Grand Mahakala Puja 2022

HEZR's 14th Mahakala Puja
Serkhang Nalandra, 46 Crowley Rd Healesville 
27 December - 29 December 2022


Nalandra welcomes you to the 14th Annual Mahakala Puja for world peace. His Eminence Zimo'g Rinpoche performs this practice annually prior to the turning of the New Year to bring prosperity for the year ahead. 

King of the Dharmapalas, Mahakala brings peace in the world in general, and helps individual Vajrayana practitioners on the path to Buddhahood. It is our privilege to be welcomed to join this timely and necessary act of compassion. All Buddhists who have taken refuge and been endorsed for a Vajrayana initiation of any kind can participate. 

Taking part in the full three days is recommended. It has been advised by many great masters that participation from start to finish is most beneficial for your spiritual development, as well as helping to maintain the momentum of the group energy to bring maximum benefit during the Puja and for all beings in the long run. 


Tuesday 27 December - Thursday 29 December 2022


Morning Session


10:00am – 11:00am

Green Tara Puja

11:00am – 12:00pm

Personal (silent) practice

12:00 – 2:00pm


Afternoon Sessions


2:00pm – 4:00pm

Session 1

4:30pm – 6:00pm

Session 2

6:30pm – 7:30/8:00pm

Session 3



 Serkhang Nalandra

46 Crowley Road Healesville 3777



Preparation for the Puja will be on 26 December.


Online registration is essential. The number of places are limited so early bookings are recommended to reserve your seat. There is a discount for Mandala Members. A flat rate applies for single day registrations. Costs help to support Nalandra to keep its doors open for Rinpoche's previous teachings to flourish. Lunches and refreshments are included.

3 Days Non-Members: $220

3 Days Mandala Members: $180 

Single Day: $110 (flat rate) 

Please purchase your ticket here. 

Visit our Mandala Membership page to become a member. 


Suitable offerings to Mahakala's shrine include:

  • flowers (no lilies)
  • candles
  • incense
  • black tea
  • fresh fruit
  • liquor/wine

What to Bring:

  • Your mala
  • Vajra & Bell and Damaru
  • Your own personal practice booklets
  • Your own personal cushion and table if preferred
  • Kapala (skull cup) for nectar
  • Small statues or images of Mahakala to sit on your practice table during the Puja

 Mahakala Puja practice books will be provided.

Personal Presentation:

Please dress in relaxed, clean attire (white or neutral colors), with hair tied back in a top-knot or pony tail. No strong scents please. 


The Mahakala 2022 Puja is a not-for-profit event purely dedicated to benefit all beings and Rinpoche says it's our chance to make it right. Hence you are welcome to take part in this noble duty by letting your donation into the ocean of merit. Please use the following bank details for donations only:

BSB: 633 000
Account Name: AIVBI
Account Number: 120 528 641
Reference: Pujadonation


We are happy to answer any questions you may have using the form below. Please also let us know of any special dietary requirements.