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Amitabha Foundation Australia

Address: 79 Edgeworth David Ave (the former Uniting Church at the cornerof Edgeworth David Ave and Palmerston Rd   Waitara NSW 2077
Tradition: Vajrayana, Drikung Kagyu
Affiliation: Amitabha Foundation (International)
Phone: 02 8250 5213
E-mail: amitabhafoundationau@gmail.com
Website: http://www.amitabhafoundation.org.au
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Main Contact: Jane Crancher  Email  (Phone: 02 8250 5213)
Spiritual Director: H.E. Ayang Rinpoche  
Notes and Events:

Regular teaching visits by His Eminence Ayang Rinpoche, Driking Kagyu Phowa master.

Besides Phowa, Rinpoche also teaches Amitabha Buddha, Vajrasattva, Wrathful Guru Rinpoche, Achi Chokyi Drolma and other traditional Tibetan Buddhist practices. He also bestows the pointing out instructions on qualified students.

Regular weekly year-round meditation sessions and courses in Buddhism - all welcome.

Courses and teachings in English. 

All activities free or by donation.


Armidale Community Buddhist Centre

Address: 211 Beardy Street PO Box 25 Armidale NSW 2350 NSW   NSW
Tradition: Vajrayana, various Tibetan teachers of different traditions
Phone: 02 67713016 or 0478 008 840
E-mail: ross.bennetts@une.edu.au
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Main Contact: Pedro Sousa  Email  (Phone: (Phone: 02 67713016) )
Notes and Events:

Schedule:
Mondays 6-7pm - Beginners Meditation classes
Tuesdays 7-8.30pm Union of Sutra and Tantra Course
Wednesdays -Zen Meditation - 5.30 - 6.30pm and Intro to Buddhism - 7- 8pm

LOCATION: (white door above the Mandarin Chinese Restaurant)


Asoka Vihara Buddhist Monastery

Address: 38 Valencia Cres, Toongabbie NSW 2146   Toongabbie NSW 2146
Tradition: Theravada, Burmese
Phone: +61 (02) 9636 8392
E-mail: admin@asokakyaung.com
Website: http://www.asokakyaung.com/
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Notes and Events:

Asoka Vihara is a traditional Burmese Buddhist Monastery established in Sydney that promotes Dhamma and teachings of Buddha in Australia. Regularly conducting Dhamma sermons in Burmese and English fulfilling religious requirements of the Buddhist community.


Association of Engaged Buddhists

Address: Sangha Lodge" 20 Victoria Street Lewisham NSW 2049  NSW
Tradition: Theravada, Western
Phone: Ph/Fax: (02) 9590 3617
E-mail: sanghalodge@bigpond.com.au
Website: http://www.engagedbuddhists.org.au/
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Teacher: Ven. Tejadhammo  
Notes and Events:

Programme:

Monday evening at 7.30 pm Silent Sitting Meditation

Wednesday Evening at 7.30 pm Dhamma Talk and Meditation/Discussion/ Cup of Tea + a visiting teacher once per month.

1st Sunday of the Month Dana Day begins at 10.30 am with Chanting, Dhamma Talk and meditation then offering of food to Sangha and shared lunch together. Followed by an open committee meeting at 1 pm.

3rd Sunday of the month a One Day Retreat 9.30 am to 4pm (bring your own lunch)

Teaching programme varies throughout the year but usually in 6 week blocks on a Thursday evening at 7 pm (telephone first to be sure)

Every second month a long weekend retreat for those who are seriously ill (residential available)

Weekend Workshops throughout the year (Telephone to enquire)

From June 2005 Tuesday Mornings from 10 am to Noon - Meditation practice for those dealing with illness.


Australian Institute of Tibetan Healing Practices

Address: Level 4, 12 Thomas Street   Chatswood NSW 2067
Tradition: Vajrayana
Phone: 02 8011 3956
E-mail: noproblems@iprimus.com.au
Website: http://noproblems.com.au/
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Teacher: Ven. Chris Roberts (Ani La Yangchen)  
Spiritual Director: H.E. Khejok Rinpoche  
Notes and Events:

Course on Overcoming Problems Through Tibetan Buddhism and meditation with Ani-la Chris Roberts. 

Overcome stress, anxiety, anger, jealousy. This unique course is designed for those who want to change within themselves, and is accessible and user-friendly. It is recognised, practical and western. Ani-la Chris does not just tell you to change, she shows you how. 

The course runs each Sunday at 4pm starting 28 October 2012.

For course closing date & more information please visit our website www.noproblems.com.au.


