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Community combines for Vesak Day celebrations

The Buddhist Channel, 13 May 2014

Queensland, Australia -- The University of Queensland community celebrated the birth, enlightenment and death of Budda at Vesak Day celebrations on Tuesday 13 May.


Public invited to check out Buddhist centre

by JANINE RANKIN, Stuff, Matrch 5, 2014

Manawatu, New Zealand -- After years of work and a tortuous path through resource consent processes, Palmerston North's Amitabha Buddhist centre is ready to settle into peaceful meditation.


Tibetan Buddhist Society celebrates New Year with Yuroke festival

by Natalie Savino, Derald Sun, February 23, 2014

Yuroke, Australia -- IT MIGHT almost be March, but this weekend will be a celebration of the Tibetan New Year.


New hub for Canberra's burgeoning Buddhist community

by Emma Kelly, Canberra Times, February 11, 2014

Canberra, Australia -- One of Canberra’s largest residents will be housed in a striking new hub that will cater for the territory’s growing Buddhist population.


NSW Fair Trading issues warning over bogus Buddhist monk scam

Sydney Morning Herald, January 8, 2014

Sydney, Australia -- NSW Fair Trading has warned people to be on the look-out for con artists dressed as Buddhist monks after dozens of smh.com.au readers said they had been approached by men in orange garb asking for money.


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.


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