Upeksa Meditation Village is a Vietnamese Thien (Zen) monastery located in Penfield, a northern suburb in South Australia. The monastery provides teachings on Buddhism and Thien (Zen) meditation in the Vietnamese Truc Lam (Bamboo Forest) tradition of the late 20th century. The teachings are offered in English and Vietnamese. Meditation retreats are conducted in the monastery from time to time to provide practitioners the opportunity for intensive practice. The monastery also commemorates and hosts major Buddhist events such as Buddha Shakyamuni’s Birthday, Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara’s Birthday & Ullambana.

Regular Activities
English-Speaking Group Practice – Saturday 2pm to 4pm (refer to 2019 activities menu for practice dates)
Vietnamese-Speaking Group Practice – Every Sunday 10am to 12.30pm
Youth Group – Every Sunday 10am to 11.30am

Contact details:
Address: 441 Womma Road, Penfield, SA 5121, Australia
Phone: (618) 8284 7344
Email: thichthongchieu@msn.com