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Mitra Meditation Half Day

Connecting In With Our Meditation Practice Connecting in with our meditation experience. Together in this session we will explore ; Why do we meditate? What are the elements in our meditation practice that are particularly alive for us? Has our inspiration and intention in our meditation practice changed over  time ? Are there other things to… Read More Mitra Meditation Half Day

Easter Retreat 2021

Join Siladasa at the remote bush of Baanya Biami for a retreat exploring the mind in nature's elements, inspired by the songs of Tibet's great yogi, Milarepa. This retreat will span 5 days over the Easter break, allowing an opportunity to discover new depths in the company of others. Venue: Baanya Biami/ 220 Marshalls Road/… Read More Easter Retreat 2021

Meditation Day Retreat – April 2021

These meditation day retreats are 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. Led by Padmasiddhi and Apada. The retreat has six periods of meditation of 30-40 minutes duration, interspersed by walking meditation or stretching breaks.… Read More Meditation Day Retreat – April 2021

Reality and Mindfulness Zoom Retreat

Online Zoom Retreat Much of what we gain through mindfulness and meditation comes from letting go of our habits of mind; habits that keep us from enjoying the greater freedoms of being more awake to spiritual truths. In this retreat we will see how such a simple practice as being mindful of our experience can… Read More Reality and Mindfulness Zoom Retreat

Women’s Day Retreat – Landscapes of the Heart

Using Buddhist parables and imagery of plant growth and weather to explore the unity and diversity of approaches to practise the Dharma, in an Online Day Retreat. Five women Order Members will share their unique paths of practice, reflecting on their experience of vibrancy and refreshment in the Dharma. We will be exploring how different paths to the same truth of Reality might… Read More Women’s Day Retreat – Landscapes of the Heart

7 Day Meditation Intensive Retreat

Extend and deepen your meditation practice on this meditation intensive retreat, amidst the beautiful bush setting of the Yarra Valley. The retreat will be held under the supportive conditions of silence with a daily program cycling through periods of sitting, walking meditation and mindful movement closing each day with the devotional practice of Puja. Optional… Read More 7 Day Meditation Intensive Retreat

Women’s Weekend Retreat

Is the view from your practice ablaze with stars? Inspired by Sangharakshita’s talk ‘The Cave’, five women Order Members help you to discover your next step on the spiritual path. Suitable for women who are familiar with our meditation practices. Now Fully Booked – email MBC to be put on the waiting list for this… Read More Women’s Weekend Retreat

Women’s Order/Mitra Retreat

"Tendrils of Inspiration" - Using Creativity and Beauty to Serve the Spiritual Life Fully Booked - please contact office@melbournebuddhistcentre.org.au if you would like to be placed on the waiting list Over the course of the weekend, we will be identifying and exploring different inner voices that may be seeking expression in our spiritual life. Bhante Sangharakshita… Read More Women’s Order/Mitra Retreat

Order/Mitra Retreat with Lokeshvara

The Taste of Freedom Fully Booked - contact office@melbournebuddhistcentre.org.au to enquire about cancellations. Joining us from the UK to lead this retreat will be Lokeshvara, president of the MBC and friend to many in our community. The theme of this retreat will be focusing on the Buddha's words from the Udana. "Just as the great… Read More Order/Mitra Retreat with Lokeshvara