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Losang Dragpa Kadampa Buddhist Centre

Address: 36 Texas St Street, Mayfield NSW 2304   NSW
Tradition: Vajrayana, Gelugpa
Affiliation: New Kadampa Tradition - International Kadampa Buddhist Union
Phone: +61 2 4023 0215
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Spiritual Director: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso  
Teacher: Mick Marcon is the Resident Teacher  
Notes and Events:

Losang Dragpa Kadampa Buddhist Centre was established in October 2009 and is now based in a small house in Mayfield, five minutes drive from Newcastle city centre. The purpose of the centre is to provide a facility where people can learn about meditation and the Buddhist way of life.

We hold weekly drop-in classes at Merewether, New Lambton, Mayfield, Erina, Tuggerah and Warners bay. In addition, we also provide a committed study program which is held at Losang Dragpa centre most Sundays. This program is specifically designed for those who wish to deepen their understanding and practical application of Buddhas teachings in their daily lives.

Lotus Buds Sangha Association

Address: c/- Ms Khanh Le Van, 43 Osprey Drive Illawong NSW 2234   NSW
Tradition: Mahayana, Western
Phone: (02) 9543 7823
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Spiritual Director: Thich Nhat Hahn  
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meditation classes

sydney inner west

Every Wednesday at 7:30pm
Buddhist Library, 90 Church Street, Camperdown
Contact John Barclay 9559 8805

western suburbs

Every Friday at 7:30pm
Canley Heights
Contact Be Nam Huynh 9711 7712 or Cam Tu Dang 0410 041 876
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Lotus Speech Australia

Address: 8 Avis Court   Forest Hill Vic 3131
Tradition: Vajrayana, Nyingma, Northern Treasures
Phone: 03 9459 5400
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Spiritual Director: Changling Rinpoche  
Main Contact: President: John Newnham  Email  
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Lotus Speech is an entirely volunteer based society formed with the intention of assisting Changling Rinpoche spread the Buddhist Dharma across Australia.
In 2006, Lotus Speech Australia (Vic) Inc was incorporated in the state of Victoria as a not for profit organisation (No. A0049300H), ABN 77 121 520 615, under the spiritual direction of Changling Rinpoche.
Our goals are:
  • To provide an environment conducive for Buddhist philosophical study, meditation practice and contemplation.
  • To provide ongoing opportunity for the study and practice of Tibetan Buddhism particularly as taught within Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche’s lineage, the Dzogchen and Northern Treasures lineages of the Nyingma School.
  • To support the development of service, compassion and concern for others in both our own membership, and in the wider society.
  • To collect, preserve, translate and produce Buddhist texts specific to the Nyingma School.

Lotus Speech Australia is a community of Buddhist practitioners who follow and practice the Tibetan Nyingma tradition teachings of HH Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, the NorthernTreasures lineage, and the Rechung Kagyu Lineage.

Magnetic Buddha Dharma

Address: 35 Wansfell st Picnic Bay MAGNETIC ISLAND QLD 4819   Qld
Tradition: Vajrayana, Sakya
Affiliation: Tibetan Buddhist Society of Canberra
Phone: 0429 321 396
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Main Contact: Helene Rankin  (Phone: 0429 321 396)
Spiritual Director: Lama Choedak  
Notes and Events:

  • Weekly meetings for meditation and hosts visiting teachers from all Buddhist traditions
  • Visitors welcome.
  • - SUN 10-12 am chanting in Pali, meditation.

    Mahamevnawa Buddhist Meditation Centre,

    Address: 82 Broadhurst Rd,   Martin WA 6110
    Tradition: Theravada, Sri Lankan
    Phone: +61 401 805 637 +61 448 468 700
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    Notes and Events:

    Mahamevnawa Buddhist Meditation Monastery of Perth (Sri Lankan Buddhist Temple in PertMahamevnawa Buddhist Meditation Monastery of Perth (Sri Lankan Buddhist Temple in Perth) with the sole intention of benefiting Sri Lankans as well as everyone else. Our monthly Sil programs, pirith chantings, Bodhi vandana, Dhatu vandana, for Sri Lankan children, as well as social activities for the betterment of our motherland; are held for Sri Lankan devotees residing in this country. Amongst these services, providing religious advice and guidance for your day-to-day problems is a priority. Through all these means, an invaluable service is provided to residents of Perth.

