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Geelong Zen Group

Address: 16 Freesia Court Whittington Vic 3219  Vic
Tradition: Mahayana, Diamond Sangha Western
Phone: 0352480990
E-mail: colb@internode.on.net
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Main Contact: Dieter (Phone: 0352480990)  
Notes and Events:

Notes and Events: Our small group meets Friday evenings from 7:30pm to 9:30pm and Wednesday mornings from 7:00am to 9:00am for sitting meditation, chanting and walking meditation. Through the Melbourne Zen Group we have the opportunity to participate in retreats (Sesshin) and weekend workshops where we meet the teachers Subhana Barzaghi Roshi and Susan Murphy Roshi.

Everyone interested in meditation is welcome. Please feel free to contact us for an introduction. 


Gold Coast Meditation and Non-duality

Address: Tussock Crescent   Elanora Qld 4221
Tradition: Non-Sectarian
Phone: 0438 720 089
E-mail: eslmanagement@yahoo.com.au
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Teacher: Ian and Andrea Johnson  
Main Contact: Ian Johnson  
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The Gold Coast Meditation and Non-duality group meets every Sunday from 9am - 10:30am for meditation and teachings on Non-duality and Buddhism. Ian and Andrea have been practising and teaching meditation for many years including facilitating retreats at Wat Buddha Dhamma in NSW and in Albany, WA. They ran their own meditation institute, the Paddington Meditation Centre, in Brisbane during the 1990s. Ian lectures in Buddhist Philosophy at Bond University. For further information and/or the address for attending the group, call Ian on 0438720089.


Goldfields Meditation Centre

Address: 3B Rainsford Loop, Fairways, Boulder, WA6432, Australia   Kalgoorlie WA 6432
Tradition: Theravada, Mahasi, Ajahn Chah & Chinese Traditions
Phone: 61-0499188260
E-mail: lightswisdom@gmail.com
Website: https://sites.google.com/site/lightswisdom/
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Main Contact: Bhikkhu Pragya Jyoti  Email  (Phone: 61-0499188260)
Spiritual Director: Bhikkhu Pragya Jyoti  Email  (Phone: 61-0499188260)
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Other email contact: gvmcentre@gmail.com

We conduct meditation classes and Dhamma talks only when available.


Great Stupa of Universal Compassion

Address: 25 Sandhurst Town Road   Myers Flat Vic 3556
Tradition: Vajrayana, Tibetan Gelugpa
Affiliation: FPMT
Phone: + 61 3 5446 7568
E-mail: info@stupa.org.au
Website: http://www.stupa.org.au/
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Main Contact: Ian Green Director  
Spiritual Director: Lama Zopa Rinpoche  
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Post: Po Box 869, Maiden Gully, Vic, 3551

 Jade Buddha Website: www.jadebuddha.org.au


Hayagriva Buddhist Centre

Address: 64 Banksia Terrace, Kensington, WA 6151   WA
Tradition: Vajrayana, Tibetan, Gelugpa
Affiliation: FPMT and Wheel of Life - Hospice Service 858144
Phone: (08) 9367 4817
Fax: (08) 9367 4817
E-mail: welcome@hayagriva.org.au
Website: http://www.hayagriva.org.au
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Teacher: Ven. Thubten Dondrub  
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How to get to the centre http://www.hayagriva.org.au/

Wheel of Life - Hospice Service

http://www.hayagriva.org.au/HayagrivasProgram/WheelOfLife/tabid/89/Default.aspx

Help for the Dying and Their Carers

Birth and death, sickness and health, are part of the reality of human existence. In particular, our attitude towards dying and death makes a great deal of difference to the way in which we experience them. Wheel of Life - Hospice Service offers training so that each of us can prepare for our own death.

Helping others wherever one can, according to their needs, is the true expression of compassion. Wheel of Life – Hospice Service aims to offer this gift of affection and love, companionship and emotional and spiritual support to those individuals and their families who are facing life-threatening illness, to the dying, to those who have died and to those who are left grieving.

The Coordinator of the Wheel of Life-Hospice Service is Venerable  Losang Chodron.

Wheel of Life is a community service of the Hayagriva Buddhist Centre.
64 Banksia Terrace, Kensington,  WA 6151.
Phone: (08) 9367 4817 


Hospice of Mother Tara Buddhist Meditation & Healing Centre

Address: 18 Clifton Street, Bunbury WA 6230   WA
Tradition: Vajrayana, Tibetan, Gelugpa
Affiliation: FPMT
Phone: 08 9791 9798
E-mail: welcome@hmt.org.au
Website: http://www.hmt.org.au
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Main Contact: Director: Jim Aherne  
Teacher: Thubten Dondrub  
Spiritual Director: Glenda Lee  
Contact: Jim Aherne  
Notes and Events:

  Hospice of Mother Tara is located at 18 Clifton St, Bunbury, W.A

We are on the corner of Wittenoom and Clifton St’s.

