~ Welcome to Atisha Centre ~

Atisha Centre is a Tibetan Buddhist meditation centre, providing opportunities for study and
practice of a spiritual path, where people can develop their natural wisdom and compassion.


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Updated:  Monday 3 October
❖ Medicine Buddha Puja on Sunday
...will be at 2:00pm
❖ Children's Dharma Club
...starting on 23 October at 10:00am.
Stay tuned for details!

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Teachings - Publications

All the teachings given at Atisha Centre are available as audios and in most cases, as videos

Follow all our teachings as audios and YouTube videos, with downloadable course materials. 
Available here
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Lama's Dharma Shop

Visit our Courtyard shop for Dharma books, gifts, ritual items and interesting artefacts
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~  Regular Events

Sunday Morning Meditation
Each Sunday ~
from 10:00am to 11:00am
Guided meditation perfect for beginners, including those with no experience with meditation whatsoever. An excellent opportunity just to sit with your mind in a peaceful and relaxed atmosphere.  {More info...}
Wednesday Night Teachings
Each Wednesday ~
from 6:30pm to 8:00pm 
“Lama Chöpa”
Each Wednesday, Geshe Rabten delivers in-depth teachings on the Lam Rim - the Graduated Path to Enlightenment.  {More info...}
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Pujas at Atisha Centre ~  {Info on pujas...}
Guru Puja
~ 5 October @ 4:30pm
Tara Puja
~ 3 October @ 4:30pm
Medicine Buddha Puja 
~ 9 October @ 2:00pm

Upcoming and Continuing Courses and Events

Tuesday Night Meditation

~ in Bendigo
Led by Venerable Damchö
Tuesday 4 October ~ 5:45pm
St. Paul's Anglican Cathedral - Bendigo
{More info...}
Event: Study Group

Study Group

Friday 7 October ~ 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Saturday 8 October ~ 9:00am to 4:30pm
Advanced Buddhist study programme. Everyone welcome.
{More info...}
Event: Hatha Yoga

Hatha Yoga (weekly)

Monday 10 October ~ 10:00am to 11:00am
Hatha yoga connects mind, body and breath, to develop awareness and mindfulness.
{More info...}

One Day Meditation Course

Saturday 15 October ~ 9:00am to 4:00pm
Introductory Buddhist meditations.
{More info...}

Prayers for the Deceased

Sunday 23 October ~ 9:00am to 9:40am
Practice to recite specific prayers and mantras to help and guide those who have passed away
{More info...}

Spring Retreat

Friday 28 October to Tuesday 1 November
With teachings from a text by the Second Dalai Lama
{More info...}

Shamatha Retreat

Thursday 24 to Monday 28 November
A short retreat on calm abiding meditation
{More info...}
Atisha Centre is located on the traditional land of the Dja Dja Wurrung people
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