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Buddhism is Australia's fastest growing religion

By Walter Jayawardhana, Lankaweb, June 22, 2007

Australia is having per capita buddhists than any other western nation and it is the fastest growing religion in the country

Sydney, Australia -- The Dalai lama’s recently concluded visit to Australia that also included a meeting with Australian Prime minister John Howard has once again drawn the attention not only to the fact that Buddhism is the fastest growing religion in Australia but also that there are more Buddhists in the continent per capita than anywhere else in the Western world.


Australians Flock to Embrace Buddhism

Huliq, June 19, 2007

Sydney, Australia -- The Dalai Lama has just completed a tour of Australia, boosting what is the country's fastest-growing religion. Australia has more Buddhists per capita than anywhere else in the Western world. From Sydney, Phil Mercer reports on how this religion has moved beyond Asian immigrant communities and into the mainstream.


30,000 get wet to hear Dalai Lama

by Danielle Teutsch, Sydney Morning Herald, June 17, 2007

Sydney, Australia -- ANYONE hoping the Dalai Lama would divulge the meaning of life at his public talk in Sydney yesterday would have been disappointed.


Dalai Lama Talks In Auckland Today

Newswire.co.nz, June 17, 2007

Auckland, New Zealand -- The exiled Tibetan leader the Dalai Lama is expected to address thousands of people in a lecture in Auckland today, but it seems unlikely that his visit to this country will see a formal invitation to see the Prime Minister.


Monks create Buddhist oasis

by IAN STEWARD, The Press, June 16, 2007

Marshland, New Zealand -- As the Dalai Lama jetted in to town, talking (or not) to the Prime Minister, addressing stadiums of thousands, five Buddhist monks in Marshland rejoiced at the latest offering from their local devotees – electric blankets.


Tibetan community welcomes Dalai Lama to Sydney

ABC News Online, June 14, 2007

Sydney, Australia -- Hundreds of people from Sydney's Tibetan community have turned out to welcome the 14th Dalai Lama at Sydney Airport.


Young people 'turning to spirituality': Dalai Lama

By Alyssa Braithwaite, AAP, June 14, 2007

Sydney, Australia -- GROWING numbers of young people are turning to spirituality as they realise they cannot inject, drink or purchase peace of mind, the Dalai Lama says.


Geelong leaves an impression on Dalai Lama

by Danny Lannen, Geelong Advertiser, June 13, 2007

Geelong, Australia -- TIBETAN spiritual leader the Dalai Lama commended Geelong's beautiful people as he left the city.


Dalai Lama pays homage to "Crocodile Hunter's" zoo

AP, June 13, 2007

BEERWAH, Australia -- One of the world's most famous animal lovers visited the former stomping ground of another on Wednesday when the Dalai Lama toured the family zoo of late "Crocodile Hunter" Steve Irwin.


Dalai Lama heads to Canberra

Tha Age, June 11, 2007

Canberra, Australia -- The Dalai Lama heads to Canberra on Tuesday, still none the wiser about whether his day will include a meeting with Prime Minister John Howard.


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