october, 2019

18oct7:00 pm9:00 pmFeaturedBuddhism in the West with Renate Ogilvie7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Event Details

What does the ancient wisdom of the Buddha’s teachings offer us in our fast moving, unpredictable 21st century?
Vajrayana Institute offers an evening for questions, discussion and some Buddhist answers to the problems of modern life.
All welcome.

Date & Time:

  • Friday 18th – Public Talk 7pm


Renate will also be doing a weekend Workshop on the 19th & 20th October at Vajrayana

The Wisdom of Forgiveness with Renate Ogilvie

Cost: $20 / $15 (VI Members) for Friday’s public talk


$140/$125 for Friday’s public talk and weekend workshop;

Saturday only $80/$70. Attendance for Sunday only is not permitted.

(For full weekend, morning tea will be provided but please BYO lunch or a plate to share with the group)


At VI we aim to make Dharma teachings as accessible as possible, so if you wish to attend but are unable to afford the full cost of classes at this time please email spc@vajrayana.com.au


Renate Ogilvie is a Buddhist psychotherapist in private practice. After a career in publishing in London she took a degree in existential psychotherapy and counselling and migrated to Australia where she met Lama Zopa Rinpoche in 1990.He instructed her to teach and educate which she has done in various Australian centres, as well as abroad. She has been teaching at VI for over twenty years, and welcomes the opportunity to return.

Renate aims to apply the ancient wisdom of Buddhism to the problems of modern life.
She lives with her cat Chimi on the Sunshine Coast, close to Chenrezig Institute.



(Friday) 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Vajrayana Institute

9 Victoria Square, Ashfield, NSW 2131