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February 2019

Radical Dharma – 6 Week Buddhism Course

Wednesday February 20, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Melbourne Buddhist Centre, 23 David Street VIC 3056 Australia + Google Map

  Radical Dharma, Teaching that Changes Lives A 6 week Buddhism course that focusing on the radical message of the Buddha's teaching, the Dharma. This course introduces teachings that will change the way we see the world and ourselves and open the pathway to change and meaning. Discover the processes and tools from the Buddhist Tradition to bring positive transformation.   Suitable for those interested in Buddhism and open to change Free attendance to drop-in meditation classes at the MBC…

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Thursday Lunchtime Drop-in Meditation

Thursday February 21, 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Suitable for new and experienced meditators The Centre is open from 12.00pm and the meditation starts at 12.30pm and finishes around 1.15pm. We alternate weekly, leading through the Mindfulness of Breathing and the Metta Bhavana  (Development of Loving-Kindness) practices. Guidance is given for newcomers. We ask for a donation of $10 or $8 for concession cards holders.

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Thursday Evening Drop-in Meditation & Activity

Thursday February 21, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Each Thursday evening we offer two meditation sessions; one for those with little or no experience, and other for those experienced with our practises. Newcomers welcome! On alternate weeks we lead through either the Mindfulness of Breathing or the Metta Bhavana (Development of Loving Kindness) meditation practice. We meditate from 7.30pm to 8.30pm, then have a tea break. After the break we offer one of a range of activities, perhaps a talk, a discussion, or a workshop related to Dharma practice. No booking…

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Saturday Morning Drop-in Meditation

Saturday February 23, 10:45 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:45am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Every Saturday we run two meditation sessions, one for those who know our practices and the other for those new to meditation who would like to be guided through a meditation practice. We alternate week by week between the Mindfulness of Breathing and the Development of Loving Kindness meditations. Please arrive in good time for a 11am start. Cost: $15 waged or $8 concession card holders

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Public Ordination Ceremony

Saturday February 23, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Melbourne Buddhist Centre, 23 David Street VIC 3056 Australia + Google Map

  We are very happy to inform you that Joy Fratelle from Port Fairy will be privately ordained by Maitripala on an (invitation only) Order retreat near Port Fairy 18-22 February. Her Public Ordination will be conducted by Megha at the Melbourne Buddhist Centre 1-4pm on Saturday 23rd February.  Everyone is welcome to attend the Public Ordination where Joy will become a Member of the Triratna Buddhist Order.

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Singing the Sangha – Mantra and Harmony Day Retreat

Sunday February 24, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Melbourne Buddhist Centre, 23 David Street VIC 3056 Australia + Google Map

Bhante once likened a sangha to an orchestra, all doing their bit, in harmony. We won’t have an orchestra but let’s bring deep awareness to the practice of chanting together, learning new harmonies and learning to listen to one another, devotionally. This day retreat is led by Munisha, an Order Member from the UK. Sunday 24 February 2019, 10am to 4pm at the Melbourne Buddhist Centre $60 Full Waged, $40 Low Waged, $30 Concession. Bring vegetarian/vegan food to share on…

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Monday Lunchtime Drop-in Meditation

Monday February 25, 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

Suitable for new and experienced meditators. The Centre is open from 11.30am and the meditation starts at 12.30pm and finishes around 1.15pm. We alternate weekly, leading through the Mindfulness of Breathing and the Metta Bhavana  (Development of Loving Kindness) practices. Guidance is given for newcomers. We ask for a donation of $10 or $8 for concession card holders.

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Tuesday Lunchtime Drop-in Meditation

Tuesday February 26, 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

Suitable for new and experienced meditators The Centre is open from 12.00pm and the meditation starts at 12.30pm and finishes around 1.15pm. We alternate weekly, leading through the Mindfulness of Breathing and the Metta Bhavana  (Development of Loving-Kindness) practices. Guidance is given for newcomers. We ask for a donation of $10 or $8 for concession card holders.  

