Home > Asia Pacific > Oceania

Totally devoted to you

By Pip Cummings, Sydney Morning Herald, April 13, 2006

With Easter, Passover and Buddha's birthday upon us, it's time to get holy.

Sydney, Australia -- When Kerry Williams purchased a metre-high Virgin Mary statue at auction, she was faced with a transport problem. So she strapped the statue in to the front seat of her sports car, roof down, and took her for a drive.

more…


Funds drive on for Buddhist shrine

ABC News Online, April 7, 2006

Bendigo, Australia -- Financial support is being sought from around the world for a planned $15 million Buddhist shrine near Bendigo. It will be the same size and design as the Great Stupa in Tibet.

more…


Building work to begin on Buddhist shrine

Australian Broadcasting Corp, March 24, 2006

Bendigo, Victoria (Australia) -- Erection of a steel framework for a big religious and tourist attraction near Bendigo is expected to start soon after the council's decision to guarantee a loan for the project.

more…


Council to offer land to Buddhist order

Australian Broadcast Corporation, March 3, 2006

Illawarra, NSW (Australia) -- Shoalhaven City Council is to officially offer the Shoalin Buddhist Order land at Comberton Grange near Falls Creek at an undisclosed price.

more…


Meditation and the art of becoming a better boss

Stuff, February 25, 2006

Chief executives are finding their 'Buddha nature' in the practice and disciplines of Tibetan meditation. Julie Macken reports.

Sydney, Australia -- When Gordon Cairns began as CEO of Lion Nathan, he says he was "a horrible boss – driven by power, task-oriented and only concerned with getting the job done, whatever the cost".

more…


A Buddhist day out beckons

By Michael Sinclair, Star News Group, February 8, 2006

Yuroke, Australia -- YUROKE will house thousands of Buddhists from across the country in a celebration for world peace later this month.

more…


Govt urged to back Buddhist temple plan

ABC News Online, Feb 2, 2006

Sydney, Australia -- Shoalhaven Mayor Greg Watson says recent meetings with NSW Government department heads in Sydney have boosted support for the proposed Shaolin Buddhist temple.

more…


Court hears of mass refugee bid from Buddhist temple

By Tony Stickley, New Zealand Herald, Jan 17, 2006

Auckland, New Zealand -- Hundreds of people from a Buddhist temple in Auckland applied en masse for refugee status, a court was told today. John Boggs, an intelligence analyst with the New Zealand Immigration Service, said claims from Thais escalated in 1998/99.

more…


Buddhist centre opens in Kurrajong

by Angela Haberm, Hawkesbury Your Guide, November 24, 2005

Kurrajong, Australia -- It might have taken five years to find a suitable location, but the decision to set up in the Hawkesbury was one a Buddhist group needed to meditate on only briefly.

more…


Worries aired over council-Buddhist group agreement

ABC, November 18, 2005

Illawara, NSW (Australia) -- Two Shoalhaven councillors have raised concerns about a draft agreement between Shoalhaven Council and a Chinese Buddhist order.

more…

Page 20 of 22       


Google
 
Web www.buddhistchannel.tv www.buddhistnews.tv
right

See list of Donors:

Donations received from Nov 22, 2010 to Dec 22, 2010
US$ 2,597.06
RM 21,630.00

Thank you for your support
for helping us to achieve
our funding requirement of: US$ 6,430


 

Point your feed reader to this location
Submit an Article
Write to the Editor
Affiliation Program

Send a E-Card

      About The Channel   |   Disclaimer