ABOUT US

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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WHAT’S ON

  • Children’s Classes in Buddhism in 2018
  • Our centre will conduct classes in Buddhism for children of various ages accompanied by at least one of their parents starting in February 2018.

    The classes will be led by professional school teachers who are Members of our centre and result from requests we have received by parents wishing to find a suitable place for their children to learn attitudes and behaviours based on Buddhist Teachings.

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

  • Five Day Mindfulness and Meditation Christmas Course
  • The Buddhist Discussion Centre Australia will conduct a five day course based on the practice of mindfulness, chanting, Buddhist meditation and meritorious action at our centre in Upwey from the 27th to the 31st of December 2017.

    The course will help participants to live happily and develop inner strength to deal with the complexities and difficulties that are often part of our daily life.

    For further information 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.