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Established in 1953, the Buddhist Society of Victoria (BSV) is the oldest Buddhist Teaching Centre in Australia.

As well as offering a vibrant teaching program at the Buddhaloka Centre in East Malvern, in September 2014, monastics from the Buddhaloka Centre and from Sanghamittarama, our vihara for bhikkhunis, moved to the newly established Newbury Buddhist Monastery. NBM a beautiful 150 acre property at Newbury, about 100 kms north-west of Melbourne.

On May 24th, 2015, Newbury Buddhist Monastery was officially opened by Ajahn Brahm, the spiritual adviser of the BSV.

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Event Calendar

January 2017

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
1
  • Unguided Meditation
  • Dhamma talk given by Ven Buddharakkhita - The Ultimate Attitude of Happiness : The Attitude of Gratitude and Beatitude
  • Communal Lunch
2
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by Roshani. (1M)
  • Guided Meditation facilitated by a lay teacher (Adrian Tee)
3
  • Meal (Dana): No monk.
  • Meditation guided by an Audio recording
4
  • Meal (Dana): No monk.
  • No meditation classes - on holiday
5
  • Meal (Dana): No monk.
  • Meditation - self directed / audio video recording
  • BSV Library Open
6
  • Meal (Dana): No monk.
7
  • Meal (Dana): No monk.
8
  • Unguided Meditation
  • Q & A facilitated by Ven Bodhidjaja and Ven Mudito BSWA
  • Communal Lunch
9
  • Meal (Dana): No monk
  • Guided Meditation facilitated by a lay teacher (Brendan Payne)
10
  • Meal (Dana): No monk.
  • Meditation guided by an Audio recording
11
  • Meal (Dana): No monk.
  • No Meditation classes - on holiday
12
  • Meal (Dana): No monk.
  • Meditation - self directed / audio video recording
  • BSV Library Open
13
  • Meal (Dana): No monk.
14
  • Meal (Dana): No monk.
15
  • Unguided Meditation
  • Dhamma talk given by Bhikkuni Bodhicitta
  • Communal Lunch
16
  • Meal (Dana): No monk.
  • Guided Meditation facilitated by a lay teacher (Adrian Tee)
17
  • Meal (Dana): No monk.
  • Meditation guided by an Audio recording
18
  • Meal (Dana):Lunch dana by Sirini S. (1M)
  • Melbourne Insight Meditation Group with Dharma Facilitators & invited Lay teachers (not conducted by BSV)
19
  • Meal (Dana) : Lunch dana by Ruvinie (1M)
  • Meditation - self directed / audio video recording
  • BSV Library Open
20
  • Meal (Dana) : Lunch dana by Prabathi M. (1M)
21
  • Meal (Dana) : Lunch dana by Sirini/Harshi (1M)
22
  • Unguided Meditation
  • Dhamma talk given by Ayya Upekkha
  • Communal Lunch
23
  • Meal (Dana) : Lunch dana by Nilukshi H
  • Guided Meditation facilitated by a lay teacher (Brendan Payne)
24
  • Meal (Dana) : Lunch dana by Priyanga J (1M)
  • Meditation guided by an audio recording
25
  • Meal (Dana) : Lunch dana by Hiranthi (1M)
  • Melbourne Insight Meditation Group with Dharma Facilitators & invited Lay teachers (not conducted by BSV)
26
  • Meal (Dana) : Lunch dana by Jinani (1M)
  • Meditation - self directed / audio video recording
  • BSV Library Open
27
  • Meal (Dana) : Lunch dana by Chitra G(1M)
28
  • Meal (Dana) : Lunch dana by Harshi & Varuna (1M)
29
  • Unguided Meditation
  • Dhamma talk given by Rev Chi Kwang Sunim
  • Communal Lunch
30
  • Meal (Dana) : Lunch dana required. Pls book this date to provide dana. (1M)
  • Guided Meditation facilitated by a lay teacher (Brendan Payne)
31
  • Meal (Dana) : Lunch dana required. Pls book this date to provide dana. (1M)
  • Meditation guided by an Audio recording

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The Buddhist Society of Victoria Inc
71 Darling Road,
Malvern East, 3145 Victoria,
Australia.
Inc No. A0023538B
ABN. 89 738 755 249
Office Phone:
(+61) 3 9571 6409
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