Search for Keyword

Filter Results
  • Organisations
  • Meditations & Teachings
Country:
  • Theravada
  • Mahayana
  • Vajrayana (Tibetan)
  • Non-sectarian/Mixed

Oceania

Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Islands

Australia French Polynesia New Caledonia New Zealand

Australia

French Polynesia

New Caledonia

New Zealand

There were 627 results matching your query.

First    Previous      7     8     9     10     11     12     13     14     15   16   17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25       Next    Last

Adelaide Zen Group

Address:   SA
Tradition: Mahayana, Zen, Diamond Sangha Western
E-mail: via website
Website: http://www.azg.org.au/
Find on:
Teacher: Bob Joyner, Roshi  
Notes and Events:

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
E-mail: amitabhafoundationau@gmail.com
Website: http://www.amitabhafoundation.org.au
Find on:
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
E-mail: amitabha.hospice@gmail.com
Website: http://www.amitabhahospice.org/
Find on:
Spiritual Director: Lama Zopa Rinpoche  
Main Contact: Christine Murphy  Email  (Phone: 9-8283321)
Managing Director: Ecie Hursthouse  Email  (Phone: 64211212481)
Notes and Events:

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 Streets North Rockhampton   Qld
Tradition: Vajrayana, Tibetan Sakya and other Buddhist Traditions
Affiliation: Sakya Losal Choe Dzong (Canberra)
Phone: 0429 940 472 0448005807
E-mail: enquiries@meditationcq.org
Website: https://www.facebook.com/Ananda-Buddhist-Centre-223771664351669/
Find on:
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
E-mail: ross.bennetts@une.edu.au
Find on:
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/
Find on:
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/
Find on:
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.


Auckland Affiliate, Zen Institute of New Zealand

Address: 30 Pollen St Ponsonby   Auckland Auckland
Tradition: Mahayana, Soto Zen, Mountains & Rivers Order
E-mail: auckland@zen.org.nz
Website: http://www.zen.org.nz
Find on:
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
E-mail: dhamma.auckland@gmail.com
Website: http://nzbuddhistcentre.org/about.shtml
Find on:
Teacher: Ven Amandoluwe Dhammaratana Thero  
Spiritual Director: Ven. Elle Chandawimala Thera, the Viharadhipathi of the Welikala Bodhirathanaramaya, Pokuniwita  
Notes and Events:

http://www.lakehouse.lk/mihintalava/gaya12.htm

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
E-mail: temple@acbl.org.nz
Website: http://www.acbl.org.nz
Find on:
Notes and Events:

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
E-mail: aucklandinsight@gmail.com
Website: http://www.aucklandinsightmeditation.org/
Find on:
Teacher: Jill Shepherd  
Notes and Events:

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 Insight Meditation

Address: Meeting Venue 9 Kotare Avenue, Westmere, Auckland   Auckland 1022
Tradition: Theravada
Affiliation: Insight Meditation
E-mail: aucklandinsight@gmail.com
Website: http://www.aucklandinsightmeditation.org/
Find on:
Main Contact: Secretary  Email  
Teacher: Jill Shepherd  
Notes and Events:

Auckland Insight Meditation is a community dedicated to the study and practice of Insight Meditation, also known as Vipassana. Grounded in the teachings of the Buddha, Insight Meditation uses mindfulness to develop 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
E-mail: info@aucklandsphere.org
Website: http://www.aucklandsphere.org
Find on:
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
E-mail: contact@buddhistbliss.org.au
Website: http://www.buddhistbliss.org.au
Find on:
Main Contact: Ven. Jue Ru Shih  
Teacher: Venerable Jue Ru Shih  
Spiritual Director: Ven. Master Shen Kai  
Notes and Events:

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...

Counselling

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
E-mail: noproblems@iprimus.com.au
Website: http://noproblems.com.au/
Find on:
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.


Bao Lin Chan Monastery- Zen Centre of Melbourne

Address: 94A High Street   Glen Iris Vic 3146
Tradition: Mahayana, Chinese Chan (Zen)
Affiliation: Chung Tai Chan Monastery (Master Wei Chueh,Taiwan)
Phone: (61)-3-9813 8922
E-mail: baolin@mail.ctcm.org.tw
Website: http://www.chungtai.org.au
Find on:
Notes and Events:

Bao Lin Chan Monastery is the first branch of Chung Tai Chan Monastery established in the southern hemisphere. The monastery offers a number of free classes including meditation, Tai Chi and more.

Cnr High St. & Allison Ave.


Bao Minh Buddhist Centre (Chua Bao Minh)

Address: 321-323 Kingston Road  Clarinda Vic 3169
Tradition: Mahayana, Vietnamese
Affiliation: Bao Minh Buddhist Association Victoria Inc
Phone: (03) 8555 0604
E-mail: chuabaominhvic@gmail.com
Website: http://www.quangduc.com/p23321a25586/chua-bao-minh
Find on:
Teacher: Abbot: Ven. Thich Vien Tinh  
Notes and Events:

Bao Minh Buddhist Centre (Chua Bao Minh) serves primarily serves the Vietnamese community but all are welcome to visit and participate in its practices of the Pureland Mahayana Vietnamese Buddhist tradition.

