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Wisdom Words


When we encounter an attractive
phenomenon that pleases our mind.
We see it as real but realty it is appearance of one’s mind as a dream.

Khenpo Ngawang Dhamchoe


A list of of all the upcoming teachings and retreats can be found under the Teachings Tab/Upcoming Teachings by Khenpo

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7 Week Meditation Course

This course is suitable for anyone seeking peace of mind, from the new to the more experienced meditator.

This course will be taught by internationally and highly respected Tibetan Buddhist Teacher, Khenpo Ngawang Dhamchoe. He has taught at the most famous Tibetan University in the early 90’s, teaching as well throughout Australia and overseas for the last 22 years.

How fortunate to have such a Teacher here on the South Coast!

 Dates: 19 October - 30 November 2016

Time: Each Wednesday 11:30 -12:30pm

Venue: KTBC 9000 Princes Hwy Tilba NSW

Cost: $60 full 7 weeks or $10 per class.


The KTBC 1st Birthday Celebrations 

Come and join us in celebrating the centre's first Birthday.

We will also be holding the AGM. Time to be advised.


3 December 6.30pm Dinner $10 donation 

4 December 9am Practice and then day is free to relax and enjoy the natural surroundings..

All welcome. Please book the dinner on line by using the link below and let us know if you require accommodation, it is limited so book early.



 Healing and Purification Retreat 


This is the 2nd Annual Healing & Purification Retreat. It is a great way to be prepared for a healthy and refreshed 2017. Away from everything, in amongst the most beautiful, peaceful and perfect environment for rejuvenation.

Khenpo la will bestow the Medicine Buddha & Vajrasattva Transmissions, and will then commence teachings on Medicine Buddha & Vajrasattva.

We need to hear these teachings over and over again, for each time our understanding deepens

Dates: 27 December 2016 - 1 January 2017

Time: 2pm 27 Dec - 10am 1 Jan

Venue: KTBC 9000 Princes Hwy Tilba NSW



Pilgrimage to India and HHST Enthronement



Khenpo Ngawang Dhamchoe will be leading a pilgrimage to India during February and March 2017. The pilgrimage will culminate in a visit to Dehra Dun for the Enthronement of His Eminence Ratna Vajra Rinpoche.

Total cost for pilgramage and enthronement is $3,000. This covers all accommodation, food and internal travel in India. You will be responsible for booking and paying for travel to and from India.

A deposit of $500 is required by the 25th November so we can notify organisers of numbers attending H.E. enthronement.

Further details  will be available shortly. In the meantime, please send any expressions of interest in participating in this wonderful once in a lifetime trip to



 Mindfulness Retreat


Discover yourself!

By creating valuable time for you… In this seven day silent Mindfulness Retreat, ‘detox’ negative thoughts and refresh your mind. Payment by donation: Minimum $300 for program, meals & accommodation.

Dates: 18 March 2017- 25 March 2017]

Venue: KTBC 9000 Princes Hwy Tilba NSW

Cost: Minimum donation $300\



The Complete Path:

 A systematic training from sutra to tantra from 2017 to 2023  

The International Buddhist Academy (IBA) in Kathmandu, Nepal, is launching an international seven year training program that encompasses the Tibetan Buddhist path in its entirety. This unique course has been designed for Dharma practitioners of all levels to study and experience systematic and graduated training on the theory and practice of the Mahayana and Vajrayana path as transmitted by the founding masters of the Sakya school of Tibetan Buddhism. 


For more information Click Here

Khenpo's  Upcoming Teachings



Upcoming Events

 NEW Home for Drogmi Buddhist Institute

The Drogmi Buddhist Institute Committee are delighted to announce that we have secured a permanent home for Khenpo-la and the DBI Dharma community.
The new centre is in the beautiful country surrounds of Tilba Tilba in southern NSW.


Parting from the Four Attachments

Khenpo's latest teachings on Parting from the Four Attachments can be viewed at current teachings

Khenpo's book: 'Uluru, my heart place in Australia

Khenpo recently released a new book, 'Uluru, my heart place in Australia'. The book is a compilation of short teachings and breathtaking imagery from Khenpo's 2014 pilgrimage to Uluru, Central Australia. The current print run has sold out, if you would like to reserve your copy in the next run please drop us a line at to reserve your copy.Uluru

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