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The overseas award to the Buddhist work on the border

Approaching  Vesak (the Buddha day) in May this year, the Buddhist community on the border will receive  pleasing news. Ajahn Satit, the Buddhist monk who runs the Buddhist Sunday service every week has been granted an honorary Sema-Dhammachaka Award from … Continue reading

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Which way to Albury Buddhist Temple?

The street sign ‘Buddhist Temple’ used to direct the public to the temple on Abercorn Street has recently been removed. The place has stopped its function as a Buddhist temple since the end of August to allow the authority to … Continue reading

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Third Anniversary

Third Anniversary of Wat Albury, another milestone that Ajahn Satit and members of Wat Albury have reached. It has not been a rosy journey but they have managed to go through the hurdles and difficulties and turned crisis into opportunities. … Continue reading

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The Resumption of Buddhist Sunday Service to the Border

After the unfortunate disruption caused by the ownership issue of the property on Abercorn Street, Wat Buddhavongsayaram Inc. is extremely happy to announce that it  resumed its regular Sunday service for the people of the border region at the new … Continue reading

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The mystery has not yet come to the end.

It has been more than a year since the Consumer Affair of Victoria (CAV) made public announcement  in Albury-Wodonga Newsweekly about the winding up and distributing of the properties of the deregistered association, Wat Phouthavongsayaram Lao Buddhist Association Inc. Apparently, the … Continue reading

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The new exercise

Once again the Buddhist temple in Albury has reacted to the recent incident of vandalism, in the way that complies with the principle of one of the world most peaceful religions. Last year, when the temple was twice broken into … Continue reading

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The Reflection of the 2nd Anniversary Celebration

Having attended services at Wat Albury since February this year, I was excited to be able to join in the 2nd year anniversary celebrations on Sunday November 25. I arrived shortly before the proceedings began and was amazed at the … Continue reading

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