AWAKENING | Peace in Turbulent Times

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Buddhist Society of Victoria Inc.

71 Darling Road

Malvern East, VIC 3145

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Time proven-methods for busy modern times.

Program:
5-6pm Meet and Mingle with Light Refreshments
6-7.30pm Welcome, Official Messages, Key Address, Panel Discussion and Audience Q&A


Acknowledgment to Country

Aunty Judith ‘Jacko’ Jackson. Aunty Jacko, a Gunggari (QLD) woman and elder, is popularly regarded as a glue binding the Aboriginal community in the City of Port Phillip. With wisdom gained from her own early struggles, she helps make a difference to the health of many community members in Melbourne’s inner southern suburbs. Aunty Jacko has received a number of awards for her outstanding community work, including being inducted in the 2016 Victorian Aboriginal Honour Roll.


Foreword

Dr Katie Allen MP is Federal Member for Higgins, Liberal Party. A Higgins local for over 40 years, involved in the community and volunteering for many causes.


Key Address

Makarrata, coming together after a struggle*: a Christian, Muslim and Jewish View.

  • Peace: Reverand Dr Coralie Ling, on behalf of Christian Community

  • Assalamualaikum: Imam Mohsin Mohammed, on behalf of Islamic Community

  • Shalom: Avraham Schwarz, on behalf of Jewish Community

* NT Arnham Land Yolngu word Makarrata as mentioned Paragraph 9-10 of Uluru Statement of the Heart 2017


Panel Discussion with Audience Q&A

  • Bearing Witness - The Practice of Peaceful, Active, Engagement. Venerable Chi Kwang Sunim, Abbess of the Seon Centre Kinglake, Korean Zen Tradition

  • Kindness and Peace - The Bodhicitta Vows. Venerable Cathy, Tibetan Buddhist Society Melbourne, Mahayana Tradition

  • Creating Peace in a Busy Life. Anita Carter, Abbot, Buddhist Discussion Centre Australia, non-sectarian Buddhist temple for laypersons.


Bookings: essential as seating limited.

Be mindful of environment, lower carbon footprint: Parking is on residential street and limited. To minimize disruption to Neighbours and Guests: arrive in eco-friendlier style by walking, bicycling, carpooling with friends, Tram 3 or Buses 626/623. If responsible for parking a car, check street signs for parking restrictions and keep driveways clear.

Hosted by the Buddhist Community of Victoria.

A local commemoration of UN International Day of Peace presented by CITYZEN, BSV and bENGAGED on behalf of the general community of Victoria.

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Buddhist Society of Victoria Inc.

71 Darling Road

Malvern East, VIC 3145

Australia

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