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Buddhist News in Australia

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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A joyful day in Cabramatta

It was a joyful day for many people in Cabramatta at Freedom Plaza. Vassa Festival was a worthy course for many volunteers to put their tirelessly work days and nights to make this event successful. Theravadin monks from various national … Continue reading

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The Opening Ceremony of Buddha Hall in Western Australia

The Opening Ceremony of Buddha Hall in Western Australia Over 30 Buddhist monks and lay people from Thailand and Dhammakaya Centres from various states in Australia have come to join the Buddhist community in Western Australia to witness the opening … Continue reading

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AUSTRALIAN OBSERVANCE OF THE UNIITED NATIONS DAY OF VESAK 2013

On the afternoon of Sunday, May 26th, 2013, the Australian Observance of the United Nations Day of Vesak took place at the Sydney Town Hall. This joyous and auspicious event was attended by more than 1,000 people from all Buddhist … Continue reading

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Protecting the Buddhist historic site in “Mes Aynak”

“There is a magic to Mes Aynak — an ability to draw in people from around the world who will risk their lives to save it.” Brent Huffman “Archaeologists are rushing to salvage what they can from a major seventh … Continue reading

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‘Buddhajayantee’ – the 2600th anniversary of the Buddha’s enlightenment.

2012 is a significant year for all Buddhists as it marks the ‘Buddhajayantee’ – the 2600th anniversary of the Buddha’s enlightenment. On Sunday 29th July, Belmore Park, Sydney CBD, was transformed into a Buddhist ceremonial ground for the gathering of … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Sydney’s first Buddhist Study DOU Graduate

Early last week, Ratchanee Kalakul, a Hornsby residence, went to Thailand to join the fourth DOU graduation ceremony  held at the Dhammakaya Temple on the first Sunday of July witnessed by thousands of Buddhist followers who came to congratulate the … Continue reading

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