Meditation Groups

Insight Meditation Groups

Ashtree Sangha - Adelaide

Ashtree Sangha is an Insight Meditation Group (Vipassana) based in Adelaide.

Ashtree Sangha meets on the 2nd Sunday of each month, at

Om Yoga Centre. 29 Regent St, N. Adelaide

3.00-5.00pm Meditation, discussion and exploration of a text

The format consists of a 45 minute meditation period, followed by a discussion of the meditation. This year, on the 2nd Sunday of the month, we are studying a text: Jason Siff's Unlearning Meditation. We read some of this in the group and discuss the implications.

The group sessions are open to anyone interested in Insight Meditation, beginners included.

For more information please visit:

Bluegum Sangha - Sydney

The Bluegum Sangha is a Buddhist insight meditation community on Sydney’s North Shore. It supports its members’ development both as meditators and as practitioners of the dharma in all its aspects.

We meet each Wednesday for meditation and dharma teachings at Crows Nest. This group is for people who have some background in meditation and who are comfortable sitting for 45 minutes in silence.

New people are welcome!

The Bluegum Sangha is linked to Sydney Insight Meditators and Australian Insight Meditation Network.

For further information, please contact Betsy Faen (committee chair) (02) 9913 2979
or Sarah Napthali (commitee secretary) Email: mkt(at)

Bay Insight Meditation - Byron Bay

Bay Insight Meditation - A weekly Wednesday evening group

Bay Insight Meditation resumes on Wednesday March 24th from 7.00-8.30 pm at Bamboo Yoga Studio, 74-78 Bangalow Road, Byron Bay.

There will be brief meditation instructions, a silent sitting, short talk and inquiry on a dharma theme. All are welcome.

Park in the Health Lodge car park, walk behind the buildings and you will find the Bamboo Yoga Studio. Please bring your own cushions or folding sitting chair. There will be a Covid Safe sign-in prior to entry. The evening is supported by your donations.

For further information email Radha: radhanicholson(at)

Goolwa Dharma Group - Goolwa Beach

Goolwa Dharma Group meets every second Monday 10.00 - 12.00
Pioneer Hall, Walker Pl. Middleton
Meditation, discussion and exploration of a text.
Anyone is welcome to attend
For further information contact Anna: ammarkey(at)

Heartwood Insight - Canberra

Heartwood Insight Canberra' meets weekly in North Canberra.

For further details please contact Christine: christine.heartwood.thompson(at)
or look at her website:

Kuan Yin Meditation Centre - Lismore

The Kuan Yin Meditation Centre located in Lismore in Northern New South Wales was established by Subhana Barzaghi who is a teacher in both the Zen and Vipassana traditions. The Dojo was purpose built by Subhana as the first Zen Temple in Australia.

The Centre supports both Vipassana and Zen groups.

The Kuan Yin Insight Meditation Group meets every Wednesday evening from 7:00 - 8:40 pm. The program includes sitting and walking meditation, guided meditation, interviews, Dharma talks and Dharma discussion under the guidance of Ellen Davison, an Insight (Vipassana) Meditation teacher and Zen teacher in the Diamond Sangha lineage. The orientation of the Wednesday evening group is Insight Meditation.

The Zen Group meets from 7:00 - 8:30 pm every Monday. The program includes guidance and instruction on Zen meditation practices, chanting, Dharma talks and Dharma discussion. Interviews are also available.

The Kuan Yin Meditation Centre is co-ordinated by a committee who also organise monthly Days of Mindfulness which are usually on the third Saturday of each month. Guest Dharma teachers/leaders from different Buddhist traditions are invited to give talks and lead a discussion at the end of the day.

The committee also organises longer retreats.

Please contact Sue. Ph: 0477 880 185 or email kuanyinmeditation(at)

Tallowwood Sangha - Bellingen

Tallowwood Sangha is a meditation group practicing in the Insight Meditation tradition under the guidance of Will James.

Tallowwood Sangha meets 7pm every Monday night at the Bellingen Yoga Studio, Crown St, Bellingen. The evening program includes sitting and walking meditation, occasional Dharma Talks or group discussions. The evening concludes around 8.30pm.

Beginners and experienced practitioners are welcome, just turn up.

A donation (dana) is appreciated to cover the venue hire.

For more information on any of these events please contact Will James 02 6655 1445 or email: wvjames(at)

Visit Will's website


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