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Karen Buddhist Dhamma Dhutta Foundation

Karen Traditional Wrist Tying Ceremony

The 2015 Traditional Karen Wrist Tying Ceremony in Bendigo was very successful.

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Help us build our new monastery

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The Karen Buddhist Dhamma Dhutta Foundation Inc. supports Karen Buddhists and Karen Christian people to practise their traditional religions and culture, and helps refugees. We have a Buddhist monastery in the centre of Bendigo.

About Karen people

In case you have come to this website looking for general information about the Karen people and Karen refugees, we have included some introductory information and links to other websites.

Latest news -

2014 Karen Wrist Tying Festival was featured in the Bendigo Advertiser - click for story

Generously supported by City of Greater Bendigo

Karen Muslims, Christians and Buddhists come together for United Nations International Day of Peace

Buddhist leaders call for compassion for Muslims in Burma

Bendigo Karen Buddhists and Christians pray together for peace in Burma

Our new home & campaign to bring more Karen refugees to Australia

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