2018 Lama Ole


2018 New Zealand Tour with Lama Ole Nydahl

Join us for this unique opportunity to be with Lama Ole, hear timeless teachings and be together with friends.


Spaces for international travellers are limited. A list of international travellers who have expressed interest in travelling on the Australian and NZ tours is currently being considered. Unfortunately, the deadline for international travellers to express interest has now passed. If you have expressed your interest previously, please do not register until you receive a confirmation email that you are approved to do this. Thank you for your flexibility and understanding of these new arrangements for international travellers.


For all Australians and New Zealanders, you can REGISTER HERE

For further questions please email us at [email protected]



Glentui Mahamudra Course 14-19 February 2018


About Mahamudra

In the state of limitless freedom, everything is fearlessly enjoyed


Mahamudra means "The Great Seal" and is the crown jewel of Buddha’s teachings. When one rests at all times in a state of non-duality, the practitioner has reached the goal of experiencing mind’s natural state – Mahamudra.


This state, also called enlightenment, brings forth unconditioned fearlessness, joy and active compassion in the practitioner’s mind. One then acts spontaneously and effortlessly for the benefit of all.


About the course

During this course, Lama Ole Nydahl will describe the progressive stages that lead to the Mahamudra state. He will guide new and experienced students in various Diamond Way Buddhist meditations, as transmitted to him by his teachers, primarily H.H. the 16th Gyalwa Karmapa Rangjung Rigpe Dorje – the head of Tibetan Buddhism’s Karma Kagyu School.

Check the program here.


Lama Ole Nydahl in Glentui with meditation practitioners



The course will be held at the Glentui Retreat Land with accommodation at the retreat land and Glentui Meadows Conference Centre which will be exclusively ours to use.

Glentui is located a one hour drive northwest of Christchurch on the South Island of New Zealand.

The course is fully catered and includes three meals a day with vegetarian options.

Glentui Retreat Land


Accommodation options include:


Glentui Meadows Conference Centre

10mins walk from Glentui Retreat Land.

Available from Wednesday 14 February 2018

  • 8 person bunk rooms

  • 4 person ‘Tui wing’ rooms (4 single beds per room)

Bedding is only available for the ‘Tui wing’ family rooms. If you are in a bunk room you need to bring a sleeping bag, bottom sheet, pillow.

Conference Centre accommodation is limited. Preference will be given to those staying for the entire course. Allocation of accommodation will be on a first come first served basis.


Tent sites at Glentui Retreat Land

 You will need to bring your own tent - we do not hire out tents.

Glentui experiences extreme wind conditions so please only bring small, low, strong tents.

There is no limit for tent accommodation.


Child Care

Childcare will be organised during the course. If you would like to be part of this, please indicate this on your registration form.


Transport and parking

Bus transport from Christchurch to Glentui will operate only at the start of the course and from Glentui to Christchurch at the end of the course.


No parking is allowed at Glentui Retreat Land except for designated team vehicles and no parking is allowed at the side of the road due to council restrictions.

If you have booked accommodation at the conference centre a carpark is included.



Kaikoura 19-23 February 2018

Lama Ole will spend project days in Kaikoura. No program, transport or accommodation is organised. However, if you would like to visit this beautiful seaside town and enjoy time with sangha you are welcome to organise this yourself.





Auckland 23-26 February 2018

Lama Ole will not be coming to Auckland now as originally planned but there will still be a program with a dharma lecture and a day trip plus the chance to visit the key centre in the city. You are all warmly invited to these events.

Check the program here.


Auckland skyline



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