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Two Buddhist Supply stores near the New South Wales and Victorian Border – Albury and Yackandandah

Four Tibetan Buddhist Monks with Andy and Gaz

Four Tibetan Buddhist Monks with Andy and Gaz

Plenty of Buddha statues and supplies abound with not only one but now TWO that’s right TWO Buddha Shops – one located in North East Victoria (Buddha Shop Yackandandah) and the other located in Albury (Buddha Shop Albury)

A Bears Old Wares Buddha Shop Yackandandah has been around for eight years servicing the local area from Wagga in the north to Euroa in the south and many regions in between.  The Yackandandah store has also been supplying worldwide for eight years also with their extensive range in their online store click here to take a look … you will be amazed at what you will find there.

Dancing Shiva - Nataraja 2 metres tall and beautiful Balinese umbrellas set the magic scene

Dancing Shiva - Nataraja 2 metres tall and beautiful Balinese umbrellas set the magic scene

Gaz (one of the owners) said recently “We thought we would open another store in Albury as some people in the northern areas of Victoria can’t get to Yackandandah, it takes another two hours out of their day to visit here, this way they don’t need to travel too far from home”

Raising funds for Thai Flood victims outside Buddha Shop Albury

Raising funds for Thai Flood victims outside Buddha Shop Albury

If your’e ever travelling in southern New South Wales or Northern Victoria then either of these stores is well worth a visit, many things you will see here you will not see anywhere else.  From large Buddha, Ganesh and many other Hindu statues to Tibetan furniture and antiques, artifacts, which are hard to find in this day and age.

Click here to see how to get to both stores or just google Buddha Shop Yackandandah or Buddha Shop Albury and you will see the directions there also.

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November 29, 2011 Posted by | Aboriginal, Albury, art, asian, Australian, Buddha, Buddhism, Buddhist, buy, clothing, craft, dot, dot painting, furniture, india, Lakshimi, meditation, nepal, painting, shop, show, Tara, Temple, thailand, Tibet, Wodonga | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Buddha Shop Albury and Yackandandah – not your average clothing – not trendy fashion items but unique attire!!

We at Buddha Shop Albury and Buddha Shop Yackandandah beleive that fashion shouldn’t be just copying everybody else and going for what the mainstream like.  If that was the case we’d all be wearing Armani and Business Suits around every day.

Cotton wrap around skirts from the 60's everybody still loves them today

Cotton wrap around skirts from the 60's everybody still loves them today

We have sourced some of the most believable and original designs from far away places –  The Himalayas – Nepal – India – Tibet – Thailand and Bali to name just a few.

Come on in to one of our stores and see our fabulous range of men and ladies clothing (we also stock some cotton shirts for the kids as well)

Our stores are :
Buddha Shop Albury:  478 B Dean St, Albury NSW. (just two doors down from the Bended Elbow hotel – next to Cremers Art Store
click here for directions – Albury store just add your location

A Bears Old Wares & Buddha Shop: 12 High St, Yackandandah. Victoria. (right out there on High Street – you will see our flags flying proudly)
click here for directions Yackandandah store just add your location.

Pure silk tye dyed Kaftans one size fits all fabulous range of colours come in and grab them before they dissappear

Pure silk tye dyed Kaftans one size fits all fabulous range of colours come in and grab them before they dissappear

Unisex patchwork pants great for guys and gals of any age made in Nepal for our store great price at only $35

Unisex patchwork pants great for guys and gals of any age made in Nepal for our store great price at only $35

Hindu Gods & Goddess Tee Shirts - so colourful and only $15 each. Suitable for men and women

Hindu Gods & Goddess Tee Shirts - so colourful and only $15 each. Suitable for men and women

 

Great Ladies top, so light and airy great for the oncoming summer months evening or day wear only $25 each

Great Ladies top, so light and airy great for the oncoming summer months evening or day wear only $25 each

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November 24, 2011 Posted by | Albury, asian, Australian, Buddha, Buddhism, Buddhist, buy, clothing, craft, dot, dot painting, furniture, india, Lakshimi, meditation, nepal, painting, shop, Tara, Temple, thailand, Tibet, Wodonga | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Buddha Shop Albury – Bringing change to the border region – Albury are you ready?

Come on in and visit the BRAND NEW shop in the City of Albury, a shop which can bring about change in your life.

