Monthly Archives: April 2017

Vesak 2017 in Shepparton

Millions of Buddhists worldwide celebrate Vesak Day (this year – 10th of May 2016), an officially recognised United Nations (UN) observance that commemorates the birth, enlightenment (nirvāna), and death (Parinirvāna) of Gautama Buddha, the founder of Buddhism. Vesak is the … Continue reading

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UN Vesak Celebration 2017

Many Buddhist communities are now aware that this year’s UN Vesak  Celebrations will be at Paul Keating Park, Bankstown NSW on Saturday 6th May 2017. The change of venue this year from the Sydney Town Hall has allowed for more … Continue reading

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