A particular once a year grand merit making event with over 100 Buddhist Bhikkhu and Bhikkhuni from various traditions gathering together in one place to celebrate an important day, the Australian observance of the United Nations day of Vesak.
This year’s event will be held on Saturday 6th of May 2023 at Phuoc Hue Temple, 356 Victoria st Wetherill Park 2164 from 10am to 2 pm.
The organising committee would like to invite all laypeople to join this auspicious event with other Buddhist from various backgrounds.
The first program for the day is Alms giving ceremony to over 100 monks. The alms round will commence at 10am. Please prepare packaged food or items for offering from home and be at the temple by 9:30am to find a seating spot.
All Buddhist from all traditions, including representatives from the UN and the Australian government, will be jointly commemorating this year’s Australian Observance of the International VESAK Day at 1 pm.
The afternoon celebration program for international Vesak day includes candlelight offering, chanting, meditation for peace & well-being of all people and sentient beings.
All Sangha from all traditions will chant and meditate to celebrate the international Vesak day, also offer lanterns to pay homage to the Buddha.
Follow by the ceremony to offer sanghadana to the Sangha community which the organising committee have already prepared for anyone who wish to make the offering.
All donations towards the Sangha Dana could be made to:
The Buddhist Federation of Australia Inc.
Account: 473 277 499
St. George Bank
Reference: UN Vesak2023
Let’s join in to celebrate and be part of an important day of the year, an auspicious event , an international UN Vesak day 2023, to make merit and to create beautiful memories for yourself to recall all the meritorious deeds that you have done to support Buddhism