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Wat Yarnprateep

Address: 99 Sabulite Road, Kelston, Waitakere, Auckland 1077 NZ   Auckland
Tradition: Theravada, Thai
Affiliation: (Mahamakut Thai Buddhist Trust)
Phone: Phone: +09 813 1055 Fax: +09 813 1066
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Contact: Phra Kaveewarayarn  

Wellington Shambhala Meditation Centre

Address: Level 6, 75 Ghuznee Street, Wellington   Wellington
Tradition: Vajrayana, Tibetan, Shambhala
Phone: (64 4) 475 9223
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Spiritual Director: Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche  

Wishfulfilling Thought Transformation Study Group

Address: 29 Dodgin Street Wynyard Tas 7325   TAS
Tradition: Vajrayana
Affiliation: fpmt
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Main Contact: Coordinator Wy Ostenfeld  
Spiritual Director:  

Won Buddhism of Australia

Address: 474 Burwood Road, Belmore, NSW 2192  NSW
Tradition: Mahayana, (Korean Won Bulkyo)
Phone: (02) 9750 5669
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Spiritual Director: Founder: Venerable Master Sotaesan  
Teacher: Ven. Hissook Lee  

Zhyisil Chokyi Ghatsal Trust

Address: 23 Sturdee Road Manurewa Auckland NZ   Auckland
Tradition: Vajrayana, Tibetan, Karma Kagyu
Affiliation: official branch of Palpung Sherab Ling Monastery of Tai Situ Rinpoche
Phone: Ph/Fax: +64 9 268 0786
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Contact: Sonam Rinchen  Email  (Phone: 09 268 0786)
Teachers: Ven. Lama Karma Shedrup and Lama Sotten  
Spiritual Director: His Eminence Tai Situ Rinpoche  
Teacher: Ven. Choje Lama Shedrup  

An Lac Hanh Temple

Address: 80 Cyprus Street   Lalor Vic 3075
Tradition: Mahayana, Vietnamese Zen /Pureland
Phone: (03) 9402 6274
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Main Contact: English Language Secretary; Chris Dunk  Email  (Phone: (03) 9478 9769 )
Spiritual Director: Abbess; Thanh Nguyen  
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An Lac Hahn Temple  serves primarily serves the Vietnamese community but  all are welcome to visit and participate in its practices of the Pureland Mahayana Vietnamese Buddhist tradition. The temple has a meditation/chanting teaching program, and provides a week-end  childrens group that  focusing on Buddhist moral teachings,  maintaining Vietnamese language and traditions and  family values for a more harmonious life experience.

Spiritual/community events are pinned to the Vietnamese Buddhist ceremonial calender. We also  run Vietnamese vegeterian cooking courses periodically. We raise money from such events for charitable works here and overseas including assistance to a school in Vietnam assisting the disabled and provide support to others experiencing life difficulties in our local community and elsewhere.

Bodhi Chan International Association

Address: 223 Dennis Road   Springwood Qld 4127
Tradition: Mahayana, Zen Buddhism
Phone: 07-38085661 Mob: 0469858163
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Teacher: Hui-Chyuan  
Spiritual Director: Hui-Chyuan  Email  (Phone: 07-38085661)
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Free Class in English: Every Saturday from 9:00am to 12:30pm

Including: Buddhism teachings, meditation and Tai Chi.

Set amidst the natural surrounds of native gum trees and Aussie wallabies, an oasis of tranquillity and crisp luminosity awaits the visitor to Bodhi Chan - a contemporary meditation centre nestled just minutes away from the cosmopolitan hub of Brisbane city. Far away enough from the hustle and bustle of modern stress-filled cities, yet near enough to be accessed by one and all, Bodhi Chan offers a sanctuary and practice-ground for those who seek peace, wholeness, like-minded friendship in the Dharma, and immersion into the depth of Buddhist meditative training.  

Brisbane city bus 578 stops within a 15 minute walk of the Centre.

Buddhist temple Trisikkha Inc

Address: 7 Mount Kulburn Drive (PO Box 589, Derragun Townsville)   Jensen Qld 4818
Tradition: Theravada, Thai
Phone: (07) 4751 6038 (07) 4751 6258
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Main Contact: Mrs. Nippa Brown  Email  (Phone: 0432 387 909)
Teacher: Phra Kanokphan Sukkhum  
Notes and Events:

Opens the temple from 09.00 AM - 19.00 PM from Monday - Friday and 09.00 AM - 20.00 PM from Saturday - Sunday.