We have finally opened our New store and everyone is welcome to visit .. bring a friend or come with yourself … you will fee the energy when you walk through the door.  The beautiful sounds of Craig Pruess singing the Sacred Chants of Buddha, such a blissful sound surrounding you.

Just drop in anytime have a look around, buy something if you like or just come and sit in our Buddha Meditation room for some peace and quiet away from the crowd on Dean Street.  you can click here to see our Buddhist Links page with a directory to world wide Buddhist sites

We are located at 478 B Dean Street, Albury, two doors down from the Bended Elbow right in between Cremers Art Store and Blooms Country store which are all just up from the Cinema Centre.  Click here to see our website.  or click here to see our Facebook Pageand get notified of our many specials and FREE events when they happen.

We also have information on Wat Albury (the only Buddhist Temple in Albury) click here to see their website and details of their FREE meditation sessions held weekly.

Here’s a couple of nice photos below

Wat Albury – The only Buddhist Temple in Albury (free guided meditation an
d Dhamma talks weekly)  
                                                                                                                                                              Below: Buddha Shop FREE meditation spaceWat Albury - The only Buddhist Temple in Albury (free guided meditation and Dhamma talks weekly)
Buddha Shop Albury - Free space to sit and relax - alone or with friend

November 14, 2011 Posted by | Albury, asian, Australian, Buddha, Buddhism, Buddhist, buy, craft, furniture, india, Lakshimi, meditation, nepal, painting, shop, Tara, Temple, thailand, Tibet, Wodonga | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Buddha Shop Albury opens it’s doors – a new era for the Albury Region and beyond …

A Bears Old Wares & Buddha Shop of Yackandandah have spread their wings and opened a NEW store in Albury.

This new shop has many of the same favourite items that everyone comes to see and buy at Yackandandah .. there is also a completely NEW range of products which have been sourced from Katmandu, Bali, Tibet, India and Thailand.

Andy Stevens and Gary Hayward co-owner operators of both shops have been very busy keeping a keen eye out and selecting only the very best products and along with their “Fair Trade and Environment Policy” been able to ensure that a Fair Price is paid for those products and that NO Child Labour is used in the manufacture of the products as well.  Click here to view the Buddha Shop “Fair Trade and Environment Policy”

So if your’e in the Albury/Wodonga region or just travelling through feel free to drop in to the Buddha Shop Albury at 478 B Dean St, Albury.

Located just near the Bended Elbow Hotel and next door to Blooms Country store, you are always welcome to visit and browse or just sit in the private meditation space for as long as you like. (it’s free)

Meditation room at Buddha Shop Albury

Meditation room at Buddha Shop Albury

Below a photograph of the inside of Buddha Shop Albury (new store)

Inside Buddha Shop Albury

Inside Buddha Shop Albury

 

Pictured below are Gaz and Andy outside their Yackandandah store with four Tibetan Buddhist Monks when they visited.

Four Tibetan Buddhist Monks with Andy and Gaz

Four Tibetan Buddhist Monks with Andy and Gaz

 

 

November 11, 2011 Posted by | Albury, asian, Australian, Buddha, Buddhism, Buddhist, buy, craft, dot painting, furniture, india, Lakshimi, meditation, nepal, painting, shop, Tara, Temple, thailand, Tibet, Wodonga | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

More funds raised by Buddhist Communities in Sydney – extending Dana for Thai Flood victims

On Sunday 6th November, the ground of Cabravale Leisure Centre, Cabramatta was filled with thousands of Buddhist from the Cabramatta and Fairfield area for a Vegetarian Food Fair Festival, a fundraising for Thailand flood relief  to read more on this story please click here

If you would like to donate to the fund you can do so by sending your Cheque or money order to Wat Albury – the only Buddhist Temple in Albury just click on this link for details – donations can also be made by Direct Deposit into Wat Albury Bank account and the funds will all go to those in need.

Thai flood victims fund raising

Thai flood victims fund raising

 

November 11, 2011 Posted by | Albury, asian, Australian, Buddha, Buddhism, Buddhist, meditation, thailand, Wodonga | , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Buddha Shop Albury helping to promote Buddhism on the border

Gary Hayward Co-Owner Operator or Buddha Shop Albury said this week “Andy and I are Buddhists and as such we are very keen that Buddhism should have a high profile in the Border region and also of course the north east of Victoria (where we live) to such and end we will actively promote Buddhism in this area”  he said.  “Anyone who is interested can received a flyer when they visit either of our stores (Albury or Yackandandah)  for Wat Albury – The only Buddhist Temple in Albury which offers FREE Dhamma Talks and Guided Meditation each Sunday by Ajahn Satit of the Temple”

Of course anyone who is interested can visit the Wat Albury website by just clicking here to find our more
or there is also a Facebook Page for the Temple just click here

Below is a photo of the Wat Albury Flyer/s  and also a photo of Ajahn Satit when he organised a guided Meditaion session in Yackandandah some months ago.