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Thursday Lunchtime Drop-in Meditation

Thursday February 28, 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Suitable for new and experienced meditators The Centre is open from 12.00pm and the meditation starts at 12.30pm and finishes around 1.15pm. We alternate weekly, leading through the Mindfulness of Breathing and the Metta Bhavana  (Development of Loving-Kindness) practices. Guidance is given for newcomers. We ask for a donation of $10 or $8 for concession cards holders.

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Thursday Evening Drop-in Meditation & Activity

Thursday February 28, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Each Thursday evening we offer two meditation sessions; one for those with little or no experience, and other for those experienced with our practises. Newcomers welcome! On alternate weeks we lead through either the Mindfulness of Breathing or the Metta Bhavana (Development of Loving Kindness) meditation practice. We meditate from 7.30pm to 8.30pm, then have a tea break. After the break we offer one of a range of activities, perhaps a talk, a discussion, or a workshop related to Dharma practice. No booking…

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March 2019

Saturday Morning Drop-in Meditation

Saturday March 2, 10:45 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:45am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Every Saturday we run two meditation sessions, one for those who know our practices and the other for those new to meditation who would like to be guided through a meditation practice. We alternate week by week between the Mindfulness of Breathing and the Development of Loving Kindness meditations. Please arrive in good time for a 11am start. Cost: $15 waged or $8 concession card holders

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MBC at the Sydney Road Street Party

Sunday March 3, 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sydney Road Brunswick, Sydney Road
Brunswick, Victoria 3056 Australia
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This year the Melbourne Buddhist Centre goes back to the streets with two stalls at the Sydney Rd Street Party. This is an opportunity to engage with the community and share the spirit of Sangha. We will be providing a vegan option at the street party with our delicious Vegan Burger BBQ, raising funds for the MBC. The second stall will be a Free Meditation Space on Sydney Road with guided meditation taster sessions throughout the day. Come along, visit…

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Monday Lunchtime Drop-in Meditation

Monday March 4, 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

Suitable for new and experienced meditators. The Centre is open from 11.30am and the meditation starts at 12.30pm and finishes around 1.15pm. We alternate weekly, leading through the Mindfulness of Breathing and the Metta Bhavana  (Development of Loving Kindness) practices. Guidance is given for newcomers. We ask for a donation of $10 or $8 for concession card holders.

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Tuesday Lunchtime Drop-in Meditation

Tuesday March 5, 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

Suitable for new and experienced meditators The Centre is open from 12.00pm and the meditation starts at 12.30pm and finishes around 1.15pm. We alternate weekly, leading through the Mindfulness of Breathing and the Metta Bhavana  (Development of Loving-Kindness) practices. Guidance is given for newcomers. We ask for a donation of $10 or $8 for concession card holders.  

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Thursday Lunchtime Drop-in Meditation

Thursday March 7, 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Suitable for new and experienced meditators The Centre is open from 12.00pm and the meditation starts at 12.30pm and finishes around 1.15pm. We alternate weekly, leading through the Mindfulness of Breathing and the Metta Bhavana  (Development of Loving-Kindness) practices. Guidance is given for newcomers. We ask for a donation of $10 or $8 for concession cards holders.

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Thursday Evening Drop-in Meditation & Activity

Thursday March 7, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Each Thursday evening we offer two meditation sessions; one for those with little or no experience, and other for those experienced with our practises. Newcomers welcome! On alternate weeks we lead through either the Mindfulness of Breathing or the Metta Bhavana (Development of Loving Kindness) meditation practice. We meditate from 7.30pm to 8.30pm, then have a tea break. After the break we offer one of a range of activities, perhaps a talk, a discussion, or a workshop related to Dharma practice. No booking…

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Bodhisattva Way – Order/Mitra Long Weekend Retreat

