Tibetan Buddhist Society - Sydney Centre

Sydney’s Tibetan Buddhist Society centre has been a part of the Sydney inner west community since 1980 providing evening sessions in Tibetan Buddhist philosophy and meditation each week.

The centre’s activities include: fund-raising events, celebrations of Buddhist festivals and social dinners. Day/weekend retreats are also held at various times throughout the year.


The current monks in residence are Geshe Thubten Chöden from Tibet and Venerable Chris Watkins, a Westerner and student for many years who became a fully ordained monk in 1986.
Teachings are also given by Rod Lee and Nancy Carlisle, who are directors of the Centre.


The courses offered by the Sydney centre are as follows:

Tuesday 7:30pm – 9:00pm

Introduction to Buddhism and Meditation

Wednesday 7:30pm – 9:00pm

Teachings by Venerable Geshe Thubten Chöden

Thursday 7:30pm – 9:00pm

Buddhist Philosophy and Meditation by Rod Lee and Nancy Carlisle

Contact Details

Address: 175 Denison Road, Dulwich Hill NSW 2203 View Map
Website: Tibetan Buddhist Society Sydney
Email: info at tibetanbuddhistsociety.net.au
Nancy Carlisle can be contacted on: nancycarlisle1 at gmail.com or (02) 9969 6235
Rod Lee can be contacted on: rod.lee at optusnet.com.au or (02) 9362 9327.