Commemorating the Lord Buddha's Birth,Enlightenment and Passing
Saturday: May 4, 2019
in the City of Melbourne
* Sangha Dana Lunch Offering:
10am, St Peters Eastern Hill Anglican Church Hall, 15 Gisborne Street,
* Vesak Procession & Friendship Walk
In the Heart of Melbourne with Traditional Drummers, Buddha Floats, Flags,
Lanterns, the colours of Victoria’s Buddhist Community.
Starts at 1pm - Parliament Gardens Reserve (assemble from 12.15pm)
Corner of Nicholson Street Extension (diagonally opposite The Princess
Theatre) & Albert Streets, East Melbourne.
Procession proceeds along Spring Street and Collins Street
to the Melbourne Town Hall. Corner of Swanston & Collins.
Public and metro car parking nearby.
*Free vegetarian lunch packs available.
* Vesak Official Commemoration
Between 1.30 to 3.30pm
Melbourne Town Hall. (corner Swanston & Collins Streets)
- Veneration of the Buddha Relics.
- Guided Meditation
- Chanting & Blessing from the Buddhist Traditions.
- Dhamma Talk
- Interfaith Messages
- Cultural Performance