Bengal Buddhist Association Australia Inc.

Address: 7 Rabaul way   Matraville NSW 2036
Tradition: Theravada
Affiliation: ESTD: 2000, Reg. INC9895516
Phone: +61(02) 80608979 / +610422653715
E-mail: bengalbuddhistassociation@hotmail.com
Website:
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General Secretary :: Mr. S. Bodhimitra  Email  (Phone: +61415503341)
President :: Mr. Nitish Barua  Email  (Phone: +610422653715)
Spiritual Director: Ven. Sudhira  
Notes and Events:

Monthly Dharma session at the organizations office. 


Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre

Address: 25 Rutland Road Medlow Bath NSW 2780  NSW
Tradition: Theravada, Vipassana, Ven. Mahasi Sayadaw
Phone: : (02) 4788 1024
Fax: (02) 4788 1024
E-mail: bmimc@pnc.com.au
Website: http://www.meditation.asn.au/
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Notes and Events:

Retreats: Regular Vipassana Retreats

Regular program: One day workshops, weekend retreats, nine days, two week, three week and one month longs. Sitting groups in mountains and in Sydney.

• Monday night group meditation:

At the Buddhist Library 90 Church Street, Camperdown, Sydney (02) 9519 6054 Group meditation is held on every Mondays night in the downstairs section of the Buddhist Library at 7pm to 9pm - All Welcome!

There are also at group meditation nights at Medlow Bath Blue Mountains Centre. The type of meditation practice is vipassana or Insight meditation in the tradition of Mahasi Sayadaw.


Bodhi Zendo Sydney Group

Tradition: Mahayana, Zen
Affiliation: Bodhi Zendo, Perumalmalai,Tamil Nadu, Southern India
Phone: Aileen (02) 9314 7831
E-mail: aileenmc@bigpond.net.au
Website: http://www.bodhizendo.org
Teacher: Ama Samy  
Notes and Events:

Please emai: aileenmc@bigpond.net.au beforehand.

The web site for Bodhi Zendo in India can be found at: http://www.bodhizendo.org.


Bodhikusuma - Buddhist & Meditation Centre

Address: Lvl 2, 203 - 209 Thomas Street,Haymarket, NSW 2000 Mailing: PO BOX 258, Strawberry Hills, NSW 2012  NSW
Tradition: Theravada, Thai
Phone: (61 2) 9211-1188
Fax: (61 2) 9281-1128
E-mail: bmcentre@bodhikusuma.com
Website: http://www.bodhikusuma.com/metta/
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Notes and Events:

Bodhikusuma Buddhist & Meditation Centre started in 2002. It is a functioning Theravada Buddhist centre which provides facilities to learn and practice the teachings of the Buddha through classes, meditation, workshops and talks. Since 2007, Bodhikusuma has moved to a much larger and more central location in Chinatown, Sydney.


Buddharatana Monastery of Australia

Address: 36 Hill Street   Wentworth Falls NSW 2782
Tradition: Theravada, Thai Dhammayut tradition
Affiliation: The Chinese Theravada Buddhist Alliance, Kuala Kangsar Guan Yin Temple in Malaysia
E-mail: dhammavaro@live.com
Website: https://sites.google.com/site/chinesebuddhists/home
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Teacher: Ven.Dhammavaro  
Notes and Events:

In 2016 at the request of his Chinese students in Sydney, Bhante decided to move to Sydney, so the property in Beaury Creek is sold and a house in Wentworth Falls, Blue Mts. is bought as the new site of the Buddharatana Monastery.

Long live the Buddha Sasana.


Buddhist Council of New South Wales

Address: PO Box 593  Crows Nest NSW NSW 1585
Tradition: Non-Sectarian, BCNSW is the peak body for Buddhism in NSW
Affiliation: Federation of Australian Buddhist Councils
Phone: (02) 9966 8893
Fax: (02) 9966 8897
E-mail: office@buddhistcouncil.org
Website: http://www.buddhistcouncil.org/
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President: Mr. Brian White  Email  (Phone: 02 9966-8893)
Main Contact: Ms Sujata Lim  Email  (Phone: 02 9966-8893)
Notes and Events:

OUR MISSION:  

(1) The first part of our Mission is to serve its member organisations, which include Buddhist temples, Buddhist societies and other Buddhist organisations.  If a member organisation needs assistance or advice, the Buddhist Council will try to assist. For example, a member organisation may require help to improve its governance, financial management, administration, or they may need preliminary advice in dealing with government agencies.

