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About Us about us

Located in the outer Eastern suburbs of Melbourne we are a home grown Australian Buddhist temple supporting the study, practice, realization and preservation of the Buddha's Teachings.

Teaching Program teaching programs

Practical guidance and instructions on how to apply the Buddha's Teachings in our everyday lives. Beginning and advanced classes are available.

Chan Academy Australia Chan Academy

An ancient Buddhist Dhamma practice, Chan (Zen) trains the mind by using ink, paper and brush. Classes in Chan and Sumi-e methods are conducted at the Chan Academy Australia.

Buddhist Radio Buddhist Radio

World Buddhist Radio broadcasting Buddhist Teachings, chanting and music on the Internet 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.

Dhamma PublicationsDhamma Publications

Listen to online audio Buddha Dhamma Teachings, with transcripts, a monthly newsletter and a quarterly review.

Library library

Heritage Multilingual Reference Library for Buddha Dhamma Scholars and Practitioners.

Bringing Wisdom to Life – A course on the Story of Buddhism

The Buddhist Discussion Centre Australia offers a course over three terms to examine and consider the remarkable story of Buddhism.

Starting with the life of The Buddha, students will study the history of Buddhism, the basic Buddhist teachings and the preliminary practices to understand, appreciate and participate in Buddhism as we see it in our world today.

This course titled “Bringing Wisdom to Life – The Legacy of The Buddha” will be held at 33 Brooking Street, Upwey, Victoria commencing on Saturday the 18th of February at 2.00pm. First term will conclude on Saturday the 8th of April 2017. Classes are free of charge.

For further information and to obtain a course registration form please email Frank Carter at