YEAR YEAR CELEBRATION 2007
Here are pictures taking during Lao New
Buddhalavarn has more than 20 years of history. Temple was
originally house in Cabramatta where there are many Laotian
living in and around that area. Several monks stayed at
rented three bedrooms house. After several years of
generosity of donation from Buddhists, Wat Buddhalavarn was able
to purchase a house in Cabramatta. That was where it’d
based for another six – seven years.
late 1990’s Wat Buddhalavarn Inc bought more than 50 acres of
land, two houses and a large shed. One house is now used
for monk residence and another originally converted to library
then meditation centre and it is now being exclusively used to
house quest monks. The shed is being used as temporally
things have been happening since the turn of a new millennium at
Wat buddhalavarn; renovating hall,
constructing new Patthasima, and building
new front wall of temple.
shed was converted to temporary hall. This is heart and
soul of Wat Buddhalavarn. Every thing happens here.
There are new and larger windows, new kitchen, brighter colour
for the whole shed, veranda, and floor. Over years it has
completely transformed into stunning building. . A
temple without a Patthasima is not a complete temple.
of new Patthasima at Wat Buddhalavarn, His Excellency The
Honourable Gordon Samuels, AC VCO, Governor of New South Wales
at the time laid the first foundation stone followed by
dignities from various organisations and thousand and thousand
of Buddhists. Thing slowly starts to develop.
of the temple has been going through major cosmetic surgery.
Hopefully in the near future this temple will looks as good as
it has ever been. New brick wall fence has been built.
those who wish to donate or contribute, please contact Wat
Buddhalavarn Inc and find out how to make your donation.
MONASTERY & MEDITATION CENTRE
LOT 12 MINERVA ROAD
WEDDERBURN NSW 2560
KUTI TEL: 02-4634-1200
SALA TEL: 02-4634-1419
FOUNDATION STONE LAYING CEREMONY
- His Excellency the
Honourable Gordon AC, CVO, Governor of New South Wales and
- His Royal Highness Sadet
- His Excellency Soutsakone
Pathanmmavong, Lao Ambassador to Australia.
- His Worship Counciloor
James Kremmer, the Mayor of Cambelltown City Council.
- Council Banton Banfield,
representing His Worship the Mayor of Cambelltown City
- Mr Dennis Moore, Director
of Planning and Development, Campbelltown City Council,
representing General Manager, Mr. Paul Tosi.
- Chief Superintendent
Chris Evans, Police Regional Commander, Greater Hume Region.
- Superintendent Ben
Feszezuk, Local Area Commander.
- Captian Maija Burtmanis.
- Mrs. Raewynn Sinclair
Kidd. Director of Community Development, Campbelltown City
- Assistant Director of
- Mrs Norberta Pereira,
Community Consultant, Development of Immigration and
Multicultural Affairs and Mr. Perera.
- Ms Phayvanh Phoumindr,
President of Council of Lao Organisations of NSW.
- Mr Phillip Costa,
president of Macarthur Migrant Resource Centre.
- Mr Stephen Hind,
Inspector of Campbelltown City Council.
- Mr Graham Cambell,
President of Weddernburn Association.
- Ms Jone Ward, Prseident
of Campbelltown City Festival of Fisher Ghost and Ms Marie
- Mr. Ron Kidd, Managing
Director of England and Kidd P/L
- Mr. Phillip Hayward,
Managing Director of Lean and Hayward P/L
- Mr. Richard Meaker,
Engineering Manager of Lean and Hayward P/L
- Mrs. Annie Lee,
Cambelltown TAFE outreach Coordinator and Mr. Lee
- Manager, Macarthur
Migrant Resource Centre.
- Coordinator of Housing
- Presidents and Chairs of
various Lao Societies.
Ven. Thongsoun Phanta
Oudom at work