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Meditation Retreat

Thank you for your interest in the Middle Way Meditation Retreats held at the Wat Phra Dhammakaya Sydney.

The Mediation Centre is located in the tranquil hilltop bushland of Berowra Waters. The centre was opened in April 2003, and is dedicated to the memory of the founder of the Dhammakaya temple in Thailand, Maha Ratana Ubasika Chan Khonnokyung.

We use this peaceful location to help people who attend the retreats to create their own sense of peace within themselves, ultimately creating peace in the world.

We believe that world peace starts from inner peace within every single person. Inner peace comes through meditation practice, to keep your mind calm and still inside your body. When you are peaceful from within, the peacefulness will spread out from you to people around you and from them to people around them. It is like ripples upon ripples, from one person, you, to your family, the community, the country and the world.

Our meditation retreats are suitable for all levels, from the absolute beginner, to the practitioner who has been meditating for many years.


Retreats are open to people of all ages, races, religions and nationalities to develop the power of their minds, and to find peace within themselves. Meditation sessions and dhamma talks are taken by Buddhist monks. However the meditations and talks are simply tools for guidance on how to live a good life, and are relevant to any religion.

Please access the other pages in this section for more detailed information on the retreat programmes, retreat times, teachers, what to bring, what to wear, transportation etc.

We look forward to seeing you.


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