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.

Regular program:

• Monday to Saturday, 7pm - 8.30pm: Recitation of sutras and sitting meditation. This includes training in meditation, from beginners to advanced level. 

• Sunday: 9 am - 1pm: Many activities, including sitting meditation, sutra recitation, Vietnamese Buddhist youth activities, Buddhist doctrines, teachings and discussion.


Beaumaris Buddhist Meditation Centre of Great Joy

Address: address given on appointment   Beaumaris Vic 3193
Tradition: Mahayana, Tibetan, Gelugpa
Phone: 03) 9589 1838
E-mail: info@bbmc.org.au
Website: http://www.bbmc.org.au
Find on:
Spiritual Director: Therese Bottomley  
BBMC Coordinator: Kerrin Hosking  Email  (Phone: (03) 9589 1838)
Teacher: Therese Bottomley  
Notes and Events:

The Beaumaris Buddhist Meditation Centre offers classes at all levels – from beginners, right through to advanced teachings.

Weekly introduction classes focus on fundamental basic Buddhist philosophy together with relevant meditation techniques based on the vast teachings of Shakyamuni Buddha.

Regular attendance to these weekly classes may then create opportunities to other classes that extend to more advanced practices. Some of these advanced practices include the highest yoga tantric class of Vajrayogini and Yamantaka. Following the Tibetan tradition, lively discussions and debates are encouraged – all in good humour !

The Centre is located in a south east suburb of Melbourne and the many enthusiastic and friendly students who attend help to create a unique and personal atmosphere. Please feel free to contact us with any enquiries.

BBMC is located in Melbourne’s Bayside suburbs, in Beaumaris. 

Access to the Centre is by appointment only.   


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:
Find on:
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. 


Blooming of the Lotus Urban Hermitage

Address: 9/2 Harkin Court  Mitchell Park SA 5043
Tradition: Mahayana
Affiliation: Inspired by the Vietnamese Truc Lam/Bamboo Forest meditation lineage.
Phone: 0437169657
E-mail: thon0012@flinders.edu.au
Find on:
Main Contact: Resident monk: Venerable Thích Thông Pháp.  
Notes and Events:

“Blooming of the Lotus Urban Hermitage” is the home of an English-speaking group meeting on Saturdays at 10 a.m. at 9/2 Harkin Court, Mitchell Park for meditation and Dharma study. Meditation is also available to those interested at 8.30 am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at Oasis Centre, Flinders University. We are closely associated with “Buddhism at Flinders University”.
(www.flinders.edu.au/oasis/religiousgroups/buddhist/)

Tinh Giác is Vietnamese for “Wake Up” and refers to both our initial awakening to the need for a path to help us live deeply and the continuous process of awakening throughout our lives. This name has been given to the group by the Most Venerable Thich Thanh Tu, a meditation master and founder of the modern Truc Lam (Bamboo Forest Lineage) in Vietnam. The name given to us has not been translated literally into English, but has been expressed in the form of a traditional Buddhist image in order to express more poetically the meaning of Tinh Giác.

  In order to realise the aspiration inherent in our name we focus on studying and practising the ethical principles of Buddhism (The five precepts), meditation in the Bamboo Forest/Truc Lam tradition, the teachings of the Buddha found in the sutras and the gentle building of a fourfold Sangha.

Buddhist books, DVDs, CDs and audiocassettes are available for a three-week loan from the library.


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/
Find on:
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/
Find on:
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.


Brisbane Buddhist Community

Address:   Brisbane Qld
Tradition: Non-Sectarian, Triratna
Affiliation: Friends of the Western Buddhist Order
E-mail: fwbobrisbane@gmail.com
Website: http://www.fwbo.org.au/brisbane
Find on:
Main Contact: Vikaca  
Notes and Events:

We are very pleased to again be able to offer Meditation and Buddhism classes, courses and retreats in Brisbane for our regulars and also for new people with some or no previous experience of meditation and Buddhism. These will begin in October 2008 and be led by a very experienced and long standing member of the Western Buddhist Order. Please watch this space for further information, visit our website or contact us by email.


Buddha House

Address: 496 Magill Rd   Magill SA 5072
Tradition: Vajrayana, Gelugpa Tibetan
Affiliation: FPMT
Phone: (08) 8333 2824
E-mail: info@buddhahouse.org
Website: http://www.buddhahouse.org
Find on:
Venerable: Thubten Dondrub  Email  (Phone: 08 83332824)
Main Contact: Office  Email  (Phone: (08) 8333 2824)
Teacher: Geshe Konchog Kyab  
Notes and Events:

We have a wide-ranging program of Buddhist activities including Learn to Meditate classes for beginners, ranging through to advanced classes on Buddhist philosophy and practice with our resident monk, Geshe Konchog Kyab.

There are scheduled events almost every day at Buddha House. The busy program of Teachings and practice includes:

  • Learn to Meditate classes
  • Introduction to Buddhism
  • Traditional Teachings with Geshe Kyab
  • Guided Meditations
  • Traditional practices
  • Workshops
  • Retreats


First    Previous      7     8     9     10     11     12     13     14     15   16   17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25       Next    Last