eVesak: Coming Together in Kindness for the Buddha’s Birthday

Join us in ” Coming Together in Kindness” for eVesak 2020, on Mother’s Day to signify the birth of hope and light in the world. Sunday 10 May 2020 from 4 PM (AEST).

Buddhist Council of Victoria

Representing and serving the Buddhist community in Victoria.

News and events

The 2020 BCV newsletter combines the 2019 Annual Report and the March 2020 newsletter: BCV Newsletter JAN 2020  

COVID-19: Important Information For The Buddhist Community

The outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) has created unprecedented challenges for Victoria’s faith communities. Read the most recent update (13 April 2020) for Buddhist organisations in Victoria. 

More information

The Buddhist Council of Victoria

The Buddhist Council of Victoria is a representative body that acts on behalf of Buddhists in the Australian state of Victoria. It is actively engaged in representing the needs of Buddhists to all levels of government, provides speakers for interfaith dialogue and works widely with the community.

Buddhist Religious Instruction

Victorians live in a multi-faith community with the opportunity to learn about different philosophies and religious practices, and where the spiritual development of the child is encouraged.

Buddhist Chaplaincy in Prisons

There are volunteer chaplains from several different Buddhist communities and traditions visiting prisoners on a regular and ‘as-needs’ basis. If you are interested in learning more about prison chaplaincy, or becoming involved yourself.

Healthcare Chaplaincy

BCV is actively developing chaplaincy and spiritual care services for hospitals and other major healthcare facilities. As we build our Healthcare Chaplaincy capacity additional content will be made available incrementally.

Contact us

36 McDowall St, Mitcham, 3132, VIC
Email: administrator (at) bcv.org.au
Within Australia: 0422 961 162
Into Australia: +61 422 961 162

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