Welcome to the Toowoomba Buddhist Centre

The Toowoomba Buddhist Centre is affiliated with the Triratna Buddhist Community, which was founded as the Friends of the Western Buddhist Order (FWBO), in 1967 by Sangharakshita.  It is an international movement with activities in more than 20 countries, including India.  The Triratna Buddhist Community is a non-sectarian Buddhist movement which seeks to promote the practice of Buddhism in a form appropriate to the modern world.  Triratna means "Three Jewels", specifically the Buddha, Dharma, and Sangha, which are the central foci of a Buddhist's life and practice.

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Our Courses

The Toowoomba Buddhist Centre provides a series of courses aimed at introducing interested people to Buddhism and Buddhist Meditation and it's application in Western life.

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Download the current Centre newsletter to keep up with happenings and news from the centre. You can also download a collection of our past newsletters.

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Program and Events

Find out about the various events that are held at and by the centre, including Friends Night, Retreats and other gatherings.

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Links to friends of the Toowoomba Buddhist Centre and other related sites. You can find our Triratna order website here.

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Contact Us

Find out how to find us or get in touch for further information on classes or other activities at the centre

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Thought for the Month

“They call him Buddha, Enlightened, Awake, dissolving darkness, with total vision, and knowing the world to its ends, he has gone beyond all the states of being and becoming. He has no inner poison-drives: he is the total elimination of suffering. This man, brahmin Bavari, is the man I follow. It is like a bird that leaves the bushes of the scrubland and flies to the fruit trees of the forest. I too have left the bleary half-light of opinions; like a swan I have reached a great lake.”

From: Pingiya’s Praises of the Way to the Beyond, Sutta Nipata


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