Guru Bhumtsok 2018

to be held 12-15 November in Hobart, Tasmania


First day of Lama Zopa Rinpoche teachings in Moscow organized by Ganden Tendar Ling - Ganden Tendar Ling, Moscow, Russia; Photographer: Renat Alyaudinov

Dalai Lama author photo (1)








You are warmly invited to participate in the 100,000 Offerings to Guru Rinpoche (Guru Bhumtsok) puja which will be held between the12th and 15th November 2018 in Australia.

We welcome international, regional and local guests to attend this second annual event in Hobart, Tasmania. The puja brings together all people, irrespective of whether Buddhist or not, to make offerings for World Peace, and the long lives of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet and Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche.

The puja is organised by FPMT in Australia National Office, and co-hosted by Chag Tong Chen Tong Tibetan Buddhist centre, Hobart. We both look forward to ensuring that your stay in beautiful Tasmania is a memorable one.

The puja will be led by esteemed international FPMT teacher, Geshe Tenzin Zopa. Registrations for the event will open early next year. Keep an eye on this website page (bookmark it) for constant updates on:

  • accommodation
  • advice on how to get there
  • puja session times
  • meal and transport info
  • sponsorship opportunities for offerings
  • how to support sangha to get there

If you weren’t at the inaugural Guru Bhumtsok puja in 2017, go to our website page here.

We also have a dedicated Facebook page – Guru Bhumtsok 2018 Australia.

Our precious guru, Lama Zopa Rinpoche sent two videos to thank Australian participants for the inaugural event and to deliver a beautiful teaching on the importance of Guru Rinpoche and this puja. Rinpoche sent 100,000 thank you’s for the fact that this very special and uplifting event was held.

To all the Geshes, directors, centres and members. To aaaaaaall the Australians: I thank you from the bottom of my heart.

It’s really fantastic. It’s mind-blowing. (laughter)
Mind-blowing, wind-blowing…. (more joyful laughter)..mind-blowing.

Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Rigsel LZR