Meditation session held at Yackandandah by Ajahn Satit of Wat Albury

Meditation session held at Yackandandah by Ajahn Satit of Wat Albury

Albury Buddhist Temple

Albury Buddhist Temple

November 9, 2011 Posted by | Albury, art, asian, Australian, Buddha, Buddhism, Buddhist, india, meditation, shop, thailand, Wodonga | , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Buddha Shop Albury now in it’s second week not just a store but an Ultimate Destination

Buddha Shop Albury … (a second store opened in Albury) the original store in Yackandandah called A Bears Old Wares & Buddha Shop is gaining popularity more and more after only being opened for just two weeks now.

Many people coming in to see what is on offer there.  This store is much larger than the one in Yackandandah with much of the same stock but a few pleasant surprises as well says Gary Hayward (co-owner operator)  “We have so much space in the new shop and it gives  us the opportunity to spread our wings so to speak”  he said this week, “We are now able to show off our larger items like our Balinese Umbrellas which are three metres tall and our beautiful Buddha and Ganesha water features.  Now that we have the space people can walk freely around and are genuinely amazed at what they see here”  Click here to view the Buddha Shop Website

See some photos below and click on the photos to see a large collection of the new stock on offer at Buddha Shop Albury.
This shop is not just a store but a Destination  Venue for the Border Region. 

Buddha Shop Albury - your ultimate destination

Buddha Shop Albury - your ultimate destination

Dancing Shiva - Nataraja 2 metres tall and beautiful Balinese umbrellas set the magic scene

Dancing Shiva - Nataraja 2 metres tall and beautiful Balinese umbrellas set the magic scene

The View as you enter Buddha Shop Albury

The View as you enter Buddha Shop Albury

Buddha Shop Albury from the outside

Buddha Shop Albury from the outside

November 9, 2011 Posted by | Albury, asian, Australian, Buddha, Buddhism, Buddhist, furniture, india, Lakshimi, meditation, nepal, painting, shop, Tara, Tibet, Wodonga | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Buddhists from the Albury / Wodonga region flock to Wat Dammakaya Sydney for the annual Kathin Ceremony

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A bus of Buddhists from the Border region of NSW and Victoria headed to Sydney for the  Kathin Ceremony at Wat Dammakaya Sydney

Click here to see all the details and many beautiful photos of this wonderful annual event.

 

 

November 8, 2011 Posted by | Albury, asian, Australian, Buddha, Buddhism, Buddhist, thailand, Wodonga | , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Meditation Guide for beginners – you need to see this

Click here for an easy to follow Meditation guide for beginners  brought to you by the Middle Way Meditation Retreat

Photo below of Guided Meditation by Ajahn Satit of Wat Buddhavongsayaram Inc. the only Buddhist temple in Albury

Held in Yackandandah North East Victoria – a joint collaboration between Ajahn Satit and A Bears Old Wares & Buddha Shop Yackandandah 

Meditation session held at Yackandandah by Ajahn Satit of Wat Albury

Meditation session held at Yackandandah by Ajahn Satit of Wat Albury

 

 

 

November 7, 2011 Posted by | Albury, asian, Australian, Buddha, Buddhism, Buddhist, thailand, Wodonga | , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Buddha Shop Albury receives blessing from Ajahn Satit Wat Buddhavongsayaram the only Buddhist Temple in Albury

Buddha Shop Albury receives blessing from Ajahn Satit Wat Buddhavongsayaram the only Buddhist Temple in Albury .

Buddha Shop Albury donated 10% of their total sales made on the opening day 20th October, 2011

Click here to see Wat Buddhavongsayaram Buddhist Temple website

See the video below of news footage from Win Television of the Blessing Ceremony performed by Ajahn Satit of Wat Buddhavongsayaram Albury

November 7, 2011 Posted by | Albury, asian, Australian, Buddha, Buddhism, Buddhist, shop, Wodonga | , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment