Wellington Buddhist Centre is the hub of a friendly community of people who are interested in Buddhism and meet up regularly to meditate and support each other.

At the Centre you can:

  • Explore a new way of looking at the world that is in accord with the ways things actually are
  • Learn practices and lifestyles to help you develop and maintain a more positive and clearer mind
  • Enjoy the supportive and understanding friendship of like-minded people.

There are regular classes for newcomers to Buddhism and meditation, as well as a programme of other classes, events, retreats, festivals and study seminars for those with more experience.

Open Night


Tuesday – 28 March, 7pm to 9pmcycle-of-suffering-and-rebirth-reincarnation

For Westerners bhavana, or rebirth, is one of the most controversial aspects of Buddhism.

What is the actual Buddhist teaching on this? Is it the same as reincarnation? Can you still be a Buddhist but not believe in rebirth? Come and find out.

Presented by Upekshamani

Everyone welcome

Cost: By donation

Bringing the Mind Home

A four week meditation course

Wednesdays: 5 to 26 April, 12:15pm – 1:15pm

In our troubled world a calm mind is hard to sustain. This course introduces the basics of Buddhist meditation to calm and refresh the mind caught in the whirl of modern living. By gently bringing awareness to the breath, we can access our potential for deep kindness, joy and tranquillity and radically change our lives.

Open to all.

Cost: By donation

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Wellington Buddhist Centre is located upstairs at 6-8 Broomhedge Street, Mount Cook, Wellington.  There is plenty of parking right outside the centre in the evenings and on weekends.

Contact us for more information.