Central Coast Meditation Centre has been established for 13 years, a non for profit organisation the Centre is dedicated to the dissemination of Tibetan Buddhism. Our mission is to promote the teachings and philosophy of the Buddha and to teach meditation to the public.

The Centre follows the principles of the Sakya lineage of His Holiness Sakya Trizin. And sponsors visiting Tibetan Lamas to give teachings to the people of the Central Coast.

Teaching Tradition: Vajrayana, Sakya.

Spiritual Director: Lama Choedak Rinpoche is the Spiritual Director of the Tibetan Buddhist Society of Canberra (Sakya Losal Choe Dzong www.sakya.com.au.

One of the few meditation masters in Australia, Lama Choedak trained under His Eminence Chogye Trichen Rinpoche (who taught His Holiness the Dalai Lama and His Holiness Sakya Trizin).


Schedule of Teachings and Events 2017

Upcoming Events with Lama Choedak Rinpoche

PUBLIC TALK:  Friday 27TH October 2017, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM


The alarming rate of people dying through suicide in the first world is caused by preventable if we all know how to value and practice kindness, care and support. These have to be practised mindfully through kind words, small acts of care with patience and wisdom. In Buddhism, taking any form of life is heavy karma let alone one's own life. In this talk, Rinpoche will offer some practical tools to prevent suicide.

  • Seats are limited so please RSVP early
  • Cost: Suggested donation $20/concession $15


Venue: 5 Haynes Avenue Umina Beach

Bookings: Donna: 02 43447718 or nelson38@optusnet.com.au

FULL DAY WORKSHOP:  Saturday 28TH October 2017 9:30AM - 4:30PM


In Buddhism Death and Dying is very important part of life. Knowing the certainty of death, the unknown aspect of the timing, how to care for the dying, what happens at death to the body and consciousness of the dead and what conducts of the survivors will help or harm the spirit after death will help all to prepare for the inevitable. In this day long teaching, Lama Choedak Rinpoche will elucidate on the above topics and will also give the transmission of Amogapasha (a form of the Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara), conduct and teach how to perform SOOR CEREMONY to help the deceased. This will  be most useful  spiritual awakening for all how to prepare for their own death as well as what to do to help when the loved ones die. Tibetan Buddhists do this practice for forty-nine days to help all concerned. Not knowing what to do when one suffers from a loss can have a devastating effect when people become depressed. Learning and knowing how to do this practice can empower oneself and all to live mindfully every day, make preparation for the inevitable, cope well and grow strong.

Come and learn about this important Tibetan Buddhist practice. All are welcome to attend these very special and heartfelt teachings by Lama Choedak Rinpoche.

  • Seats are limited so please RSVP early
  • Morning tea and Lunch: Provided
  • Cost: Suggested donation for full day $50 / $40 concession

Venue: 5 Haynes Avenue Umina Beach

Bookings: Donna: 02 43447718 or nelson38@optusnet.com.au

8 Week Calm Abiding Meditation Classes -
Private classes are available by appointment only.

Learn the essential life skills of mindfulness, calmness and compassion through the practice of meditation.

Meditation has a proven record in its ability to improve health, awaken happiness and give a clear perspective on life. It enables you to identify the real causes of unhappiness and recover from stress, anxiety as well as manage pain.

There are many styles of meditation and in this course we learn how to focus with single-pointed concentration on the breath as taught in the Buddhist tradition. This technique of mindfulness is a natural process and a fundamental life skill to help you to focus better on ordinary tasks.

This course is presented by Dr Lan -Hoa Le.
Cost: Fee by donation

Dharma Teachings and Intermediate Meditation Classes available

Bookings: Donna 02 4344 7718 
or Email nelson38@optusnet.com.au
Cost: Fee by donation

*Please note: For all events donations go towards visiting teachers and teaching materials.

Online Teachings on YouTube

Online DharmaTeachings with Lama Choedak Rinpoche as well as other teachers including His Holiness Sakya Trizin, His Eminence Choegye Trichen and others.

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Address:5 Haynes Avenue Umina 2257 NSW
Phone:Phone: (02) 4344 7718 Email: nelson38@optusnet.com.au find us on facebook view us on youtube