Meditation

Drop-in Classes

Learn the Triratna Buddhist Community’s two central meditation practices – the Mindfulness of Breathing and the Metta Bhavana (Development of Loving Kindness). Discover how to make Buddhist meditation part of your life.

We provide a ‘taster’ meditation class for those with little or no experience through our weekly drop-in classes that are open to all. Check the calendar below for upcoming meditation classes.

Class Times

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday lunchtimes at 12:30 pm to 1.15 pm

Thursday evenings at 7:30 pm to 8.30 pm

Saturday mornings at 11 am to 12 pm.

Please arrive 10 minutes early to be ready for a prompt start to the class.
The classes are led by experienced meditators who will introduce you to a meditation practice and help you set up a meditation posture that is right for you. We alternate on a weekly basis between the two meditation practices, the Mindfulness of Breathing and the Metta Bhavana.
Costs: Lunchtimes $10/$8 Concession. Saturdays and Thursdays $15/$8 Concession

“Awareness is revolutionary” Sangharakshita

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November 2019

Saturday Morning Drop-in Meditation

Saturday November 16, 10:45 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:45 am 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

Monday November 18, 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm 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 November 19, 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm 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 November 21, 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm 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 & Dharma Activity

Thursday November 21, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm 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 November 23, 10:45 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:45 am 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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Young Melbourne Buddhists

Saturday November 23, 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Melbourne Buddhist Centre, 23 David Street
Brunswick, Victoria 3056 Australia

Interested in meditation or Buddhism and aged 18 - 35 years old? Drop-in at Young Melbourne Buddhists on Saturday evening and meet like minded young people

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Silent Mediation Day Retreat – November

Sunday November 24, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Melbourne Buddhist Centre, 23 David Street
Brunswick, Victoria 3056 Australia
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This retreat is offered monthly as an opportunity for us to go deeper in our meditation practice. Our endeavours are supported by the practice of silence and the companionship of other meditators. The retreat has six periods of meditation off 30-40 minutes duration, interspersed by walking meditation. This structure allows our practice to build over the course of the day. As No Teaching is offered, this retreat is best suited to those who regularly meditate within our community, and who are…

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Monday Lunchtime Drop-in Meditation

Monday November 25, 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm 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 November 26, 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm 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 November 28, 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm 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 & Dharma Activity

Thursday November 28, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm 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 November 30, 10:45 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:45 am 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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December 2019

Monday Lunchtime Drop-in Meditation

Monday December 2, 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm 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 December 3, 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm 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 December 5, 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm 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.

Find out more »

Thursday Evening Drop-in Meditation & Dharma Activity

Thursday December 5, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm 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…

Find out more »

Saturday Morning Drop-in Meditation

Saturday December 7, 10:45 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:45 am 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

Find out more »

Monday Lunchtime Drop-in Meditation

Monday December 9, 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm 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 December 10, 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm 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 December 12, 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm 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 & Dharma Activity

Thursday December 12, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm 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…

Find out more »

Saturday Morning Drop-in Meditation

Saturday December 14, 10:45 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:45 am 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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Sip, sit, sip…and sit again!

Sunday December 15, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Melbourne Buddhist Centre, 23 David Street
Brunswick, Victoria 3056 Australia

Tea and Meditation with Siladasa Join Siladasa for ceremonial tea, enjoying delightful bowls of rare Chinese leaves interspersed with quiet periods of meditation.You may wish to bring a poem to further enrich the mood!  All Welcome - Donation appreciated with proceeds to the MBC – Give what you can LIMIT OF 9 GUESTS - BOOKING ESSENTIAL Book Now

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Monday Lunchtime Drop-in Meditation

Monday December 16, 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm 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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