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.
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
Buddha's Light International Association of Victoria held the Yarran Dheran Nature Reserve, Tree Planting and Wild Flowers Walk on 30 July 2017. Superintendent of Er You Temple Venerable Man Ching led more than 50 BLIAV members to Yarran Dheran in Mitcham. She gave a Dharma Talk in the morning and encouraged everyone to consider the tree planting and [...]