    Mahamuni Buddhist Society of Cairns

    Address: 117 English st   Manunda Qld 4870
    Tradition: Theravada
    Phone: 0742112603
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    Main Contact: Ven Vazirawuda  Email  (Phone: 0469034931)
    Teacher: Ven Vazirawuda  
    Notes and Events:

    This Mahamuni Buddhist Society of Cairns is a new Theravada monastery. This society is formed by the intention of the distribution of Dhamma. Now, we are accepting the donation to promote the Dhamma. Your generosity is warmly appreciated. Thank you. 

    Mahasiddha Kadampa Meditation Centre

    Address: 693 - 695 South Dowling Street  Surry Hills NSW 2010
    Tradition: Vajrayana, New Kadampa
    Affiliation: Dharmapala Centre, Perth W.A., Kadampa Meditation Centre Australia, Melbourne VIC , Ganden Kadampa Buddhist Centre, Gold Coast, QLD, Losang Dragpa Kadampa Buddhist Centre, Newcastle, NSW
    Phone: (02) 9699 9902
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    Spiritual Director: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso  
    Teacher: Gen Kelsang Dao  
    Notes and Events:

    We offer a full program suitable for everyone – whatever their level of interest, from 
    those who seek simple relaxation through meditation to those who wish to find lasting
    inner peace and contentment through following the Buddhist path.

    Maitripa Contemplative Centre (Kagyu E-vam Meditation Retreat)

    Address: 528 Myers Creek Road. Healesville Vic 3777   Healesville Vic 3777
    Tradition: Vajrayana, Kagyu,
    Phone: +61 491 106 408
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    E-Vam Institute: Mark Dawson  Email  (Phone: (03) 9387 0422)
    Spiritual Director: Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche  
    Main Contact: Daniel Blaze  Email  (Phone: +61 491 106 408)
    Notes and Events:

    Notes and Events:

    This is a Tibetan Buddhist Centre set on 13 HA, 8km from Healesville and 1 hour from Melbourne. Single, double, family and dorm accomodation for 60 people. 5 meeting rooms, 2 large conference and meditation rooms

    Manjushri Buddhist Centre

    Address: 40 Wason Street, Milton 2538 NSW   NSW
    Tradition: Vajrayana, Tibetan Sakya
    Phone: 02 4457 3111 Mobile: 0415 931 204 02 4454 5760
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    Main Contact: Jo:  (Phone: 0410 548 244 )
    Spiritual Director: Lama Choedak  
    Notes and Events:

    Regular Program:

    Weekly programme includes Tuesday evening Calm Abiding Meditation at 7pm to 8pm. Saturday morning, fortnightly, Vagrasattva Meditation at 9.30am to 10.30am

    Location map :

    South Coast NSW, North of Ulladulla.

    Marpa Buddhist Centre - Damchoe Dogo Ling

    Address: PO Box 335 218 The Lakes Way NSW 2428   TUNCURRY NSW
    Tradition: Vajrayana, Tibetan, Sakya,Tsharpa Lineage, but open to all tratditions
    Affiliation: Sakya Losal Choe Dzong (Canberra)
    Phone: (02) 6555 7167 0409 9286 58
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    Main Contact: Peter Morgan  
    Spiritual Director: Lama Choedak  
    Notes and Events:

    Notes and Events:

    Meditation and Buddhist study at 218 The Lakes Way Tuncurry. It’s across the road from the TAFE/high school, In the shed to the left and behind the house.

    Co-ordinator Scott Probst is a practising psychologist.
    Regular Meditation/Dharma Meetings:

    Practice Sessions:
    First Saturdy of month:  Ngondro
    Second Sunday: White Tara  10.00am-12.00pm             
    Third Sunday: Chenrezig 10.00am-12.00pm 
    Third Saturday: Calm Abiding 10.00am-1.00pm

    These sessions are held at our gonpa in the home of Maureen Hayes at Rainbow Flat. An Introduction to Calm Abiding Meditation course is held at least once a year.Marpa Buddhist Centre is  open to all Buddhist traditions We organize regular meditation and discussion evenings in the local area, and public events such as talks and weekend workshops or retreats.

    Maryborough Buddhist Group (Qld)

    Address:   Maryborough Qld 4650
    Tradition: Theravada
    Phone: 0478624449
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    Main Contact: Lyn Cameron  Email  (Phone: 0478624449)
    Notes and Events:

    For anyone in Maryborough - Hervey Bay area interested to join a group to discuss and read Buddhist texts, meditate.  Tradition is Theravada.  I follow the Pali Canon and any teachers who teach from those texts.

