Interfaith Work

Talks at interfaith gatherings and elsewhere (unpublished)

'Writing Haiku', Maroondah Interfaith Network, Uniting Church, Ringwood, 26 November 2017.

'The Importance of Tiruvannamalai', Comparative Theology Focus Group, Australian Catholic University, 16 October 2017.

'Global Conflicts and the Need for Justice', given at the Ahmadiyya Women's lunch, Langwarrin, 13 May 2017

'On Serving Humanity', given at the Ahmadiyya Women's Interfaith Lunch, Langwarrin, 23 August 2014

'Religious and spiritual needs in relation to death, dying and grieving including beliefs regarding organ and tissue donation, the Buddhist Perspective, Paper given at Conference on Death, Dying, Grieving and Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness – A Cultural Perspective, State Library of Victoria, 19 June 2014.

'Avalokitesvara – the thousand arms of compassion', talk for NGV guides at the National Gallery of Victoria, 7 August 2012

'Kalachakra Tantra' – floor talk at the National Gallery of Victoria, 12 May, 2012

'Buddhist Truth', Victorian Shared Values Forum, Mansfield, 20 November 2011

'Peace: A Buddhist Perspective', Sofia Sea of Faith Network, Carlton Library, 19th May 2011

'The Contribution of Buddhist Women in Victoria', Australian Intercultural Society Multifaith Women's Dinner, Dandenong, 28 May 2011

'Buddhist Goddesses', Faces of the Goddess, Gaya Studio, East Kew, 30 April 2011

'The Deities of Tibetan Buddhism', Somachi Yoga Studio, Prahran, 2009-2010

'On Being New Buddhists', (location not recorded) 10 December 2009

'Understanding the Mahayana Tradition', Meeting between the Buddhist Council of Victoria Committee and Jewish Community Council of Victoria Executive, 31 August 2009

'Living Non-Violently', Manningham Interfaith Meeting, Manningham Town Hall, 24 July 2008

'Buddhist Pilgrimage', (location not recorded) 2007

'Buddhist Palliative Care', Melbourne City Mission Palliative Care, 25 October 2007

'Curatorial Talk', Buddha 2550 Exhibition, Melbourne Town Hall, Monday, 26 February 2007

'Palliative Care and Buddhist Cultural Sensitivity', Seminar: Providing Culturally Sensitive End-of-Life Care - Cultural Perspectives on Death and Dying, Austin Hospital, 26 April 2006

'Reflection on Peace', World Conference on Religions for Peace, Bringing Local Interfaith Networks Together, Brunswick Town Hall, 21 November 2004

'Basic Buddhism', RMIT’s Spiritual Centre, 2 August 2004

'Helping the Dying in a Buddhist Way', Banksia Palliative Care, Ivanhoe, 19 July 2004 

'Sacred Places in Buddhism', Interfaith Seminar held at Shiva Ashram, Mt Eliza, Melbourne, 26 October, 2002

'The Buddha Statue as an Inspiration for Buddhist Practice', RMIT University, Melbourne, interfaith seminar: Artefact and the Expression of Belief, 28th August 2002 

'Truth According To Buddhism',  Multi-Faith Values Circle For World Peace,
Warrandyte Community Centre, 168 Yarra Street, Warrandyte, 6 January 2002

 

Buddhist Newsletters

Pure Vision– the journal of the Melbourne Sakya Centre, 1997-2004
Gentle Voice– the journal of Siddhartha's Intent Australia (dates)
SakyadhitaAustralia Newsletter, 2016-2017