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Contact Tara Institute

For any questions, please give us a call or click on a link below to send us an email.  The telephones are attended Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm only.  Unless there is an event on, the Centre is not open on weekends.


3 Mavis Avenue
Brighton East, Victoria 3187

Name Position Phone
Llysse Velez Centre Manager (03) 9596 8900
Amelia McCulloch Spiritual Program Coordinator (03) 9596 7410
Website Administrator For any Website problems and suggestions

Teaching with Geshe Doga followed by Family Picnic in Landox Park

November 29th at10.30am

Family Picnic at midday

Please join us.

Introduction to Buddhist Meditation

Philosophical tools to help you deal with everyday challenges - suitable for beginners and older students alike

Mondays ~ 8pm to 9pm
•2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 November

GesheDogaSmilingThroneStudy Group

An in-depth study into classical Buddhist texts; suitable for those with a reasonable understanding of Buddhist philosophy.

Tuesdays ~ 7.45pm to 9.45pm

Last teaching for 2015 is on December 1st - resumes 9th February 2016

GDoga 02abAn Evening with Geshe Doga

Practical instructions for daily life
The Middle Lam Rim—a text by Lama Je Tsong Khapa -Suitable for everyone

Wednesdays ~ 8pm to 9pm

Last teaching for 2015 is on Wednesday 2nd December - resumes 3rd February 2016


Lama Zopa Rinpoche's talk given at Tara Institute in November 2014



practising generosity


Dharma Quote

All the joy the world contains has come through wishing happiness for others. All the misery the world contains has come from wishing pleasure for oneself.

Shantideva, A Guide to a Bodhisattva's Way of Life