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Vesak Message 2017

Posted on May 10, 2017

Vesak Message 2017

The occasion of Vesak is a time to reflect on the Buddha, his enlightenment and the benefit he brought to the world through his teachings, the Dhamma. It is a time to reaffirm our faith in the Triple Gem and our commitment to practise and apply the Dhamma in our lives. The Dhamma serves to prepare our minds to face the unexpected, to deal with whatever situations that arise in our lives: old age, sickness, death, natural or man-made calamities and other misfortunes. We prepare our minds to weather all situations by cultivating a deep sense of faith and devotion towards the Buddha, and...

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Vesak Message 2016

Posted on May 18, 2016

Vesak Message 2016

VESAK MESSAGE 2016 – Venerable Mahinda – On the occasion of Vesak, celebrating the Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and passing away, we should recall that the Buddha’s appearance in this world, his activities, and dispensation of the Dhamma represent the culmination of countless lifetimes of practice, to perfect the virtues, knowledge and skills necessary to become a fully-enlightened being with the ability to enlighten others. In particular, there are ten virtues, or perfections (dasa-parami), which the Buddha perfected from life to life:   Generosity – DĀNA ...

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New Year 2016 at Aloka

Posted on Dec 29, 2015

Welcome in 2016 at Aloka 31 December 2015 7:00pm Chanting & meditation in the Stupa until 9pm 1 January 2016 10:00am Chanting & meditation 11:30am Lunch dana 12.15 – 1pm Stupa open to public Please bring a vegetarian dish to share for lunch. Contact: Aloka (02) 4375 1178.

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24Hr Metta

Posted on Nov 30, 2015

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365 days light offering

Posted on Nov 26, 2015

SPONSORSHIP LIGHT OFFERING TO THE THREE JEWELS * ‘A-DOLLAR-A-DAY-‘ FOR A YEAR (1st Jan to 31st Dec) A$365 * FOR SPECIAL DAYS (eg. Birthday, In Memory of, etc.) (A$50 each) To sponsor, please contact Aloka by e-mail or Tel. 4375...

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