Ngondro Practice Retreat: Sydney & Online

Ngondro Practice Retreat: Sydney & Online, with Ani Zangmo and Tsering Chodron

24th – 27th March 2023

Siddhartha’s Intent instructors Ani Zangmo and Tsering Chodron invite you to join a group Longchen Nyingtik Ngondro practice retreat at the SIA Sydney Practice Centre and Online.

This program is open to those enrolled in Ngondro Gar or anyone else who wishes to learn about or start practising Ngondro.

We will spend a half day focusing on each of the sections of Ngondro – Outer Preliminaries, Refuge, Bodhicitta, Vajrasattva, Mandala and Guru Yoga; also providing tuition and answering questions. It is recommended that participants attend the full program.

Dates and times

● Friday, March 24th 1 pm – 5.30 pm
● Saturday, March 25th 9.30 am – 5.30 pm
● Sunday, March 26th 9.30 am – 5.30 pm
● Monday, March 27th 9.30 am – 1 pm
All times given are AEDT Sydney, Australia time (UTC +11)

– The retreat will be offered both in-person at the Sydney Practice Centre (see directions below) and simultaneously live online via Zoom.
– All participants need to register for the retreat. To register click the “REGISTER” button on the right-hand side.
– Please select your attendance mode: either one ONLINE Ngondro Retreat attendance ticket, or one IN-PERSON Ngondro Retreat attendance ticket
– If attending in-person:  You need to register before 28 February
– If attending online: Your Zoom link will be emailed to you in the Confirmation email you will receive after you register. Please open this email, find the Zoom link.
Save either the whole email, or just the link, somewhere you can find it, ready for the first session on Friday 24 March at 1 pm.

Cost:  By donation
After registering:  Click this Donate button, or use this link to donate.

When donating: Please select the option “Donate to Ngondro Retreat, 24-27 March, 2023” in the drop-down “Donate to … ” menu, under the donation amount choices …  as shown in circled option in this screenshot.
Ordained sangha are welcome to attend for no cost.

In-person Venue
SIA Sydney Practice Room, Unit 22/450 Elizabeth St, Surry Hills

450 Elizabeth St is a 5-10 minute walk from Central Station. Turn right from Devonshire St onto Elizabeth St (away from the city). The centre is near the corner of Elizabeth and Brumby Streets. Use the intercom for Unit 22. Once you have passed through the second door, please take the lift to level one. Street parking can be found on side streets off Elizabeth St or past Cleveland St.

For retreat enquiries: Tsering Chodron at [email protected]
For general enquiries: Yaozhi at [email protected]

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24 - 27 March 2023

Time (UTC +0)

02:00 - 02:00

Your Time (UTC -04:00)

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: 23 - 26 March 2023
  • Time: 22:00 - 22:00



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