Friday March 8, 7:00 pm - Monday March 11, 7:00 pm
Baanya Biami, 220 Marshalls Road
Staughton Vale, Victoria 3340 Australia
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On this Order/Mitra retreat over the March long weekend, Siladasa will explore the inspiring and radical path of the Bodhisattva Way and how we can follow that path to Awakening. 7pm Friday 8 March to 3pm Monday 11 March 2019 at Baanya Biami in the Brisbane Ranges west of Melbourne Suitable for Order Members of the Triratna Buddhist Order and Mitras of the Triratna Buddhist Community. $320 Full Waged, $240 Low Waged and $190 Concession Booking Essential: Click Here to…

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Saturday Morning Drop-in Meditation

Saturday March 9, 10:45 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:45am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Every Saturday we run two meditation sessions, one for those who know our practices and the other for those new to meditation who would like to be guided through a meditation practice. We alternate week by week between the Mindfulness of Breathing and the Development of Loving Kindness meditations. Please arrive in good time for a 11am start. Cost: $15 waged or $8 concession card holders

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Monday Lunchtime Drop-in Meditation – Today’s Class Cancelled

Monday March 11, 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

Due to the Labour Day Public Holiday this class has been cancelled.  

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Tuesday Lunchtime Drop-in Meditation

Tuesday March 12, 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

Suitable for new and experienced meditators The Centre is open from 12.00pm and the meditation starts at 12.30pm and finishes around 1.15pm. We alternate weekly, leading through the Mindfulness of Breathing and the Metta Bhavana  (Development of Loving-Kindness) practices. Guidance is given for newcomers. We ask for a donation of $10 or $8 for concession card holders.  

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Thursday Lunchtime Drop-in Meditation

Thursday March 14, 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Suitable for new and experienced meditators The Centre is open from 12.00pm and the meditation starts at 12.30pm and finishes around 1.15pm. We alternate weekly, leading through the Mindfulness of Breathing and the Metta Bhavana  (Development of Loving-Kindness) practices. Guidance is given for newcomers. We ask for a donation of $10 or $8 for concession cards holders.

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Thursday Evening Drop-in Meditation & Activity

Thursday March 14, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Each Thursday evening we offer two meditation sessions; one for those with little or no experience, and other for those experienced with our practises. Newcomers welcome! On alternate weeks we lead through either the Mindfulness of Breathing or the Metta Bhavana (Development of Loving Kindness) meditation practice. We meditate from 7.30pm to 8.30pm, then have a tea break. After the break we offer one of a range of activities, perhaps a talk, a discussion, or a workshop related to Dharma practice. No booking…

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Saturday Morning Drop-in Meditation

Saturday March 16, 10:45 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:45am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Every Saturday we run two meditation sessions, one for those who know our practices and the other for those new to meditation who would like to be guided through a meditation practice. We alternate week by week between the Mindfulness of Breathing and the Development of Loving Kindness meditations. Please arrive in good time for a 11am start. Cost: $15 waged or $8 concession card holders

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Mind Reactive, Mind Creative – Day Retreat

Sunday March 17, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Melbourne Buddhist Centre, 23 David Street VIC 3056 Australia + Google Map

From a talk by Sangharakshita of the same name, in this day retreat Udara will explore how to move from the reactive mind, characterised by confusion and suffering to a more creative mind which brings about harmony and personal freedom. A day of mostly silent led meditations and reflections on the Buddha's teachings on liberating the mind. Suitable for those with an interest in Buddhism and familiar with our meditation practices. Sunday 17 March 2019, 10am to 4pm at the…

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Monday Lunchtime Drop-in Meditation

Monday March 18, 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

Suitable for new and experienced meditators. The Centre is open from 11.30am and the meditation starts at 12.30pm and finishes around 1.15pm. We alternate weekly, leading through the Mindfulness of Breathing and the Metta Bhavana  (Development of Loving Kindness) practices. Guidance is given for newcomers. We ask for a donation of $10 or $8 for concession card holders.

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