australasian festival


Pure Mind Pure World – Vajrasattva Empowerment with Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong  

December 31, 2014 – January 4, 2015

The 2014 Australasian Festival is a 5-day event which will draw people from throughout Australia and New Zealand to receive an empowerment and teachings from Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong, the General Spiritual Director of the New Kadampa Tradition.

Held at Kadampa Meditation Centre Australia in the beautiful Dandenong Ranges outside of Melbourne, this event is a special opportunity to start 2015 with blessings, spiritual guidance, and happiness. For those new to Buddhism, the teachings and meditations at the festival will provide a deeper insight into the meaning and practical application of Buddha’s teachings.

Full details and booking form can be found at this address:


Following the festival there are two events:

Choose happiness. A free public talk by Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong.

  • January 4, 2015. 6.00 – 7.30 pm.
  • Main stage, Federation Square, Melbourne (central city)

Silent Post Festival Retreat in New Zealand with Gen Dornying

  • Tuesday, January 6  – Tuesday, January 13, 2015
  • Snowline Lodge, Central Southern Alps, New Zealand, (2 hours drive from Christchurch).

More information is available on this drop down menu, and bookings can be made at: