The Dhamma Teaching Platform at Jetavana Park Savatthi, India from where the Buddha Taught His Assembly

Buddha Dhamma Teaching Program

Practical guidance and instructions on how to apply the Buddha’s Teachings in our everyday lives. Buddha Dhamma Teachings and Meditation from the main schools of Buddhism; Theravada, Mahayana, Vajrayana and Chan (Zen) guided by visiting or resident Dhamma Teachers.

Our Schedule


Bringing Wisdom to Life – A Course on The Story of Buddhism

A course about the origin, teachings and practice of the three major Buddhist traditions which we see in the world today:

  • Theravada Buddhism
  • Mahayana Buddhism
  • Vajrayana Buddhism

Weekly classes held each Saturday at 2.00pm – 4:00 pm

For further information please click here for the Course Overview

Buddha Dhamma Teachings and Meditation

Guided by visiting or resident Dhamma Teachers

33 Brooking Street, Upwey, Victoria 3158

Saturday evening 7.30pm to 9.30pm

Chan Painting Classes

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.

The Buddhist Hour Radio Program

3MDR Radio Station 97.1 FM

Sunday 4pm to 5pm


Bhavana Courses (Mind Development)

Guided by visiting and resident Buddha Dhamma Teachers, Bhavana courses are held at the Buddhist Discussion Centre Australia each year.

Further details will be published.

Foundation Day –  9 September

Vesak Day Commemoration in May (Full Moon)

Lunar New Year Vietnamese Visits  January / February / March


Australia Day – 26 January

Labour Day – 14 March

Queen’s Birthday – 11 June

Melbourne Cup Day – 1 November