|To facilitate in-person contacts and the development of local sanghas, we have established a listing for individuals looking to meet others in their geographical area. If you want to connect with others in a local sangha, please click here and add your name to the listing.|
Secular Buddhism Australia
Lenore Lambert, who is a leader of the Beaches Sangha, curates a website which offers various dharma resources for practitioners and also includes her blog.
State-wide advocacy group
Buddhist Council of NSW
A peak body for Buddhist organisations in NSW and the ACT, and a member of the national peak body, the Federation of Buddhist Councils.
The organisation works with the Buddhist community by:
- supporting Buddhist organisations
- collaborating with government, interfaith and other groups
- offering programs for vulnerable age groups and life stages, including prison and hospital chaplaincy and Special Religious Education
- making access to Buddhist organisations, principles and practices available to all
To learn more: https://www.buddhistcouncil.org/about/
A community of people who support one another as they investigate their experiences in daily life and meditation within the framework of the Buddhadharma.
Melbourne Insight Meditation
Melbourne Insight Meditation (MIM) is a secular community of meditators practicing in the tradition of Insight (Vipassana) Meditation. We aim to support each other and develop our practice. We offer weekly guided meditation sits on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings, meditation retreats and workshops throughout the year. Tuesday nights are also accessible on-line. We welcome beginners or experienced meditators to join us.
Beaches Sangha, northern beaches
A secular insight meditation and dharma study group on the northern beaches of Sydney.
Bluegum Sangha, north Sydney
Providing the opportunity to meditate with others once a week, hear Buddhist teachings, be informed about upcoming meditation retreats and activities, and study and discuss the dharma, at Bluegum sangha we offer a secular environment from which to engage with dharma practice, while also drawing inspiration from teachings found in traditional schools of Buddhism.
Golden Wattle Sangha, Bondi Junction
A democratic, secular group that has blossomed in Sydney’s eastern suburbs which studies Buddhist teachings and how they can be beneficial in our busy lives, we follow the emerging secular western insight tradition and are guided by the original teachings of the Buddha.
For more info phone/text Jane on 0403 817 088.
Kookaburra Sangha, inner west Sydney
Sydney’s welcoming practice community for those in the inner west who are interested in insight meditation, we seek to develop our practice and understanding based on a secular interpretation of the Buddha’s own teaching.