Like bush groves blossoming
In the first heat of summer
So too is the brilliant Dhamma he taught
In the Buddha is this precious jewel
By this truth may there be happiness
- Ratana Sutta: Khuddaka Nikaya, Sn 2.1
The MITRA (optimistically) Youth Buddhist Network will again be holding a conference this year on the 3rd and 4th of May, with the theme ‘Destination Mindfulness’. Conference topics and speakers (some may be quite familiar!) can be found here. For more details please check out mitra.org.au.
The 2014 Australian Sangha Association Conference will kindly be hosted by the BSV, Buddhist Society of Victoria on March 25. Monks and Nuns from all over Australia are invited to attend the conference. For more information, please see the ASA website.
Since 1987, Sakyadhita International Association of Buddhist Women has been working to benefit Buddhist women around the world.
In 2015, Sakyadhita will again be running an international conference. It will be held Indonesia 23-30 June and it is possible to attend as either a presenter or participant.
Information about the program and call for papers can be found here.