Queensland's Buddhist numbers swell
by Tony Moore, Brisbane Times, April 30 2016
Brisbane, Australia -- There are probably as many Buddhists in Brisbane today as Baptists, if the 2011 Australian Bureau of Statistics data can be a guide.
by Lama Zopa Rinpoche, The Buddhist Channel, May 1, 2016
A student brought a friend who had contemplated suicide while depressed to see Lama Zopa Rinpoche. The following is Rinpoche's advice
It is also very useful to think that depression is not that undeserved for me. I deserve to have this, because I have done negative actions, various ones, all sorts of negative actions, in the past, and not just in this life, but from beginningless rebirth, therefore I deserve to experience this. More
What can neuroscience learn from Buddhist meditation?
by Lynne Malcolm and Olivia Willis, ABC Australia, 29 April 2016
Sydney, Australia -- Mindfulness has recently surged in popularity, but its modern application has ancient Buddhist roots. Lynne Malcolm and Olivia Willis find out what long-term meditators and neuroscientists can learn from each other. More