Volunteer experience!

Hi. My name’s Deb Di Meo. You may see me on Saturday mornings pruning the garden or pushing a wheelbarrow around.  I don’t know much about gardening but I figure, if it looks dead, pull it out.  If it looks like a weed, dig it out at the root. (There’s...

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Peaceful Land of Joy gardens

The gardens at the Peaceful Land of Joy are looking magnificent, and are benefitting from all the care they are getting from the resident and volunteer gardeners. Last month, the gardening team gathered in the East Courtyard to do a much-needed makeover of the beds after the lockdown. In a...

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Positive transmissions during COVID-19

There’s a bright spot in every unfortunate event. Accompanying each is an array of positive activity — brought about through good heart, positive thought, and perseverance. Particularly in recent years, the internet has been a conduit of destructive communications. But because of COVID-19, it’s also proliferated positive connections. As Melbourne...

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New Year event at the Tibetan Buddhist Society

In previous years, members of the Tibetan Buddhist Society have gathered on December 31st to celebrate the New Year over an evening meal together. However, 2020 saw a departure from the usual tradition. After a year of considerable challenges – lockdowns and social restrictions, navigating the rapid transition to all things...

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Tushita Publications update

Geshe Loden’s books are renowned for being authoritative presentations of Tibetan Buddhism that are clear, accessible and relevant to a Western audience. People from all over the world appreciate the special qualities of his books and the impact they have on their lives.  While we have many readers in Australia,...

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Buddha Nature – remembering who we are

In Venerable Geshe Loden’s remarkable text, The Fundamental Potential for Enlightenment, he explains to us, by way of sound scriptural references, that our true nature is pure and undefiled. This is one of the most important and inspirational understandings within Tibetan Buddhism, symbolised by the beautiful lotus flower which emerges...

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Venerable Geshe Acharya Thubten Loden

Some of our Spiritual Head Geshe Acharya Thubten Loden’s Activities There are three levels of Geshe degree. The best scholars enter the Lharam stream and do additional studies for several years. Geshe-la completed his Lharam training at Sera-Je Monastery in Tibet, prior to being forced into exile in 1959. In...

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Message of hope

His Holiness the XIVth Dalai Lama of Tibet “I feel the world is improving, so I am quite optimistic.” Message of Hope from His Holiness the Dalai Lama. On January 27, 2021, His Holiness the Dalai Lama engaged in “A Conversation on Kind and Compassionate Leadership” with mayors from different...

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