Compassion: the heart of Buddhist practice

A quick guide is below

Geshe Acharya Thubten Loden feeding birds
  • Guided meditation with Deb Di Meo
  • Garden tour with Christine McKeown
  • Children’s stories and activities
  • Ceremony for World Peace at 12 noon – keynote speaker, Gina Dougall, CEO Banksia Gardens Community Services
  • Temple walk with Venerable Cathy Evans
  • Main talk with Zen Master Ekai Korematsu Osho at 2pm


  • Magnificent traditional Tibetan temple
  • 10 acres of gorgeous gardens – 1000s of roses, beautiful trees, lakes and wildlife
  • Café featuring momos (Tibetan dumplings), home-make

Festival gate entry* 

  • $15 single, $10 concession 
  • $20 for one adult & one or more children, $15 concession 
  • $25 for two adults and school age children 

Proceeds support maintenance of the temple and gardens. 

*The facility charge includes entry and access to – Lectures & meditation, Ceremony for World Peace, Children’s meditation, Gardens 

Tibetan Buddhist Society, 20 Cookes Rd., Yuroke (off Mickleham Road, 5 minutes west of Craigieburn and 10 minutes from the Tullamarine Fwy turnoff on to Mickleham Road)  
E:  P: 9333 1770