Welcome to Rigpa Online Courses Australia - Bush Telegraph

The Rigpa Bush Telegraph is a Distance Education centre that supports people interested in studying and practicing meditation and the Tibetan Buddhist teachings as taught by Sogyal Rinpoche, but who are unable to attend a Rigpa city centre.  Our courses and study and practice modules are provided via online learning platforms and video conferencing. Our network extends throughout regional Australia, New Zealand and Asia providing instructor-led courses and support for students to continue their own study and practice.

Introductory Meditation Course

We offer the ‘What Meditation Really Is’ course, which is suitable for anyone wanting to learn about meditation as taught in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition.  After completing this course, those wanting to continue further into formal study and practice can subscribe to Bush Telegraph and continue onto the ‘All-Encompassing Path’, Rigpa’s ongoing study and practice program.

New Compassion Course

For those who have completed all or some of What Meditation Really, Rigpa Bush Telegraph is offering students a NEW 10-week online course - Cultivating Compassion. This course will assist you deepen your understanding of how compassion helps us to work with our own suffering in a way that benefits ourselves and others.  

Weekly Skype sessions discussing video teachings and learning will be the focus of the course. To find out more please go to our Courses page.

Subscriptions

If you've already completed introductory meditation or other courses with Rigpa and wish to go further, you can also subscribe and join the All-Encompassing Path ongoing study program. This also gives you access to courses, study and practice support specific to ongoing students. To find out more go to our Subscriptions page.