu on the right.

Heart Jewel Silent Retreat • Post Dharma Celebration Retreat
Heart Jewel Silent Retreat
Mon 27 Apr - Fri 1 May
with Resident Teacher Gen Kelsang Dornying
The perfect retreat conditions at Kadampa Meditation Centre Australia provide the ideal opportunity to enjoy inner peace, reflection and inspiration as you make a heartfelt connection with this extraordinary meditation practice.
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Meditation & Mindfulness | Sat 16 May
Meditation and Mindfulness
Saturday 16 May · 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
with Buddhist nun Kelsang Luma
Day course in Melbourne. Experience a still mind and begin to transform your life through meditation and mindfulness. Meditation enables us to find within our own mind the peace and happiness we seek, as well as improve our good qualities.
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How to Meditate | Sat 23 May
How to Meditate
Saturday 23 May · 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
with Buddhist teacher Jake Zakarauskas
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Learn to Meditate
Learn to Meditate
Saturday 27 June · 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Meditation is a way of calming the mind, reducing stress and developing a more positive approach to life. This course provides the perfect opportunity to discover for yourself the inner peace and happiness that naturally arises when our mind becomes still.
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Weekend Meditation Retreat | 3-5 Jul
Weekend Retreats
Fri 3 Jul - Sun 5 Jul
These weekend meditation retreats are suitable for everyone, and provide an excellent introduction to meditation.
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Vajrayogini Mountain Retreat | 4 Sep - 7 Oct
Mountains Retreat
Sat 5 Sep - Wed 7 Oct
part-guided by Gen Kelsang Dornying
Come to KMC Australia in September 2015 and take part in our Vajrayogini counting retreat – a retreat in which we recite Vajrayogini’s mantra 100,000 times. It is very beneficial for Vajrayogini practitioners to try to complete a counting retreat in their lifetime in order to draw closer to the attainment of outer and inner Dakini Land.
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