New Buddhist Centre in Subiaco

Diamond Way Perth Buddhist Centre has relocated to Suite 6, 108 Rokeby Road, Subiaco.We meet Monday and Wednesday at 7:30pm for teachings and meditation. Sunday afternoons and evening are for personal practice, meditation together at 6.00pm and dinner together. We moved out of our last centre in Melville in October 2013 and into Subiaco in […]

Condolences to families of flight MH 17

On behalf of the Buddhist Community of Western Australia, the Committee of the BCWA expresses it’s sincere condolences to all those affected by the lost of the MH17 flight and passengers aboard. This tragedy has touched us all and we feel deep sorrow at this terrible loss of life in such distressing circumstances. Our thoughts […]

Gender Equality paper by WA’s Ajahn Brahm banned at UN Day of Vesak in Vietnam

Promoting Gender Equality and Empowering Women is No. 3 on the list of eight declared United Nations (UN) Millennium Development Goals, and is strongly supported by the FABC. One of Australia’s senior monks, Ajahn Brahm, was invited to deliver a speech on Gender Equality at the UN Day of Vesak Convention in Vietnam in May […]

Buddhist Life Stories of Australia project

We are very excited to inform you about the Buddhist Life Stories of Australia project, which hopes to document and preserve the oral history of Buddhism in Australia. Tweet

Ordination of four more bhikkuni nuns

Sunday 27th April 2014 saw another milestone in the growth of the WA Theravadan nun order. The number of fully ordained nuns grew by four in a two-part ordination procedure. The first part was performed at the Dhammasara Nuns Monastery at Gidgeganup on the bare concrete slab of the future main Dhamma hall. The preceptor […]

Welcome and Support for MH370 Families in Perth, Western Australia

Special talk by Ajahn Brahm (Friday 4th April 2014) The Buddhist Society of WA (a member of BCWA) acknowledges the prolonged difficulty faced by the families and loved ones of the passengers on missing plane MH370.  To offer support and guidance to the families and loved ones, they have requested  their Spiritual Director, Ajahn Brahm […]