Ashtree Sangha is an Insight Meditation Group (Vipassana) based in Adelaide.
Ashtree Sangha meets on the 2nd Sunday of each month, at
Hatha Yoga Shala, 172 Hutt Street, Adelaide.
3.00-5.00pm Meditation, discussion and exploration of a text
The format consists of a 45 minute meditation period, followed by a discussion of the meditation. This year, on the 2nd Sunday of the month, we are studying a text: Jason Siff's Unlearning Meditation. We read some of this in the group and discuss the implications.
The group sessions are open to anyone interested in Insight Meditation, beginners included.
For more information please visit: http://coastandcitysangha.weebly.com/
Blue Gum Sangha
- Blue Mountains
The Bluegum Sangha is a Buddhist insight meditation community
on Sydney’s North Shore. It supports its members’
development both as meditators and as practitioners of
the dharma in all its aspects.
We meet each Wednesday for meditation and dharma teachings
at Crows Nest. This group is for people who have some
background in meditation and who are comfortable sitting
for 45 minutes in silence.
New people are welcome!
The Bluegum Sangha is linked to Sydney Insight Meditators
and Australian Insight Meditation Network.
For further information, please contact Betsy Faen (committee
chair) (02) 9913 2979
or Sarah Napthali (commitee secretary)
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Bay Insight - Byron
Bay Insight Meditation presents the teachings of the
Buddha in the tradition of Insight Meditation (Vipassana). The group leaders are Radha Nicholson and Ellen Davison
who are both members of the Australian Insight Teacher
The Tuesday Insight Meditation Group is not available until further notice.
For further information call Annie on 6685 9004, Radha
on 6687 1762
or email us at
Goolwa Dharma Group -
Meets every second Monday 10.00 - 12.00
Pioneer Hall. Walker Pl. Middleton
Meditation, discussion and exploration of a text.
Anyone is welcome to attend
For further information contact Anna
Heartwood Insight Canberra
'Heartwood Insight Canberra' meets weekly in North Canberra.
For further details please contact Christine at: christine.heartwood.thompson(at)gmail.com
or look at her website: www.bodhgayanews.net/heartwoodinsightcanberra.html
Kuan Yin Meditation
Centre - Lismore
The Kuan Yin Meditation Centre located in Lismore in
Northern New South Wales was established by Subhana Barzaghi
who is a teacher in both the Zen and Vipassana traditions.
The Dojo was purpose built by Subhana as the first Zen
Temple in Australia.
The Centre supports both Vipassana and Zen groups.
The Kuan Yin Insight Meditation Group meets every Wednesday
evening from 7:00 - 8:40 pm. The program includes sitting
and walking meditation, guided meditation, interviews,
Dharma talks and Dharma discussion under the guidance
of Ellen Davison, an Insight (Vipassana) Meditation teacher
and Zen teacher in the Diamond Sangha lineage. The orientation of the Wednesday evening group is Insight Meditation.
The Zen Group meets from 6:30 - 8:30 pm every Monday. The program includes
guidance and instruction on Zen meditation practices,
chanting, Dharma talks and Dharma discussion. Interviews
are also available.
The Kuan Yin Meditation Centre is co-ordinated by a committee
who also organise monthly Days of Mindfulness which are
usually on the third Saturday of each month. Guest Dharma
teachers/leaders from different Buddhist traditions are
invited to give talks and lead a discussion at the end
of the day.
The committee also organises longer retreats.
Please contact Ellen Davison (02) 6688 6112 or
Tallowwood Sangha - Bellingen
Tallowwood Sangha is a meditation group practicing in
the Insight Meditation tradition under the guidance of
Tallowwood Sangha meets 7pm every Monday night at the
Bellingen Yoga Studio, Crown St, Bellingen. The evening
program includes sitting and walking meditation, occasional
Dharma Talks or group discussions. The evening concludes
Beginners and experienced practitioners are welcome, just
turn up or if you have any questions please ring Will
02 6655 1445
A donation (dana) is appreciated to cover the venue hire.
Tallowwood Sangha information sheet here (1.8MB MSWord.doc)
For more information on any of these events please contact
Will James 02 6655 1445
Visit Will's website www.willjamesinsight.com
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Insight Meditation Group
Every Monday and Wednesday night at 7.15pm for 7.30pm
Cushions provided or bring your own if you can or prefer
7pm introduction for new members (please book in)
Monday Venue: CERES Education Centre, CERES Environment
Enter from Lee Street, East Brunswick (see flyer)
We meet in the newly renovated Education Centre: enter
via the main gate in Lee Street, it’s the 2nd building
on your right
$8 venue cover charge (includes tea!) and donations for
Wednesday Venue: Buddhist Society of Victoria
71-73 Darling Road, East Malvern (see flyer)
Free with donations for teachers and venue welcomed
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A Celebration of the Dharma and Women’s
Come and join a gentle exploration of women’s inner
The day will offer guided and silent meditation, short
Dharma topic, inquiry and shared lunch. The meetings aim
to evolve according to the needs of the participants.
Facilitator: Carol Perry
Carol Perry has practiced meditation for 35 years, she leads retreats and days of mindfulness and is a senior teacher with Melbourne Insight Group. Carol has a mindfulness-based therapy practice (Hakomi) in Lismore NSW.
Monthly Meditation Day - third Sunday, no bookings required.
There will be three non-residential weekends of mindfulness at Possum Creek in 2015:
16th & 17th July 2016
Please contact Marita for details:
Marita 02 6684 7142 or email:
Download flyer here (200kb pdf)
Other Insight Meditation organisations
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