Meditate in Ballarat.

Our classes provide practical methods for improving the quality of our lives and developing inner peace through meditation and Buddhist teachings. The in-person setting fosters a supportive community and offers real-time interaction with the teacher for personalized guidance.

Classes include guided meditations and teachings to help us solve our daily problems and find the lasting happiness we seek.

No prior experience needed and you can join anytime. Everyone is welcome.

Current Class Topic

Detox & Simplify: 3 Steps to Uncomplicate Your Life.

Wednesday 3, 10, 17 Jul

Whether you're brand new to meditation or an experienced practitioner, everyone needs simple 'go-to' practices that can quickly connect us to inner peace.

Join us in this series of meditation classes where we will delve into three essential techniques designed to uplift the mind, allowing us to effortlessly navigate life's complexities and move towards a state of genuine inner peace and happiness.

Consider this course as the ultimate toolkit for cultivating a life of simplicity and clarity!


The teacher of this class is Christielli Portela. Christielli has been teaching modern Kadampa Buddhism for a decade. As an experienced and well-loved teacher, she inspires people to use Buddhist meditation to improve their lives through her sincere example and clear teachings.

Class Details.

Class Day & Time:
Wednesdays, 7 - 8.30pm

Fee: $15, Kadampa members free | No booking required

Ballaarat Mechanics’ Institute – 117-119 Sturt St, Ballarat

Weekly Current and upcoming class courses:

• Detox & Simplify - 3 Steps to Uncomplicate Your Life | 3, 10, 17 Jul
• Happiness, Success & the Law of Karma | 24, 31 Jul 7, 14, 21 Aug
• Embracing Change & Finding Purpose | 28 Aug | 4, 11, 18 Sep


"Calm environment. Friendly atmosphere. Plenty of useful daily tips for a more stress free life." Kel

"My weekly classes give me the opportunity to connect with others who are searching for a peaceful life." Margaret

"I've met some really good people there." Wayne"

"This is a fantastic hour for me, after having worked all week, because it provides me the space to think and talk about spiritualism as well as spend time with friends." Yogandra