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January 2019

Introduction to Buddhism Day Retreat

Sunday January 20, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Melbourne Buddhist Centre, 23 David Street VIC 3056 Australia + Google Map

Spend a day discovering the basic principles of Buddhism that will help transform your life. Understand the human condition from a Buddhist perspective and the path of wisdom, ethics and meditation that leads to a life of greater clarity and compassion. Join Buddhist practitioner, Apada as he presents the teachings of the Buddha. If you have ever wondered what Buddhism is about or are confused with all the forms it takes, this day retreat will focus on the essential and…

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With Devotion Strive On – A Day Retreat for Under 35s

Saturday January 26, 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Melbourne Buddhist Centre, 23 David Street VIC 3056 Australia + Google Map

January is often the time we ponder upon new plans and resolutions: •What does a Buddhist resolution look like? •How can we tread the middle way, transcending striving and procrastination? During this day retreat, we will explore faith and devotion as a means to commit to our goals of a new year ahead. All Under 35s are Welcome, no prior experience necessary. Saturday 26 January, 1pm to 7pm at the Melbourne Buddhist Centre. $40 Full Waged and $20 Concession. Bring…

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Silent Meditation Day Retreat – January

Sunday January 27, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Melbourne Buddhist Centre, 23 David Street VIC 3056 Australia + Google Map

  GET INTO THE FLOW OF POSITIVE CONSCIOUSNESS A day of silent meditation to discover a deeper level of consciousness and practice. Involving 6 meditation sessions of 30 to 45 minutes with walking meditation in between to allow a momentum of practice to build throughout the day while allowing the body to stretch. Transform your idea of meditation and where it can take you in a supportive and friendly environment. Sunday 27 January 2019, 10am to 4pm at the Melbourne…

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February 2019

Silent Meditation Day Retreat – February

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

GET INTO THE FLOW OF POSITIVE CONSCIOUSNESS A day of silent meditation to discover a deeper level of consciousness and practice. Involving 6 meditation sessions of 30 to 45 minutes with walking meditation in between to allow a momentum of practice to build throughout the day while allowing the body to stretch. Transform your idea of meditation and where it can take you in a supportive and friendly environment. Sunday 17 February 2019, 10am to 4pm at the Melbourne Buddhist…

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Learn to Meditate and Find Freedom

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

  Take this opportunity to discover for yourself more kindness, ease and contentment to deal with the ups and downs of life. Each week this course will involve guided meditation sessions, presentations on the practical and liberating aspects of meditation and opportunity to discuss your meditation practice with an experienced meditation and Buddhist practitioner. 6 WEDNESDAY NIGHTS FROM 20 February to 27 March 2019, 7.30PM – 9.30PM Suitable for people with little or no meditation experience. Booking Essential: Book Online…

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Radical Dharma – 6 Week Buddhism Course

Wednesday February 20, 7:30 pm - Wednesday March 27, 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 to bring positive transformation.   Suitable for those interested in Buddhism and open to change Free attendance to drop-in meditation classes at the MBC for the duration of the…

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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 rd Feb. 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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March 2019

What is Triratna, Really? Day Retreat with Munisha

Saturday March 2, 12:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Melbourne Buddhist Centre, 23 David Street VIC 3056 Australia + Google Map

What makes Triratna; Triratna? Examining the Six Distinctive Emphases of the Triratna Buddhist Community What’s its place in the Buddhist world, and why does that matter? Having a broader perspective on Triratna can make a real difference to our appreciation of what we have. On this day we will look at what is particular about the movement Sangharakshita founded, how we get on with others, how they see us and what we still need to learn. Munisha is Triratna’s Liaison officer,…

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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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Silent Meditation Day Retreat – March

Sunday March 31, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Melbourne Buddhist Centre, 23 David Street VIC 3056 Australia + Google Map

GET INTO THE FLOW OF POSITIVE CONSCIOUSNESS A day of silent meditation to discover a deeper level of consciousness and practice. Involving 6 meditation sessions of 30 to 45 minutes with walking meditation in between to allow a momentum of practice to build throughout the day while allowing the body to stretch. Transform your idea of meditation and where it can take you in a supportive and friendly environment. Sunday 31 March 2019, 10am to 4pm at the Melbourne Buddhist…

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April 2019

Silent Meditation Day Retreat – April

Sunday April 28, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Melbourne Buddhist Centre, 23 David Street VIC 3056 Australia + Google Map

