MBC Update 24/11/2020: Due to easing of Covid-19 restrictions, from the beginning of December all our drop-in meditation classes come back to the MBC with only the Sunday Regional Class remaining online. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Centre.

New MBC Opening Hours: Mondays and Thursday 11am – 2pm. Drop by and browse the Library and Bookshop.

MBC In Person – Events at the Centre

Keeping You Safe at the MBC

Please wear a mask
Maintain Social Distancing
Sanitise on Entry
Bring your own refreshments (tea counter closed)
Please follow all directions from the MBC team
Do not attend if you are unwell or if you are required to isolate

The Melbourne Buddhist Centre is run by the Triratna Buddhist Community, an international network dedicated to practising and teaching Buddhist ethics, meditation and wisdom in the contemporary world. For over 30 years the Melbourne Buddhist Centre has been sharing meditation and Buddhist practice via drop-in meditation classes, meditation and Buddhism courses, Dharma talks from local and visiting Buddhists, Buddhist study groups and on retreat. In the process building a vibrant and friendly Buddhist Community in Melbourne. Check out our online program to support you in these challenging times; connecting you to practicing Buddhists in Melbourne.

The Triratna Buddhist Community is an organisation whose charter is to make available the teachings of the Buddha to people of all cultures and backgrounds. Our Community welcomes people of all races, nationalities and those from the lgbti community. We draw inspiration from all the great Buddhist schools to facilitate practice in a contemporary cultural context. 

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