Apply for Membership

Thank you for considering becoming a Member of Friend of Langri Tangpa Centre. Your contribution allows us to continue offering all of our many activities. You in turn can benefit the many members, students and visitors that rely on the Centre for a safe haven and a source of inspiration and education.


Who is Eligible?

Full membership of LTC entails both rights and responsibilities. By applying for Langri Tangpa Centre membership you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and will abide by the Langri Tangpa Centre policies.

As a full member, we also require that you:

  • Abide by the Five Precepts whilst on centre property (avoid killing, stealing, sexual misconduct, lying, or intoxicants such as alcohol, narcotics or cigarettes).
  • Agree to follow the advice of HH the Dalai Lama and Lama Zopa Rinpoche in all centre matters.
  • Not practice Shugden (more about the history of this practice can be found on the FPMT website.

Benefits of Membership

Becoming an LTC Member is possibly the best investment you will ever make for the long-term happiness of yourself and countless others! 

Full member’s benefits include:

  • Library borrowing rights from one of the best Buddhist libraries in Australia
  • FAMILY memberships can borrow twice as many books, including children’s titles
  • Full access to our soundfiles and videos archive
  • 10% discount on books in our Dharma shop
  • Mandala Magazine posted to you
  • Digital links to Mandala Magazine online
  • Donations made on your behalf to all of Rinpoche’s projects
  • Donations to long life pujas for HH the Dalai Lama and Lama Zopa Rinpoche
  • On-site retreat room (by donation) with guidance in planning the retreat.
  • Eligible to apply for sponsorship for major FPMT retreats.
  • Exclusive access to member’s only events such as visits from Lama Zopa Rinpoche.
  • Eligible for LTC volunteer opportunities
  • AGM voting rights (after first year of membership)
  • Eligible to stand for office on the LTC Committee (after first year)

How to Apply

If you wish to become an online FRIEND, simply click on the button and sign up online. Your user approval should happen within the day.

If you would like to apply for full MEMBERSHIP, you can submit and application here, or else come into the centre in person. We will review your application and get back to you. Please feel free to call us with any questions you may have, or to discuss the various options available to you.


SINGLE Membership

$180 for 12 months

Access to the library, soundfile archive, and 10% discount on books. Mandala Magazine (hard-copy or digital links). Retreat sponsorship and support, member’s only events and volunteer opportunities. You can vote at the AGM and even stand for office! And we make donations on your behalf to Rinpoche’s projects and pujas.


FAMILY Membership

$220 for 12 months

FamilyAll the above benefits of a single membership, plus you can borrow twice as many library books, including children’s titles. Families include married, de-facto, and children.


Online FRIEND

$60 for 6 months

Six months of soundfiles! If you live at a distance from the centre and are unable to visit our library, you can still enjoy our soundfiles. A new  SERIES is released each month from each of the six program areas (a soundfile a day!)


Sangha FRIEND

$20 for 12 months

outreachMonks and nuns from all traditions are welcome to join. We offer library borrowing rights, unlimited access to soundfile archive, and 10% discount on books in the shop. We also make donations to Rinpoche’s projects on your behalf.


Sangha FULL Membership

$140 for 12 months

Monks and nuns can apply for a full membership with all the benefits of a single membership. It includes eligibility for sponsorship for retreat and teachings, and full participation in Langri Tangpa Centre as an organisation, with voting rights and eligible to stand for office.