Ullambana ceremony and remembrance of the departed in 2017 in Western Australia

The Ullambana ceremonies in August and September 2017 in Western Australia. This is one of the ceremonies Buddhists do to respect the ancestors and departed ones.

This video shows the ceremony performed by the Buddha Mandala Monastery in Chittering, Quan Te Am at Nollamara, Chua Chahn Giac in Perth and remembrance of the departed by Cambodian Buddhist Society of Western Australia in Kelmscott.

Jimmy Barnes on ‘the first day I showed any courage’

Rock icon Jimmy Barnes says the day he first asking for help was “probably the first day where I showed any courage”.

Holy Relics from Great Stupa of Universal Compassion

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Holy relics from the Great Stupa of Universal Compassion (Bendigo) are on exhibition at Hayagriva Buddhist Centre – 64 Banksia Terrace, Kensington, Perth, Western Australia 6151. Viewing is open every day from 10am to 6pm between Saturday 14 October and Sunday 22 October. In many of the world’s major faiths holy relics are important objects and the simple act of viewing them and being near them can have a powerful beneficial effect on your life. Everyone is encouraged to attend. The Centre regular meditation and teaching sessions take place as normal during this time.

Further details please refer to Hayagriva website listed in the right column.

Donation to Rohingya orphans in Bangladesh

Donation to Rohingya orphans in Bangladesh – presented at the at the Jhana Grove Retreat Centre at Serpentine in Western Australia on Sunday 8 October 2017 . The donation was facilitated by the Australian Sangha Association and Federation of Australian Buddhist Council

Buddhism is Against Violence

BCWA President Boon Tan, FABC Secretary Kevin Dickson and FABC president Cecilia Mitra at the peaceful protest about Ronghiya crisis at WA Parliament expressing support for the plight of all communities affected. The protest was held on Saturday 16 September 2017 at the WA Parliament House.

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Buddhist Council of Western Australia be kind message

In response to the Australians voting “FOR” or “AGAINST” Marriage Equality the Buddhist Council of Western Australia has produced a “be kind” message.

Buddhist Council of Western Australia be kind message.

Through the principles of kindness, compassion and wisdom, the Buddhist Council of Western Australia supports the marriage equality.