SA's first Buddhist burial garden to open today

03-Apr-2016 6:30 AM

South Australia’s first dedicated Buddhist burial area – complete with a 4m high Buddha statue – will officially open at Enfield Memorial Park this morning (10am).

His Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Le AO, Governor of South Australia, will unveil the new Buddhist Garden and statue in front of more than 400 people.
 
The special event will be full of colour featuring a six-troupe lion dance, “happy man”, drummer, fire crackers and an official blessing by senior leaders of the various Buddhist sects, including the Most Venerable Thich Nhu Hue, transforming the garden into pure land.

See media alert attached. For more information contact Tony Amato at the Adelaide Cemeteries Authority on 0403 010 131.