1st and 2nd Year Buddhism Educational Workshops

We were delighted to welcome Sakhya Prema and the team from BHS who came over from the UK to deliver workshops on the Buddhist religion. During these workshops, 1st and 2nd year students explored Mahayan and Theravada Buddhist culture. They were given a detailed understanding of India and Asia's ancient history; reincarnation and Netwon's law of karma. Students gained a deeper understanding of self and the external bodies of mind and senses. They experienced Buddhist music, gongs and singing bowls; as well as how sound is essentially spiritual. Sakhya and his team invited students to experience yoga, pranayama breathing and focusing the mind in meditation. A number of students were invited to dress up in costumes, have their faces & hands painted, and learn songs and dances that are sacred to Buddhism. A number of incoming 1st year students participated in this highly interactive, vibrant event.