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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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Buddhists at the border are going to join the UN Day of Vesak in Sydney and Melbounre

Ajahn Satit, the monk from Buddhist temple in Albury has taken a part in the organising committee of the Australian Observance of the United Nations Day of Vesak 2012. Vesak Day was recognized as a United Nations Day of international … Continue reading

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Buddhism in the west

On Tuesday 20 March , Ajahn Satit went to Melbourne specifically to attent the Dhamma talk by Lama Ole Nydahl, one of the westerner Dhamma teachers of the Tibetan Karma Kagyu Buddhist tradition or  Diamond Way Buddhism as it is … Continue reading

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A New Way to Celebrate New Year in Sydney

New Year is the time to celebrate, the time to reflect the year passed and the time to make resolutions for the year ahead. People celebrate their New Year in many different ways. For Buddhists in Sydney, they chose to … Continue reading

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The Buddhs’s Relics Exhibition Opening Ceremony, Sydney CBD

  Buddhist monks and laypeople in Sydney are very pleased to receive a large rare collection of the Buddha’s relics and the relics of his disciples from a collector in Queensland. The collection is on loan for an exhibition in … Continue reading

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Middle Way Meditation class is now available in the Solomon Island

The class is conducted by newly qualified Middle Way Meditation Coach (MMC) Noel Sam Luta.  Sam was a local from the Island who was selected to attend the 3 month training course in Thailand. The goals of this training program … Continue reading

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