NSW: Friday Qi Gong & Movement

Buddhist Library‘Qi’ roughly translates to ‘Vital energies’ and ‘Gong’ to ‘Cultivation’ and is more simply described as a Chinese style of gentle yoga. Medical Qigong is one of the 5 types of Chinese medicine and is over 2000 years old. In this morning class, we will be learning a series of transformative healing movements to nourish your body, calm your mind and energise your spirit!

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Ramadan – The Islamic Month of Fasting

Ramadan is a month of fastingRamadan (sometimes spelled Ramadhan) is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, during which Muslims fast or do not eat or drink during the daytime. The date for the start of Ramadan is slightly different each year, depending on the position of the moon. Once Ramadan starts, Muslims should not eat or drink between dawn and sunset. This usually continues for thirty days, but sometimes twenty-nine days.

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Australian National Imams Council visits Sri Lanka Consul General

ANIC visits Sri Lanka Consul GeneralThe Australian National Imams Council (ANIC), The Grand Mufti of Australia and Muslim Community leaders visit to the Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Sydney in support and standing in solidarity with the people of Sri Lanka after the recent terrorist attacks last week that left over 250 dead and 500 injured.

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Victoria: Holocaust Memorial Service



The Anglican Diocese of Melbourne, Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne and Uniting Church Synod of Victoria will conduct a Holocaust Memorial Service on the evening of Monday 29 April at Siena College, Camberwell at 7:30pm.

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Lest we forget: Remembering Sikh soldiers on Gallipoli

Anzac Day is commemorated every year on 25 April to mark the landing of Australian and New Zealand (Anzac) troops on Gallipoli in 1915, in the Turkish peninsula. This military campaign during WWI lasted eight months and claimed at least 125,000 lives. Many Sikhs paid the ultimate sacrifice on Gallipoli too, including 80% of the soldiers of a single Sikh battalion.

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Qld: Toowoomba Mosque offers Condolences and Prayers

On Tuesday, 23 April 2019 some members of Toowoomba Masjid visited St Anthony’s Church with flowers. Led by President of Islamic Society of Toowoomba, Professor Shahjahan Khan, and Imam Abdul Kader the team felt a bit relieved to be able to reciprocate some of the humanity shown to the Muslim community by their Christian friends after the Christchurch mosques attacks.

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Statement of the Secretary General – Sri Lanka Attack;
The Statement of the Sri Lanka Council of Religions for Peace





New York | 22 April 2019
The Religions for Peace global family is deeply saddened by the despicable acts of terror that targeted hotels and Christian places of worship in Colombo, Negombo and Batticaloa during the holy celebration of Easter. We join the leaders of the Sri Lanka Council of Religions for Peace (RfP Sri Lanka) and the people of Sri Lanka as they grieve the loss of innocent lives.

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Victoria: Ecumenical ANZAC Service at St Paul’s Cathedral, Melbourne

On ANZAC Day (25 April) at 11am St Paul’s Cathedral will conduct a Service of Lament, Repentance and Hope. We will remember that the ‘War to end all wars’ was over, but that was not ‘enough’. War continues. We will pray for all peace makers, who are children of God, whoever they are. All are welcome. Service commences at 11 AM.

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Mythbusting with the Grand Mufti: Australia’s Muslim leader answers your questions

You asked, he answered. The Grand Mufti of Australia and New Zealand Ibrahim Abu Mohamed answers some of the most commonly asked questions about Islam, including views on homosexuality and Jihad. Here, SBS Reporter Fares Hassan sat down with the Grand Mufti to address what he calls “misconceptions” associated with the religion of Islam. The questions were some of the most commonly asked by commenters on the SBS Arabic24 Facebook page.

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