Bodhivana Monastery

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Bodhivana Monastery is a Buddhist monastery in Australia, from the Theravada tradition, more specifically the Forest Sangha tradition. Bodhivana is located in East Warburton, Victoria, Australia. It is about 90 minutes drive away from the centre of Melbourne.

The current abbot of Bodhivana Monastery is Ajahn Kalyano. He was born in London in 1962. Venerable Ajahn Kalyano received his ordination in North East Thailand in 1985 at Venerable Ajahn Chah's monastery.

Bodhivana monastery is a branch monastery in the tradition of Venerable Ajahn Chah. It was established to provide a place where candidates can train for ordination as Buddhist monks.

  • Address: 780 Woods Point Road East Warburton Vic 3799
  • Tradition: Theravada, Western
  • Affiliation: Ajahn Chah lineage
  • Phone: 03 359 665 999
  • Fax: 03 359 665 998
  • Spiritual Director: Ajahn Kalyano