Venerable Chokyi

Venerable Chokyi has been a dedicated Dharma student since 1990 and is devoted to Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche. At the time of ordination, Ven Chokyi was academic coordinator of Indigenous Studies at the University of NSW and prior to that worked in the arts sector for over 20 years. She ordained with Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche in 2006.

After ordination, Venerable Chokyi was Spiritual Program Coordinator at the FPMT Centre in Sydney, Vajrayana Institute, for 10 years and in 2018 was appointed the resident western teacher at Chenrezig Institute, an FPMT Centre in Queensland.

Completely committed to learning and teaching the Dharma to benefit all beings, Venerable Chokyi is a much-loved mentor to students, known for her great depth of wisdom, good humour and huge heart.

Video Recordings

The following links will take you to a you tube playlist of previous events run at Hayagriva Buddhist Centre.

Presenting the Path with Venerable Chokyi

Two day easter retreat 2022

Audio Recordings

Venerable Chokyi Jan+Feb 2020

• Preparing for Death

Recording of Teaching: 7.30pm to 9pm Friday 31 January 2020

Recording of Workshop (Part 1): 10am to 3.30pm Saturday 1 February 2020

Recording of Workshop (Part 2): 10am to 3.30pm Saturday 1 February 2020

Recording of Workshop (Part 3): 10am to 3.30pm Saturday 1 February 2020

Recording of Workshop (Part 4): 10am to 3.30pm Saturday 1 February 2020

• Connecting with a Spiritual Teacher

Recording of Teaching (Part 1): 2pm to 3.30pm Sunday 2 February 2020

Recording of Teaching (Part 2): 2pm to 3.30pm Sunday 9 February 2020

• Developing Mental Stillness

Recording of Teaching: 7.30pm to 9pm Tuesday 4 February 2020

• 8 Verses to Change Your Life

Recording of Teaching: 7.30pm to 9pm Friday 7 February 2020

Recording of Workshop (Part 1): 10am to 4pm Saturday 8 February 2020

Recording of Workshop (Part 2): 10am to 4pm Saturday 8 February 2020

Recording of Workshop (Part 3): 10am to 4pm Saturday 8 February 2020