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Very serious PA system.
6 wireless hand mikes
2 wireless head mikes
1 corded mike
Entirely battery powered

Every word is heard
Small table with chair and table cloths
Wind-proof candle holders
Portable lectern
wedding manual
400 pages
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    Buddhist Wedding Ceremonies "A Celebration of Love"
    Philip Greentree has researched the many traditions of Buddhism and written a ceremony that conforms with the requirements of Australian Law.

    Most Australians don't realise that Buddhism is NOT a religion in the exact sense, rather it is a way of life. And, yes, there are Buddhists who don't necessarily believe in God as such. However, it is the way of life that Buddhist follow that makes it ever growing in popularity in the West.

    With a Buddhist ceremony, a monk does not need to be present. The couple can travel to the nearest Temple to seek blessing at their convenience.

    The real issue with a Buddhist wedding ceremony (as such), is that it does not comply with Australian Law. This is why Philip Greentree has written a ceremony that includes the components that comply with Australian Legal requirements.

    The ceremony contains many essential rituals, including:

  • Recitation by the Assembly
  • Offering to Buddha
  • Reading the Sigalovada Sutta
  • Buddhist asking of vows of the bridal couple
  • Cord ceremony
  • Buddhist handfasting
  • The Tisarana
  • The Panca Sila

  • The Australian Bridal Industry Academy

    ABIA Approved
    Philip takes great personal pride in professionalism and achievement. He is one of the few NSW celebrants outside of Sydney to be approved by the Australian Bridal Industry Academy, which gives you peace of mind knowing the standard of quality service and presentation he has achieved.

     Of course, the ceremony contains the elements required by Australian Law:

  • The monitum
  • The couple's marriage vows
  • Signing the Register

    Of course, the rest of the cermony inlcudes the Buddhist traditions as well as some deeply spiritual elements I have developed especially for weddings.


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