Class Description

Vajrayana Institute has been hosting B. Allan Wallace for over 10 years. This year, we are pleased to be offering Alan’s retreat in association with The Contemplary in Melbourne.

During this 7-day urban retreat, B. Alan Wallace, one of the foremost contemplatives of modern times, will give teachings and experiential guidance on Buddhism’s four heart practices— the cultivation of loving-kindness, compassion, sympathetic joy, and equanimity.

For full details and to register, please follow the link below.

Dates and times:
Monday 5 November 9:00am – Sunday 11 November, 5pm

Abborsford Convent, 1 St Heliers Street, Abborsford, VIC, 3067


Dr. B. Alan Wallace has been a scholar and practitioner of Buddhism since 1970. He has taught Buddhist theory and meditation worldwide since 1976. Having devoted fourteen years to training as a Tibetan Buddhist monk, ordained by H. H. the Dalai Lama, he went on to earn an undergraduate degree in physics and the philosophy of science at Amherst College and a doctorate in religious studies at Stanford.

With his unique background, Alan brings deep experience and applied skills to the challenge of integrating traditional Indo-Tibetan Buddhism with the modern world.

Class Location

Abbotsford Convent, Saint Heliers Street, Abbotsford VIC, Australia