Mindfulness School for Families and Teachers

Venerable Dhammajiva brings his Sati Pasala Mindfulness School program to Australia this January. This is a secular mindfulness program for children that has been delivered in all kinds of schools all across Sri Lanka. Introductory Mindfulness School 13 Jan 2018 We have the opportunity to bring our children to an introductory mindfulness school session on Saturday Read the full article…

Residential Meditation Retreat with Ven Dhammajiva Maha Thero

A Residential Meditation Retreat will be conducted by Ven. Uda Eriyagama Dhammajiva Maha Thero. (Chief meditation teacher at Nissarana Vanaya, Meethirigala, Sri Lanka). Our good friends at the Adelaide Sri Lankan Temple at Crafers have invited this highly esteemed master to teach meditation and mindfulness. The Venerable Teacher Uda Eriyagama Dhammajiva Maha Thero is well Read the full article…

Vesak Celebrations 13, 14 & 21st of May 2017

Vesak 2017,  May 13th, Dhammatthala Vihara, Christies Beach With Venerable ViraPanya, Ayya Santacari and Anagarika Pasanna. May 14th, Crafers & Athelstone   May 21st Buckland Park Vietnamese Temple

Vesak Buddha Day Celebration 13 May

Vesak Buddha Day Celebration : 11am–5pm, Saturday May 13th 2017 You are invited to our Vesak Festival!  Vesak is the most significant day in the Buddhist calendar, remembering the birth, awakening & passing away of the Buddha and is celebrated on or near the full moon in May every year. .  We will be incorporating activities Read the full article…

Our New Kuti

As you can see our new Kuti is almost complete. A big Anumodana [= rejoicing in your goodness] to everyone who donated time and money to this worthy endeavour. We still have a few little things to finish such as steps and inner painting and nice floor covering. Our new nun Anagarika Pasanna moved in Read the full article…

New Year’s Eve Anagarika Ceremony & Meditation

On New Year’s Eve we had a lovely ceremony which transformed the secretary  of  the Buddhist Society of South Australia [Michelle] into our new nun Anagarika Pasanna. We were honoured to have our local Sri Lankan Bhikkhu, Bhante Sumedha Thero present for this auspicious occasion. While I was shaving our aspirants locks, Bhante Sumedha was chanting Read the full article…