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Dr Ambedkar - a celebration in Sydney

Thu, 14 Apr, 2016 - 08:57

Dr Ambedkar - a celebration in Sydney

Thu, 14 Apr, 2016 - 08:57

To celebrate the 125 Jayanti (birthday) of Dr B. R. Ambedkar and the incredible achievements of his life, the Sydney Buddhist Centre’s Young Triratna group and a number of committed members of the Sydney Order (many of whom were recently ordained in India) hosted a special evening of reflection and celebration of this remarkable man. 

This short video gives some of the many highlights of an evening rejoicing in the man who, among his many achievements, helped re-establishe Buddhism in the country of...

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In Memoriam - Dipankara

Wed, 10 Jun, 2015 - 09:19

In Memoriam - Dipankara

Wed, 10 Jun, 2015 - 09:19

Today, in two shrine rooms filled with sangha members, family and friends, we bade farewell to Dharmachari Dipankara who, along with Dharmamati and Buddhadasa, brought Bhante’s explication of the Dharma to Australia back in 1981. Without their efforts, and Dipankara’s fortitude in particular, there would not be a Sydney Buddhist Centre.

Dipankara had lain in state since Monday afternoon. During even the small hours of the morning he had not been alone - meditators sat by his side throughout the night, filled with gratitude and love...

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The Buddha Blitz Begins!

Thu, 9 Oct, 2014 - 21:50

The Buddha Blitz Begins!

Thu, 9 Oct, 2014 - 21:50The Sydney Buddhist Centre is about to change and you can be a part of it. On Saturday October 11, an Open Day at the Newtown centre marks the launch of the Buddha Blitz crowdfunding campaign.

Come along to the centre to not only find out ways you can support the renovation but also to experience meditation and meet our Buddhist community of practitioners.

The day begins at 9 for people who are comfortable meditating without instruction. At...
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