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April 2017

Young Dharma Nights

Saturday April 29, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Saturday, happening 20 times

Are you under 35 (or young at heart) and interested in Buddhism? Come along to Young Dharma Nights! This is a great opportunity to learn about and discuss the Buddha's teachings in a casual and supportive environment. Doors open at 6pm for a 6.30pm start. The evening generally includes some meditation, a Dharma talk, and time for reflection and discussion. No bookings or experience in meditation is necessary. Looking forward to seeing you at the Melbourne Buddhist Centre! Join us on…

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May 2017

Young Dharma Nights

Saturday May 6, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Saturday, happening 20 times

Are you under 35 (or young at heart) and interested in Buddhism? Come along to Young Dharma Nights! This is a great opportunity to learn about and discuss the Buddha's teachings in a casual and supportive environment. Doors open at 6pm for a 6.30pm start. The evening generally includes some meditation, a Dharma talk, and time for reflection and discussion. No bookings or experience in meditation is necessary. Looking forward to seeing you at the Melbourne Buddhist Centre! Join us on…

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Buddha Day

Saturday May 13, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

This most significant Buddhist festival, celebrating the Buddha's realisation, his Enlightenment under a tree in India over 2500 years ago, is seen by Buddhists as the most momentous event in human history. The Buddha's attainment, his freedom from suffering  is our inspiration to practice. Join the Sangha from the 11am meditation class to rejoice in the Buddha, culminating in a 7 Fold Puja. Open to All - Bring your friends and family Buddha Day Program 11am to 12pm - Meditation…

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Young Dharma Nights

Saturday May 13, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Are you under 35 (or young at heart) and interested in Buddhism? Come along to Young Dharma Nights! This is a great opportunity to learn about and discuss the Buddha's teachings in a casual and supportive environment. Doors open at 6pm for a 6.30pm start. The evening generally includes some meditation, a Dharma talk, and time for reflection and discussion. No bookings or experience in meditation is necessary. Looking forward to seeing you at the Melbourne Buddhist Centre! Join us on…

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Learn to Meditate – A 6 Week Introductory Course

Wednesday May 17, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Over the 6 weeks of this meditation course, you will explore the transforming power of meditation – the development of clarity of mind and openness of heart. In this way freeing up the mind from habitual patterns to be able to choose a path of creativity and positive emotion. 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…

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Young Dharma Nights

Saturday May 20, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Saturday, happening 20 times

Are you under 35 (or young at heart) and interested in Buddhism? Come along to Young Dharma Nights! This is a great opportunity to learn about and discuss the Buddha's teachings in a casual and supportive environment. Doors open at 6pm for a 6.30pm start. The evening generally includes some meditation, a Dharma talk, and time for reflection and discussion. No bookings or experience in meditation is necessary. Looking forward to seeing you at the Melbourne Buddhist Centre! Join us on…

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Sesshin Day Retreat May

Sunday May 21, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

In the Zen Buddhist tradition a sesshin is an intensive period of meditation to transform the heart-mind. Literally sesshin means touching the heart-mind, also referred to as gathering the mind. This is achieved through a program of continual practice. Join Apada for a 6 hour sesshin at the Melbourne Buddhist Centre, involving 6 meditation sessions interleaved with walking meditation and chanting. Besides chanting, the sesshin is conducted in silence, allowing an accumulative effect of each meditation to develop an intensity…

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Exploring the Wheel of Life – A Weekend Seminar

Saturday May 27, 2:00 pm - Sunday May 28, 1:00 pm

The Wheel of Life is an incredible depiction of the Buddha’s teaching of the 12 nidana chain of dependent origination from the Tibetan tradition. It tells the story from ignorance to feeling to grasping to craving that drives us to repeat unhelpful tendencies. Learn about the 6 realms of existence and the 3 root poisons. Buddhadasa with over 40 years of Dharma practice will guide you through the symbols and mythology to get to the depth of the teaching and…

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Young Dharma Nights

Saturday May 27, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Saturday, happening 20 times

Are you under 35 (or young at heart) and interested in Buddhism? Come along to Young Dharma Nights! This is a great opportunity to learn about and discuss the Buddha's teachings in a casual and supportive environment. Doors open at 6pm for a 6.30pm start. The evening generally includes some meditation, a Dharma talk, and time for reflection and discussion. No bookings or experience in meditation is necessary. Looking forward to seeing you at the Melbourne Buddhist Centre! Join us on…

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June 2017

Young Dharma Nights

Saturday June 3, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Saturday, happening 20 times

Are you under 35 (or young at heart) and interested in Buddhism? Come along to Young Dharma Nights! This is a great opportunity to learn about and discuss the Buddha's teachings in a casual and supportive environment. Doors open at 6pm for a 6.30pm start. The evening generally includes some meditation, a Dharma talk, and time for reflection and discussion. No bookings or experience in meditation is necessary. Looking forward to seeing you at the Melbourne Buddhist Centre! Join us on…

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Young Dharma Nights

Saturday June 10, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Saturday, happening 20 times

Are you under 35 (or young at heart) and interested in Buddhism? Come along to Young Dharma Nights! This is a great opportunity to learn about and discuss the Buddha's teachings in a casual and supportive environment. Doors open at 6pm for a 6.30pm start. The evening generally includes some meditation, a Dharma talk, and time for reflection and discussion. No bookings or experience in meditation is necessary. Looking forward to seeing you at the Melbourne Buddhist Centre! Join us on…

