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.

Our Centre is now open for in-person classes. You can book to attend a class in-person or as an online video 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.

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Developing Confidence

Weekly Classes
Wed 7.30 – 8.45pm (starts Nov 11) or
Thu 10.30 – 11.45am (starts Nov 12)

In this five-week series of classes we will learn how to view our faults and imperfections in a way that makes us feel confident in our ability to overcome them. We will also learn how to grow and improve our inner qualities, so that our confidence and happiness naturally increase. Available to book as an in-person class or as an online video to watch at home.


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Half-day Course
Sunday 22 November · In-person and Online

In this course, learn how to train in concentration, both in formal meditation, and in the context of your daily life. Discover how this ability to direct your mind towards beneficial ways of thinking leads to unshakeable happiness and to flexible, creative responses to life’s challenges. Available to book as an in-person course or online videos for you to watch at home. The online videos will be available to watch for one week after they are published.

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Wake Up Smiling

Half-day Course
Sunday 6 Dec · In-person and Online

On this course learn effective meditations that enable you to wake up smiling and greet each day feeling positive and inspired. Discover how it is possible to turn every encounter into an opportunity to deepen your appreciation of life and the people around you. Available to book as an in-person course or online videos for you to watch at home.

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Become a Centre Member

Monthly Subscription

If you plan on attending our classes and courses regularly you might like to consider becoming a Centre Member. We have two levels of membership. A Centre Membership which entitles you to attend our classes and courses for free. A Supporter Membership which entitles you to attend all events for free – plus you’ll be helping the Centre to grow.


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Free Guided Lunchtime Meditation

Daily · Mon – Thu
12.30 – 12.45pm

Relax the mind and find some inner peace. Drop-in to the Spring Hill Centre for a free 15-minute guided lunchtime meditation. There is no need to book but you will need to provide your contact details at the door.

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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 Visiting Teacher Gen Kelsang Ani.

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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.

Australian Festival Online

The 2021 Online Australian Festival is a special opportunity to receive teachings and engage in meditation online. At this year’s Festival receive Manjushri empowerment and teachings on dependent relationship with the Deputy Spiritual Director of our tradition, Gen-la Kelsang Jampa.

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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 a Class Near 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.