From May 15, 2016 11:00 until May 15, 2016 11:45
Fo Guang Shan Melbourne and The Interfaith Centre of Melbourne invite you to:
Interfaith Ceremony for Peace and Understanding | Buddha Day
Date: Sunday 15 May 2016 Time: 11am to 11:45am
Location: Buddha Stage, The Square
Presented by Fo Guang Shan Melbourne and The Interfaith Centre of Melbourne, spiritual leaders and representatives from various faiths, will offer prayers and readings from sacred texts for peace and understanding amongst all beings in the world. Together, side by side, in unity, participants alongside religious leaders and representatives will make a peace offering towards understanding between the people of the world’s religions, faiths and spiritualties.
The ceremony is held as part of the free annual Buddha’s Day and Multicultural Festival @ Federation Square.
The festival is organised by FGS Monastic Order and Buddha’s Light International Association of Victoria (BLIAV), a not-for-profit organisation, which engages in activities that are beneficial to society at large. The association places emphasis on education, culture, cultivation and service.