News on our Banksia Gardens food program

While COVID-19 restrictions in 2020 mean we cannot offer our usual Sunday lunches and weekly snacks for the after-school study group in Broadmeadows, we are partnering with Banskia Gardens Community Services to provide fortnightly packages of fresh foods, groceries and necessities of life for vulnerable families and frail and elderly community...

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Dharma tools for stormy weather

The pandemic continues to be a difficult time for many people. We are fortunate to have access to tools that we can use to help ourselves and others. We can refer to Venerable Geshe Thubten Loden’s remarkable books for guidance and inspiration. Geshe-la would remind us that his books are...

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Remembering our founder and spiritual guide, Venerable Geshe Acharya Thubten Loden

Commemoration and Manjushri prayers – Online This year’s commemoration sessions on Monday 24 August (7.30pm), Sunday 30 August (4pm) and Thursday 3 September (7.30pm) mark nine years since the passing of our precious founder, teacher and spiritual guide, the most Venerable Geshe Acharya Thubten Loden. Everyone is welcome to join...

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On site and online classes 2021

Our two main classes about Buddhist philosophy and meditation are on Sundays.  During the week there are also Vajrayogini and Yamantaka classes for longer term students – see details below. At 1.30pm Sundays during the four terms there is an introduction series.  A new three-week introducing to meditation course commences...

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