Become a Member

VI Membership

Become an integral part of our community by starting or renewing a membership at Vajrayana Institute. Your membership contributes to supporting our sangha and the ongoing expenses of conducting the spiritual programme of the centre. Supporting the centre will continue to bear fruit for many generations and help repay the great kindness of our teachers.

Membership Contribution 

The new yearly membership fee structure effective from January 2016 is as follows, inclusive of GST:

  • Benefactor membership, $1008 – entitles you to free teachings at the centre including those provided by visiting teachers
  • Gold membership, $480 – entitles you to free teachings at the centre excluding those provided by visiting teachers
  • Family membership, $360 (includes up to two adults and any dependent children under 21) – member rates for all teachings
  • Silver membership, $240 – member rates for all teachings
  • Concession membership, $120 (includes seniors, students, unemployed & low income earners) – member rates for all teachings
Membership Benefits

Members of VI enjoy:

  • Member discounts on courses/teachings held at the centre
  • 10% discount on bookshop items
  • Email updates from FPMT International and Lama Zopa Rinpoche
  • Free subscription to FPMT’s Mandala magazine (published twice a year)
  • Dedications in centres and pujas

Note we are working towards making monthly instalments available for membership in 2016.

Renewal of Existing Membership

You can renew your membership by downloading the form here, emailing us for a form, or calling us at 02 9798 9644.

New Application for VI Membership

To newly apply for VI membership, please read carefully the following terms and conditions related to our membership application. VI membership application is subjected to agreeing to Vajrayana Institute’s Rules and approval by Vajrayana Institute Executive Committee.

You can obtain the membership form by downloading the form here, emailing us for a form, or calling us at 02 9798 9644.

Thank you for becoming a member of VI and helping us to bring the Buddha's teachings to sentient beings.

Membership Agreement

Vajrayana Institute is affiliated with the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (FPMT), which is an international, non-profit organization, founded in 1975 by Lama Thubten Yeshe (1935-84), a Tibetan Buddhist monk. The Foundation is devoted to the transmission of the Mahayana Buddhist tradition and values worldwide through teaching, meditation, and community service.

  1. I declare that I am committed to the vision, values and goals of Vajrayana Institute and the FPMT and the spiritual director Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche.
  2. I adopt the attitude of universal responsibility as taught by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and accept and understand Vajrayana Institute’s affiliation with FPMT.
  3. I do not practice Shugden (for more info regarding this condition, refer to FPMT website here.