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

40th Anniversary Celebrations

On the 9th of September, 2018, the Buddhist Discussion Centre Australia celebrated our 40th Anniversary and 40 years of Buddhist Learning and Practice.

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  • Bringing Wisdom to Life Book Published
  • The Buddhist Discussion Centre Australia has published our first book titled "Bringing Wisdom To Life".This book is a culmination of Teachings given at the Buddhist Discussion Centre Australia over the past forty years. It is a practical guide for implementing the Buddha Dhamma in everyday life.To purchase a copy for $19.95 please email [email]wbu@bdcu.org.au[/email]. Click here for further information.
  • Children’s Classes in Buddhism in 2019
  • Classes in Buddhism for children of various ages accompanied by at least one of their parents starting 16 March, 2019.

    Classes will be led by professional school teachers who are Members of our centre holding a current Working with Children Check. These classes result from requests from parents wishing to find a place for their children to learn attitudes and behaviours based on Buddhist Teachings.

    For further information please email [email]wbu@bdcu.org.au[/email] or call Claire on 0425 864 056

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  • 40th Anniversary Celebrations
  • The Buddhist Discussion Centre Australia celebrated our 40th Anniversary on Sunday the 9th of September 2018.

    Around 135 people attended our celebration including 19 Buddhist Monks and 2 Buddhist Nuns representing many of Melbourne's Buddhist Temples.

    The event also included a Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony for a new building to house the Centre's main Buddha image and a book launch.

    For more photos please visit our facebook page at Buddhist Discussion Centre Australia

  • Chan Painting Classes 2019
  • Chan Painting
  • Chan Painting Classes are conducted monthly throughout the year on Saturday mornings from 11.00am.

    Please click here for information about Chan Painting and the 2019 class date.

  • 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.