Pray for Australia Bushfires 2019-2020

Press release The Buddhist Federation of Australia and its members and friends in Australia and New Zealand wish to express our compassion for all those suffering from the horrific bushfires that are devastating many regions of Australia. In particular, we empathise with the people around the border between NSW and Victoria and the border between... Continue Reading →

All are welcome to the UN Day of Vesak 2012

The UN Day of Vesak 2012 at Sydney Town Hall is approaching. Buses have been booked for Sangha and Buddhist followers. Also some small buses for the multicultural performers will come from many temples and communities. They are all looking forward to the joy of the Vesak celebration, the victory day of the Lord Buddha.... Continue Reading →

Buddhism, 2600 years on

Not being a student of the history of Buddhism, there is little I can say about the transmission of Buddhism from India to so many countries throughout Asia, and now to the remainder of the world, other than commenting on how remarkable this phenomenon is. To my mind, the flourishing of Buddhist philosophy, psychology, and... Continue Reading →

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