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A big thank you for the Buddha Blitz

By Bodhidasa on Mon, 22 Dec, 2014 - 21:54

A big thank you for the Buddha Blitz

By Bodhidasa on Mon, 22 Dec, 2014 - 21:54The Sydney Buddhist Centre Management Committee and the Buddha Blitz team would like to thank all those who supported the Buddha Blitz.

People gave to the Blitz in many different ways. We raised a magnificent $33,467.80 - and we gained much more!

So we’re expressing our appreciation to the Sangha, not only for any monetary contribution people may have made, but also for the time, energy, skills, expertise, suggestions and goodwill that poured forth so readily right from...
Triratna News
Triratna News

“Buddha Blitz” at Sydney Buddhist Centre

By Munisha on Fri, 28 Nov, 2014 - 00:54

“Buddha Blitz” at Sydney Buddhist Centre

By Munisha on Fri, 28 Nov, 2014 - 00:54The Sydney sangha don’t need any help with fundraising. In October they set about redeveloping and refurbishing their Buddhist Centre, starting with a fundraising project - the “Buddha Blitz” - which closed after little more than a month, having raised AUD 31000 (GBP 16,824/USD 26,510/EUR 21,215) – more than half of this on the first day!

Bodhidasa writes from Australia: “When a spiritual community unites, anything is possible. The Buddha Blitz is using volunteers from...
Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Windhorse Publications - Small Buddhist Publishing In A Digital Age

By Candradasa on Thu, 23 Oct, 2014 - 20:41
Publishing in the 21st Century is all about change and adapting to challenging conditions, with lower profits from online sales and increased competition from digital formats. Windhorse Publications, a small independent Buddhist publisher in Cambridge, UK, is meeting the digital challenge of this and share their experience with us in a fascinating discussion that’s relevant to anyone looking to publish books in the age of the Kindle and the iPad…

Support the Windhorse crowd-funding...
Sydney Buddhist Centre
Sydney Buddhist Centre

Sydney sangha crowdfunding to transform centre

By Bodhidasa on Mon, 13 Oct, 2014 - 01:38

Sydney sangha crowdfunding to transform centre

By Bodhidasa on Mon, 13 Oct, 2014 - 01:38After only 24 hours, the Buddha Blitz has raised $19,500 for much-needed renovations at the Sydney Buddhist Centre. We now have six weeks to reach our target of $30,000 through crowdfunding site StartSomeGood.org.

We launched the Buddha Blitz with an open day at the centre on Saturday 11 October. The open day allowed the sangha to welcome the local community into our centre so they could see for themselves the potential of what we have created here...
Sydney Buddhist Centre
Sydney Buddhist Centre

The Buddha Blitz Begins!

By Bodhidasa on Thu, 9 Oct, 2014 - 21:50

The Buddha Blitz Begins!

By Bodhidasa on 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...
Sydney Buddhist Centre
Sydney Buddhist Centre

Introduction to the Buddha Blitz!

By Bodhidasa on Mon, 29 Sep, 2014 - 11:48

Introduction to the Buddha Blitz!

By Bodhidasa on Mon, 29 Sep, 2014 - 11:48
The Sydney Buddhist Centre at 24 Enmore Rd, Newtown, has taught meditation and Buddhism to thousands of people in Sydney since the 1980s. We provide a calm and relaxing oasis in the midst of a busy city life. But now we are going to shake things up a bit with an exciting renovation.

As a non-profit organisation, we rely almost entirely on donations from people attending the centre, and on money raised...