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Dear friends,

Because of the changes caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, some activities included on this web site are suspended for now. Some group meetings are being held via videoconferencing.  Please check the individual group’s web site or telephone for the latest news.

Yours in the Dhamma,

Lynn

NOTE: Fourth Wednesday Meditation at Bodhi Chan 22 November CANCELLED 

Thursday Evening In-person Meditation

Heart Insight holds in-person group meditations each Thursday evening.
Time: 6:45pm for a 7:00pm start; finish at 8:30.
Location: Mindful Psychology
5/6 Qualtrough Street, Woollongabba, QLD

Format
: first sit – 7 to 7:45; break/walking meditation – 7:45 to 8; second sit – 8 to 8:30.
There is off-street parking. Enter through the main entrance and go up the stairs on the left. The sitting room is on the first floor. We follow the current Qld Health Covid-19 requirements.
Chairs are available, but please bring your own cushion or meditation bench.
Join us. You will be warmly welcomed

Wednesday silent sitting retreats 

Bodhi Chan Meditation Centre in Springwood, Queensland, is hosting daylong meditation sessions EVERY Wednesday.
For all except the 4th Wednesday of each month, see the announcement and the schedule for more information.

On the 4th Wednesday of each month, the session will be hosted by Dharma Brisbane, see schedule and further information.

BODHI CHAN retreat calendar
for 2021

Download flyer here: Weekend Retreat at Bodhi Chan Meditation Centre

  • 29 September – 31 October (easy)

  • 26 November – 28 November (easy)

(costs vary by type of accommodation)

Call to reserve: 07 3808 5661 or info@ bodhichan.com

Dharma Event Calendar

Dec
5
Sun
Dhammagiri Sunday afternoon practice @ Dhammagiri Forest Hermitage
Dec 5 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Chanting, Guided Meditation, Dhamma Discussion, 3-5pm, open to all

Please check website for visiting teachers or other changes to the regular program. (http://www.dhammagiri.org.au/)

This program is held in the Dhammahall at the bottom of the hill.
​ Please be seated in the Dhammahall 15 mins prior to program start.

Heart Insight weekly session @ Haiku Arts & Yoga Centre
Dec 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Heart Insight weekly session @ Haiku Arts & Yoga Centre | West End | Queensland | Australia

Developing a meditation practice is so much easier with the support of a group. Every Sunday evening from 6pm – 8pm, join us as we explore the liberating insights and practices taught by the Buddha. Each week we host experienced contemporary meditation teachers, who give talks on various aspects of the practice.

See website for more details:

Home

https://www.facebook.com/groups/heartinsightbrisbane

Dec
8
Wed
Open Way Zen @ Quaker Meeting House
Dec 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Zen practice, Wednesdays 7-9pm, Teacher Peter Bruza. For information: https://www.openway.org.au/practice.html

Dec
9
Thu
Thursday evening in-person meditation @ Mindful Psychology
Dec 9 @ 6:45 pm – 8:30 pm
Thursday Evening In-person Meditation
Heart Insight holds in-person group meditations each Thursday evening.
Time: 6:45pm for a 7:00pm start; finish at 8:30.
Location: Mindful Psychology
5/6 Qualtrough Street, Woollongabba, QLD

 

Format: first sit – 7 to 7:45; break/walking meditation – 7:45 to 8; second sit – 8 to 8:30.

There is off-street parking. Enter through the main entrance and go up the stairs on the left. The sitting room is on the first floor. We follow the current Qld Health Covid-19 requirements.

Chairs are available, but please bring your own cushion or meditation bench.

Join us. You will be warmly welcomed
Pathway Zen weekly practice group (Thursdays) @ Pathway Zen
Dec 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Weekly practice group (zazen) at the Brisbane Theosophical Society (1st floor). All newcomers will be given an orientation, no need to register. For more information visit www.pathwayzen.org.au

Dec
12
Sun
Dhammagiri Sunday afternoon practice @ Dhammagiri Forest Hermitage
Dec 12 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Chanting, Guided Meditation, Dhamma Discussion, 3-5pm, open to all

Please check website for visiting teachers or other changes to the regular program. (http://www.dhammagiri.org.au/)

This program is held in the Dhammahall at the bottom of the hill.
​ Please be seated in the Dhammahall 15 mins prior to program start.

Heart Insight weekly session @ Haiku Arts & Yoga Centre
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Heart Insight weekly session @ Haiku Arts & Yoga Centre | West End | Queensland | Australia

Developing a meditation practice is so much easier with the support of a group. Every Sunday evening from 6pm – 8pm, join us as we explore the liberating insights and practices taught by the Buddha. Each week we host experienced contemporary meditation teachers, who give talks on various aspects of the practice.

See website for more details:

Home

https://www.facebook.com/groups/heartinsightbrisbane

Dec
15
Wed
Open Way Zen @ Quaker Meeting House
Dec 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Zen practice, Wednesdays 7-9pm, Teacher Peter Bruza. For information: https://www.openway.org.au/practice.html

Dec
16
Thu
Thursday evening in-person meditation @ Mindful Psychology
Dec 16 @ 6:45 pm – 8:30 pm
Thursday Evening In-person Meditation
Heart Insight holds in-person group meditations each Thursday evening.
Time: 6:45pm for a 7:00pm start; finish at 8:30.
Location: Mindful Psychology
5/6 Qualtrough Street, Woollongabba, QLD

 

Format: first sit – 7 to 7:45; break/walking meditation – 7:45 to 8; second sit – 8 to 8:30.