(2) The second part of our Mission is to represent the Buddhist community to inter-faith groups, media, government and the NSW public, in accordance with the Dharma.

(3) The third part of our Mission is to promote the understanding and practice of the Dharma, which is an objective we share with our members.


Buddhist Library and Meditation Centre

Address: 90-92 Church Street   Camperdown NSW 2050
Tradition: Non-Sectarian
Phone: 02 9519 6054
E-mail: info@buddhistlibrary.org.au
Website: http://www.buddhistlibrary.org.au
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Notes and Events:

Tuesday Evening Meditation or Buddhism Class (7-9pm) is a series of courses that combine theoretical exploration of Buddhist teachings with guided meditation practices.

Wednesday Lotus Buds Sangha Meditation Class (7:30pm) is a Buddhist group led by the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh (a Zen monk) who has lived in the west for the past forty years. Beginners are most welcome.

Thursday Power Yoga and Meditation (6:30pm) is an “hour of power” combines the practices of mindful body movements through yoga and meditation, suitable for intermediate practitioners.

Saturday Yoga and Meditation (10-11:30am) provide a gentle introduction to both physical and mental yoga for those who want to learn how to clam the mind, beginners are welcome.

1st Saturday of the month Practical Buddhism Discussion Group

(5-7pm) exploring how to apply Buddhism in everyday life.

For more information on special courses and updates: 

www.buddhistlibrary.org.au


Central Coast Meditation Centre (Tsechen Samten Choe Ling)

Address: 5 Haynes Avenue Umina Beach 2257   NSW
Tradition: Vajrayana, Sakya
Affiliation: Sakya Losal Choe Dzong (Canberra)
Phone: 02 43447718
E-mail: nelson38@optusnet.com.au
Website: http://www.centralcoastmeditationcentre.com/
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Teacher:  
Spiritual Director: Lama Choedak  
Main Contact: Donna 02 43447718  Email  (Phone: 02 43447718)
Notes and Events:

Meditation and teachings by appointment -- please call to inquire

Central Coast Meditation Centre has been established for 10 years, a non for profit organisation the Centre is dedicated to the dissemination of Tibetan Buddhism.

Teaching Tradition: Vajrayana, Sakya.

Teachings include:

  • Samatha - Calm Abiding Meditation
  • Vipassana – Insight Meditation
  • Diamond Sutra
  • Heart Sutra
  • The Way of the Bodhisattva
  • The Hundred Thousand Songs of Milarepa
  • Kamalashila – Stages of Meditation
  • Analytical Meditation
  • Dzogchen Teachings by Soygal Rinpoche
  • Kamalashila Lojong - mind meditation
  • Atisha’s Teachings
  • \'Thich Nhat Hanh\' Teachings – Path of Tranquility, Present Moment, Ultimate Dimensions
  • ... and many other teachings
  • Special teachings for children including: Calm Abiding Meditation, Basic Buddhist Philosophy

Spiritual Director: Lama Choedak Rinpoche is the Spiritual Director of the Tibetan Buddhist Society of Canberra (Sakya Losal Choe Dzong www.sakya.com.au.

One of the few meditation masters in Australia, Lama Choedak trained under His Eminence Chogye Trichen Rinpoche (who taught His Holiness the Dalai Lama and His Holiness Sakya Trizin).


Cham Shan Temple of Australia

Address: 85 Freemans Drive   Morisset NSW 2264
Tradition: Mahayana, Pure Land, Chinese Tiantai
Phone: 4973-2618
E-mail: info@chamshan.org.au
Website: http://www.chamshan.org.au
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Teacher: Venerable Wai Yim  
Notes and Events:

International Buddhist Cham Shan Temple of Australia is a Buddhist Temple of Tiantai School situated in Morisset, located in the Central Coast of NSW.

The temple was founded in 1995 with the goal to serve the Australian community through Dharma teachings (teachings of the Buddha) and spiritual guidance.

To build the temple a piece of farm land was purchased in 1996, and through many hardships, it has developed into what it is today.

A building to the left of the grounds was completed in 2008, comprising of a chanting hall, library, etc. The chanting hall houses the statues of Amitabha Buddha, Kwan Yin (Avalokitesvara) Bodhisattva and Mahasthamaprapta Bodhisattva of Pureland.

Library service with a collection of Buddhist materials is also available for the public to borrow

http://www.chamshan.org.au/AboutUs.htm   ENGLISH VERSION OF WEBSITE.


