BLIA VIC 2018 Annual General Meeting

The BLIA Vic held the 2018 Annual General Meeting on the afternoon of the 28th October 2018 at the Fo Guang Shan Chanting Hall in Melbourne. The meeting was attended by the BLIAV Guiding Venerable Jue Min, Venerable Man Qing, Venerable Jue Hao, BLIA World Headquarters Director & Chief Elder Advisor BLIA Victoria Ms [...]

BLIA VIC 2018 Annual General Meeting 2018-11-13T14:03:30+00:00

Medicine Buddha Repentance Dharma Function

The Medicine Buddha Repentance Dharma Function was held on the 4th November 2018 to celebrate the birthday for the Medicine Buddha. There are 160 participants attended the function led by Venerable Miao Yi, Venerable Jue Min and Venerable Jue Hao. Everyone chanted the dharma with ritual, praying to the Medicine Buddha to eliminate our greed [...]

Medicine Buddha Repentance Dharma Function 2018-11-13T14:04:02+00:00

Melbourne Fo Guang Shan The Great Compassion Repentance Service

The Great Compassionate Repentance Service was held on the 28th October 2018 to celebrate the Renunciation Day of Guan Yin (Avalokitesvara) Bodhisattva. There are more than 160 participants attended the service. Everyone prayed together for repentance, self-dharma affinity, transfer merit to eradicate calamities and hardship, and gain in merit and wisdom. Superintendent Venerable Jue Min [...]

Melbourne Fo Guang Shan The Great Compassion Repentance Service 2018-11-07T10:31:45+00:00

BLIAV  Awarded

On 12th September 2018, Buddhist Light International Association Victoria (BLIAV) was awarded the Victoria’s Multicultural Awards for Excellence Award. The award ceremony was held at the Government House in Melbourne and the award was received by BLIAV’s President David Yu. BLIAV’s Vice President Darren Chow, Lindy Chea, Hiking Liu e.t.c also attended the ceremony to witness [...]

BLIAV  Awarded 2018-10-19T11:04:25+00:00

Melbourne Fo Guang Shan The Three Refuge Embrace Your Heart Embrace Your Consciousness

Melbourne FGS Gan-Lu Guan Ding refuge Ceremony was held on 24th June 2018, led by the Australia & New Zealand Head of Monastery Chief Abbess Man Ko. More than 40 participants found their faith and purpose of life took refuge at the Triple Gem Ceremony, with at least 30 undergraduates and professionals and the youngest [...]

Melbourne Fo Guang Shan The Three Refuge Embrace Your Heart Embrace Your Consciousness 2018-07-08T14:30:38+00:00

Melbourne Fo Guang Choir Performs at National Gallery of Victoria

23 December 2017, Melbourne Fo Guang Choir was invited to perform at the National Gallery of Victoria to Celebrate faith and diversity. The “Songs of Faith” multicultural performance was held at the iconic Great Hall in NGV. There were eight choirs from different ethnicity and cultural backgrounds of Melbourne. It was a dynamic and harmonious feast for local audience.

Melbourne Fo Guang Choir Performs at National Gallery of Victoria 2017-12-29T15:53:08+00:00

Dharma Talk in Melbourne: Venerable Yong Wen’s Dharma Talk on Buddhist Cultivation

On November 5, Fo Guang Shan Melbourne and the Buddha’s Light International Association Victoria (BLIAV) invited Venerable Yong Wen to give a Dharma Talk on Humanistic Buddhism, Engagement and  Cultivation. Over 100 people attended, including member of Board of Directors of Buddha’s Light International Association World Headquarter, Ms. Dominique Yu; Director of BLIA Victoria Ederly [...]

Dharma Talk in Melbourne: Venerable Yong Wen’s Dharma Talk on Buddhist Cultivation 2017-12-02T18:39:33+00:00

Taking Refuge in the Triple Gem and Five Percepts & Dharma Talk 28/10/2017

On 28 October 2017, Fo Guang Shan Melbourne held the Three Refuges and Five Precepts Ceremony. Venerable Huikuan, the director of Beijing Guangzhong Education and Culture Center, presided over the ceremony. Nearly 200 followers attended with 60 followers taking vows to take refuge and find the home of their faith.

Taking Refuge in the Triple Gem and Five Percepts & Dharma Talk 28/10/2017 2017-11-21T21:21:08+00:00

Dharma Talk by Venerable Hui Kuan: Humanistic Buddhism and Venerable Master Hsing Yun

On October 28, Fo Guang Shan Melbourne and Buddha’s Light International Association of Victoria (BLIAV) invited Venerable Hui Kuan, the director of Beijing Guangzhong Education and Culture Center, to give a Dharma Talk, Humanistic Buddhism and Founding Venerable Master Hsing Yun. More than 250 members of BLIAV attended, as well as

Dharma Talk by Venerable Hui Kuan: Humanistic Buddhism and Venerable Master Hsing Yun 2017-11-22T15:01:30+00:00