Become a Member

Our membership has been designed to enable students to actively engage with dharma study and practice in the Rime community.

How do I become a member?

To join, please complete the instructions below. Once we receive your registration, we will contact you to confirm that your membership is active.

We offer three types of memberships with rates based on yearly or monthly payments.

Type Freq. Fee
TBRI Regular Membership:
For individuals.
Yearly $520
Monthly $50
TBRI Family Membership:
For more than one person in a single family or relationship.
Yearly $780
Monthly $75
TBRI Concession Membership:
For students, seniors or anyone with a valid concession card.
Yearly $364
Monthly $40
Choose a payment option that best suits your needs:

Type Details
Cash Please pay the full amount for your membership at the temple located at: 1584 BURWOOD HIGHWAY, BELGRAVE, VIC 3160
Cheque ​You can also pay via cheque or money order payable to: TIBETAN BUDDHIST RIMÉ INSTITUTE INC.
Bank Transfer If you would like to make monthly payments, then you can setup a recurring direct debit transfer at your local bank. Please use the
following information:

Name: Tibetan Buddhist Rime Institute Inc.
Bank: ANZ
BSB: 013 479
Account: 494447223

IMPORTANT:​ Please ensure that you include your initial and surname when making payments
so that we can identify the source.

Once your payment has been completed, you should then fill out the following form:

Personal Details:

Emergency Contact:

Payment Confirmation:

Benefits of Local Membership

Once registered, you will be entitled to:

  1. Attend all regular classes for no additional cost.
  2. Receive discounted rates on special events and retreats.
How is the money from membership fees used?

The money that we collect is used to pay for things such as:

  • Temple maintenance
  • Payment of utilities and other costs of operations
  • Providing basic room and board for full-time volunteers
  • Covering incidental costs related to special events and so forth.