Dhamsuwa Meditation Centre

Organizing committee

The Eight Precepts

The Eight Precepts The Buddha encouraged his lay disciples to follow extra training rules as often as they could. They are an enhanced version of the five precepts they follow every day. The Eight Precepts: Abstaining from killing Abstaining from stealing Abstaining from sexual activity Abstaining from telling lies Abstaining from intoxicating drinks and drugs Abstaining from eating after …

The Eight Precepts Read More »

What is Theravada Buddhism

Theravada (pronounced — more or less — “terra-VAH-dah”), the “Doctrine of the Elders,” is the school of Buddhism that draws its scriptural inspiration from the Tipitaka, or Pali canon, which scholars generally agree contains the earliest surviving record of the Buddha’s teachings.[1] For many centuries, Theravada has been the predominant religion of continental Southeast Asia …

What is Theravada Buddhism Read More »

2020 Annual Katina Chivara Pooja

Dhamsuwa Meditation Centre Kathina is one of the major Buddhist events of the year which takes place after monastics complete their observance of three months rainy season retreat. On this occasion, lay devotees offer Kathina Robe and other requisites to monastics in order to express their gratitude.

Opening Dhamsuwa Meditation Centre

Opening Ceremony of Dhamsuwa Meditation Centre

As another significant step of Buddhist meditation Association of Australia efforts to disseminate Dhamma, Dhamsuwa Meditation Centre with the leadership of Ven. I. G. Pasadika Thero will be established at 140, McLean Rd, Bundoora under the patronage of Sri Kalyani Yogashrama Forest Monastic Tradition of Sri Lanka. The inaugural event will be held on Wednesday …

Opening Ceremony of Dhamsuwa Meditation Centre Read More »