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Coogee Buddhist Group

Metta Practice This Week

Posted by dharmalata to Coogee Buddhist Group on Tue, 4 Jun, 2013 - 02:46

Metta Practice This Week

Posted by dharmalata to Coogee Buddhist Group on Tue, 4 Jun, 2013 - 02:46‘The great secret of morals is love; or a going out of our own nature, and an identification with ourselves with the beautiful which exists in thought, action, or person, not our own. A man, to be greatly good, must imagine intensely and comprehensively; he must put himself in the place of another and of many others; the pains and pleasures of his species must become his own.’

Shelley – A Defense of Poetry

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Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Buddha Day in Toowoomba

Posted by viryaja to Community Highlights on Tue, 28 May, 2013 - 15:32

Buddha Day in Toowoomba

Posted by viryaja to Community Highlights on Tue, 28 May, 2013 - 15:32We at the Toowoomba Buddhist Centre in Australia celebrated Buddha Day not at the Centre but at the country property of one of our Mitras, Dale. Eleven of us, Order Members, Mitras and friends included 2 grandchildren, who enthusiastically participated in the story telling, chanting, puja and sheer wonder of it all. We watched the sun go down in the west over the plain and the moon come up over...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Two ordinations in Australia

Posted by lokabandhu to Triratna News on Fri, 27 Jan, 2012 - 11:58

Two ordinations in Australia

Posted by lokabandhu to Triratna News on Fri, 27 Jan, 2012 - 11:58Sona writes from Australia with news of the first ordinations of 2012, saying -

“On Saturday 21 Jan 2012 at Triratna’s Vijayaloka Retreat Centre, Sydney, Australia, David Spotswood and Guy Holden had their public ordinations attended by about 120 family, friends and sangha. This was the last day of a 2 week men’s ‘Going For Refuge’ retreat and the beginning of the 4-day Australasian Triratna Buddhist Order Convention.

The ceremony was conducted outdoors and the auspicious...

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