Do I have to pick just one Buddhist tradition?

There are those who are confused by the multiplicity of traditions in Buddhism – just like the multiplicity of Christian traditions. In this short article, Rev. angel Kyodo williams talks about her essential tradition – foundation – and how this is enriched by the other traditions.
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Jewish Youth visiting the Western Wall

Western WallOn Monday, July 9, our group ended a long day in Jerusalem’s Old City with a visit to the Kotel, also called the Western Wall. We had learned from our group leaders of its rich history as the last part of the Second Temple to remain standing, as well as its spiritual value and symbolism to Jews across the world. We had been briefed about the differences between Orthodox and Reform Jews and the possible challenges that could result at the Wall. With all that in our minds, I could feel a sense of curiosity from the entire group as we were separated by gender at the security entrance and entered the holy site.

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Buddhism: Writers and the War against Nature

Buddhism, art, and environmentalism—all honor the beauty and magic of the natural world. In a powerful autobiographical essay, the poet, sage, and Zen practitioner Gary Snyder traces his lifelong commitment to the environment and calls on all creative people to rise in its defense.
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2018 Victorian Interfaith Networks Conference

The Faith Communities Council of Victoria, in association with the Brimbank and Maribyrnong Interfaith Network and the City of Brimbank, would like to invite you to the 2018 Victorian Interfaith Networks Conference on Sunday, November 18th 2018 @ St. Albans Community Centre

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Homework Help: Aboriginal Children



Mercy Access provides homework help for Aboriginal children in Shepparton and Wodonga – places where indigenous children attend school. This program has got off to a flying start and there is a call for volunteers.

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