GET INTO THE FLOW OF POSITIVE CONSCIOUSNESS A day of silent meditation to discover a deeper level of consciousness and practice. Involving 6 meditation sessions of 30 to 45 minutes with walking meditation in between to allow a momentum of practice to build throughout the day while allowing the body to stretch. Transform your idea of meditation and where it can take you in a supportive and friendly environment. Sunday 28 April 2019, 10am to 4pm at the Melbourne Buddhist…

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May 2019

Order/Mitra Day Workshop with Lokeshvara – How to Give Feedback Like a Buddha

Saturday May 11, 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Melbourne Buddhist Centre, 23 David Street VIC 3056 Australia + Google Map

How to give and receive feedback like a Buddha - One Day workshop The great challenge of giving feedback is how to bring together truth, with love. In Triratna we place a great emphasis on creating community.  Why?  Because we believe that the best way to grow is by creating a culture of trust, of rejoicing, of receptivity and of gratitude.  This is the foundation for giving and receiving helpful feedback. We’ll look at the key elements of this culture,…

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Silent Meditation Day Retreat – May

Sunday May 26, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Melbourne Buddhist Centre, 23 David Street VIC 3056 Australia + Google Map

GET INTO THE FLOW OF POSITIVE CONSCIOUSNESS A day of silent meditation to discover a deeper level of consciousness and practice. Involving 6 meditation sessions of 30 to 45 minutes with walking meditation in between to allow a momentum of practice to build throughout the day while allowing the body to stretch. Transform your idea of meditation and where it can take you in a supportive and friendly environment. Sunday 26 May 2019, 10am to 4pm at the Melbourne Buddhist…

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July 2019

Silent Meditation Day Retreat – July

Sunday July 28, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Melbourne Buddhist Centre, 23 David Street VIC 3056 Australia + Google Map

GET INTO THE FLOW OF POSITIVE CONSCIOUSNESS A day of silent meditation to discover a deeper level of consciousness and practice. Involving 6 meditation sessions of 30 to 45 minutes with walking meditation in between to allow a momentum of practice to build throughout the day while allowing the body to stretch. Transform your idea of meditation and where it can take you in a supportive and friendly environment. Sunday 28 July 2019, 10am to 4pm at the Melbourne Buddhist…

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August 2019

Silent Meditation Day Retreat – August

Sunday August 25, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Melbourne Buddhist Centre, 23 David Street VIC 3056 Australia + Google Map

A day of silent meditation to discover a deeper level of consciousness and practice. Involving 6 meditation sessions of 30 to 45 minutes with walking meditation in between to allow a momentum of practice to build throughout the day while allowing the body to stretch. Transform your idea of meditation and where it can take you in a supportive and friendly environment. Sunday 25 August 2019, 10am to 4pm at the Melbourne Buddhist Centre $40/$20 Concession. A light vegan lunch…

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October 2019

Silent Meditation Day Retreat – October

Sunday October 27, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Melbourne Buddhist Centre, 23 David Street VIC 3056 Australia

      A day of silent meditation to discover a deeper level of consciousness and practice. Involving 6 meditation sessions of 30 to 45 minutes with walking meditation in between to allow a momentum of practice to build throughout the day while allowing the body to stretch. Transform your idea of meditation and where it can take you in a supportive and friendly environment. Sunday 27 October 2019, 10am to 4pm at the Melbourne Buddhist Centre $40/$20 Concession. A…

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November 2019

Silent Mediation Day Retreat – November

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

A day of silent meditation to discover a deeper level of consciousness and practice. Involving 6 meditation sessions of 30 to 45 minutes with walking meditation in between to allow a momentum of practice to build throughout the day while allowing the body to stretch. Transform your idea of meditation and where it can take you in a supportive and friendly environment. Sunday 24 November 2019, 10am to 4pm at the Melbourne Buddhist Centre $40/$20 Concession. A light vegan lunch…

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December 2019

Silent Meditation Day Retreat – December

Sunday December 22, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Melbourne Buddhist Centre, 23 David Street VIC 3056 Australia + Google Map

A day of silent meditation to discover a deeper level of consciousness and practice. Involving 6 meditation sessions of 30 to 45 minutes with walking meditation in between to allow a momentum of practice to build throughout the day while allowing the body to stretch. Transform your idea of meditation and where it can take you in a supportive and friendly environment. Sunday 22 December 2019, 10am to 4pm at the Melbourne Buddhist Centre $40/$20 Concession. A light vegan lunch…

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