DaiJus Zen Group

Address: 434 King STREET   Newtown NSW 2042
Tradition: Mahayana, Myoshinji
Affiliation: Rinzai Zen
Phone: 04321 90 771
E-mail: daijuzenji@hotmail.com
Website: http://daiju.com.au/meditation.html
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Notes and Events:

Classes start by teaching the physical and mental posture necessary for meditative awareness then develop into exploring ways to use this awareness in our day-to-day life.

The Rev. DaiJu has had over 8 years in Japanese Monasteries and over 12 years of experience teaching the young and old of all Faiths.

Regular Beginner and Experienced Groups are available at The Buddha Bar Healing Clinic in Newtown on Monday and Wednesday evenings as well as Saturday mornings
Private classes for individuals or groups can be arranged by contacting DaiJu directly.


Dalai Lama in Australia Ltd

Address:   Paddington NSW 2021
Tradition: Non-Sectarian
Phone: 02 9575 4888
E-mail: lynn@dalailamainaustralia.org
Website: http://www.dalailamainaustralia.org
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Teacher: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama  
Notes and Events:

Dalai Lama in Australia are the organisers of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama\\\'s visits to Australia.

 PO Box 125Paddington NSW 2021


Dharma Boat Sangha

Address: Peace Park   Oxford Falls NSW 2100
Tradition: Mahayana, Vietnamese Zen (Thich Nhat Hanh) Western
Phone: 0414 526 503
E-mail: smile@dharmaboat.org
Website: http://www.dharmaboat.org
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Main Contact: Ann Munroe  Email  (Phone: 0414 526 503)
Spiritual Director: Thich Nhat Hanh  


Diamond Way Buddhist Group Northern Beaches

Address: Unit 10, 104-106 Old Pittwater Road Brookvale   NSW
Tradition: Vajrayana, Tibetan, Diamond Way
Phone:
E-mail: NorthernBeaches@diamondway-center.org
Website: http://diamondway.org.au/centres/northernbeaches
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Main Contact: Greg 0434 611 481  
Teacher: Lama Ole Nydahl  
Spiritual Director: Gyalwa Karmapa Trinley Thaye Dorje  
Notes and Events:

PLEASE NOTE:

Please call Kahla if the gate is locked: Kahla 0414 875 900

We meet every Monday night at 7:30pm for a half hour of meditation, followed by informal teachings or discussions.

Meditation at the new venue commenced in April 2016 at B-side Creative Space Warehouse in Brookvale (Unit 10, 104-106 Old Pittwater Rd, at the very back past the fitness centre).

Call

Patricia 0450 393 440
Greg 0434 611 481 


Diamond Way Buddhist Centre Sydney

Address: 15/92 Cope Street, Waterloo   NSW
Tradition: Vajrayana, Karma Kagyu
Affiliation: Buddhist Centres Diamond Way
Phone: Call Matt 0413 50 2629 or Gary 0402 83 4604
E-mail: Sydney@diamondway-center.org
Website: http://diamondway.org.au/sydney
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Main Contact: Matt Balara  (Phone: 0413 50 2629)
Spiritual Director: Lama Ole Nydahl  
Notes and Events:

 Call
(02) 9699 1555
Phil or Gabrielle 

Newcomers are always welcome for public meditation every Monday and Thursday at 8pm. You don't need to bring anything, and there's no cost.

The best night for your first visit is Monday, when there's a 30-minute talk at 8pm by an experienced member of the group, with time for questions, followed by a guided meditation. We're usually finished by 9pm.

On Thursday night there is a 10-minute talk at 8pm, followed by a guided meditation, which goes for about half an hour.


Ding Hui Dharma Centre

Address: 3 Shelley st   Campsie NSW 2194
Tradition: Mahayana
Affiliation: Chinese Buddhist Association of NSW
Phone: 02) 9718 1611
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Main Contact: Ven.Zheng Yun  
Teacher: Ven. Shi Zheng Yun  
Notes and Events:

Saturday: Evening Chanting at 7:00pm (Conducted in Mandarin) Sunday: Morning Chanting at 9:00pm (Conducted in Mandarin)

Meditation Class at 7:00pm (Conducted in English)


FPMT Australia Ltd

Address: PO BOX 514   Lidcombe NSW 1825
Tradition: Vajrayana, Tibetan, Gelug
Affiliation: FPMT
Phone: +61 2 4782 2095
E-mail: office@fpmta.org.au
Website: http://www.fpmta.org.au
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Main Contact: Helen Patrin  Email  (Phone: +61 2 4782 2095)
Spiritual Director: Lama Thubten Zopa Rinpoche  
Notes and Events:

FPMT Australia Ltd is affiliated with the FPMT, an international Tibetan Buddhist organisation, which actively upholds the Buddhist principles taught by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama.