There is off-street parking. Enter through the main entrance and go up the stairs on the left. The sitting room is on the first floor. We follow the current Qld Health Covid-19 requirements.

Chairs are available, but please bring your own cushion or meditation bench.

Join us. You will be warmly welcomed
Pathway Zen weekly practice group (Thursdays) @ Pathway Zen
Dec 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Weekly practice group (zazen) at the Brisbane Theosophical Society (1st floor). All newcomers will be given an orientation, no need to register. For more information visit www.pathwayzen.org.au

Dec
19
Sun
Daylong Zen retreats @ Samford or Spring Hill (see web site)
Dec 19 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm

Daylong Zen retreats (zenkai), newcomers welcome, for more information including whether the venue is Samford or Spring Hill, visit: www.pathwayzen.org.au

Dhammagiri Sunday afternoon practice @ Dhammagiri Forest Hermitage
Dec 19 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Chanting, Guided Meditation, Dhamma Discussion, 3-5pm, open to all

Please check website for visiting teachers or other changes to the regular program. (http://www.dhammagiri.org.au/)

This program is held in the Dhammahall at the bottom of the hill.
​ Please be seated in the Dhammahall 15 mins prior to program start.

Heart Insight weekly session @ Haiku Arts & Yoga Centre
Dec 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Heart Insight weekly session @ Haiku Arts & Yoga Centre | West End | Queensland | Australia

Developing a meditation practice is so much easier with the support of a group. Every Sunday evening from 6pm – 8pm, join us as we explore the liberating insights and practices taught by the Buddha. Each week we host experienced contemporary meditation teachers, who give talks on various aspects of the practice.

See website for more details:

Home

https://www.facebook.com/groups/heartinsightbrisbane

Dec
22
Wed
Open Way Zen @ Quaker Meeting House
Dec 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Zen practice, Wednesdays 7-9pm, Teacher Peter Bruza. For information: https://www.openway.org.au/practice.html

Dec
23
Thu
Thursday evening in-person meditation @ Mindful Psychology
Dec 23 @ 6:45 pm – 8:30 pm
Thursday Evening In-person Meditation
Heart Insight holds in-person group meditations each Thursday evening.
Time: 6:45pm for a 7:00pm start; finish at 8:30.
Location: Mindful Psychology
5/6 Qualtrough Street, Woollongabba, QLD

 

Format: first sit – 7 to 7:45; break/walking meditation – 7:45 to 8; second sit – 8 to 8:30.

There is off-street parking. Enter through the main entrance and go up the stairs on the left. The sitting room is on the first floor. We follow the current Qld Health Covid-19 requirements.

Chairs are available, but please bring your own cushion or meditation bench.

Join us. You will be warmly welcomed
Pathway Zen weekly practice group (Thursdays) @ Pathway Zen
Dec 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Weekly practice group (zazen) at the Brisbane Theosophical Society (1st floor). All newcomers will be given an orientation, no need to register. For more information visit www.pathwayzen.org.au

Dec
26
Sun
Dhammagiri Sunday afternoon practice @ Dhammagiri Forest Hermitage
Dec 26 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Chanting, Guided Meditation, Dhamma Discussion, 3-5pm, open to all

Please check website for visiting teachers or other changes to the regular program. (http://www.dhammagiri.org.au/)

This program is held in the Dhammahall at the bottom of the hill.
​ Please be seated in the Dhammahall 15 mins prior to program start.

Heart Insight weekly session @ Haiku Arts & Yoga Centre
Dec 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Heart Insight weekly session @ Haiku Arts & Yoga Centre | West End | Queensland | Australia

Developing a meditation practice is so much easier with the support of a group. Every Sunday evening from 6pm – 8pm, join us as we explore the liberating insights and practices taught by the Buddha. Each week we host experienced contemporary meditation teachers, who give talks on various aspects of the practice.

See website for more details:

Home

https://www.facebook.com/groups/heartinsightbrisbane

Dec
29
Wed
Open Way Zen @ Quaker Meeting House
Dec 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Zen practice, Wednesdays 7-9pm, Teacher Peter Bruza. For information: https://www.openway.org.au/practice.html

Dec
30
Thu
Thursday evening in-person meditation @ Mindful Psychology
Dec 30 @ 6:45 pm – 8:30 pm
Thursday Evening In-person Meditation
Heart Insight holds in-person group meditations each Thursday evening.
Time: 6:45pm for a 7:00pm start; finish at 8:30.
Location: Mindful Psychology
5/6 Qualtrough Street, Woollongabba, QLD

 

Format: first sit – 7 to 7:45; break/walking meditation – 7:45 to 8; second sit – 8 to 8:30.

There is off-street parking. Enter through the main entrance and go up the stairs on the left. The sitting room is on the first floor. We follow the current Qld Health Covid-19 requirements.

Chairs are available, but please bring your own cushion or meditation bench.

Join us. You will be warmly welcomed