Plenty of parking available on Wittenoom St.

Please do not park on site

 


Hyogo Zazenkai

Address: Hyogo Cultural Center, 25th Floor QV.1 Building, Cnr. St.Georges Terrace Perth   Perth (CBD) WA 6000
Tradition: Mahayana, Zen (Rinzai) western
Affiliation: Australia Kodo Association
Phone: 08 9331 5752
E-mail: info_auskodo@iinet.net
Website: http://groups.google.com/group/the-zen-centre
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Notes and Events:

Anyone is welcome to the Hyogo Zazenkai (Zen meditation group), casual attendance is OK, office or casual clothes are fine.

The Group meets every Wednesday for Zazen and Sarei Tea ceremony and light talk on practice.

There is no charge and booking or preparation are not nessesary. Many people just come from surrounding offices.

Sittings begin with Zen meditation and follow on with tea (Sarei) and also include instruction and light talks on practice.

Wednesdays 12.15pm till 12.50pm Hyogo Centre 25th floor Q.V1 building, 250 st Georges terrace Perth, CBD.


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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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.


Infinite Wisdom International

Address: 79-81 Eley Road, Blackburn South Vic 3130  Vic
Tradition: Non-Sectarian
Phone: (03) 9808 5584
Fax: 03) 9808 5584
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Main Contact: Amy Ng  
Teacher: Reverend Mother Mahaviro  
Notes and Events:

Notes and Events:

Regular program of Meditation and Dharma session:

• Sundays, Chanting, meditation and discussion, from 7pm;
• Tuesdays, Chanting, Dharma sessions, 8pm;
• Thursdays, Beginners class


Institute of Buddhist Learning and Practice

Address: 18 Byrne Street, Windsor Qld 4030  Qld
Tradition: Vajrayana, Gelugpa
Phone: (07) 3357 3958
E-mail: kunga@uq.net.au
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Main Contact: Ms Mellisa Noble  
Notes and Events:

Notes and Events:

Regular program:

• Thursday evenings 7pm Ganden Lha Gya Ma, Hayagriva 8pm White Tara.
• Alternate Sundays study group and meditation.
• Guru Puja and Vajrayogini Tsog. phone: (07) 3357 3958 for more details.


International Buddhist Meditation Temple of New Zealand

Address: 631 Huia Road, Parau, Titirangi, Auckland 1007 NZ   Auckland
Tradition: Mahayana, Korea Seon (Zen)
Phone: 09-817 3450
E-mail: ibmtemple@daum.net
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Founder: Ven. Baba Moohar  
Teacher: Ven. Dong In  
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A Temple located in Parau, Auckland, New Zealand. Surrounded by beautiful native bush and set in the Waitakere Ranges.

The Temple focuses on the teachings of traditional Korean Seon Meditation.

Wednesdays at 7 pm meditation classes are held, all are welcome.


Jhana Grove Meditation Centre

Address: 217 Kingsbury Drive   Serpentine WA 6125
Tradition: Theravada, Ajahn Chah tradition, Thai, Western
Affiliation: Buddhist Society of Western Australia
E-mail: caretaker@jhanagrove.org.au
Website: http://cms.jhanagrove.org.au/
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Jhana Grove Meditation Retreat Centre opened by Geoff Gallop, the former premier of Western Australia on Good Friday 10 April 2009.

Meditation Retreats are held at Jhana Grove. For more info see: http://cms.jhanagrove.org.au/

Located 1km from Bodhinyana Buddhist Monastery


Jikishoan Zen Buddhist Community

Address: PO Box 105, Jamison Centre,   Jamison ACT 2614
Tradition: Mahayana, Soto School - Eihei Dogen Zenji
Affiliation: Jikishoan Zen Buddhist Community Melbourne
Phone: 0427 319378
E-mail: canberra@jikishoan.org.au
Website: http://www.jikishoan.org.au
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Kanji ( Secretary): Vaughan Behncke  Email  (Phone: 0427 319378)
Main Contact: Vaughan Behncke  Email  (Phone: 0427 319378)
Teacher: Ekai Korematsu  
Spiritual Director: Ekai Korematsu  
Notes and Events:

Jikishoan Zen Buddhist Community Canberra is a Bun-in ( sub-temple) of Jikishoan Zen Buddhist Community, Melbourne

Jikishoan Canberra meets every Sunday evening, between 5.15 and 7.30pm for public meditation practice which includes zazen (sitting meditation), kinhin(walking meditation) and bowing practice. Newcomers are always welcome.

The venue for Sunday Sanzenkai (meditation) is the Function Hall, Corroboree Park Community Centre, Paterson Street, Ainslie. ACT.