Offering food to monks...
Thai New Year
Loy krathong festival
Wesak Day Festival
Dhamma classes
All Buddhist festivals 

Adelaide Shambhala Meditation Group

Address: 40A Pennington Terrace, Friends Meeting House  SA
Tradition: Vajrayana, Tibetan, Karma Kagyu/Nyingma, Shambhala Teachings
Phone: 08 8294 6434
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Teacher: Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, Ani Pema Chodron  
Main Contact: Loretta Geuenich  Email  (Phone: (Phone: (08) 8294 6234))
Spiritual Director: Chogyam Trungpa  
Notes and Events:

Weekly Open House including sitting and walking meditation. Monday evenings at the Friends Meeting House in North Adelaide. Please call Loretta for further details or information.

Visiting teachers and Shambhala Training Levels

Adelaide Shin Buddhist Dojo

Address:   Welland SA 5007
Tradition: Mahayana, Pure Land
Affiliation: Jodo Shinshu Hongwanji-ha (Hongwanji Buddhist Mission of Australia)
Phone: 0403 335 721
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Spiritual Director: His Eminence Monshu Ohtani Koshin (Sokunyo Shonin)  
Teacher: Rev George Gatenby  
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Postal contact: PO Box 170  Welland SA 5007
Monthly dharma talks; daily dawn chanting service.

Adelaide Sunyata Meditation

Address: Kilburn Community Centre (Hall 3), 59 Gladstone Avenue,   Kilburn SA 5084
Tradition: Non-Sectarian, Sunyata Meditation
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Teacher: Thich Nu Triet Nu  
Main Contact: Nhu Uyen  Email  (Phone: 0411 367 116)
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Adelaide Sunyata Meditation provides free classes on meditation practice, Qi Gong  exercise and Dharma sharing in a positive, caring, harmonious atmosphere to achieve a total body & mind wellbeing to all participants.

Time: Meet every Sunday

from 9:15am to 12:30pm

Nhu Uyen      0411   367  116

Nhu Huong   0438  629 281

Hoang Lien   0401  138  393

Adelaide Zen Group

Address:   SA
Tradition: Mahayana, Zen, Diamond Sangha Western
E-mail: via website
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Teacher: Bob Joyner, Roshi  
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The Adelaide Zen Group meets Zazen meetings every Sunday at 172 Hutt Street, Adelaide, (The Hatha Yoga Centre). Apart from zazen(seated meditation), the meetings can also include an encouragement talk or dokusan (one-to-one meeting) by our teacher, Bob Joyner, Roshi.

The Adelaide Zen Group is formally affiliated with the Diamond Sangha in Hawaii and follows the form of practice originating there.

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
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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.

Amitabha Hospice Service

Address: 44 Powell Street   Avondale Auckland 1026
Tradition: Non-Sectarian, Gelugpa
Affiliation: FPMT
Phone: 9-8283321
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Spiritual Director: Lama Zopa Rinpoche  
Main Contact: Christine Murphy  Email  (Phone: 9-8283321)
Managing Director: Ecie Hursthouse  Email  (Phone: 64211212481)
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A free weekly service for elderly or terminally ill, non-Buddhists and Buddhists all over Auckland, providing practical support and compassionate companionship. Counselling for patients and families /carers also provided.

Ananda Buddhist Centre

Address: Cnr Hinchliff & Munro Sts North Rockhampton   Qld
Tradition: Vajrayana, Tibetan Sakya and other Buddhist Traditions
Affiliation: Sakya Losal Choe Dzong (Canberra)
Phone: 0429 940 472 0448005807
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Main Contact: Dan Waterhouse  (Phone: 0409 631124)
Spiritual Director: Lama Choedak  
Notes and Events:

The Ananda Buddhist Centre has secured a suitable, permanent location from where we can conduct our activities from. The new Dharma centre is situated upstairs from the MOUNT ARCHER  LION\'S CLUB HALL on the corner of Hinchliff and Munro Streets (Farm Street end of Alexandra Street), North Rockhampton.

From The beginning of September, 2011, all of our Sunday meditation sessions, 8 week CAM classes and non-residential retreats will be held here. The new centre will also house our library of books, CD’s, DVD’s and magazines.

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
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Main Contact: Pedro Sousa  Email  (Phone: (Phone: 02 67713016) )
Notes and Events:

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
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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
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Teacher: Ven. Tejadhammo  
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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.

Auckland Affiliate, Zen Institute of New Zealand

Address: 30 Pollen St Ponsonby   Auckland Auckland
Tradition: Mahayana, Soto Zen, Mountains & Rivers Order
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Spiritual Director: Geoffrey Shugen Arnold Roshi  
Notes and Events:

Monday meditation nights, 7.30-9.00pm, Ponsonby.

Beginner instruction in zazen meditation is offered.

The group also holds regular Sunday morning meditation sessions and weekend retreats and national weeklong sesshin retreats.

