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Bid to build 22m-high Buddhist temple on Salisbury Highway is in doubt

by Duane Schultz, Northern Messenger, January 9, 2014

Adelaide, Australia -- A PLAN to build Australia's tallest Buddhist temple in Parafield Gardens is in doubt after the Federal Government cut a $150,000 grant to the SA Khmer Buddhist Association.


Buddhanet launches Buddhist eLibrary

By Justin Whitaker , Patheos, December 27, 2013

Sydney, Australia -- This week, the well-known Buddhist web resource Buddhanet launched a mobile site: Buddhist eLibrary.


Buddhist monk beaten unconscious

3News, 17 Aug 2013

Auckland, New Zealand -- A 58-year-old Buddhist monk has been beaten unconscious and left tied up on the floor of the Quan Am Buddhist Monastery south of Auckland.


Plans lodged for 22m high Buddhist temple on Salisbury Highway

by Duane Schultz, News Review Messenger, June 19, 2013

Salisbury, Australia -- A PLAN to build the tallest Buddhist temple in Australia has been lodged with Salisbury Council.


Buddhist festival helps keep culture alive

by HANNAH FLEMING, Stuff.co.nz, May 20, 2013

New Plymouth, New Zealand -- New Plymouth's Sri Lankan community brought its culture alive on Saturday in celebration of religious and cultural festival Vesak.


Work begins on new Buddhist temple in Canberra

ABC, March 17, 2013

Canberra, Australia -- Construction of a new Chinese Buddhist temple is underway in Canberra's north.


Investigators suspect arson at Buddhist temple

by LEESHA MCKENNY, SMH, December 31, 2012

Sydney, Australia -- A BUDDHA statue stood out among the charred wreckage of a temple mysteriously damaged by fire in Sydney's west at the weekend while its residents were overseas.


Local Buddhist community mark four years since the planting of the Bonnyrigg Bodhi Tree

BY LAUREN MCMAH, Fairfield Advance, Dec 18, 2012

Fairfield, Australia -- MEMBERS of the local Buddhist community have held a ceremony to mark four years since the planting of the Bonnyrigg Bodhi Tree.


Blessing ceremony to mark start of construction of Woods Bagot-designed Buddhist Campus in Wollongong

The Buddhist Channel, Nov 17, 2012

Wollongong, Australia -- A “piling and blessing ceremony” is to be held this Sunday 18 November at the site of the new Nan Tien University and Cultural Centre, with architecture by Woods Bagot.


The Castor Bay Presbyterian Church and hall will become a place of Buddhist worship and meditation

Stuff, Nov 8, 2012

Castor Bay, New Zealand -- A Buddhist organisation has bought the Castor Bay Presbyterian Church.


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