Meditation

Online Drop-in Meditation Classes

Learn the Triratna Buddhist Community’s two central meditation practices – the Mindfulness of Breathing and the Metta Bhavana (Development of Loving Kindness). Discover how to make Buddhist meditation part of your life.

We provide online ‘taster’ meditation classes through Zoom for those with little or no experience through our weekly online intro classes that are open to all as well as classes for regular meditators familiar with our meditation practices. All classes are led by experienced Buddhist meditation practitioners.

Check the calendar below for upcoming meditation classes.

Class Times

Thursday Intro Online Class: 6pm

Thursday Regular Online Class: 7pm

Saturday Morning Regulars Online Class: 11am

Please join zoom 5 minutes early to be ready for a prompt start to the class. We alternate on a weekly basis between the two meditation practices, the Mindfulness of Breathing and the Metta Bhavana.

“Awareness is revolutionary”

Sangharakshita
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July 2020

Thursday Night Into Meditation – Online Class

Thursday July 16, 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm

If you are new to meditation, join Apada and be introduced to the Metta Bhavana (Loving Kindness) meditation practice in real time and online and bring the benefits of meditation into your life. With others be guided through the meditation practice by selecting the zoom link below. Even in an online virtual group, meditating together can help us feel connected with others, whatever our different situations. To help support the MBC in these challenging times, please consider making a donation through the Give Now button. If…

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Thursday Night Regulars Online Meditation

Thursday July 16, 7:00 pm - 7:50 pm

Saturday Morning Regulars – Online Meditation Class

Saturday July 18, 11:00 am - 11:50 am

A Saturday morning meditation class led by Manjusiddha for regular meditators in real time and online. Join other meditators for the Metta Bhavana (Loving Kindness) by selecting the zoom link below. To help support the MBC in these challenging times, please consider making a donation through the Give Now button. If you are having difficulties joining the meditation call Matt on 0449 538 376 for Technical Support.

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Buddhism and Meditation Intro Course

Wednesday July 22, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Due to new Covid-19 restrictions this course will now be held online via Zoom. In Buddhism, meditation is seen as part of an overall path and approach to life. Meditation develops positive states of mind, but there is not much point in doing this for just a short period each day if we are cultivating negative states the rest of the time. For this reason, the 6 week course will also cover the Buddhist principles behind meditation that help you…

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Thursday Night Into Meditation – Online Class

Thursday July 23, 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm

If you are new to meditation, join Dantacitta and be introduced to the Mindfulness of Breathing meditation practice in real time and online and bring the benefits of meditation into your life. With others be guided through the meditation practice by selecting the zoom link below. Even in an online virtual group, meditating together can help us feel connected with others, whatever our different situations. To help support the MBC in these challenging times, please consider making a donation through the Give Now button. If you…

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Thursday Night Regulars Online Meditation

Thursday July 23, 7:00 pm - 7:50 pm

A Thursday night meditation class led by Sanghapurna for regular meditators in real time and online. Join other meditators for the Mindfulness of Breathing practice by selecting the zoom link below. To help support the MBC in these challenging times, please consider making a donation through the Give Now button.

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Saturday Morning Regulars – Online Meditation Class

Saturday July 25, 11:00 am - 11:50 am

A Saturday morning meditation class led by Viryasiddhi for regular meditators in real time and online. Join other meditators for the Mindfulness of Breathing by selecting the zoom link below. To help support the MBC in these challenging times, please consider making a donation through the Give Now button. If you are having difficulties joining the meditation call Matt on 0449 538 376 for Technical Support.

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Meditation Half Day Retreat – July 2020

Sunday July 26, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
$20

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. Led by Padmasiddhi and Apada. The retreat has three periods of meditation of 30-40 minutes duration, interspersed by walking meditation. This structure allows our practice to build over the 3 hours, concluding with a puja, a Buddhist devotional practice. As No Teaching is offered, this retreat is best suited to…

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Thursday Night Into Meditation – Online Class

Thursday July 30, 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm

If you are new to meditation, join Sanghapurna and be introduced to the Metta Bhavana (Loving Kindness) meditation practice in real time and online and bring the benefits of meditation into your life. With others be guided through the meditation practice by selecting the zoom link below. Even in an online virtual group, meditating together can help us feel connected with others, whatever our different situations. To help support the MBC in these challenging times, please consider making a donation through the Give Now button. If…

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Thursday Night Regulars Online Meditation

Thursday July 30, 7:00 pm - 7:50 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, happening 6 times

A Thursday night meditation class led by Apada for regular meditators in real time and online. Join other meditators for the Metta Bhavana (Loving Kindness) practice by selecting the zoom link below. To help support the MBC in these challenging times, please consider making a donation through the Give Now button.

