Entrance to Rains Retreat at Dhammasara Nuns Monastery in 2017

Vesak 2017 Message from PM Malcolm Turnbull


Vesak 2017 Message from PM Malcolm Turnbull



Vesak Day recognised at Parliament House


Vesak for the first time was celebrated at the Parliament House Canberra on 10 May 2017. It was hosted by Senator the Hon. Zed Seleja Asst Minister for Multicultural Interests. Sen. Seselja read out the Vesak message by the Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. This was followed by a speech by Ajahn Brahm representing the Australian Sangha Association. Ms Cecilia Mitra, spoke on behalf of the Federation of Australian Buddhist Councils.


Services Offered by Buddhist Organisations in WA Survey

We are creating a directory of Buddhist organisations in WA, as well as the services they offer. Please complete the form below.

The form is hosted by the Buddhist Society of WA (BSWA). The information will only be used by the BCWA. If you have any questions, problems or issues, please contact PJ – webmaster@bswa.org.

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Meeting of Buddhist and Christian Monastics

When Buddhist and Christian monastic meets…….at the Dhammasara Nuns Monastery, Gidgeganup, Western Australia. 

This video shows one of the annual exchange visits between the New Norcia Benedictine monks and Buddhist monastics in Western Australia.


2018 Australian Sangha Association (ASA) Conference and AGM

2018 ASA Conference and AGM

Is to be held in Western Australia on Tuesday March 13. The Venerable Ajahn Brahm will host the Conference and AGM at the Jhana Grove Meditation Retreat Centre.

Details to follow.

Refer to ASA website:  http://www.australiansangha.org/