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October 2019

Tuesday Lunchtime Drop-in Meditation

Tuesday October 22, 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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6 Week Intro Meditation Course

Wednesday October 23, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Melbourne Buddhist Centre, 23 David Street
Brunswick, Victoria 3056 Australia
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Meditate for Freedom 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 experienced meditation and Buddhist practitioners, Apada and Itir. Learn traditional Buddhist meditation practices that will transform your life from an experienced meditation teacherLearn the essential meditation practices of the Mindfulness…

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Thursday Lunchtime Drop-in Meditation

Thursday October 24, 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 October 24, 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 October 26, 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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Silent Meditation Day Retreat – October

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

      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,…

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Monday Lunchtime Drop-in Meditation

Monday October 28, 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 October 29, 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 October 31, 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 October 31, 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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November 2019

Young Persons Meditation Retreat

Friday November 1, 7:00 pm - Tuesday November 5, 3:00 pm
Baanya Biami, 220 Marshalls Road
Staughton Vale, Victoria 3340 Australia
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Steering for the Deep Using ancient Buddhist meditation practices, we will turn and steer towards the depths. Moving from distraction to concentration and into absorption, aiming towards higher states of consciousness. Using the Buddha's teaching of the five hindrances as guide, over this long weekend we will quiet our monkey minds, journeying to the quiet depths. A meditation retreat for 18 - 35 year olds in the beautiful bush surroundings of the Brisbane Ranges outside Melbourne. 7pm Friday 1 November…

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Saturday Morning Drop-in Meditation

Saturday November 2, 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 4, 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 5, 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 7, 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 7, 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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“Sangha” A Crucible for Change – Open Weekend Retreat

Friday November 8, 7:00 pm - Sunday November 10, 3:00 pm
Baanya Biami, 220 Marshalls Road
Staughton Vale, Victoria 3340 Australia
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"No one else can practice the Dharma for us; we have to practice it ourselves. However, we don't have to practice it by ourselves."   Join Dhiramani & Padmasiddhi as we explore the Buddha's advice on how we can grow a Happy, Healthy and Harmonious community, through what are  traditionally known as "The Samgrahavastus": Generosity, Kindly Speech, Beneficial Activity & Exemplification. We will explore practical ways to employ these transformative practices that will not only help build Sangha but are just as relevant and applicable, anywhere we come…

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Saturday Morning Drop-in Meditation

Saturday November 9, 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 11, 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 12, 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 14, 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 14, 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 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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Sangha Day Festival

Saturday November 16, 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Melbourne Buddhist Centre, 23 David Street
Brunswick, Victoria 3056 Australia

Sangha Day is one the three festival days at the MBC celebrating each of the 3 Jewels. A day of rejoicing in the Sangha, Spiritual Community, and our connection with one another. Starting with the Saturday morning meditation class at 11am and ending with the Sangha Day Puja starting at 3pm. See the program below. Program 11.00 am – 12.00 pm Saturday morning meditation class 12.15 pm – 1.15 pm Skills Action 1.15 pm – 2.00 pm Lunch (bring vegan…

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Sangha Day Skills Auction

Saturday November 16, 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Melbourne Buddhist Centre, 23 David Street
Brunswick, Victoria 3056 Australia

The Sangha Day Skills Auction has been a great success for the last two years due to the generous and talented Sangha at the MBC. Come along, bid and pick up a skill and support the work of the MBC. Some of the fantastic items on offer this Sangha Day include shiatsu massage, fermenting workshop, yoga workshop, spa cottage getaway, tea ceremony, IT services, composting workshop, pet minding and baby sitting.   Can you think of a skill that you can offer…

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