Fo Guang Shan Melbourne Celebrates the Buddha Enlightenment Day and Spring Cleaning Event

On the 13th January 2019 coincided with the Buddha Enlightenment Day, 160 people participated by chanting the Diamond Sutra, make wishes and transferred merits. Superintendent Venerable Jue Min began the day with explaining the significance of Buddha’s enlightenment and the origin of the Laba Porridge. Besides that, the true meaning of Buddha’s Teaching is explained [...]

Fo Guang Shan Melbourne Celebrates the Buddha Enlightenment Day and Spring Cleaning Event2019-02-19T10:36:56+00:00

Fo Guang Shan Melbourne New Year’s Day Sutra Copying

On the 1st Jan 2019, Fo Guang Shan Melbourne welcome the new year with pilgrimage and sutra copying. The event started with chanting the <Heart Sutra> led by Venerable Jue Hao with 70 people, followed by the worship ceremony of three steps and one bow from the ground to the Great Hero Shrine. After that, [...]

Fo Guang Shan Melbourne New Year’s Day Sutra Copying2019-02-19T10:39:13+00:00

Fo Guang Shan Melbourne Scouting Visit

On the 10th November 2018, Williamstown Sea Scouts with a team of 8 people visited FGS Melbourne. Mr. Ross Henderson, leader of the team and for the trip, was very impressed with his previous visit to the FGS Melbourne. Hence, he proposed to the team for this religious visit. The visit was guided by [...]

Fo Guang Shan Melbourne Scouting Visit2019-02-19T10:40:41+00:00

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 Meeting2018-11-13T14:03:30+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 Function2018-11-13T14:04:02+00:00

Fo Guang Shan Melbourne 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 [...]

Fo Guang Shan Melbourne The Great Compassion Repentance Service2019-02-19T10:43:44+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  Awarded2018-10-19T11:04:25+00:00

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

FGS Melbourne 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 [...]

Fo Guang Shan Melbourne The Three Refuge Embrace Your Heart Embrace Your Consciousness2019-02-19T10:46:56+00:00

Fo Guang Shan Melbourne 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.

Fo Guang Shan Melbourne Choir Performs at National Gallery of Victoria2019-02-19T10:50:30+00:00