The FPMT Australian national office supports all FPMT centres, projects, services and activities in Australia by organising bi-annual national meetings, coordinating Buddhist teaching tours and other national activities, as well as maintains harmonious communication between the centres and other parts of the organisation.

The FPMTA website contains the complete list of contact details of all the FPMT centres, study groups and projects in Australia, and news and information about Tibetan Buddhist retreats and Buddhist teaching tours in Australia.


Indonesian Buddhist Society of NSW - Cetiya Dhammadasa

Address: 37/112-122A McEvoy Street Alexandria NSW 2015   NSW
Tradition: Theravada
Phone: 0413 373 440 (Faith) 0421 356 598 (Andy) 0410 888 292
E-mail: ibsnsw@gmail.com
Website: http://www.ibsnsw.org.au/
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Notes and Events:

The Indonesian Buddhist Society of NSW Inc. (IBS) is a group of lay Buddhist practitioners who are committed to putting the Dhamma into the daily activities order to be of benefit to oneself and to all.
Established in 1999, the Association runs regular Sunday mornings of service at Cetiya Dhammadasa in Alexandria, as well as kids Sunday school and Buddhist special services.

We welcome all who wish to find out more about a Buddhist way of life or who seek a community within which to practice the Dhamma. Cetiya Dhammadasa is the name of our temple as the meeting place.
We are well-known for providing quality speakers – monks and lay practioners – to give advice and teachings on Buddhist practice and meditation through insightful Dhamma Talks.

IBS aims to teach and practice Buddhist teachings and meditation and also to foster friendship and goodwill among Buddhists residents in New South Wales.

Our aims:

  1. To engage in and encourage education activities that will increase public awareness of Buddhism according to the Pali Texts.
  2. To provide facilities for the teaching and practice of Buddhism according to the Pali Texts.
  3. To provide support for Buddhist monks and nuns.
  4. To provide social welfare services to members of the association and to other people in need.


Karma Yiwong Samten Ling Tibetan Buddhist Centre

Address: 1064 Sandy Creek Road, Molong NSW 2866 Postal Address 1064 Sandy Creek Rd MOLONG NSW 2866   NSW
Tradition: Vajrayana, Tibetan - Karma Kagyu
Affiliation: Rumtek Monastery Sikkim - North India
Phone: Phone (02) 6366 8376
E-mail: karmakagyu@ceinternet.net.au
Website: http://www.karmakagyu.org.au/
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Main Contact: Rosie & Gerry Aguila  
Spiritual Director: Ven Dekhung Gyaltsey Tulku Rinpoche  
Notes and Events:

Karma Yiwong Samten Ling is a retreat centre in the Karma Kagyu Tradition of Tibetan Buddhism under the direction of Ven. Dekhung Gyaltsey Tulku Rinpoche


Karuna Foundation

Address: Buddhist Society of NSW) PO Box 89 North Sydney NSW 2059  NSW
Tradition: Mahayana, Tien-tai Hua-yen, Japanese
Phone: (02) 9929 8643
Fax: 9955 6183
Website: http://www.karunafoundation.org.au/default.asp
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Teacher: Malcolm Pearce  
Main Contact: Nara  
Notes and Events:

The Karuna Foundation has two centres, Katoomba and Sydney. Introductory courses of eight evening sessions are held four times per year. Regular programs for members: Sunday afternoons and Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings.

Weekend retreats are held at the Katoomba centre


Khedrubje Kadampa Buddhist Centre

Address: 165 Willoughby Rd, Wamberal, NSW 2260   NSW
Tradition: Vajrayana, Gelugpa, Tibetan
Phone: (02) 4385 2609
E-mail: info@centralcoastmeditation.org
Website: http://centralcoastmeditation.org/the-centre
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Teacher: Ven Geshe. Kelsang Dawa  
Notes and Events:

Khedrubje Kadampa Buddhist Centre, a not for profit organisation, was established in February 2011. The purpose of the Centre is to provide an opportunity for people to learn how to solve their daily problems and find lasting peace through integrating Buddha’s teachings into their everyday lives.

We hold weekly meditation drop-in classes throughout the coast. We also provide a committed study program which is held at the Centre most Sundays. In addition to these classes we offer a schedule of day courses, social events and free talks. Everyone is welcome!

The Centre is located at The Grove, 165 Willoughby Rd, Wamberal, NSW 2260


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