    Melbourne Buddhist Centre, Brunswick

    Address: 23 David Street, Brunswick, VIC 3056   Brunswick Vic PO Box 157, Brunswic
    Tradition: Non-Sectarian, Triratna
    Affiliation: Triratna Buddhist Order
    Phone: (03) 9380 4303
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    Notes and Events:

    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. Regular meditation courses and Buddhism courses are held at the Centre as well as introductory drop-in meditation classes.

    Melbourne Buddhist Meditation Classes

    Address: 2 Minona Street   Hawthorn, Melbourne Vic 3122
    Tradition: Vajrayana
    Phone: 0419702455
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    Teacher: Venerable Toby Gillies  
    Notes and Events:

    Melbourne Buddhist Meditation Classes give access to the teachings of Venerable Toby Gillies, a Buddhist Monk ordained in the Tibetan tradition for some thirty years.

    Toby gives meditation classes in Melbourne with an introduction to Buddhism each Tuesday evening. All are welcome.

    He also gives more advanced Buddhist meditation sessions, retreat days and a regular schedule of seminars. 

    Venerable Toby has been teaching Dharma for nearly 40 years and frequently writes for the blog on his website

    Melbourne Tibetan Buddhist Centre

    Address: 1/246 Grange Road   Carnegie Vic 3163
    Tradition: Vajrayana, His Holiness The Dalai Lama of Tibet
    Phone: +61 3 9576 7792
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    Spiritual Director: Sandup Tsering  Email  (Phone: +61 3 95767792)
    Notes and Events:

    The Melbourne Tibetan Buddhist Centre aims to present the Tibetan Buddhist teachings in an accessible modern manner.

    Buddhism has useful viewpoints to offer on:

    • Developing greater wellbeing and inner peace
    • Coping with life’s difficulties and challenges
    • Managing negative emotions & cultivating positive emotions
    • Living a meaningful values based life
    • Compassion, altruism and secular ethics
    • Meditation and mindfulness practice
    • Understanding the nature of mind

    A weekly drop-in class suitable for anyone who is interested to learn more about Buddhism. Tibetan Buddhism involves philosophy, reasoning and meditation practice as a pathway towards greater inner peace and spiritual development.

    Please refer to the website for the class timetable. Sunday night weekly classes run from 6.30pm-7.30pm. By donation.

    This class will include:

    • Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism
    • Some basic Buddhist meditation practice
    • Discussion on important key concepts
    • Questions, queries and doubts are encouraged in the sessions

    Melbourne Zen Hospice

    Address: PO Box 329, Albert Park, Melbourne, Vic.3206  Vic
    Tradition: Mahayana, Non-Sectarian
    Affiliation: Japanese Zen
    Phone: (03)98855725
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    Main Contact: Seikan  (Phone: 0410827027)
    Notes and Events:

    The Melbourne Zen Hospice provides free home support and companionship to persons of any age who are approaching the end of their life and living at home, and to their carers and any family members living with them.

    Mettarama Nuns' Monastery

    Address: Private address, visitors by appointment   Bankstown region Sydney NSW
    Tradition: Theravada, Early Buddhist
    Affiliation: local monastery- no external affiliation
    Phone: +61426727070
    E-mail: mettarama.monastery[at]gmail[dot]com
    Website: http://www,
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    Main Contact: Tammy ( English/Vietnamese)  
    Spiritual Director: Bhante Sujato  
    Teacher: Ayya Suvira  
    Notes and Events:

    Mettarama is a bhikkhuni monastery which operates under an auspicing arrangement with the Metta Centre, Bankstown.

    We regularly offer opportunities for day visits and home visits by appointment in the Harris Park and wider Sydney area. 

    Milarepa's Buddhist Centre

    Address:   Lightning Ridge NSW 2834
    Tradition: Vajrayana
    Phone: (+61) 0427167432 / (+61) 0414491899
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    Teacher: Mila White Tiger  
    Main Contact: Donna Mountstephen  Email  (Phone: 0427167432)
    Spiritual Director: Mila White Tiger  
    Notes and Events:

    Milarepa’s Buddhist Centre in Lightning Ridge, Australia of the Red Dragon Shaolin Kagyu Lineage. The founder and Vajra Master Mila White Tiger, teaches the Vajrayana Secret Mantra Meditations for the first time on the planet in easy English terminology, of Buddha Marpa and Milarepa’s practice path as well as Shaolin Kung Fu, Tai Chi, and Qi Gong.

    Mila White Tiger trained in perfect Guru Yoga under his Teacher, The Purple Dragon. The Purple Dragon is one of the finest Shaolin Masters of this century.

