Sangha Message

We are committed to assisting sentient beings in their enlightenment.

Ani Gyalten Dechen

Our Mission Statement

  • To present and explore the Three Treasures of Buddhism—the Buddha (teacher), the Dharma (teachings), and the Sangha (community).
  • To present the Buddha-Dharma in a language and manner relevant and understandable in contemporary America.
  • To welcome all who seek the Dharma without any exceptions.
  • To be a positive presence in our local community, working to enhance the vitality of our neighborhood.
  • To honor and continue the traditions of our founding members.

Our Gallery

  • Understanding Nonself in Buddhism
  • The Buddhist Soldier
  • Understanding Enlightenment in Buddhism
  • Happy 2,641st Birthday, Buddha!
  • The Buddhist Scriptures for Newbies
  • Dharma Field Trip
  • 5 Ways to Learn Meditation

Office Hours

Phone 9am- 8pm Mon-Sun

Contact Us

5 Richmond Road, Mahina Bay, Eastbourne, lower Hutt,  New Zealand 5013. Tel: 0221023662