Lankarama Buddhist Youth Group Vesak Sil

Vesak is approaching and we have organised a youth sil program on the *22nd of May 2021*. We hope to see our LBYG community participate. Provided below is the time schedule for the events occuring on the day. As you may be aware, we are currently recovering from a pandemic so please register with the… Continue reading Lankarama Buddhist Youth Group Vesak Sil

Bushwalking Training Course

Collaboration with Yarrawood Bushwalking Club Sydney Sat 29 May | 10am – 1pm Girrahween Park, Bardwell Park Costs: $50 Costs include a bushwalking essential kit, one year membership in Yarrawood Bushwalking Club and donation to the Metta Centre.  Contact person on the day: Terry Redmond 0425 234 385. Being in nature can be deeply healing… Continue reading Bushwalking Training Course

SPECIAL SATURDAY AFTERNOON MEDITATION SESSIONS AT THE AMITABHA FOUNDATION, WAITARA, FOR SAGA DAWA/VESAK MONTH

All meditators are warmly invited to join us in 4 special Saturday afternoon silent meditation sessions in honour of Saga Dawa – the lunar month of May 12 to June 10 during which the Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and parinirvana occurred (called Vesak in other traditions.). The sessions will be from 2.30 – 3.30pm on Saturday… Continue reading SPECIAL SATURDAY AFTERNOON MEDITATION SESSIONS AT THE AMITABHA FOUNDATION, WAITARA, FOR SAGA DAWA/VESAK MONTH

Nyung Nay Retreat 2021

with Venerable Dekyi   Saturday 12th June – Monday 14th June 2021 Register Now! Find out more  

Stress relief using Breath meditation

4-week course by Zen Low | 7-8 pm Wednesdays 26 May to 16 Jun At Metta Centre in-person or Zoom Cost: by donation In this busy and fast paced city life, we are bombarded with stress:stimuli, technology, work pressures, anger, frustration and other negative mind states. In this 4-week interactive workshop facilitated by Zen Low,… Continue reading Stress relief using Breath meditation

Saka Dawa Puja with Geshe Samten

Saka Dawa is the most important Tibetan Buddhist festival day, celebrating Lord Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and parinirvana. Buddhists around the world engage in many auspicious and merit-making activities such as sponsoring or engaging in beneficial pujas, practices, and prayers; and making extensive offerings to teachers, holy objects, and auspicious charitable activities. This year we will be celebrating with… Continue reading Saka Dawa Puja with Geshe Samten

Deepening Meditation Workshop: Stepping out of the Tunnel Vision of Self Centredness with Wai Cheong Kok

In the Buddhist teachings, our tendency to grasp at an independent, unchanging self is identified as the source of our suffering. Deluded by our grasping at such a self, our thoughts, feelings and reactions spiral around such a self-image and form a tunnel that greatly limits our perspective and choices. In this workshop we will… Continue reading Deepening Meditation Workshop: Stepping out of the Tunnel Vision of Self Centredness with Wai Cheong Kok

Vesak Festival 2021 Bathing Buddha Ceremony

International Buddhist Cham Shan Temple of Australia 16 & 19 May 2021 The biggest event of the Buddhist calendar is upon us. Join our fellow Dhamma friends at Cham Shan Temple for Vesak! There will be an opportunity to participate in the Bathing Buddha ceremony and hear about the Buddha’s life story in the afternoon.… Continue reading Vesak Festival 2021 Bathing Buddha Ceremony

MOTHER’S DAY DHAMMA PRACTICE WITH CHAOKHUN KENG

Schedule (Visitors may come for part or full progamme): 9:00am Monastery Opens 10:30am  Dana Meal Offering 12:00pm  Dhamma Talk from Chaokhun Keng (English) 3:30pm  Sitting Meditation Evening Programme (Streamed online through Zoom monastery regular chanting) 6:30pm  Evening Chanting 7:00pm  Dhamma Talk with Chaokhun Keng 8:00pm  Finish Programme Chaokhun Keng has been walking from Melbourne and is passing by through Bodhisaddha… Continue reading MOTHER’S DAY DHAMMA PRACTICE WITH CHAOKHUN KENG

Therigatha Festival – Celebrate the Wisdom of the Ancient Bhikkhunis

…hear about their sorrows and their deepest despair, their joys and triumphs, and their attainment of full liberation. ** The Therīgāthā Festival is an international celebration of the Poems of the Elder Nuns, the world’s oldest collection of literature composed by women. These poems are a testament to women’s empowerment and a celebration of their… Continue reading Therigatha Festival – Celebrate the Wisdom of the Ancient Bhikkhunis

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