    Gen Lama, from The Gyuto Monks of Tibet, has recognised the resident teacher, Mila White Tiger, as a true incarnation of Milarepa, Laughing Vajra.

    Mila has been in retreat for 25 years perfecting the esoteric transmission he received through the blessings of the Divine Gurus. For the last year Mila has opened the doors of knowledge and is teaching the Buddhadharma publicly. 

    Milarepa’s Buddhist Centre will display Tantric Pantomime’s. It will be the First Australian Centre to provide first class tantric methods as a performance and educational activity. a health and education centre where people can come for treatment, education and techniques to a healthy state of body and mind.

    Mill Park Meditation Centre

    Address: 18 Centenary Drive   Mill Park 3082
    Tradition: Theravada, Dhammakaya temple, Thailand
    Affiliation: Dhammakaya Society of Victoria Inc.
    Phone: 03 9744 7768
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    Teacher: Phra Ronrawee Rawiphapo  
    Main Contact: Lisa Ded  Email  (Phone: 0426164588)
    Notes and Events:

    Saturday Meditation Classes

    2pm to 3.15pm: An Introduction to Meditation course, instruction and guided meditation by a teaching monk, outline the techniques, benefits and difficulties of meditation practice. No previous experience is necessary and there is no charge or fee for the classes - You are advised to wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing.

    Please contact Lisa for booking Mobile: 0426164588 or Email: and cc: to

    Saturday 13th, 20th and 27th

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    Saturday 9th, 16th and 23rd

    Saturday 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th

    Saturday 11th, 18th and 25th

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    Saturday 17th and 24th

    For more information: Contact

    Mill Park Meditation Centre

    Tel. 03 9744 7768

    Email: October
    Saturday 8th, 15th and 29th

    Saturday 12th, 19th and 26th

    Saturday 10th, 17th and 24th

    Mindfull Path Sangha

    Address: Level 1, 486 Salisbury Hwy.   Parafield Gardens SA 5107
    Tradition: Mahayana, Thich Nhat Hanh
    Affiliation: Order of Interbeing
    Phone: 61 427699913
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    Main Contact: Wesley  Email  (Phone: 04276 999 13)
    Notes and Events:

    We are a small group of friendly people, practicing in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh (Thây) and other Teachers.

    We gather every week for practicing mindfulness together, and to support one another in mindful living.

    We practice mindful sitting & walking meditation, sharing tea .Buddhist teaching videos, singing or sharing thoughts and stories from our lives with one another. 

    Mindfulness Meditation Hub

    Address: 1/154 Hampden Road   Nedlands WA 6009
    Tradition: Non-Sectarian
    Phone: (08) 9467-7331
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    Main Contact: Nick  Email  (Phone: (08) 9467-7331)
    Notes and Events:

    Mindfulness Meditation Hub is a centre to learn, practice and share our Mindfulness Meditation practices together.

    All class and course information can be found on our Mindfulness Meditation Perth website. 

    We offer :

    •  4 Week Learn course - teaching the Breath, Metta, Walking & Noting techniques.
    •  1hr Guided meditation classes guiding you through the Breath, Metta, Walking & Noting techniques.
    •  Regular weekly Practice sessions where you can practice your mindfulness meditation in a group with others.
    •  Weekly Sharing sessions to discuss and share your mindfulness practice with others.

    There are 20 meditation sessions per week.  Please check our website for the schedule.

    In our teaching and practice we are following The Eightfold Path to help us realise the Four Noble Truths.

    Pay What Your Heart Feels

    All sessions operate on a Pay What Your Heart Feels Basis.

    Allowing all individuals the opportunity to use all provided services for what they feel like contributing, or can financially afford.

    At each session when you contribute what your heart feels you create an opportunity that allows us to continue to support others through offering our mindfulness meditation sessions.

    All financial contributions are used to cover the costs of rent, compulsory rental insurance, electricity, website and other miscellaneous expenses.

    Additional funds exceeding our expenses are used to help spread the mindfulness meditation message to others - there is no personal profiting or financial gain from any transactions!


    Address: 30 Leeway Lane   Daisy Hill Vic 3465
    Tradition: Theravada, Vipassana meditation
    Phone: 0451785700
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    Notes and Events:

    Ministry of Nirvana is a not-for-profit charity organisation dedicated to providing services to enhance mental health and well-being for all individuals using Buddhist principles. Our vision lies in a happier Australia, one where everybody has the means to solve any of the issues, be it depression, anxiety, addictions etc. In order for this vision to become a reality we take the process step by step or rather session by session as we provide talks for everyone we can.

