Western Australia: 9th International conference Buddhism & Australia

9th International conference Buddhism & Australia
The International Conference for Buddhism & Australia invites submissions for the 9th International conference Buddhism & Australia that will be held on 6-8 February 2020 in Perth, Western Australia.

The conference investigates the history, current and future directions of Buddhism in Australasia and is a platform for scientists and Buddhists to present their latest researches on Buddhism. Researchers across a broad range of disciplines are welcomed as well thesubmission of pre-formed panel proposals.

9th International Conference Buddhism & Australia
6-8 February, 2020
University of Western Australia Trinity College
230 Hampden Road, Nedlands
Western Australia 6009

Thursday, 6 February 2020

09.30-10.00 Check-in
10.00-11.30 Welcome note & Presentations

“My understanding of Buddhism in Pictures.Thangkas Mandalas and Visualisation”
Vello Vaartnou, Estonian Nyingma

‘A Study of Philosophical and Psychological Importance of the Analysis of Citta, Cetasika and Rupa in the Theravada Abhidhamma’
Venerable Mong Nu Ching Marma, Pali & Buddhist Institute, University of Kelaniya

Group Photo

11.30-12.30 Lunch
12.30-14.00 Presentations

“Buddhist Perspective of World Peace and Human Rights”
Prof. Jinabodhi Bhikkhu University of Chittagong, Chittagong, Bangladesh

“The Significance of Ancient Wisdom for Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships and Harmonious Society”
Mr Arnab Chakma, Liepaja University, Latvia

“Peace in Each Breath is Peace in Life”,
Venerable Thich Giac Chinh (Liem D. Tran), Mindfulness Academy of the United States

14.00-14.30 Coffee break
14.30-16.30 Presentations

“Pariyatti Learning Procedures in Myanmar”
Venerable Ashin Ketu, State Pariyatti Sasana University, Myanmar

“The Third Phase of Life, the Age of Seeking Buddha’s Teaching, According to Myanmar Buddhist Custom”
Venerable Nandawansa, Shwe Thitsar Yadanar Monastery, Myanmar

“What about Buddhism in Australia?”
Ms Pille Repnau, Estonian Nyingma

Friday, 7 February 2020

09.30-10.00 Check-in
10.00-11.30 Presentations

“Buddhist against Empire’
Marju Broder, Estonian Nyingma

The Mind-body Problem Solution Ends Up in Buddhist Metaphysics”
Dr Cicero T. Cortel De la Salle Zobel School, Manila, Philippines

“Establishment of Bhikkhuni Sangha in Bangladesh”
Venerable Varasambodhi Bhikkhu , Buddha Gaya Centre, India

11.30-12.30 Lunch
12.30-14.00 Presentations

“Society for the Study of Pali and Buddhist Culture in Rakhine State (Arakan) of Myanmar”
Venerable Candavansa, Jayamangala Buddhist Vihara, Myanmar

“Cultural Identity of Rakhine People: A Case Study of the Shitthaung Temple, Myanmar”
Venerable TEZA, Mahidol University, Thailand

“A Bengali Prince, the Indian Ocean, and the ‘landlocked’ kingdom of Tibet”
Dr Joshua Esler, Sheridan College, Australia

14.00-14.30 Coffee break
14.30-16.30 Presentations

“Qigong Practices in Buddhism: A Study of Bodhidharma and the Muscle/Tendon Changing Classic (YiJinJing)”
Ms Kate Lebedev, Silkroad Inc

“Teaism: The Spirit of Tea and Buddhism”
Mr Henri Lebedev

Group Discussion.
Answering questions and giving comments to our recent questionnaire “What do you think of Buddhism?”>

16.15-18.00 City tour for speakers

8 February, 2020

‘Let’s Have a Look at WA Buddhist Life!’

Myanmar Buddhist Temple in Camillo
Speakers only

To participate in the conference, please contact

Marju Broder, Organizing Chair
mob +61 0 405549923


9th International conference Buddhism & Australia