Dec 05 2020


10:00 am – 3:30 pm


Tibetan Buddhist Rime Institute


Land of Shambhala
837 Taggerty-Thornton Road, Thornton, Victoria

Come and volunteer at our new retreat centre property – Land of Shambhala. We really need a few extra pairs of helping hands.

On 5th December 2020, we have lots of physical work to be accomplished. We will be building what’s called a poly house to put our seedlings in and hang prayer flags donated by some of our Sangha members.

To Volunteer please rsvp to – [email protected]

Things to Know
Follow your GPS. The road is not well marked. There is a sign that says 837.

For those allergic to dogs, there are two friendly dogs on the property that will mostly play with each other or swim in mud.

Lunch will be provided.

We have a port-o-potty but not fancy bathrooms.
There is a small work shed where we can all enjoy lunch together. It is an outdoor volunteer activity.

Practice Generosity Through Buddhist Offerings
To make merit for the benefit of all beings and create the causes and conditions for our project to be a success, we encourage you to bring incense, candles, gemstones, crystals, flowers, perfume, prayer flags or water to offer on the property. There is a shrine house as well as areas throughout Malaya Grove farm such as in the Medicine Buddha herb garden mandala and the food forest that we will become a buddha field filled with healing deities of wisdom traditions from around the world. Offer to the deities there to help create the causes for their statues to manifest.

Suggested Items to Bring
Gumboots or closed toe shoes that are appropriate for working on the land
Garden gloves
Water and/or snacks of your choice
Dress in layers – The weather can be cool in the morning however gets warm during the day.