Tag: Melbourne Buddhist Centre

Fifty Years, Fifty Voices
Fifty Years, Fifty Voices

Fifty Years, Fifty Voices: Maitripala (highlights)

By Zac on Thu, 4 Aug, 2022 - 12:45

I don’t need to go away from samsara to be really going for refuge. I can be right in the middle of it.

Maitripala Annals:
 
In 1968, I was 12 years old. I was living with my parents and siblings in suburban Reservoir, Melbourne Australia.
I was second eldest (first daughter) of five children. We had moved up to the city from an idyllic country life in Gippsland to have closer access to secondary schools. My early life...

Jobs, Volunteering & Communities
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities

Melbourne seek a Centre Manager

By aparajita on Wed, 2 Jun, 2021 - 09:31

Melbourne seek a Centre Manager

By aparajita on Wed, 2 Jun, 2021 - 09:31

The Melbourne Buddhist Centre is seeking an Order Member or experienced Mitra to take over from Dantacitta in the role of Centre Manager.

This is a part time, paid position from 20 to 35 hours per week (negotiable).

Your main responsibilities would include:

  • Promoting, programming and maintaining current MBC activities
  • Managing people (the office team and volunteers)
  • Financial and administrative duties
  • Overseeing and assisting with the maintenance and presentation of the building


This is a hands-on role with lots of scope for initiative, development and flexibility. We are looking for someone...

Jobs, Volunteering & Communities
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities

Seeking a new Chair for the Melbourne Buddhist Centre

By Development Team on Thu, 1 Apr, 2021 - 03:36

Seeking a new Chair for the Melbourne Buddhist Centre

By Development Team on Thu, 1 Apr, 2021 - 03:36

The Melbourne Buddhist Centre has been practicing and teaching Buddhist ethics, meditation and wisdom for over 30 years.

Our centre is located in the heart of Brunswick, a vibrant neighbourhood in the inner suburbs of Melbourne.

The Dharma is shared at the MBC through a wide range of activities including study groups, drop in meditation classes, courses and day retreats.

We are seeking a new chair to replace Dantacitta who will be stepping down in September this year.

Our future chair will be an energetic and friendly...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Recent Ordinations

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 4 Mar, 2019 - 14:54

Recent Ordinations

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 4 Mar, 2019 - 14:54

We are pleased to announce the recent ordination celebrated at Adhisthana on Thursday 28th February 2019. Helen Rey from the Seattle Sangha becomes Prasadadhi (long second ‘a’ and long ‘i’), a Sanskrit name meaning ‘She whose Wisdom is clear, bright, pure.’ Punyamala was both Private and Public Preceptor. 🎉

Other recent ordinations from around the Triratna world include Joy Fratelle from Port Fairy who was publicly ordained at Melbourne Buddhist Centre on Saturday 23rd February 2019. Joy becomes Maitrībodhinī (sixth and last letter both long ī). Her name...