Monday, 26 September 2011

Public Talks (2)

The Buddhist Society of Western Australia (Inc) Annual General Meeting 2011

The Buddhist Society of Western Australia (Inc) held its Annual General Meeting on 12th March 2011 at 4.30pm at the Dhammaloka Buddhist Centre in Nollamara, Perth.
Agenda (with nominees for committee positions):  Click here.
Video and Text: Click here for a video and the text of that part of the President's report referring to the Bhikkhuni Ordination fallout.
Audio Recording: The entire proceedings are available (two hours).
The approximate timings of the agenda items, including questions and comments, are:0.00 President, Dennis Sheppard:
       1 Opening (with Five Precepts by Venerable Ajahn Brahmavamso)
       2 Confirmation of 2010 AGM Minutes
06:15 Honorary Treasurer, Ananda Thilakasiri:
       3.4 Presentation of Hon. Treasurer's Report
24:35 Venerable Ajahn Brahmavamso:
       3.1 Address by Spiritual Director
28:48 Venerables Nirodha and Hasapanna:
       3.2  Address by Co-Abbotts of Dhammasara Monastery
48:20 President, Dennis Sheppard:
       3.3 Presentation of the report of the BSWA Committee
       4 Special Business
       5 Election of Office Bearers and Committee Members
       6 Questions with due notice
       7 Questions without notice
       8 General Business
       9 Close, paying respects to the Buddha, Dhamma and Sangha.
The Hon. Treasurer's report (Item 3.4) was taken before other reports.
Some speakers from the floor are less audible.

Additional Info

  • File Type MP3
  • File Size (MB) 27.5
  • Category Dhamma Talk
  • Teachers Ajahn Brahmavamso
  • Date 2011-03-12

Buddhism and Human Rights

Ajahn Brahm gives a public talk on 'Buddhism and Human Rights' at Curtin University Human Rights Education Unit on 2nd November 2010.
Ajahn explains how Buddhist principles can inform our understanding of human rights.
Topics include euthanasia, gay rights, women's rights, abortion and religious freedom in schools.

Additional Info

  • File Type MP3
  • File Size (MB) 18
  • Category Dhamma Talk
  • Teachers Ajahn Brahmavamso
  • Date 2010-11-02

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