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Buddha House
Centre for Advanced Buddhist Studies Inc
Tel (08) 8333 2824

Address

1 Fisher St, Tusmore
Postal
PO Box 434, Glenside, 5065, South Australia


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Buddha House is affiliated with the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (FPMTFPMT).
Buddha House

 

Buddha House

is a centre for Buddhist study and meditation, located in the suburbs of Adelaide, South Australia.

We are are an entirely volunteer run organization without any paid staff. All fees are used to support course offerings. We have a wide-ranging program from Learn to Meditate classes for beginners, to advanced classes on Buddhist philosophy and practice.

Trying to find your way to Buddha House? See our Location Map. For public transport information, see this Adelaide Metro pagethis Adelaide Metro page

 Buddha House provides

  • Authentic teachings by Tibetan Buddhist practitioners who have received their education at Sera Je Monastic University (India). This provides us with the unique opportunity to be a part of an unbroken lineage of spiritual teachings.
  • A vehicle for people to engage in compassionate action toward others.
  • An environment where the real issues in our lives and in society can be looked at and acted upon - where theory and practice can be brought together and nurtured as a living whole.

Our Centre is located at 1 Fisher Street Tusmore (Masonic Hall)

 The street scape of our Centre. Head around the right to find the main entrance. Buddha House rents a portion of the building.

 

 

 

 


 

Seeking New Director

BUDDHA HOUSE

Seeks a suitably qualified and experienced Dharma student to serve as

DIRECTOR

of our well-established Dharma Centre

We are looking for a dynamic, confident, hands-on director, a real team player who can motivate, support and lead staff and volunteers at Buddha House, a medium sized non-residential teaching centre located in suburban Adelaide in South Australia. Since its establishment in 1981, the purpose of Buddha House has been to provide opportunities for study and practice of the Buddhist path, enabling Dharma students to develop their natural compassion and wisdom. Buddha House is affiliated with the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (FPMT), and we are privileged to have Venerable Thubten Dondrub as our resident teacher. The position of centre director is usually for two years, and is renewable if it is considered beneficial. The centre has an active board ensuring robust good governance, and the director will report to and be supported by the board.  This position is currently a volunteer position with limited funds allocated to reimburse Director’s work expenses. The director will be provided with a personal laptop, enabling them to undertake tasks from home by utilising our recently upgraded information technology system.

Please read the core responsibilities and selection criteria by accessing "click for full article" below.

To apply: please send your CV to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it on or before the closing date, Monday 4 August 2014, together with  a covering letter explaining your interest in this position and outlining your experience with FPMT.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche will be requested to check the karmic benefit of all shortlisted applicants.

Please direct enquiries to Gabe Edwards at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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Venerable Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Zopa RinpocheVenerable Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche is the Spiritual Director of the Foundation of the Preservation of the Mahayana TraditionFoundation of the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition and oversees all of its activities. You can find lots more detailed information about Rinpoche herehere.

 

Resident Teacher Venerable Thubten Dondrub

Dondrub 12 July 2013 First Wheel TurningBuddha House is privileged to have Venerable Thubten Dondrub in Adelaide as resident teacher.

Venerable Dondrub is an Adelaide born, well qualified and popular teacher in the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition. He obtained his gelong ordination from our Spiritul Director, Lama Zopa Rinpoche in 1979. Buddha House students will know him as the leader of Lam Rim retreats at De-Tong Ling on Kangaroo Island, and from the month long November course at Kopan. Previously Venerable Dondrub was a resident teacher at our sister centre Hayagriva in Perth. Venerable Dondrub is currently away teaching in Spain for June and July 2014. Upon return he will resume teaching at Buddha House: Discovering Buddhism on Tuesday evenings, and a class for advanced students on Thursday evenings.

link to FPMT profile

 

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What's Next

JUL
30

9:00am - Gentle Yoga
Non-strenuous gentle movement and stretching to keep the mind relaxed but alert. $8

JUL
30

10:15am - Guided Meditation

JUL
31

6:00pm - Lam Rim Meditation

AUG
03

9:00am - Sunday Lam Rim Meditation
9 am mindfulness of the breath, followed by a guided meditation on a Graduated Path topic. This event has been scheduled at Buddha House for over 20 years!. Led by experienced students. All welcome. Facility Fee: $5

AUG
04

6:00pm - Learn to Meditate
Learn simple and reliable methods of finding peace and meaning through meditation. Classes held 6 pm Mondays & Tuesdays.

AUG
05

6:00pm - Learn to Meditate
Learn simple and reliable methods of finding peace and meaning through meditation. Classes held 6 pm Mondays & Tuesdays.


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