Volume 16 No. 1

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ISSN 0818-8254
Incorporating the Buddhist Discussion Centre (Upwey) Ltd. Newsletter and the Chan Academy# Newsletter.
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Pennie White, BA DipEd, MEd(ICT)
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Table of Contents


Buddhism and Tolerance for World Peace
Written for the World Fellowship of Buddhists 23rd General Conference, 19 to 23 April 2006
Fo Guang Shan Monastery, Taiwan (Published 15 April 2006)

Photographs of the World Fellowship of Buddhists (WFB) 23rd Conference 

Information Paper on Preserving Audio Taped Recordings of Buddha Dhamma Teachings through Digitisation for the 23rd General Conference of the World Fellowship of Buddhists, Taiwan 19 -23 April 2006 (Published 14 April 2006) 

Information Paper on the World Buddhist Radio (WBR) for the 23rd World Fellowship of Buddhists General Conference Taiwan 19 - 23 April 2006 (Published 14 April 2006)  

World Buddhist Radio Submissions Form (PDF Format) 

Information Paper for the "World Exhibition of Buddhist Artworks of the World Fellowship of Buddhists Regional Centres" for the 23rd General Conference of the World Fellowship of Buddhists, Taiwan 19 - 23 April 2006.(Published 14 April 2006) 

World Exhibition of Buddhist Artworks (PDF Format) 

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Appeal for Funds - How You Can Help our Centre

The merit of this edition of the Buddha Dhyana Dana Review is dedicated to the Founder John D. Hughes, deceased 29 November 2003, and his wife Anita M. Hughes.

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