The Heart of the Perfection of Wisdom Sutra (the Heart Sutra) is part of the Prajnaparamita Sutras. It is a condensed presentation of the wisdom of emptiness revealed by Avalokiteshvara on Vulture’s Peak to one of the Buddha’s main disciples Shariputra.

Join Venerable Thubten Chokyi for four teachings to learn the meaning of this sutra and the associated mantra which can help us develop wisdom, purify karma and clear obstacles.

*Note due to unforseen circumstances the remaining two sessions on 20th & 27th March will be online only.

All sessions are 7.00-8.30pm

Wednesday 6th March

Wednesday 13th March – online and in person

Wednesday 20th March

Wednesday 27th March

This teaching is suitable for everyone.

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‘If we are able to read or hear [the Heart Sutra] just one time, the positive imprint left by this definitely causes us in the near future to understand much more easily the teachings on emptiness. We will be able to understand the words and the meanings of the teachings on emptiness very easily, and we’ll be able to have realizations of emptiness easily, quickly in the future’. Lama Zopa Rinpoche.

Venerable Chokyi has been a Dharma student since 1990 and was ordained with Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in 2006.

After ordination, Venerable Chokyi was Spiritual Program Coordinator at Vajrayana Institute, Sydney for 10 years. In 2018 she was appointed the resident western teacher at Chenrezig Institute, an FPMT Centre in Queensland. She is currently based at Hayagriva Centre, Perth.

Venerable Chokyi is a much-loved mentor to students, known for her great depth of wisdom, good humour and warm heartedness.