• May all sentient beings have happy minds!

Event Types: Special Events

Workshop: Using Mindfulness and Meditation to Calm the Traumatised Mind (24th June)

Due to popular demand, we are offering this workshop again in June. Please book in as the places is limited to 15 people only.   Safe and Sound: Using Mindfulness and Meditation to Calm the Traumatised Mind The Buddha taught that our suffering comes from within the Mind, as does our healing and peace. Others…

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The Values of Life by Ven. Ashin Tejinda

There are many different views on the meaning of life. In this talk, Venerable Ashin Tejinda will have a discussion about the meaning of life, from the point of view of Buddhism. Often, we encounter Buddhist views and perspectives on life, which appear to be different from others. Many people have different views on the…

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Compassion in Digital Age

Co-organise by the Buddhist Library and Australian Mangalam group of Mangala Shri Bhuti    The digital age has given us more ways to connect, but can leave us feeling isolated. Social media is a platform for communication, but can devolve into digital shouting. Compassion isn’t the first word which comes to mind when we talk…

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Beyond Mindfulness: A workshop with Reverend Heng Sure

Co-organised workshop between Buddhist Library Ltd and Association of Engaged Buddhists   Mindfulness has become a very fashionable word in recent years.  But what does it mean to truly practice mindfulness?  Can it be successfully practiced in isolation, without putting into practice the rest of the Buddha's teachings?  Join us to explore this topic.   Saturday…

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Advanced Beginner’s Meditation Course May 2017

This 4-weeks course led by Patricia Austin is designed for those who have done the Insight Meditation, Absolute Beginners Meditation or Mindfulness Meditation at the Buddhist Library this course will provide assistance to practice in a supportive environment with teaching, walking and sitting sessions. Registration essential as numbers are limited. To gain maximum benefit from…

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The Way to Cultivate Wholesome Energy

Living in this modern society, we are in much more rush and tension than ever. Our expressions, movements and speech seldom involve calm and relaxation. Is this tension mainly due to the modern civilization? Looking at such a busy and stressful external world…   Is it possible for us to develop wholesome mental energy? How…

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Transmitting the Light

Renew your vow to practise wisdom and compassion and spread the Dharma   Join us in transmitting the Dharma light of wisdom and compassion, following the footsteps of the late Master Sheng Yen whose life was dedicated to "uplifting the character of humanity and building a pure land on earth". This event will be presided…

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End of year Open Group Loving-kindness Meditation and Lunch

Sunday 4 December 12pm-3.30pm approx. Open to the general public.   Come and join us for a group loving kindness meditation (metta circle) at the Buddhist Library and end of year social lunch. We will be listening to recorded guided loving kindness meditations together.   What is loving-kindness meditation? Loving kindness meditation helps us develop…

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Don’t Hold Back (Luang Por Piak)

Don’t Hold Back! Join us for two evening Dhamma talks with Luang Por Piak Luang Por Piak will speak in Thai with a monk giving translation in English. Registration includes both days 1st Nov (Tuesday) 7pm-9pm and 2nd Nov (Wednesday) 7pm-9pm Please register early to reserve your place!   Teacher Profile: Luang Por (Venerable father) Piak is…

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Book Launch! The Summit of Her Ambition – The Spirited Life of Marie Byles

For the first time! Book Launch - Author Anne McLeod talks to Australian Buddhist Community for the first time on her NEW book: "The Summit of Her Ambition - The spirited life of Marie Byles" Introduction by Bhante Tejadhammo and Presentation by Author Anne McLeod   Marie Byles was one of the first pioneers of Buddhism in the…

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