Volume 12 No. 2

Registered by Australia Post
Print Post Publication No. PP 339637/00013

From left to right: Professor Richard Gombrich, Anita Hughes, His Excellency Dr. Peter Hollingworth, Governor General of Australia, Dr. Ananda W. P. Guruge, Dr. Ranjith Hettiarachi, John D. Hughes, Pushpa Hettiarachi

Pictured at the
Australasian Buddhist Convention Conference,
Camberwell Civic Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
22 June to 23 June 2002

Photographed by Brendan Hall

Publication Details

ISSN 0818-8254
Incorporating the Buddhist Discussion Centre (Upwey) Ltd. Newsletter and the Chan Academy# Newsletter.
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Buddhist Discussion Centre (Upwey) Ltd.
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Editor: John D. Hughes DipAppChem TTTC GDAIE
Assistant Editor: Pennie White, BA, DipEd
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Table of Contents


Australasian Buddhist Convention Conference, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 22 June to 23 June 2002, Photographs

"A remarkable event to remember" - Day One. The Buddhist Hour radio broadcast script 30 June 2002

"More on the Australasian Buddhist Convention" - Day Two. The Buddhist Hour radio broadcast script 7 July 2002

Letter of 15 May 2002 to Master John D. Hughes & Anita, from the Venerable U Narada of Theingi Oo Monastery, Chauk Htat Gyi pagoda Compound, Shwegondaing Road, Bahan, P.O., Yangon Myanmar, and the response from John D. Hughes

Congratulatory Message from John D. Hughes to Dr Ranjith Hettiarachi, Convenor for the Australasian Buddhist Convention, and the Thank You letter from Dr Hettiarachi, June 2002

International Buddhist leaders meet in Upwey 20 June 2002: Dr. Ananda Guruge, Mr John D. Hughes and Ms Piyaporn Erbprasartsook

Savoir faire developed for increasing the depth of knowledge fields and friendliness on our web sites for the period 2001 to 2002

Examination of Training Issues at our Centre for the next nine years

Preparation and review of merit needed by participants for Abhidhamma Teaching at our Centre 2002 to 2011 CE

Tactics for making persons aware of kammic debt

Letter and Congratulatory Message for Opening Ceremony of Stupa (7 storeys, 30m high) on Sunday 28 July 2002, at Phuoc Hue Buddhist Monastery

The Spreading of Buddha Dhamma on this Continent of Australia

'Buddhism Culture Day' 30 June 2002, organised by the United Vietnamese Buddhist Congregation in Australia and New Zealand - photographs

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