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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

July 2017

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
1
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by Harshi & Varuna (2M)
2
  • Unguided Meditation
  • Dhamma talk given by Bhante Susara "Going Home"
  • Communal Lunch
  • Sutta Discussion with Bhante Susara
3
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by Jinanie dS. (2M)
  • Guided Meditation facilitated by a lay teacher (Adrian Tee)
4
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by Lanka & Ruwini (2M)
  • Guided Meditation by Bhante Susara
5
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by Nandini/Chandrika W. (1M)
  • Melbourne Insight Meditation Group with Dharma Facilitators & invited Lay teachers (not conducted by BSV)
6
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by Manel (1M)
  • Silent Meditation facilitator Venerable Dr Buddharakkhita (Sayadaw U Pandita is away)
7
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by Sulochana (1M)
8
  • Meditation Day by Ven Dr. Buddharakkhita
  • Meal (Dana): COMMUNAL LUNCH (also Janapriya & Nayanie) (1M)
9
  • Unguided Meditation
  • Dhamma talk by Venerable Dr Buddharakkhita - Middle Way, road map to happiness
  • Communal Lunch
  • Hall booked by Korean Meditation Group
10
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by Nishamani & Anjana (1M)
  • Guided Meditation facilitated by a lay teacher (Brendan Payne)
11
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by Cindy & Cynthia (1M)
  • Guided Meditation by Venerable Dr Buddharakkhita
12
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by Padmini & Cora (1M)
  • Melbourne Insight Meditation Group with Dharma Facilitators & invited Lay teachers (not conducted by BSV)
13
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by Ratna & Siri. (1M)
  • Silent Meditation facilitator Venerable Dr Buddharakkhita (Sayadaw U Pandita is away)
14
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by Chitra & DakshiniSoysa
15
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by Chinta & Nihal. (1M)
16
  • Unguided Meditation
  • Dhamma talk given by Ven Chi Kwang Sunim
  • Communal Lunch
  • Sutta discussion : Led by Venerable Dr Buddharakkhita
17
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by Darshani & friend (1M)
  • Guided Meditation facilitated by a lay teacher (Adrian Tee)
18
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by Cynthia & Elizabeth. (1M)
  • Guided Meditation by Venerable Dr Buddharakkhita
19
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by Irene & Ranjith. (1M)
  • Melbourne Insight Meditation Group with Dharma Facilitators & invited Lay teachers (not conducted by BSV)
20
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by Cora & Sibhon (1M)
  • Silent Meditation facilitator Venerable Dr Buddharakkhita (Sayadaw U Pandita is away)
21
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by Kanchana. (1M)
22
  • Meal (Dana): No lunch dana required.
23
  • Unguided Meditation
  • Dhamma talk given by Venerable Dr Buddharakkhita
  • Communal Lunch
  • Sutta discussion : Led by Venerable Dr Buddharakkhita
  • Gratitude Day
24
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by Irene & Ranjith. (1M)
  • Guided Meditation facilitated by a lay teacher (Brendan Payne)
25
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by Mala & Sepala (1M)
  • Guided Meditation by Venerable Dr Buddharakkhita
26
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by Nandene & Chandrika (1M)
  • Melbourne Insight Meditation Group with Dharma Facilitators & invited Lay teachers (not conducted by BSV)
27
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by Kumudu (1M)
  • Silent Meditation facilitator Venerable Dr Buddharakkhita (Sayadaw U Pandita is away)
28
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by Janaki P. (1M)
29
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana not required. (No Monk)
30
  • Unguided Meditation
  • Dhamma talk given by Venerable Dr Buddharakkhita
  • Communal Lunch
  • Sutta discussion : Led by Venerable Dr Buddharakkhita
31
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by Irene & Ranjith. (1M)
  • Guided Meditation facilitated by a lay teacher (Adrian Tee)

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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
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