This is a day trip organised by the Buddhist Society of Victoria Inc.(BSV) to visit the Newbury Buddhist Monastery in the morning to offer lunch dana to the Monastic community and then travel on to Bendigo to visit The Great Stupa of Universal Compassion (https://stupa.org.au/)
The cost is $38 per person for the return trip (an additional $1 booking fee applies).
Last day to secure a seat is Sunday 2 April 2023, 5 pm (if seats are still available).
You are kindly requested to bring a dish to offer the monastics and to share with the NBM community and other participants. NBM sincerely appreciates vegetarian food offerings.
Please check the weather forecast on the day and dress appropriately. NBM is a few degrees colder than Melbourne! Wear sturdy walking shoes and don’t forget your hat and bottle of water!
The bus will depart from the Buddhaloka Centre (71 Darling Road, Malvern East) by 8.30 am SHARP. Please plan to be at the Centre by 8.15 am. The bus will leave the Great Stupa approximately at 4 pm to return to the Buddhaloka Centre, arriving around 6 pm.