For inquiries about sitting with the group, phone: Kito  021 664948

Auckland Centre for Buddhist Learning

Address: 64 Banks Road, Mt. Wellington   Auckland Auckland
Tradition: Theravada, Sri Lankan
Phone: 0064 9 579 1574
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Teacher: Ven Amandoluwe Dhammaratana Thero  
Spiritual Director: Ven. Elle Chandawimala Thera, the Viharadhipathi of the Welikala Bodhirathanaramaya, Pokuniwita  
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more info link

The Auckland Centre for Buddhist Learning (ACBL) provides facilities for learning, practising, studying and researching Theravada Buddhism in New Zealand and abroad.

The objectives of the ACBL are:

  • Provide opportunities and a conducive environment for the practice of Lord Buddha’s teachings of Moral Conduct (Sila), Mental Discipline (Samadhi) and Wisdom (Panna);
  • Provide facilities for the study, research and learning of Lord Buddha’s teachings – the Dhamma through a Centre for Buddhist Learning equipped with appropriate teaching methods;
  • Provide and manage places of Buddhist worship to pay homage to Buddha, Dhamma and Sangha – the Buddhist priesthood;
  • Promote and facilitate propagation of Buddhist practices of higher moral conduct through observance of “Seela”, Dhamma discourses, discussions and seminars.
  • Promote and facilitate the development of mental discipline and concentration through Buddhist Meditation
  • Publish books, magazines and other writings and disseminate information about Buddhist philosophy, Buddhist teachings and the Buddhist way of life.
  • Provide guidance and counselling services based on Buddhist principles relating to individual and community welfare to improve quality of life, especially in times of difficulties, grief and crisis.
  • Provide assistance by engaging in charitable activities in response to human disasters and community needs.

Auckland Centre for Buddhist Learning

Address: 43A, Fairfax Avenue   Penrose Auckland 1061
Tradition: Theravada
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Auckland Centre for Buddhist Learning is a learning/teaching centre for any interested person to study Buddhism. We aim at helping individuals develop their character, morality and mental development through realisation of the Buddhism. Also, we help the people who need our services in religious activities and perform counselling.

Auckland Insight

Address: 9 Kotare Avenue   Westmere 1022
Tradition: Theravada, Western Insight
Affiliation: Western Insight
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Teacher: Jill Shepherd  
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Auckland Insight Meditation is a community dedicated to the study and practice of Insight Meditation, sometimes called mindfulness or Vipassana. Grounded in the teachings of the Buddha, Insight Meditation develops awareness and understanding, so we can live with more ease, kindness and freedom.

Auckland Sphere Group

Address: Tirotai Crescent   Westmere Auckland 1022
Tradition: Vajrayana
Affiliation: Wangapeka Study and Retreat Centre, The Queenstown Dharma House,
Phone: +64 21 548 781
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Lama: Tarchin Hearn  Email  
Lama: Mark Webber  Email  
Main Contact: Mira Riddiford  Email  
Spiritual Director: Ven. Namgyal Rinpoche  
Notes and Events:

The Auckland Sphere Group was established in the 1980 to organise retreats and classes in Auckland for teachings by the Ven. Namgyal Rinpoche, and Teachers who teach within the tradition of Ven. Namgyal Rinpoche. 

Come and learn meditation practices from these highly skilled Teachers who are dedicated to awakening Wisdom, Compassion and Non-Clinging Awareness. 

We have Metta Meditation sits every Wednesday night, at 7.30pm.

Australia Buddhist Bliss Culture Mission

Address: 21 Woodthorpe Drive, Willetton WA 6155  WA
Tradition: Mahayana, Chinese
Affiliation: Buddhahood Sect World Jen Chen Buddhism
Phone: (08) 9354 1245
Fax: 08) 9354 4475
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Main Contact: Ven. Jue Ru Shih  
Teacher: Venerable Jue Ru Shih  
Spiritual Director: Ven. Master Shen Kai  
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Notes and Events:

Opening hours for consultation: Tuesdays - Sundays 9:00 am - 12:30 pm and 2.30 pm - 6.00 pm

Meditation & Buddhism classes (Tuesdays & Fridays 7.30pm, in English)

Dharma talks, meditation & chanted prayers (Sundays 9.30am, in Chinese)

Buddhist ceremonial events: Lamp-lighting Blessing Ceremony, Bathing the Buddha Celebration, Guan-Yin Bodhisattva Blessing Ceremony, Ullambana Dharma Practice, etc...


Meditation retreats

Young Buddhist Class (teenagers & children)

Vegetarian cooking classes

Australian Institute of Tibetan Healing Practices

Address: Level 4, 12 Thomas Street   Chatswood NSW 2067
Tradition: Vajrayana
Phone: 02 8011 3956
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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

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