Catch up with our latest newsletter which has plenty to keep you inspired and connected - there's profiles of inspiring Buddhist women, we catch up with nuns in lockdown and we have a review of a book with a difference. 

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SakyadhitaOz Meditation Group 

"Turn back the Light” was the title for the  first Sakyadhitoz meditation group (via Zoom) with Ven Chikwang Sunim, spiritual advisor of Sakyadhitoz.  Sunim teaches in the Korean Zen (Seon) tradition. You can hear the audio of this session here :





Forthcoming Sakyadhitaoz Meditation Groups:

Sunday October 11, 5pm AET - with Ayya Jitindriya, Spiritual Director of Santi Monastery.  





Sunday November 8 , 5pm AET,  Ven Thubten Chokyi, teacher at Chenrezig Institute and Director of the Liberation Prison Project. 




These sessions are free to our members but donations to the teacher are most welcome.  

Email : with ‘Meditation’ in the subject line and we will send the zoom link.

How will you approach life? Mindfulness in Uncertain Times’ ; Webinar with Carol Perry

Carol Perry is a senior teacher with Melbourne Insight Meditation with 40 years experience in the insight tradition..  She spoke  to Sakyadhita Oz  Members on Sunday 23rd  August.  You can listen to the audio of this Webinar here 

Enjoy this talk from our special guest speaker Ven Thubten
Chokyi from our AGM held in May this year.

 Ordained for 13 years, Ven Thubten Chokyi is currently based at Chenrezig Institute, Queensland, and the Director of Liberation Prison Project Internationally.    For those who missed the AGM you can find the talk on Youtube here


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Sakyadhita International was formed in 1987 in Bodhgaya India under the patronage of HH the Dalai Lama. It seeks to build community to benefit Buddhist women and nuns, to reduce gender injustice and awaken women to their potential.

Every two years Sakyadhita International organises a conference where Buddhists- Sangha and laypeople -  come together to share issues affecting Buddhist women and the wider society.  The next Conference will be held in Borneo in December 2021.  

The Australian branch was formed after the Indonesian Conference in 2015. It has national representation and is affiliated with Sakyadhita International.

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