About Rigpa Sydney

Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Centre

Located just 5 minutes walk from Central station, the Sydney Rigpa centre provides a place for authentic Tibetan Buddhism practice and study under the guidance of Sogyal Rinpoche. We offer free guided drop-in meditation, monthly half-day introductions to meditation as well as a comprehensive meditation course. There are also other short courses offered throughout the year on specific subjects.


Peace, Mindfulness and Awareness

Introduction to authentic meditation practices drawn from centuries-old Tibetan tradition with a different teaching topic each month.

First Saturday of each month

  • 7 January (to be confirmed)
  • 9am – 11.30am
  • Experiencing the Natural Freedom of the Mind

Rigpa Australia Annual Retreat

World renowned Tibetan master, Sogyal Rinpoche will be visiting Australia again in 2017. You are welcome to join him and his other students at the annual Rigpa Summer Retreat at the Great Lakes, NSW and attend daily teachings given by Rinpoche.

This is a precious opportunity to be in the presence of such a great teacher and hear this centuries-old Buddhist wisdom first hand.


Public Talk with Sogyal Rinpoche

We are delighted to announce that Sydney has been chosen as the venue for a very special public talk with Sogyal Rinpoche, as part of his Australian tour this summer.

This will be the one and only public talk that Rinpoche will present during his visit.
This is a special opportunity not to be missed. Booking details coming soon. Save the date!

  • 5 February
  • 3pm. Doors open from 2.30pm
  • NIDA, Parade Theatre
  • Booking details coming soon


Practices Open for Everyone

We have free meditation sessions on Tuesday and Friday evenings. Drop-in when you can, no booking required.