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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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Why our youth do not join the temple?

Saturday 16th June 2012, the Buddhist Council of New South Wales conducted a meeting at the Lao Buddhist Temple near Bonnyrigg, Wat Phrayortkeo Dhammayanaram. The meeting involved Buddhist Sangha and lay Buddhists from different organisations that come together to discuss … Continue reading

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All are welcome to the UN Day of Vesak 2012

The UN Day of Vesak 2012 at Sydney Town Hall is approaching. Buses have been booked for Sangha and Buddhist followers, also some small buses for the multicultural performers will come from many temples and communities. They are all looking … Continue reading

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Multi faith event: Vesak Celebration in Meadow Heights, VIC

In the afternoon of 8th May at Visy Cares Learning Centre, Meadow Heights, Victoria. There was a colourful event fruitfully held at the function room, attracted almost 200 participants from the area.  This event was coordinated by Meadow Heights learning … Continue reading

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