meditation & Buddhism in Brisbane

Meditation & Buddhism in Brisbane

We offer a wide variety of meditation & Buddhism classes and courses in our beautiful meditation space in Spring Hill. These classes are suitable for everyone. You don’t need to be a Buddhist to attend the classes. Our aim is to share time-honoured meditation techniques and Buddhist understandings that give you the tools you need to develop inner peace and a flexible mind that can respond positively to the world around you.

Although our Centre is temporarily closed due to the covid-19 situation, we are currently offering our classes and courses as online videos for you to watch at home.

Our Classes & Courses

Our classes and courses include a combination of guided meditations & Buddhist philosophy that you can apply to your daily life.

Getting the meditation habit

Getting the Meditation Habit

Weekly Online Classes
17 June | 24 June | 1 July

Starting on the 17th June, our next meditation & Buddhism weekly class series is ‘Getting the Meditation Habit’. This series of weekly classes focuses on how meditation can help us overcome the feelings of dissatisfaction that lead us into bad habits. We will also look at how to break bad mental habits by building a daily meditation practice that helps us to develop and maintain positive habits of mind. Each video class will be available to watch for one week after it is published.

Take control of your future

Take Control of your Future

An Online Video Course
Available to view between 28 June – 5 July

In today’s fast changing world, it’s easy to feel apprehensive about what life has in store for us. However, things are not as unpredictable as we may think! By gaining an understanding of the law of karma we can see how to take control of our future. The course consists of two video classes. The link to the videos will be sent on the 28th June and will be available to watch until the 5th July.

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The Path to Pure Happiness

Weekly Online Classes
8 July | 15 July | 22 July

The Path to Pure Happiness is a three-week series of classes in which we will explore how true happiness is possible and which practices lead us to this pure happiness. We will learn how to follow the path to pure happiness by training our mind in the three higher trainings of discipline, concentration, and wisdom. Through this we will be liberated from all negativities and experience deep and lasting inner peace. Each video class will be available to watch for one week after it is published.

Silencing the Inner Critic

Silencing the Inner Critic

An Online Video Course
Available to view between 19 July – 26 July

We all have an inner critic that not only disturbs our mental peace, but also holds us back from being the person we want to be. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we could learn how to silence this inner critic. Learn how on this online video course with guest Teacher Gen Kelsang Ani. The course consists of two video classes. The link to the videos will be sent on the 19th July and will be available to watch until the 26th July.

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Know Your Own Mind

Weekly Online Video Classes
29 July | 5 Aug | 12 Aug

Coming soon in our weekly meditation & Buddhism classes. New series – Know Your Own Mind. This course is a great chance to learn about the workings of your own mind by learning about the various mental factors and how they create our reality. The mind has many different aspects but this three-week course will focus on the aspects of mind that determine how we perceive and experience objects.

foundation program

Foundation Program

In-depth Study Program
Weekly on Tuesday Evenings

This study program is for those who want to deepen their understanding and practice of Buddha’s teachings. Classes consist of teachings, meditation and discussion. Joining Foundation Program is a great way to take the next step in your spiritual development. The Foundation Program is taught by Resident Teacher Gen Kelsang Drolkyi. Classes are currently running as a home study program.

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kadampa podcasts with senior teachers

Kadampa Podcasts

Receive some spiritual inspiration with these short podcasts with senior Teachers from our tradition. These podcasts provide useful advice on how to use our time to improve our mind, remain peaceful, and improve our relationships with others.

International Kadampa Festivals

Every year our tradition organises three International Festivals of modern Kadampa Buddhism taught by senior Teachers. The Festivals consist of teachings, empowerments and meditations, with short retreats to finish with. Everyone is welcome to attend regardless of experience.

Buddha Amitayus and Buddha Tara

International Summer Festival Online

The 2020 Online Summer Festival is a special opportunity to receive teachings and engage in meditation online. This is a international event with thousands of people participating from all over the world who share a common wish to improve themselves and their world through inner development.

why meditate

Why Meditate?

Meditation enables you to unwind, relax, let go of worry and improve your overall sense of wellbeing. Whether you simply want to calm your mind or experience deep inner transformation there is a meditation practice that can help you.

what to expect

What to Expect at a Class

Learn practical methods to solve the problems we face in daily life. Classes include guided meditation and teaching from one of our qualified teachers, as well as an opportunity to ask questions. Everybody is welcome. No experience is necessary.

About Us

About Us

The teachings given at our classes are grounded in the ancient wisdom of Buddha and have been practised by meditators for generations. Our teachings are presented in a format that is especially suited to the people of the modern world.

Find a class in Brisbane

Find the Class for You

We normally hold classes in a number of locations around Brisbane and on the Sunshine Coast. These classes are suitable for all levels of interest and experience, from simple guided meditations through to in depth Buddhist studies. Classes are currently available online.