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Online Monthly Day Meditation Retreat – Nov 2020

27/11/2020 @ 8:00 pm - 28/11/2020 @ 9:00 pm UTC+11

The monastics at Newbury Buddhist Monastery have now emerged from the three months Rains Retreat 2020. The three Bhantes from Bodhinyana (Bhantes Cittapalo, Cunda and Bodhidhaja) will be returning to WA on 20 November and self-quarantining for 14 days before they can join the monastic community in WA. Bhantes Cunda and Bodhidhaja have offered to conduct the BSV Meditation Day on 27/28 November remotely from WA via Zoom.


Talks about Meditation & how to establish/grow Wholesome Habits,
Guided Meditations, Personal Practice, Q&A and Group Interviews.

Timings: Friday 27 November 2020 8pm to
Saturday 28 November 2020 9pm
Click here to view the proposed timetable
(All timings are in Melbourne-Time, GMT+11)

Venue: Online via Zoom (registration is required)

Some information about how it will work

Once you have registered you will receive a confirmation email. Closer to the day, you will also receive a final timetable (in PDF format) with active links to join the various meetings on offer and some more detailed information.

All the meditations in the “Digital Meditation Hall” are optional, they will help with motivation, and accountability and they will also provide a sense of community, despite joining in from your homes. Participants will be able to sit together in a virtual space of silence across different locations and time zones. Please feel free to meditate by yourself without a screen in front of you and for a period of time suitable to your circumstances and disposition.

The “Group Interview” sessions are also optional. They will be limited to a smaller group of devices/people, to keep them more personal.

A Q&A session for all participants will be conducted on Saturday evening. You will be able to ask questions via a Google Form or via the Zoom chat function during the actual event.

Please only join if you have used Zoom before and are experienced. We will not be able to offer tech support prior or during the event, as it is run by the monastics themselves. Thank you for your understanding.

If you are from a different time zone and cannot attend all the sessions, no problem. We have enough capacity for many participants this time.


If you are interested to attend this online event, please fill in the Google Form here to register.

Registrations will close on Thursday 26 November 2020 at 8pm (Melbourne-Time, GMT+11).



You have to be at least 18 years of age in order to attend BSV retreats. This is a BSV policy.This offer is free of charge. If you wish to donate to the BSV, feel free to do so here.


27/11/2020 @ 8:00 pm UTC+11
28/11/2020 @ 9:00 pm UTC+11
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