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April 2020

Meditation Day Retreat – April 2020 – Bookings Closed

Sunday April 26, 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Melbourne Buddhist Centre, 23 David Street
Brunswick, Victoria 3056 Australia
$20 – $40

Bookings are closed due to the temporary closure of the Melbourne Buddhist Centre. Stay tuned for any changes via the news post 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 of 30-40 minutes duration, interspersed by walking meditation. This structure allows our practice to build over the course of…

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May 2020

Meditation Day Retreat – May 2020

Sunday May 24, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Melbourne Buddhist Centre, 23 David Street
Brunswick, Victoria 3056 Australia
$20 – $40

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 of 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 therefore…

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Men’s Weekend Retreat

Friday May 29, 7:00 pm - Sunday May 31, 3:00 pm
Baanya Biami, 220 Marshalls Road
Staughton Vale, Victoria 3340 Australia
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A precious opportunity to come together as a community of men for a weekend of practice. Join Manjusiddha for a weekend of Dharma, meditation and ritual in the company of men's Sangha. The retreat will held in remote bushland at Baanya Biami (Land of Great Spirit) in the Brisbane Ranges National Park, west of Melbourne. Suitable for men who are familiar with our meditation practice Booking Essential: $230 Full Waged, $190 Low Waged, $130 Concession Book Now

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June 2020

3 Day Meditation Intensive Retreat

Friday June 5, 7:00 pm - Monday June 8, 3:00 pm
Baanya Biami, 220 Marshalls Road
Staughton Vale, Victoria 3340 Australia
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$190 – $320

Extend and deepen your meditation practice on this 3 day meditation intensive retreat, amidst the beautiful bush setting of the Brisbane ranges - Baanya Biami retreat centre west of Melbourne. The retreat will be held under the supportive conditions of silence over the Queen's Birthday Long Weekend. The daily program will cycle through periods of sitting & walking meditation, closing each day with the devotional practice of Puja.   NB: THIS IS A PRACTICE RETREAT ONLY. Suitable for regular meditators with an established practice as…

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July 2020

Impermanence Day Retreat

Sunday July 19, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Melbourne Buddhist Centre, 23 David Street
Brunswick, Victoria 3056 Australia
$50 – $70

The Buddha, and the great Buddhist sages down the ages, had a lot to say about impermanence and the inevitability of death. Obviously they didn’t keep reminding people about this to make them unhappy. The reason behind the constant reminders is that if we take this truth into our hearts we become happier. Our values and emotions are radically changed for the better.  It’s so simple to theoretically understand that everything  - on the physical, social and mental levels –…

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Meditation Day Retreat – July 2020

Sunday July 26, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Melbourne Buddhist Centre, 23 David Street
Brunswick, Victoria 3056 Australia
$20 – $40

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 of 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 therefore…

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August 2020

Meditation Day Retreat – August 2020

Sunday August 30, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Melbourne Buddhist Centre, 23 David Street
Brunswick, Victoria 3056 Australia
$20 – $40

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 of 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 therefore…

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September 2020

Young Persons Retreat 2020

Friday September 18, 7:00 pm - Sunday September 20, 3:00 pm
Wesburn Recreation Camp, 25 Madeley Drive
Wesburn, Victoria 3799 Australia
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$130 – $230

A weekend retreat for young people aged 18 - 35yo led by Dhammakumara and Rijumayi. More details to follow closer to the event. Suitable for young people aged 18 to 35yo Booking Essential: $230 Full waged/ $190 Low Waged/ $130 Concession Book Now

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Meditation Day Retreat – September 2020

Sunday September 27, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Melbourne Buddhist Centre, 23 David Street
Brunswick, Victoria 3056 Australia
$20 – $40

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 of 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 therefore…

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October 2020

Women's Weekend Retreat

Friday October 9, 7:00 pm - Sunday October 11, 3:00 pm
Baanya Biami, 220 Marshalls Road
Staughton Vale, Victoria 3340 Australia
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$130 – $230

A retreat for woman led by Sudaya. More details to come. Suitable for women who are familiar with our meditation practices Booking Essential: $230 Full Waged, $190 Low Waged, $130 Concession Book Now

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Meditation Day Retreat – October 2020

Sunday October 25, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Melbourne Buddhist Centre, 23 David Street
Brunswick, Victoria 3056 Australia
$20 – $40

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 of 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 therefore…

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Forest Edge 2020 – Order Meditation Retreat

Saturday October 31, 7:00 pm - Wednesday November 11, 12:00 pm
Melbourne Buddhist Centre, 23 David Street
Brunswick, Victoria 3056 Australia
$550 – $720

An opportunity to come together to practice as an Order and become a spiritual community for the duration of the retreat. The program will be a collaborative effort on arrival to best meet the needs for silence and connection. The retreat will be held in the inspiring and remote valley of Baanya Biami amongst the National Park forest west of Melbourne. The shrineroom is surrounded with views of the bush. With no mobile reception, the location is ideal for going…

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November 2020

Sangha Retreat 2020

Friday November 20, 7:00 pm - Sunday November 22, 3:00 pm
Baanya Biami, 220 Marshalls Road
Staughton Vale, Victoria 3340 Australia
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$130 – $230

A weekend residential retreat in natural bush surrounding. An opportunity to come together and practice as a community with meditation, Buddhist teachings and devotional practice. More information to follow. Suitable for those familiar with our meditation practices. Booking Essential: $230 Full Waged, $190 Low Waged and $130 Concession Book Now

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Meditation Day Retreat – November 2020

Sunday November 29, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Melbourne Buddhist Centre, 23 David Street
Brunswick, Victoria 3056 Australia
$20 – $40

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 of 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 therefore…

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December 2020

Meditation Day Retreat – December 2020

Sunday December 20, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Melbourne Buddhist Centre, 23 David Street
Brunswick, Victoria 3056 Australia
$20 – $40

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 of 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 therefore…

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