AEB Events & Retreats - 2016

Retreats are held at Vejjasala, our retreat centre located in Wingello in the NSW Southern Highlands. Retreat titles will link to a registration page closer to the retreat date.

Events on the Buddhist calendar and select public holidays are in brackets.

Teachings are held every Wednesday night at Sangha Lodge, group meditations held every Monday night and Yoga practice Tuesday and Thursday nights. For more information visit the Teaching page.

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January    
Wed 27 Sangha Lodge First teaching of 2016
     
February    
Sun 7 Sangha Lodge Dana Day & AEB committee meeting
Mon 8   (Lunar New Year - 'Year of the Monkey')
Mon 22   (Magha Puja - 'Sangha Day')
Sun 28 Social Event New Year 'Thank You' Picnic
     
March    
Sun 6 Vejjasala Dana Day - Ven. Tejadhammo, Bousefield, White & Smith
Fri-Mon 25-28   (Easter long weekend)
     
April    
Sun 3 Sangha Lodge Dana Day & AEB committee meeting
Fri-Sun 8-10 Retreat Yoga Retreat - Sue Toohey
Fri-Mon 22-25 Retreat Anzac Day Long Weekend Retreat - Ven. Pandit
     
May    
Sun 1 Sangha Lodge Dana Day & AEB committee meeting
Sun 8 Buddhist Library Combined Wesak Day with Buddhist Library
Fri 20   (Vesakha Puja - 'Buddha Day')
     
June    
Sun 5 Sangha Lodge Dana Day & AEB committee meeting
Mon 13   (Queens Birthday)
     
July    
Sun 3 Sangha Lodge Dana Day & AEB committee meeting
Wed 20   ('Rains Retreat' begins)
Sun 31 Social Event International Food Fair
     
August    
Sun 7 Sangha Lodge Dana Day & AEB committee meeting
     
September    
Sun 4 Sangha Lodge Dana Day & AEB committee meeting
     
October    
Sun 2 Sangha Lodge Dana Day & AEB committee meeting
Mon 3 Future Retreat (Labour Day)
Sun 16   (Pavarana - 'Rains Retreat' ends)
     
November    
Sun 6 Sangha Lodge Dana Day & AEB committee meeting
     
December    
Sun 4 Sangha Lodge Dana Day & AEB committee meeting
Sun 25   (Christmas Day)

Weekly Teachings

For information about weekly teachings at Sangha Lodge, visit the Teachings page

Dana Days

Dana Days are held on the first Sunday of the month at Sangha Lodge. They begin at 10.30 am with a brief teaching and sitting which is then followed by offering of Dana and a shared lunch. Bring along a plate as your offer of Dana.

The AEB Committee will meet after the Dana event at 1pm. Dana Day participants are welcome to stay for the meeting, but only elected committee members can vote.


AEB Social & Fundraising Events

2016 New Year 'Thank You' Picnic

  • Sunday 28th February, 11am to 3pm.
  • Bellamy Picnic Area, Cumberland State Forest, 95 Castle Hill Rd, West Pennant Hills

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There will be satay and a sausage sizzle. Feel free to bring along a salad, drinks or a dessert to share.
If you have not been before, it is a lovely spot with space for the kids and walks around the state forest.

View or download the locality map (Bellamy Picnic Area is in the centre of the map)


Past Social Events photo gallery

  • AEB Walk for Wellbeing fundraiser - Sunday 25th Oct 2015. View photos.
  • Sangha Lodge Fundraising Lunch 2015, 27 September. View photos.
  • International Food Fair 2015, Sun 26 July. View photos.
  • 2015 New Year Picnic, Sunday 22nd February