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A new page of Wat Albury

After a few unfortunate incidents – the burglary – twice in 6-7 weeks, garden equipments and machineries, old and newly replaced ones, were part of the items taken. Ajahn Satit took an ironic step to fix the problem by donating … Continue reading

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Conquering greedy people with generosity

Late afternoon of April 7th, Ajahn Satit who has just arrived back from Sydney for the Sunday service in Albury has noticed that the CCTV at the front of the house was gone. He immediately contacted the police and waited … Continue reading

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The Services at WatAlbury is running every Sunday.

This week, it seem to be a rumor around about the Buddhist temple in Albury was closed. Today, Ajahn Satit the Buddhist monk who provide Sunday services at the temple in Albury since December 2010 confirm that the Sunday Service … Continue reading

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The Buddhist temple mystery

While more and more people in Albury starting to be aware of the Buddhist temple in Albury that it provides Sunday services in English which include meditation, Dhamma talks and chances to offer food to a Buddhist monk, there is … Continue reading

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New Buddhist books are available at Albury Library Museum

Ajahn Satit and the members of Wat Buddhavongsayaram gave a new set of Buddhist Books that they have available at the temple, to Albury Library Museumin in the afternoon of December 14, 2011. So people in Albury could have easy access … Continue reading

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A Special Organised Meditation Session with a complementary Thai buffet lunch

The festive season is upon us again, many are spending money buying gifts for family and loved ones. Shops and stores offer their gift cards as an alternative way of buying present. Members of Wat Albury have taken the idea … Continue reading

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Buddhists from the border join Kathina Ceremony in Sydney

After the end of the Buddhist Lent which fell on 12th October this year, many Buddhists anticipated the special time for the special merit making “Tod Kathin or Kathina”, the annual ceremony that is to be held within one month … Continue reading

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Fundraising for flood victims in Thailand

Ajahn Satit of Wat Buddhavongsayaram Inc. the only Buddhist temple in Albury has joined fundraising with the Oceania Thailand flood relief centre patronised by Somdej Phra Puttajarn, the chairperson of the Supreme of Patriarch’s Representative Committee. “When many areas in … Continue reading

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What experiences at Wat Buddhavongsayaram, Albury are like?

I was asked by Ajahn Satit to share my experiences at the temple in Albury. My family and myself had been occasional visitor to the temple, and we had noticed an article in the Border Mail newspaper around the last … Continue reading

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Albury Buddhist Temple’s Big Boom!

An unexpected 40 people turn out at Wat Buddhavongsayaram, Albury. A big boom for the only Buddhist Temple in the region, 6 months after reopening. People travelled enthusiastically to offer food to the resident Monk, Ajahn Satit, on Sunday, July … Continue reading

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