Buddhist Society of Western Australia celebrating the International Buddhist Day 2017

The Buddhist Society of Western Australia (BSWA) is one of the Buddhist centre in Western Australia where the community benefits from free guided meditation and dhamma talks almost every week of the year. This particular photo was taken showing the multi cultural Buddhist community attending the meditation centre at Nollamara on the Friday night when BSWA celebrated the International Buddhist Day 2017.  Guided meditation (7:30-8:00pm Friday, Western Australian time) and Dhamma talks from BSWA are livestreamed. Previous dhamma talks are available at https://www.youtube.com/user/BuddhistSocietyWA

 

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Open Day at Wat Dhammayanaram

The Cambodian Buddhist Society of Western Australia had an open day on Wednesday 29 March 2017.

Click on the following link for more detail:

http://www.yourlocalexaminer.com.au/open-day-showcases-buddhist-culture/

 

 

 

Sri Lankan Food Fair

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Sri Lankan Food Fair

 

The Sri- Lankan Sinhalese Buddhist Society cordially invites you and your family to join us and have many varieties of delicious, authentic Sri-Lankan food at the Food Fair which is to be held on the Sunday 2nd April at Centenary Pavillion at Wilson. Please see the flyer for further information.

You are taking part in a “Maha Pinkama” as all the proceedings will go to the Temple maintenance and to cover the cost of increased premium of mortgage, insurance cost, utilities bill, etc with the addition of new Building.

We kindly request your fullest cooperation to make this event a success.

So, kindly forward this message to your friends and others who you think would enjoy Sri-Lankan food.

Theruwan Sarani,
SLSBS Committee

HANNAH – The film

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We are super excited to announce that we are hosting a special one-time screening in Perth of the film Hannah: Buddhism’s Untold Journey, on Wednesday 1 March, 2017 at the Luna Windsor Cinema in Perth (98 Stirling Highway, Nedlands)

To reserve your tickets, please visit our Demand Film Event Page here: https://tickets.demand.film/event/1362 (you can also find the movie  trailer and synopsis there).

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Buddhism Scripture Teachers Struggling to Keep Up with Demand from NSW State School – ABC Newss

abc-online-storyBy Samantha Turnbull  – ABC News:

New South Wales public schools are struggling to keep up with demand for Buddhism scripture teachers.

Buddhist Council of New South Wales chairman Brian White said there were more than 3,000 public school students across the state studying Buddhism, and the number was growing rapidly.

“It’s driven by a few things — general raising of awareness in meditation right across society and how beneficial that can be, and the realisation that even six and seven-year-olds can meditate for a few minutes and benefit from that,” Mr White said.

Audio: High demand for Buddhism scripture classes (ABC News)

“But also Buddhism itself has a fairly good image across society of being a peaceful and practical way of life.”

Mr White said the council, which trains Buddhism scripture teachers, had 70 teachers volunteering in New South Wales public schools, but at least 60 more were needed. Read more »