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The Dalai Lama Down Under

By Julie-Anne Davies, Nine MSN, June 1, 2007

The Dalai Lama's visit will give further impetus to what is already Australia's fastest-growing religion. Buddhism has shaken off its hippie new-age tag and is gaining converts in the nation's boardrooms.


Sir Edmund Hilary to meet Dalai Lama

By Phurbu Thinley, Phayul, May 23, 2007

Auckland, New Zealand -- According to a press release that appeared on Scoop (New Zealand media), the Dalai Lama Visit Trust New Zealand has announced that Sir Edmund Hillary has accepted an invitation from the trust to meet His Holiness the Dalai Lama during his visit to New Zealand next month.


Suits in no rush to become enlightened

by Linda Morris, Sydney Mornign Herald, May 21, 2007

Sydney, Australia -- THE Federal Government may or may not be rolling out the welcome mat for the Dalai Lama - and Tibet's exiled spiritual leader is also struggling to enlighten Sydney's business leaders.


Dandenong Buddhists celebrate new year

Star News Group, April 18, 2007

Dandenong, Australia -- GREATER Dandenong’s Thai, Cambodian, Laos, Burmese and Sri Lankan communities celebrated the Songkran, the Buddhist new year this week.


Buddhists open Christchurch temple

By IAN STEWARD, Stuff, February 28, 2007

Christchurch, New Zealand -- Serenity and enlightenment await Buddhist devotees with the opening of their new award-nominated Christchurch centre.


New Zealand: Buddhism gains foothold in the Bay

by RACHEL PINDER, Hawkes Bay Today, Jan 13, 2007

Hawke's Bay, New Zealand -- The house on Tamatea's Norfolk Street looks like any other, but it's not. Six months ago, Hawke's Bay people from the Thai and Laos communities decided to club together and buy a house to convert into a temple, and so the Samma Patipadaram Monastery was born.


Gandhari expert sheds light on Buddhism

Huliq, University of Sydney, Jan 2, 2006

Sydney, Australia -- Out of the turmoil of Afghanistan, hundreds of precious Buddhist manuscripts have come to the west.


Buddhist way of life kindles curiosity

Bendigo Your Guide, November 20, 2006

Bendigo, Australia -- More than 1000 people took the opportunity to explore the Atisha Centre yesterday and learn more about the Buddhist way of life.


His Eminence Ratna Vajra Rinpoche's Teaching Tour of Australia

Sakya.com.au, November 17, 2006

Sydney, Australia -- After the eventful opening of Sakya International Buddhist Academy (SIBA - Tsarchen Choeling) by His Eminence Chogye Trichen Rinpoche on 9 September 2006, the inaugural three month retreat program has begun in great earnest. Only two months old, SIBA has already become an important Tibetan Buddhist learning and practice centre.


Buddhist stress relief

by Myles Wearring, SSONET.com.au, Nov 10, 2006

Stresses of modern life can be eased with a little Buddhist know-how

Sydney, Australia -- Buddhist leader the Seventh Dzogchen Rinpoche is currently in Sydney giving talks on coping with stress and healing the mind.


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