Jikishoan Canberra also conducts an ongoing series of One Day Meditation Workshops throughout the year. Details of these are posted at the Canberra Group pages of www.jikishoan.org.au


Jizoan Zen Centre

Address: Perth   Fremantle WA
Tradition: Mahayana, Zen (Rinzai)
Phone: (08) 93315752
E-mail: infozencentre@gmail.com
Website: http://www.australianzen.org/
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Jizoan Zen Centre a Rinzai Zen Buddhist temple located in Perth Western Australiain the citys South West near the area of Fremantle. Jizoan Zendo is the first full time Rinzai centre in Australia . The centre was established in 1998. Most attendees are Australian with some Japanese also attending, anyone is welcome.

Since 2004 the Centre sponsored a Zazenkai for office workers in the Central Business District in conjunction with the Hyogo Prefectural Centre who provided the location. As of early 2008 this meditation group has been suspended until a new city location is found.
A residential Zen training program is hoped by 2010.

Based in the teachings of Hakuin, Zen practice at Jizoan follows Rinzai tradition of zazen meditation, open daily to public participation.

Daily Zazen periods at Jizoan last 90 minutes followed by tea ceremony known as sarei and a light talk on practice. As with most Zen temples there is no need to enroll in a class.

Sunday;

  • Full day of Zazen meditation and a chance experience rounded healthy life at Zen. temple.
  • During other times of the month other Cultural activities related to Zen such as Flower arranging Ikebana, and Traditional Japanese Martial arts Koryu bujutsu are also held using traditional style rooms at the Centre.
Facility Information
  • Hours of Operation

    Daily Zazen: 7:00pm to 9:00pm
    Sunday  5:00am to 9:00pm
    Open throughout the year.
    Please make an appointment for your  first attendance by telephone or email. Japanese speakers may be available to assist.

    Access
    By Bus from Perth Esplanade Busport 940 route, or from Fremantle Train Station 144 route


Kabaraye Buddhist Monastery

Address: 71-73 Churchill Park Drive   Endeavour Hills Vic 3802
Tradition: Theravada, Burmese
Phone: (03) 87744924
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Spiritual Director: Abbot: Sayadaw U Zanita  
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Sayadaw U Zanita conducts meditation classes (Kanni meditation method) in Burmese & English.

Sayadaw also teaches basic foundations of Buddhism for school boys & girls at Sunday schools.


Kadampa Meditation Centre, Australia

Address: 25 McCarthy Road   Monbulk Vic 3793
Tradition: Vajrayana, Tibetan
Affiliation: NKT-IKBU
Phone: 397567203
Fax: 397520077
E-mail: info@kadampa.org.au
Website: http://nkt-kmc-australia.org/
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Main Contact: Kelsang Pagma  Email  (Phone: 397567203)
Teacher: Kelsang Dornying  
Spiritual Director: Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso  
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Kadampa Meditation Centre Australia offers a wide range of classes, courses and retreats that are open to the general public. We aim to provide something for everyone: from relaxing breaks in the Dandenongs to in-depth Buddhist teacher training programme.

So whether you just want to unwind and de-stress or are looking for a new way to apporach the challenges life presents, we hope you will find something for you here.

As well as the perfect retreat setting of our beautiful temple in the idyllic Dandenong ranges, we organise weekly classes in areas throughout Melbourneurban sprawl from the inner city to the rural fringes.

Meditation and Buddhism in Melbourne - classes and courses for all levels of interest.

Kadampa Meditation Centre Australia (KMCA) is the mother centre of the New Kadampa Tradition - International Kadampa Buddhist Union in Australia. Perched on a mountainside, located an hour outside of Melbourne in the lush forest of the Dandenong Ranges, it is the perfect place for enjoying inner peace.

KMCA has a thriving residential community of monks, nuns and lay practitioners, and provides classes and retreats for all levels of interest.

KMCA contains a beautiful World Peace Temple, created through the pure vision of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, Founder of the New Kadampa Tradition, and the joyful dedication of many volunteers. The Temple is host to a number of local, national and international events for Kadampa Buddhists, year after year.


Kadhampa Buddhist Society of Australia Inc.

Address: 614 Highbury Road  Glen Waverley Vic 3150
Tradition: Vajrayana, Tibetan, Gelugpa
Phone: (03) 8822 3308
E-mail: admin@auskadhampa.org.au
Website: http://www.auskadhampa.org.au
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Spiritual Director: H.E. Gontug Rinpoche  Email  (Phone: (03) 8822 3308)
Notes and Events:

The Kadhampa Buddhist Society of Australia is a part of a worldwide network of more than 20 centres. We are a charitable organisation focused on propagating Buddhist culture, heritage and teachings of love, compassion and wisdom.