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Young Dharma Nights

Saturday June 17, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Saturday, happening 20 times

Are you under 35 (or young at heart) and interested in Buddhism? Come along to Young Dharma Nights! This is a great opportunity to learn about and discuss the Buddha's teachings in a casual and supportive environment. Doors open at 6pm for a 6.30pm start. The evening generally includes some meditation, a Dharma talk, and time for reflection and discussion. No bookings or experience in meditation is necessary. Looking forward to seeing you at the Melbourne Buddhist Centre! Join us on…

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Young Dharma Nights

Saturday June 24, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Saturday, happening 20 times

Are you under 35 (or young at heart) and interested in Buddhism? Come along to Young Dharma Nights! This is a great opportunity to learn about and discuss the Buddha's teachings in a casual and supportive environment. Doors open at 6pm for a 6.30pm start. The evening generally includes some meditation, a Dharma talk, and time for reflection and discussion. No bookings or experience in meditation is necessary. Looking forward to seeing you at the Melbourne Buddhist Centre! Join us on…

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Sesshin Day Retreat June 2017

Sunday June 25, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

In the Zen Buddhist tradition a sesshin is an intensive period of meditation to transform the heart-mind. Literally sesshin means touching the heart-mind, also referred to as gathering the mind. This is achieved through a program of continual practice. Join Apada for a 6 hour sesshin at the Melbourne Buddhist Centre, involving 6 meditation sessions interleaved with walking meditation and chanting. Besides chanting, the sesshin is conducted in silence, allowing an accumulative effect of each meditation to develop an intensity…

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July 2017

Young Dharma Nights

Saturday July 1, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Saturday, happening 20 times

Are you under 35 (or young at heart) and interested in Buddhism? Come along to Young Dharma Nights! This is a great opportunity to learn about and discuss the Buddha's teachings in a casual and supportive environment. Doors open at 6pm for a 6.30pm start. The evening generally includes some meditation, a Dharma talk, and time for reflection and discussion. No bookings or experience in meditation is necessary. Looking forward to seeing you at the Melbourne Buddhist Centre! Join us on…

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Embracing Simplicity Day Retreat

Sunday July 2, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Simplifying our lives creates space so we can live our lives intentionally. We make room for spontaneity and creativity to arise whilst connecting more deeply with ourselves and others. On this day retreat we will have periods of discussion, meditation and reflection, connecting us to simplicity and why we need to move in that direction. Perhaps you might already identify one of the following as an area ripe for simplification in your life….. Schedules/Diaries Possessions Technology Parenting Finance Led By…

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Dharma Day Festival

Saturday July 8, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

A Celebration of the Buddha's Teachings The teachings of the Buddha, the Dharma, have come down to us today over the span of 2500 years. The Buddha first decided to teach when he saw that there were those with little dust in their eyes that would be able to see the truth of his teachings. Today we have been fortunate to find the Dharma and have the opportunity to follow the Path of the teachings for ourselves. On Dharma Day…

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Sesshin Day Retreat July

Sunday July 23, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

In the Zen Buddhist tradition a sesshin is an intensive period of meditation to transform the heart-mind. Literally sesshin means touching the heart-mind, also referred to as gathering the mind. This is achieved through a program of continual practice. Join Apada for a 6 hour sesshin at the Melbourne Buddhist Centre, involving 6 meditation sessions interleaved with walking meditation and chanting. Besides chanting, the sesshin is conducted in silence, allowing an accumulative effect of each meditation to develop an intensity…

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August 2017

Sesshin Day Retreat August 2017

Sunday August 27, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

In the Zen Buddhist tradition a sesshin is an intensive period of meditation to transform the heart-mind. Literally sesshin means touching the heart-mind, also referred to as gathering the mind. This is achieved through a program of continual practice. Join Apada for a 6 hour sesshin at the Melbourne Buddhist Centre, involving 6 meditation sessions interleaved with walking meditation and chanting. Besides chanting, the sesshin is conducted in silence, allowing an accumulative effect of each meditation to develop an intensity…

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September 2017

Sesshin Day Retreat September 2017

Sunday September 17, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

In the Zen Buddhist tradition a sesshin is an intensive period of meditation to transform the heart-mind. Literally sesshin means touching the heart-mind, also referred to as gathering the mind. This is achieved through a program of continual practice. Join Apada for a 6 hour sesshin at the Melbourne Buddhist Centre, involving 6 meditation sessions interleaved with walking meditation and chanting. Besides chanting, the sesshin is conducted in silence, allowing an accumulative effect of each meditation to develop an intensity…

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October 2017

Sesshin Day Retreat October 2017

Sunday October 22, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

In the Zen Buddhist tradition a sesshin is an intensive period of meditation to transform the heart-mind. Literally sesshin means touching the heart-mind, also referred to as gathering the mind. This is achieved through a program of continual practice. Join Apada for a 6 hour sesshin at the Melbourne Buddhist Centre, involving 6 meditation sessions interleaved with walking meditation and chanting. Besides chanting, the sesshin is conducted in silence, allowing an accumulative effect of each meditation to develop an intensity…

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