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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

October 2017

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
1
  • Dhamma talk given by Bhante Dr Buddharakkhita
  • Communal Lunch
  • Sutta Discussion by Bhante Dr Buddharakkhita
2
  • Meal (Lunch Dana): Lunch dana by Saliya F. (1M)
  • Guided Meditation facilitated by a lay teacher (Brendan Payne)
3
  • Meal (Lunch Dana) : Lunch dana by Malki (1M)
  • Guided Meditation by Venerable Buddharakkhita
4
  • Meal (Lunch Dana): Lunch dana by Kanishka W. (1M)
  • Melbourne Insight Meditation Group with Dharma Facilitators & invited Lay teachers (not conducted by BSV)
5
  • Meal (Lunch Dana): Lunch dana by Vindya (1M)
  • Meditation and Dhamma Talk by - Sayadaw U Pandita
6
  • Meal (Lunch Dana): Lunch dana by Shrinika (1M)
7
  • Day Meditation Retreat - facilitated by Bhante Buddharakkhita
  • Meal (Lunch Dana): Communal Lunch & by Durga (1M)
  • Teens Group session - facilitated by Bhante Buddharakkhita
8
  • Dhamma talk given by Bhante Dr Buddharakkhita
  • Communal Lunch
  • Sutta Discussion by Bhante Dr Buddharakkhita
9
  • Meal (Lunch Dana): Lunch dana NOT required.
  • Guided Meditation facilitated by a lay teacher (Adrian Tee)
10
  • Meal (Lunch Dana) : Lunch dana NOT required.
  • Guided Meditation by Ajahn Khemmavaro (from Wat BuddhaDhamma)
11
  • Meal (Lunch Dana): Lunch dana NOT required.
  • Melbourne Insight Meditation Group with Dharma Facilitators & invited Lay teachers (not conducted by BSV)
12
  • Meal (Lunch Dana): COMMUNAL LUNCH 10am (5M)
13
  • Meal (Lunch Dana): Lunch dana NOT required.
14
  • Event preponed to 7/10
  • Meal (Lunch Dana): No monk.
  • Event
15
  • Robe offering ceremony - Dhamma talk given by (to be updated)
  • Communal Lunch
16
  • Meal (Lunch Dana): No Monk.
  • Guided Meditation facilitated by a lay teacher (Brendan Payne)
17
  • Meal (Lunch Dana) : No monk.
  • Guided Meditation - A recording will be played
18
  • Meal (Lunch Dana): No monk.
  • Melbourne Insight Meditation Group with Dharma Facilitators & invited Lay teachers (not conducted by BSV)
19
  • Meal (Lunch Dana): No monk.
  • Silent Meditation - A suitable recording will be played
20
  • Meal (Lunch Dana): No monk.
21
  • Meal (Lunch Dana): No monk.
22
  • Dhamma talk given by Venerable Chi Kwan
  • Communal Lunch
23
  • Meal (Lunch Dana): No Monk.
  • Guided Meditation facilitated by a lay teacher (Adrian Tee)
24
  • Meal (Lunch Dana) : No monk.
  • Guided Meditation - facilitator to be advised
25
  • Meal (Lunch Dana): No monk.
  • Melbourne Insight Meditation Group with Dharma Facilitators & invited Lay teachers (not conducted by BSV)
26
  • Meal (Lunch Dana): No monk.
  • Meditation and Dhamma Talk - to be advised
27
  • Meal (Lunch Dana): No monk.
28
  • Meal (Lunch Dana): No monk.
29
  • Silent unguided meditation
  • Dhamma talk - facilitator The15th Retang . Jiangcai Pujun
  • Communal shared lunch
  • Event
30
  • Meal (Lunch Dana): No Monk.
  • Guided Meditation facilitated by a lay teacher (Brendan Payne)
31
  • Meal (Lunch Dana) : No monk.
  • Guided Meditation - facilitator to be advised

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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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