Global conference pre-ordered tickets ready for collection
If you purchased tickets for the Global Conference in December 2014 and have not collected these yet, you can do so on a Friday evening between 6.00 pm - 7.30 pm.
Armadale Meditation Group
If you would like to meditate, reduce stress or anxiety and find greater levels of calm and peace, you are welcome to join the Armadale Meditation Group, which recently celebrated its 28th Birthday.
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6PR Radio Interview
6PR talk back radio host Peter Bell interviews Buddhist Society Western Australia's Hon. Secretary Drew Bellamy.
This 30 minute interview covers the growth of Buddhism in Australia, the role of monastics, who a typical Buddhist is and the personal benefits of meditation.
Also mentioned is the 2015 9th Global Conference on Buddhism in Perth Western Australia 8-9 August.
Would you like to sponsor a Sangha member?
There is an opportunity to sponsor a Sangha member for their expenses including catered lunch and tea breaks at the 9th Global Conference on Buddhism. Any amount is appreciated (as a guide - the cost of lunch and tea breaks catered by the Perth Exhibition and Convention Centre amounts to about $110 per person).
Vesak 2015 message from WA Premier Hon. Colin Barnett
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Taking the 3 refuges & the 5 precepts at Dhammaloka on Vesak Day - Sunday 31st May 2015
Our Hon. Secretary's interview with Radio Fremantle
On Monday our Hon. Secretary Drew Bellamy was interviewed by Radio Fremantle. It covered all aspects of the role of the Buddhist Society of WA with a special focus on the upcoming 9th Global Conference on Buddhism. We are sure you will inspired by the GREAT work being done by the BSWA over the last three decades to establish the dhamma in Australia.
The link to the video is: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jKUyxL72Kg8
Cyborgs invited to speak at 9th Global Buddhist Conference
What’s a Cyborg? - A cyborg is part-human and part machine; a kind of humanoid robot.
Did you know we have two cyborgs coming to speak at the 9th Global Conference on Buddhism in Perth, 8 – 9 August 2015?
Neil Harbisson was born color-blind, he has an antenna that has been surgically implanted into his head. This allows him to hear colours as sound, and to “see” colours (as different types of sounds). Moreover Neil is able to “see" colours outside of the range that you and I can perceive! Come and see how our lives are being impacted by technology and what the Buddhist perspective of these developments might be.
Please visit www.9gcb.org for more information.
Wisdom and Wonders: A new book to celebrate Ajahn Brahm's 40th Rains
Wisdom and Wonders is a tribute to Ajahn Brahm on the occasion of his 40th anniversary as a Buddhist monk. It is produced with love and deepest gratitude from Ajahn's international disciples from all the four assemblies of Bhikkhus, Bhikkhunis, laymen and laywomen.