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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

April 2017

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
1
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch Dana NOT REQUIRED.
2
  • Unguided Meditation
  • Dhamma discussion by Bhante Seelananda - Uniqueness of Buddha and his Teachings
  • Communal Lunch
  • Sutta Discussion : led by Bhante Seelananda
3
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana required. Pls book this date to provide dana. (1M)
  • Guided Meditation facilitated by a lay teacher (Paul du Ve)
4
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by Prabhati (1M)
  • Guided Meditation facilitated by Bhante Seelananda
5
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana NOT required.
  • Melbourne Insight Meditation Group with Dharma Facilitators & invited Lay teachers (not conducted by BSV)
6
  • Piano
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch Dana by Metha (2M)
  • Meditation facilitated by Bhante Seelananda
  • BSV Library Open
7
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by Hiranthi (2M)
8
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana NOT required
9
  • Unguided Meditation
  • Dhamma discussion facilitated by Bhante Seelananda - How impermanence leads us to Right Liberation
  • Communal Lunch
  • Sutta Discussion : Led by Bhante Seelananda
10
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by Chitra d.S. (2M)
  • Guided Meditation facilitated by a lay teacher (Paul du Ve)
11
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch Dana NOT required.
  • Guided Meditation facilitated by Bhante Seelananda
12
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch Dana Not required.
  • Melbourne Insight Meditation Group with Dharma Facilitators & invited Lay teachers (not conducted by BSV)
13
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch Dana NOT required.
  • Meditation and Dhamma Talk by Sayadaw U Pandita
  • BSV Library Open
14
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch Dana NOT required.
15
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch Dana NOT required.
16
  • Unguided Meditation
  • Dhamma talk given by Bambalapitiye Gnanaloka
  • Communal Lunch
  • Special Session - Ven Bambalapitiye Gnanaloka Thero
17
  • Meal (Dana): No lunch dana required.
  • Guided Meditation facilitated by a lay teacher (Brendan Payne)
18
  • Meal (Dana): lunch dana by office deva (1M)
  • Guided Meditation by an audio program
19
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by Office deva (1M)
  • Melbourne Insight Meditation Group with Dharma Facilitators & invited Lay teachers (not conducted by BSV)
20
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by office deva (1M)
  • Meditation and Dhamma Talk by Sayadaw U Pandita
  • BSV Library Open
21
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by Sumo W. (1M)
  • Teens Camp
22
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by Nirosha (1M)
23
  • Unguided Meditation
  • Dhamma talk given by Ven ChiKwang Sunim
  • Communal Lunch
24
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana NOT required.
  • Guided Meditation facilitated by a Monk (Bhante Dhamma)
25
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by Jayanthi (2M)
  • Guided Meditation by an audio program
26
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by Nandene. (1M)
  • Melbourne Insight Meditation Group with Dharma Facilitators & invited Lay teachers (not conducted by BSV)
27
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by Ratna & Siri (1M)
  • Meditation and Dhamma Talk by Sayadaw U Pandita
  • BSV Library Open
28
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by Savi R. (1M)
29
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana required. Pls book. (1M)
30
  • Unguided Meditation
  • Talk by John Kelly (Australian Buddhist/Pali Scholar)
  • Communal Lunch

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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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