Lunch Dana

In the Theravada Buddhist tradition Bhikkhus (monks) and Bhikkhunis (nuns) do not cook for themselves according to the Buddha’s rules and thus they rely on the donations of ready-to-eat food for their general wellbeing and in order to maintain their practice

Bookings are essential to offer lunch dana. Lunch offering starts at 10:00am sharp, so please ensure you arrive at the BSV City Centre Vihara (71 Darling Road, Malvern East 3145) at 09:30am to prepare the offering.  Enter via the wooden gate next to the car park.

If you have an enquiry regarding offering lunch dana, please email the office ( A response may take upto 48 hours, as the office is currently not staffed due to the current situation. Thank you for your understanding.



"The best way to deal with excessive thinking is to just listen to it, to listen to the mind. Listening is much more effective than trying to stop thought or cut it off."

- Ajahn Amaro
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