Bodhisaddha Forest Monastery

The Bodhisaddha Forest Monastery is a buddhist monastery in the Thai Forest Tradition located in Wilton, NSW, about 20 minutes from Wollongong and 1 hour from Sydney.

Bodhisaddha provides a forest sanctuary in which monks and lay practitioners can encounter and practice the path of spiritual development taught by the Buddha.

The resident community of monks cultivate lives of meditation and service, while visitors receive teachings and to develop qualities of generosity, faith, mindfulness and wisdom in line with the Buddhist path.

Bodhisaddha is dedicated to bringing peace into the lives of individuals and the surrounding community,  and welcomes all traditions that share this vision.

The monastery is open daily from 9am to 1pm. Food can be offered to the monks for their daily meal any day by 10.30am. Following food offerings, the monks give a formal blessing and laypeople can practice chanting and then share lunch together. Open discussion with the monks is possible from 11.45am to 12.30pm.

More information:

Bodhisaddha Forest Monastery webpage