We offer a wide range of activities and events for people at different levels of practice and interest. Events vary from teachings, chantings, meditation, guru puja, candle offerings, qigong and more.


Kagyu Choeyang Ling

Address: Plunket Street Spreydon New Zealand   Christchurch Christchurch 8140
Tradition: Vajrayana, Tibetan - Karma Kagyu
Affiliation: Karma Kagyu
Phone: +64 3 327 9559
E-mail: christchurch@kcl.org.nz
Website: http://www.kcl.org.nz
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Spiritual Director: Venerable Lama Assi  
Notes and Events:

Based in the South Island of New Zealand, Kagyu Choeyang Ling has been created to provide a strong foundation for current and future generations to practice authentic Buddhist Dharma in the Karma Kagyu tradition. The intention is to develop strong centres with a dedicated and pure focus, that help people to meet the teachings of this lineage and practice the Dharma to attain genuine realisation.

You are welcome to attend our weekly meditation session on Sundays at 10:00 am.


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  
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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


Kempsey Buddhist Meditation Gorup

Address:   Kempsey 2440
Tradition: Non-Sectarian
Affiliation: Triratna Buddhist Community
Phone: +61414666263
E-mail: ballyhero@gmail.com
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Spiritual Director: Beth Sherlock  Email  (Phone: +61414666263)
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A Triratna meditation and Dharma study group in the small rural town of Kempsey. We meet Monday nights at 5:20 at the CWA Hall near Coles. We also celebrate Buddhist festival days together.

All peoples are welcome. Come for the meditation (beginners welcome) and if you wish, stay for a shared meal and study.


Khacho Yulo Ling Buddhist Centre

Address: 348 Severin Street   Cairns Qld 4870
Tradition: Vajrayana, Sakya Tradition of Tibetan Buddhism
Affiliation: Sakya Tradition
Phone: (07) 4041 5556
E-mail: kylbc@yahoo.com.au
Website: http://www.yuloling.com
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Main Contact: Venerable Rinchen  (Phone: 0740415556)
Spiritual Director: His Holiness Sakya Trizin & His Eminence Chogye Trichen Rinpoche  
Notes and Events:

Meditation times are Monday Night at 7pm, Wednesday morning 10am and Sunday morning at 11am.


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  
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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


Khmer Buddhist Society of Queensland

Address: 44/50 Third Avenue, Marsden, QLD 4132   Qld
Tradition: Theravada, Cambodian
Phone: (07) 3803 0845
Fax: 07) 3803 0988
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Contact: Mary (07) 3388 2698,  
Teacher: Ven.Choum Vanna  
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Activities:   Cultural development, social, community development, religious education


Koyasan Seizanji Temple

Address: 301 Eastern Valley Way, Middle Cove, NSW 2068   NSW
Tradition: Vajrayana, Koyasan Shingonshu Koyasan Shingonshu(one word) (Japanese Tantric Esoteric Buddism)
Affiliation: Koyasan Shingon Mission of Australia - Seizanji Temple
Phone: (02) 9417 6555
E-mail: info@shingon.org.au
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Founder: Kobo Daishi Kukai  
Spiritual Head: Rev. Washo Saito  
Main Contact: Rev. William Washo Saito  Email  
Spiritual Director: Rev. Washo Saito  
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Shingon Mikkyo 
Shingon (Mantra), Mikkyo(Esoteric) is a form of Tantric Buddhism introduced to Japan 1300 years ago Kobo Daishi Kukai, who was the only student to acquire all of the teachings of his master Hui Kuo. Since then it has remained an unbroken lineage of teacher and student relationships. Its goal is lo realize enlightenment in this lifetime and lead a productive and benevolent life. Shingon Mikkyo is also known for its healing tradition called Kaji, which is the transference of the Buddha’s grace instilling a sacred peace of mind and increasing ones life force.

Washo Saito is the only Shingon Buddhist Abbot living in Australia and has been teaching Shingon Meditation (Ajikan and Gachirinkan) for a number of years.

Ajikan Meditation
Ajikan is a meditation focusing on the Sanskrit "A" syllable and Gachirinkan a meditation that focuses on the moon. Its benefits include relief from stress and anxiety and attainment of a peaceful mind. This practice is not difficult and requires around 15 minutes a day for beginners. Rev. Washo Saito’s teacher, Rev. Keisho Nagao, before retiring was second in charge of Koyasan Shingon headquarters in Japan.

Meditation Sessions
Sessions are held each Saturday at 11:15am-12:15 pm at The Buddhist Council of NSW headquarters, Level 1, 441 Pacific Highway Crows Nest, ph: (02) 99668893

Practitioners are required to bring a cash donation of their own choosing for the Buddhist Council.


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