    Monday Night Group - Sangha

    Address: Level 1, 486 Salisbury Highway   Parafield Gardens 5107
    Tradition: Mahayana, The Truc Lam Lineage of Vietnamese Zen was founded in medieval Viet Nam by the Tran dynasty and revitalised by the Most Venerable Thich Thanh Tu in the 20th century
    Affiliation: Truc Lam, Vietnamese Mahayana
    Phone: 0477513281
    Fax: n/a
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    Main Contact: Thich Thong Phap  Email  (Phone: 0477513281)
    Spiritual Director: Thich Thong Phap  Email  (Phone: 0477513281)
    Notes and Events:

    Monday Night Group meets at Level 1, 486 Salisbury Highway, Parafield Gardens, SA each Monday night from 6.00 - 7.00 pm for beginners and from 7.30 pm to 9.00 pm for an advanced group. We are a small group which allows for a half hour of sitting meditation, a Dharma talk and discussion. On the fourth Sunday of each month we have a day of Mindfulness Practice in a comfortable cottage by the beach from 9.30 am - 4.00 pm. This includes a shared vegetarian lunch and a tea meditation. The resident monk is Venerable Thich Thong Phap, an Australian monk ordained in the Truc Lam (Bamboo Forest) tradition. 

    Mountain Moon Zen Society (Mountain Moon Sangha)

    Address: PO Box 76 Coorparoo, QLD 4151 (Meetings are currently held in Cannon Hill)   Qld
    Tradition: Mahayana, Zen Western
    Phone: 07 3822 7792 040 2098 288
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    Contact: Liyea Bretz: (07) 3822 7792  
    Spiritual Director: Sei’un An Roselyn Stone  
    Notes and Events:

    The Mountain Moon Sangha is a group of Zen practitioners practicing at their zendo in Oliver Plunkett Catholic Parish Hall, Beauvardia Street, Cannon Hill.

    There are four authorised Zen teachers presiding within the Sangha - Liyea Bretz, Matthew Love, Garry Cam and Jean Wilson.

    These teachers were appointed by Sei-un An, Roselyn Roshi (founder of the Mountain Moon Sangha) in the Sanbo Kyodan lineage of Kamakura, Japan.

    Mountain Spring Monastery

    Address: 2657 Bells Line of Road   Bilpin NSW 2758
    Tradition: Mahayana, Thich Nhat Hanh, Zen
    Affiliation: Plum villiage, France
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    Cradled in the stunning Blue Mountains outside of Sydney, Australia, Mountain Spring Monastery the newest Plum Village monastic practice center, was founded in March 2020.

    The 15 acre monastery, which is connected to thousands of acres of national park, houses a monastic community of monks and nuns, and hosts weekly days of mindfulness, local meditation classes, and online practice activities. A large organic farm is a central feature of this beautiful forested oasis.

    The monastery also hosts online meditation classes, sanghas and activities on a daily basis, and warmly welcomes visitors of all backgrounds and faith traditions to come and join in the daily practice activities and retreats.

    Mountains and Rivers Zen Sangha

    Address: 2nd Floor, 71-73 Liverpool Street, Hobart, Tasmania 7000   Hobart TAS 7000
    Tradition: Mahayana, Zen, Diamond Sangha lineage
    Affiliation: Zen tradition, Diamond Sangha lineage
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    Main Contact: Sangha Attendant  Email  
    Teacher: Roshi Susan Murphy  
    Notes and Events:

    Sitting Schedule, either face-to-face or online via zoom or both face-to-face & zoom (hybrid)

    Place: City dojo - above Gould’s Naturopathica, 2nd Floor, 71-73 Liverpool St, Hobart.

    Wednesdays 12.30 - 1.00pm, face-to face at city dojo

    Sundays 09.00am - 11.00am, face-to-face & zoom (hybrid) - formal Zen service on the 1st and 3rd Sundays every month, except on Christmas Day or New Years Day when a sitting day falls on those dates.

    (includes, bowing, chanting of Zen verses, zazen (sitting), kinhin (walking) and tea served in the dojo with conversation at 1030am.)

    Thursday 6.30 - 7.30pm Zoom only, online at-home.

    We do conduct zoom meetings from time to time (5 in 2022) with our three teachers, Roshi Susan Murphy, Sensei Kirk Fisher and Sensei Kynan Sutherland where the teacher gives a teisho (dharma talk) followed by dharma inquiry. We intend to resume a teacher visit(s) to Hobart for 2023. 

    Contact us at for further information.

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