The following schedule represents the international events that Rinpoche has planned for the near future. When Rinpoche is not travelling, he is based in Melbourne, Australia and will often give teachings in the Belgrave Centre or surrounding areas. Check back frequently for updates to this schedule.

** Please note that all dates are subject to change. **


January 3 – 27 in Bodhgaya, India: Rinpoche will be conducting an extensive retreat following the Kalachakra Empowerment with His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Bodhgaya, India. This retreat will present instructions on practicing the Kalachakra common and uncommon preliminaries, including the generation stage practice of Innate Kalachakra and the unique completion stage practice of the Three Isolations. For more information about the extraordinary events that we are planning, please visit: Special Kalachakra Program for 2017

February 13 – 22 in Singapore: Rinpoche will be visiting Yeshe Khorlo Buddhist Society in Singapore to give teachings and empowerments for the Kalachakra Path. The centre is located at 6C – Lorong 7 Geylang Road, Singapore, 388790. Feel free to call Tseyang at +65 90486678 for more information.

March 16-30 in Hong Kong: Rinpoché will be giving a number of public teachings followed by a five-day retreat including the generation stage empowerments of Kalachakra. To register for these events please visit: or if you need additional information you can send an email to: [email protected].

May 17-22 in Melbourne, Australia: Khentrul Rinpoche has invited His Eminence Khatok Rigzin Chenpo from Taiwan to give a number of unique transmissions and empowerments from the Nyingma and Kalachakra traditions. During this event, His Eminence will perform a consecration ceremony as part of the presentation of the Kalachakra statue in Australia. The event will be organised by the Tibetan Buddhist Rimé Institute. If you would like to register, please visit the event page here.

June 13 – 25 in Toronto, Canada: Rinpoché has been invited by the Terma Foundation in Toronto to give preliminary teachings and empowerments for practicing the common and uncommon preliminaries of Kalachakra.

June 27 – July 16 in San Juan, Puerto Rico: Khentrul Rinpoche will be travelling to Puerto Rico for the first time to give teachings on Kalachakra and bestow the Kalachakra generation stage empowerments. He will then lead a week-long practice retreat to introduce the sadhana practice of Innate Kalachakra. 

July 18 – 24 in San Francisco, California, USA: Khentrul Rinpoche will return to San Francisco where he will be giving a series of teachings on how to integrate the Kalachakra Path into every aspect of the process of life and death. This will include a weekend retreat where he will introduce students to the practice of Kalachakra Phowa. As part of the retreat Rinpoché will be giving a Vajravega Jenang Empowerment. These events will be organised by the Rimé Kalachakra Practice Group and held at the Gyuto Foundation in Richmond, California. The following week, Rinpoché will be in Berkeley, California to give the Kalachakra Generation Stage empowerments. You can find out more about the complete program at:

August 2 – 6 in Sun Valley, Idaho, USA: Khentrul Rinpoche will be giving introductory teachings on the Rimé Philosophy followed by a weekend retreat focusing on cultivating peace and harmony through building connections with Shambhala.

August 7 – 16 in Riverton, Wyoming, USA: Khentrul Rinpoche will be travelling through Idaho on his way to central Wyoming where he will be giving a Kalachakra teachings and the Seven Empowerments of the Growing Child.

August 17 – 20 in Boulder, Colorado, USA: Khentrul Rinpoche will be returning to Boulder to give teachings on how to integrate Kalachakra into each of the Six Bardos.

August 29 – September 3 in Budapest, Hungary: Khentrul Rinpoche will be guiding practitioners on a meditation retreat followed by four days of teachings on foundational topics of the Kalachakra Path.

September 5 – 10 in Vienna, Austria: Rinpoche will be participating in a number of public talks to promote the new German translation of his book “Demystifying Shambhala”.

September 12 – 17 in Bucharest, Romania: Rinpoche will be giving a week long series of teachings on how to integrate the Kalachakra Path with the teachings on the Six Bardos.

September 19 – 24 in London, England: Rinpoche will be teaching on developing a rimé philosophy, the meaning of Shambhala and an introduction to the Kalachakra Path.

September 29 – October 1 in Rome, Italy: Rinpoche has been invited by the Samantabhadra Centre to give three days of teachings.

October 3 – October 15 in Graz, Austria: Rinpoche will be travelling back to Austria to give a series of teachings on the Kalachakra practice at Shedrub Ling. Following the teachings there will be a weeklong meditation retreat at the Kalapa Retreat Centre.

October 17 – October 29 in Pretoria, South Africa: Khentrul Rinpoche has been invited by Jung Chup Chopel Centre to travel to South Africa to give the Seven Empowerments of a Growing Child for the Kalachakra generation stage followed by a Kalachakra practice retreat.

Tibetan Buddhist Rimé Institute – Holder of the Jonang Kalachakra Lineage