Located in the outer Eastern suburbs of Melbourne the Buddhist Discussion Centre Australia is a not-for-profit, home-grown Australian Buddhist temple supporting the study, practice, realization and preservation of the Buddha’s Teachings … read more

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  • September Dhamma Course
  • The Buddhist Discussion Centre Australia presents Dhamma teachings and meditations on The Heart Sutra. The Heart Sutra is one of the most important wisdom Teachings in the Mahayana tradition.

    Our September course will give students a clear understanding and appreciation of its significance and benefit to practitioners on the Buddhist Path. The course is free of charge and will be held from the 27th of September 2017 to the 1st of October 2017.

    For further information or to participate please email [email]wbu@bdcu.org.au[/email]

  • 40th Anniversary Celebrations
  • The Buddhist Discussion Centre Australia was founded on the 9th of September 1978.

    On the 9th of September 2018 we will celebrate our 40th Anniversary and 40 years of Buddhist Learning and practice at the same location - 33 Brooking Street, Upwey, Victoria. Many projects and activities are planned during the next 12 months in celebration of this milestone including the construction of a new Asian style temple building and offering lunch to 40 Buddhist Monks and Nuns.

    Please click here for more details.

  • Launch of Our New Website
  • Buddha
  • Welcome to our new Buddhist Discussion Centre Australia website launched on 25 March 2017!

    Please enjoy our new web site which is our offering of Buddha Dhamma to our Members, Friends and the whole online community. We hope you will find something here for your continuing well being and happiness.

    Thank you for visiting our web site.

  • Chan Painting Classes 2017
  • Chan Painting
  • Chan Painting Classes are conducted every second Saturday starting at 11.00am.

    Please click here for information about Chan Painting and the 2017 class dates.

  • Bringing Wisdom to Life
  • The Buddhist Discussion Centre Australia presents a course over 3 terms to examine and consider the remarkable story of Buddhism.

    Students study the history of Buddhism, the basic teachings and the preliminary practices of each major Buddhist tradition to be able to understand, appreciate and participate in Buddhism as it is in our world today.

    Classes are free of charge and held each Saturday afternoon from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm. For further information or to participate please email Frank Carter at [email]wbu@bdcu.org.au[/email]

  • Buddhist Teaching and Meditation
  • Weekly Saturday evening Buddhist teaching and meditation class from 7.30pm to 9.30pm guided by a Buddhist Monk or Nun or resident lay teachers.

    Classes are free of charge.