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August 2020

Saturday Morning Regulars – Online Meditation Class

Saturday August 1, 11:00 am - 11:50 am

A Saturday morning meditation class led by Amitasraddha for regular meditators in real time and online. Join other meditators for the Metta Bhavana (Loving Kindness) by selecting the zoom link below. To help support the MBC in these challenging times, please consider making a donation through the Give Now button. If you are having difficulties joining the meditation call Matt on 0449 538 376 for Technical Support.

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Thursday Night Into Meditation – Online Class

Thursday August 6, 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm

If you are new to meditation, join Apada and be introduced to the Metta Bhavana (Loving Kindness) meditation practice in real time and online and bring the benefits of meditation into your life. With others be guided through the meditation practice by selecting the zoom link below. Even in an online virtual group, meditating together can help us feel connected with others, whatever our different situations. To help support the MBC in these challenging times, please consider making a donation through the Give Now button. If…

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Thursday Night Regulars Online Meditation

Thursday August 6, 7:00 pm - 7:50 pm

A Thursday night meditation class led by Dantacitta for regular meditators in real time and online. Join other meditators for the Mindfulness of Breathing practice by selecting the zoom link below. To help support the MBC in these challenging times, please consider making a donation through the Give Now button.

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Saturday Morning Regulars – Online Meditation Class

Saturday August 8, 11:00 am - 11:50 am

A Saturday morning meditation class led by Siladasa for regular meditators in real time and online. Join other meditators for the Mindfulness of Breathing by selecting the zoom link below. To help support the MBC in these challenging times, please consider making a donation through the Give Now button. If you are having difficulties joining the meditation call Matt on 0449 538 376 for Technical Support.

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Thursday Night Into Meditation – Online Class

Thursday August 13, 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm

If you are new to meditation, join Dantacitta and be introduced to the Metta Bhavana (Loving Kindness) meditation practice in real time and online and bring the benefits of meditation into your life. With others be guided through the meditation practice by selecting the zoom link below. Even in an online virtual group, meditating together can help us feel connected with others, whatever our different situations. To help support the MBC in these challenging times, please consider making a donation through the Give Now button. If…

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Thursday Night Regulars Online Meditation

Thursday August 13, 7:00 pm - 7:50 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, happening 6 times

A Thursday night meditation class led by Apada for regular meditators in real time and online. Join other meditators for the Metta Bhavana (Loving Kindness) practice by selecting the zoom link below. To help support the MBC in these challenging times, please consider making a donation through the Give Now button.

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Saturday Morning Regulars – Online Meditation Class

Saturday August 15, 11:00 am - 11:50 am

A Saturday morning meditation class led by Manjusiddha for regular meditators in real time and online. Join other meditators for the Metta Bhavana (Loving Kindness) by selecting the zoom link below. To help support the MBC in these challenging times, please consider making a donation through the Give Now button. If you are having difficulties joining the meditation call Matt on 0449 538 376 for Technical Support.

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Thursday Night Into Meditation – Online Class

Thursday August 20, 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm

If you are new to meditation, join Sanghapurna and be introduced to the Mindfulness of Breathing meditation practice in real time and online and bring the benefits of meditation into your life. With others be guided through the meditation practice by selecting the zoom link below. Even in an online virtual group, meditating together can help us feel connected with others, whatever our different situations. To help support the MBC in these challenging times, please consider making a donation through the Give Now button. If you…

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Thursday Night Regulars Online Meditation

Thursday August 20, 7:00 pm - 7:50 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, happening 6 times

A Thursday night meditation class led by Apada for regular meditators in real time and online. Join other meditators for the Metta Bhavana (Loving Kindness) practice by selecting the zoom link below. To help support the MBC in these challenging times, please consider making a donation through the Give Now button.

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Saturday Morning Regulars – Online Meditation Class

Saturday August 22, 11:00 am - 11:50 am

A Saturday morning meditation class led by Sraddhanaya for regular meditators in real time and online. Join other meditators for the Mindfulness of Breathing by selecting the zoom link below. To help support the MBC in these challenging times, please consider making a donation through the Give Now button. If you are having difficulties joining the meditation call Matt on 0449 538 376 for Technical Support.

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Thursday Night Into Meditation – Online Class

Thursday August 27, 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, happening 7 times

If you are new to meditation, join Apada and be introduced to the Metta Bhavana (Loving Kindness) meditation practice in real time and online and bring the benefits of meditation into your life. With others be guided through the meditation practice by selecting the zoom link below. Even in an online virtual group, meditating together can help us feel connected with others, whatever our different situations. To help support the MBC in these challenging times, please consider making a donation through the Give Now button. If…

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Thursday Night Regulars Online Meditation

Thursday August 27, 7:00 pm - 7:50 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, happening 6 times

A Thursday night meditation class led by Apada for regular meditators in real time and online. Join other meditators for the Metta Bhavana (Loving Kindness) practice by selecting the zoom link below. To help support the MBC in these challenging times, please consider making a donation through the Give Now button.

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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

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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

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