About Rigpa Sydney

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

  • 5 November
  • 9am – 11.30am
  • Preventing Burnout and Exhaustion

by Divas on Demand

  • 5 November
  • 7pm
  • Glebe Justice Centre, 37 St Johns Road, Glebe


Eat, Drink and Be Merry with Shakespeare

Join us for an evening of gorgeous music, great food and lots of fun to raise funds for renovations of Rigpa’s new National Centre in Newtown.

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.


Practices Open for Everyone

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