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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

September 2016

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
1
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by Jini & Kheeran (2M)
  • Meditation & Dhamma Talk by Sayadaw U Pandita
  • BSV Library Open
2
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by Sunil K. (2M)
3
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by Irene & Ranjith (2M)
  • Teens Group Workshop (for secondary school students)
4
  • Unguided Meditation
  • Dhamma talk given by Bhante Jag - Meaningful Vs Happy Life
  • Communal Lunch
  • Sutta Study will not be held this week
5
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch Danna by Harshanie (2M)
  • Guided Meditation facilitated by a lay teacher (Brendan Payne)
6
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by Siri (2M)
  • Meditation facilitated by Bhante Buddharakkhita
7
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana will be provided by Harshi & Varuna
  • Melbourne Insight Meditation Group with Dharma Facilitators & invited Lay teachers (not conducted by BSV)
8
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch Dana by Lasath & Savithri (2M)
  • Meditation & Dhamma Talk by Sayadaw U Pandita
  • BSV Library Open
9
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch Dana by Kanthy & Padmini. (2M)
10
  • Anumodana Ceremony, MC
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana will be provided by Janaka P.E.(2M)
11
  • Unguided Meditation
  • Dhamma talk given by Bhante Buddharakhita : More Dhamma Less Drama : How to make wholesome and awesome decisions
  • Communal Lunch
  • Sutta Study
12
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by Sandeep (Offsite)
  • Guided Meditation facilitated by a lay teacher (Adrian Tee)
13
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by Ruvinie (2M)
  • Meditation facilitated by Bhante Buddharakkhita
14
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by Indeera & Ruki (2M)
  • Melbourne Insight Meditation Group with Dharma Facilitators & invited Lay teachers (not conducted by BSV)
15
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by Chandani (2M)
  • Meditation & Dhamma Talk by Sayadaw U Pandita
  • BSV Library Open
16
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by Chandani (2M)
17
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by Padmasiri (2M)
18
  • Unguided Meditation
  • Dhamma talk given by Bhante Buddharakkhita - Planting Dhamma Seeds in Uganda
  • Communal Lunch
  • BSV Committee Meeting
19
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by LeanLim & Friends (Offsite)
  • Guided Meditation facilitated by a lay teacher (Brendan Payne)
20
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by Peggy P. (2M)
  • Meditation
21
  • Breakfast Daana by Subhadra Daluwatte in place of Rohan's weekly offering (just for the Day of 21 Sep 16)
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by Vino (2M)
  • Melbourne Insight Meditation Group with Dharma Facilitators & invited Lay teachers (not conducted by BSV)
22
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by Office deva group(2M)
  • Meditation & Dhamma Talk by Sayadaw U Pandita
  • BSV Library Open
23
  • Meditation Hall Close for Cabling Work
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch Dana by Chalani D. (2M)
24
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by Anusha (2M)
25
  • Unguided Meditation
  • Dhamma talk given by ChiKwang Sunim - Reflections on the International Day of Peace
  • Communal Lunch
  • Sutta Study led by Bhante Buddharakkhita
  • Security information session
26
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by Samanthi (1M)
  • Guided Meditation facilitated by a lay teacher (Adrian Tee)
27
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch dana by Lilanga B. (2M)
  • Guided Meditation facilitated by Bhante Buddharakkhita
28
  • Meal (Dana): Lunch Dana by Chaaminda. (2M)
  • Melbourne Insight Meditation Group with Dharma Facilitators & invited Lay teachers (not conducted by BSV)
29
  • Meal (Dana) : Monks Away
  • Meditation & Dhamma Talk by Sayadaw U Pandita
  • BSV Library Open
30
  • BSV Centre Closed for Electrical Work in Main Building
  • Meal (Dana) Lunch Dana by VIBUSHA (1M)

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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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