~ Welcome to Atisha Centre ~

Atisha Centre is a Tibetan Buddhist meditation centre, providing opportunities for study and
practice of a spiritual path, where people can develop their natural wisdom and compassion.


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Updated:  Thursday 28 July
❖ Wednesday Night Teachings and Sunday Meditation
Please note: These events will be held in the Monastery gompa from now, until 20 August.
❖ Positions available at the Centre
We are currently looking for a person with Dharma experience to fill the position of Assistant Spiritual Programme Coordinator. 
To find out more...
> Email the Director <

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Teachings - Publications

All the teachings given at Atisha Centre are available as audios and in most cases, as videos

Follow all our teachings as audios and YouTube videos, with downloadable course materials. 
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Visit our Courtyard shop for Dharma books, gifts, ritual items and interesting artefacts
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~  Regular Events

Sunday Morning Meditation
Each Sunday ~
from 10:00am to 11:00am
Guided meditation perfect for beginners, including those with no experience with meditation whatsoever. An excellent opportunity just to sit with your mind in a peaceful and relaxed atmosphere.  {More info...}
Wednesday Night Teachings
Each Wednesday ~
from 6:30pm to 8:00pm 
“Lama Chöpa”
Each Wednesday, Geshe Rabten delivers in-depth teachings on the Lam Rim - the Graduated Path to Enlightenment.  {More info...}
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Pujas at Atisha Centre ~  {Info on pujas...}
Guru Puja
~ 21 August @ 5:30pm
Tara Puja
~ 4 September @ 4:30pm
Medicine Buddha Puja 
~ 10 September @ 4:30pm

Upcoming and Continuing Courses and Events

Cittamani Tara Retreat

Thursday 28 July to Saturday 20 August 2022
High-level tantric retreat.
Available to initiates only!
Event: Hatha Yoga

Hatha Yoga (weekly)

Monday 22 August ~ 10:00am to 11:00am
Hatha yoga connects mind, body and breath, to develop awareness and mindfulness.
{More info...}
Event: Study Group

Study Group

Friday 26 August - from 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Saturday 27 August - from 9:00am to 4:30pm
Advanced Buddhist study programme. Everyone welcome.
{More info...}

Spring into Yoga Workshop

Saturday 3 September - 10:00am to 3:45pm
A one day Hatha Yoga workshop
with Venerable Drime & Annie McGhee
{More info...}

Tuesday Night Meditation

~ in Bendigo
Led by Venerable Damchö
Starts: Tuesday 6 September ~ 5:45pm
St. Paul's Anglican Cathedral - Bendigo
{More info...}

The End of Winter Retreat

Thursday 15 to Monday 19 September
With teachings from a text by Lama Tsongkhapa
"A Busy Life of Meaning"
{More info...}
Atisha Centre is located on the traditional land of the Dja Dja Wurrung people
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