Welcome to Tharpa Choeling Australia,
Wellington Buddhist Centre.

Current Practice
A Bodhisattva's Garland of Gems by Lama Atisha (Dipamkara Shrijnana), sometimes called The Jewel Rosary of a Bodhisattva.

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Tharpa Choeling Australia - Wellington Buddhist Centre continues offering Buddhadharma in accordance with His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama's lineage.
From Buddha Shakyamuni, through the Indian scholars from Nalanda University to our present ordination master Venerable Geshe Thubten Dawa.
We offer classes that allow western students to study in English these ancient commentaries on the Buddha's words.
8 Wonderful Years in Wellington!
"A center ... is where we can learn the whole path to liberation, the unmistaken path to happiness, the unmistaken cause of happiness. Not only that, the unmistaken cause for the path to liberation; and not only that, the unmistaken cause for the path to great liberation, full enlightenment, how to be free from suffering; to understand the cause of suffering and how to get rid of that. This is never explained or taught in schools, colleges and universities.” Lama Zopa Rinpoche
Lama Atisha Dipamkara Sri Jnana
The definition of a Bodhisattva from Bhikshuni Thubten Chodron:

A person whose spontaneous reaction upon seeing any sentient being is ‘I aspire to become a Buddha in order to benefit them.'
“The most fundamental aggression to ourselves, the most fundamental harm we can do to ourselves, is to remain ignorant by not having the courage and the respect to look at ourselves honestly and gently.”
Achaya Pema Chodron
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