Open Night

Open Night

Starting at 7:00 pm we explore an aspect of Buddhism through talks, videos or readings followed by an opportunity for discussion. Occasionally there will be meditation workshops or talks by visiting Triratna Order Members. 

After a short break we end the evening with a period of meditation however sometimes this order is reversed with meditation first.

The evenings finish at 9.00 pm. 

Once a month, when there isn’t a festival, the evening will start with meditation and is followed by a pūjā, a Buddhist devotional practice.

Suggested Donation: $15 / $10 / $5   Donate here.


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October and November 2023

Date Topic Presenter
3 October 2023 Padmasambhava Festival Festivals team
10 October 2023 The Spiritual Faculties: Mindfulness. Aryagita
17 October 2023 The Spiritual Faculties: Energy and Meditation. Aryagita
24 October 2023 The Spiritual Faculties: Faith and Wisdom. Aryagita
31 October 2023 Intensifying Your Meditation Akashagarbha
7 November 2023 Sangha Day Celebrations Festivals Team
14 November 2023 The Intensifiers: Engagement, finding interest in meditation Akashagarbha
21 November 2023 The Intensifiers: Why Commit? Akashagarbha
28 November 2023 The Intensifiers: Discipline, the art of focus Akashagarbha
5 December 2023 How I’m Going for Refuge and my Buddhist practise Dennis Smith
12 December Final Night Puja Achalamuni
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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to be a Buddhist?

No you do not need to be a Buddhist. The class is suitable for people who are completely new to meditation and Buddhism and also those with some familiarity with Buddhism and meditation.

How much does the class cost?

We don’t charge for our classes, we simply ask that those who are able to do so make a donation to the centre to help us cover our running costs.

The suggested amount, is $5 to $15. Everyone is equally welcome, even if you cannot give anything at all.

We can take donations by card or cash.

What is pūjā?

A pūjā is a traditional Buddhist ritual that engages our emotions and imaginations through the use of colour, beauty and celebration.

To feel fully and vibrantly alive, we need to be engaged with all the different aspects and levels of our being.

The Team


Where to Find Us

We're upstairs at 6-8 Broomhedge St, just off Adelaide Rd. There is plenty of parking outside the centre (you can ignore the private parking signs as the other tenants only use the spaces during work hours).