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Vesak Meditation Retreat | Ajahn Brahm

May 27 @ 9:00 am - May 28 @ 3:00 pm UTC+10

Ajahn Brahm’s Vesak Meditation Retreat in Melbourne

The BSV Committee invites you to participate in a two day Vesak Retreat led by Ajahn Brahm. The retreat will be held at the Buddhaloka Centre Malvern (BCM).

Dates: Monday, 27 May 2024 and Tuesday, 28 May 2024
Location: 71 Darling Rd, Malvern East
Time: 9:00 am – 3.00 pm (AEST)

Noble Silence: Apart from the discussion periods, this will be a silent retreat, in order to support the meditation & contemplation. So please speak only when necessary.

Programme on Monday & Tuesday

09:00 – 10:00       Dhamma Talk
10:00 – 11:00       Guided Meditation
11:00 – 12:30       Rice pindapāta and offering lunch dana to the monastics, followed by communal lunch
12:30 – 13:00       Break
13:00 – 14:00
      Silent Sitting Meditation and/or Walking Meditation
14:00 – 15:00       Q&A

Lunch dana
Please bring ready-to-eat food to share with the monastics and the lay community. No food preparation and reheating available. Please note that the dana “drop-off” area will be at the front entrance of BCM along Darling Road. There will be volunteers waiting to accept your dana offering. (The car park at the back of BCM will be closed on both days)

Tea Breaks: Please take individual tea breaks when you need them, so as to minimise congregating & talking. Tea/coffee will be provided.

Mobile Phones: Participants are kindly requested to put away their phones.

Car Parking: The Car park at the back of the Buddhaloka Centre will be CLOSED throughout the retreat to facilitate walking meditation. There is limited street parking available along Darling Road. However, there is ample alternative street parking area along Waverley Road near Darling Road.

Please be PARTICULARLY mindful when parking on the streets around the Centre and ensure that you do not obstruct driveways in any way.

You are welcome to join at anytime during the retreat. Registration not required.

Join Online: For devotees unable to attend in person, ZOOM sessions will run throughout the two days.
Zoom Meeting details:
Topic: Ajahn Brahm’s Vesak Retreat
Meeting ID: 810 2424 4864 | Passcode: 373196


May 27 @ 9:00 am UTC+10
May 28 @ 3:00 pm UTC+10
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Buddhaloka Centre
71 Darling Road
Malvern East, VIC 3145 Australia
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