Buddhist Nuns' Meditation Centre


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With the propagation of Dhamma by the Mahamevnawa Meditation centre, women got the chance to become ordained in the Gautama Supreme Buddha’s dispensation. Under the guidance of Most Venerable Kiribathgoda Gnanananda, the Mahamevnawa Anagarika Monastery was established for those women wishing to devote their lives to practising the Dhamma.

Being Started on the Binara  Full moon day when the Bhikkuni sanga was established in the world, the Mahamevnawa Anagarika Monastery has provided the Warmth of the dispensation to over 100 nuns to develop the Dhamma path.

With our main monastery established in Muthgala, Srilanka, There are 8 Anagarika Monasteries located throughout Srilanka & 2 branches overseas which provide spiritual guidance specially for women searching for inner peace & happiness. with activities such as Dhamma Talks, Dhamma discussions & Meditation sessions people now have the opportunity to learn & practice the real teachings of the Gauthama Supreme Buddha & discover the path to true happiness.

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Who We Are

Mahamevnawa Buddhist Nuns’ Centre – Melbourne is a place for people to learn and practice the teachings of the “Buddha” as preserved faithfully in the scriptures of Theravada Buddhism.

“To see the Buddhas is happiness. The hearing of the true dhamma is happiness. The harmony of the disciples of the Buddha is happiness. The diligent Dhamma practice of these in harmony is happiness.”



These are our Dhamma Programs that you can join with

A full day program is being held 3rd Sunday from 6.30 am to 4.30 pm of every month.

The program includes observance of the eight precepts, dhamma sermons, meditation, dhamma discussions and various meritorious activities throughout the day.

Sutta teaching program is being held 2nd Sunday from 5.30 pm to 7.30 pm of every month. The program includes Sutta teaching, meditation, and dhamma discussions.

This gives you the opportunity to enlighten your mind with pure dhamma.

Children Program is being held Every Sunday Except 4th Sunday of the Month from 4.00 pm to 6.00 pm

The program includes dhamma Studies, meditation, and dhamma discussions.
If we are to give this invaluable gift to our children, it is paramount that they become well conversant with the dhamma and incorporate the Buddha’s teachings into their daily lives.

මෙල්බර්න් මහමෙව්නාව අනගාරිකා භාවනා අසපුව සඳහා යෝජිත නව පුණ්‍ය භුමිය ගෞතම බුදු සසුනට පූජා කිරීම උදෙසා $ 500,000 පමණ මූලික මුදලක් අවශ්‍ය වී ඇත. ඒ සඳහා දායකවනු කැමති පින්වත් ඔබට, කොටස්  වශයෙන්  භාර ගැනීමෙන් හෝ හැකි අයුරින් දායක විය හැක.

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Residential Meditation Program

This is a program offered by our centre for female lay followers, to help them develop their spiritual life.This will give you an opportunity to experience the peaceful monastery life for a few days where you will get the opportunity to develop your Dhamma knowledge, practice meditation and engage in Dhamma discussions with Venerable Nuns.


Regular Dhamma Programs

The programs conducted by Mahamevnawa Buddhist Nuns Monastery in order to propagate Pure Dhamma preached by  Gautama Supreme Buddha


සති භාවනා වැඩසටහන

කාර්යබහුල ගිහි ජීවිතයේ ලැබෙන පුංචි නිවාඩුවෙන් විවේකීව භාවනා කරමින් ධර්මය ඉගෙන ගන්ට වෙර දරනා ගෞතම ශ්‍රාවක දියණියන් සඳහා නිසංසල පරිසරයක සතියක් පුරාවට, සුවසේ ධර්මයේ හැසිරෙන්නට මංපෙත් විවිර කරමින්, මහමෙව්නාව අනගාරිකා අසපුව මගින් ආරම්භකරන්නට යෙදුනු, සති භාවනා වැඩසටහන….