On 20th June 2016, as per the request of teachers at Campania District School, Tasmanian Chinese Buddhist Academy of Australia received 40 students from Grade 7 and 8 and took them on an exclusive tour of the 2 Guardian Stone Lions and 4 Great Heavenly Devas. Conducted under the supervision of two teachers from the School, this tour formed part of their school unit on Ancient China and Chinese history.
Three Elder Gurus from the Academy explained to the students the signifi
The 2 Guardian Lions and 4 Great Heavenly Devas were erected by the nationally renowned Hutchinson Builders in early March 2016. Mr. Scott Hutchinson, Chairman of Hutchinson Builders, came down from Queensland and visited our Tea Tree site. He expressed his awe of the size and intricacy of the carvings on the stones, and said how happy he was that he came to see them. Mr. Hutchinson also visited our Chinese Museum to gain an understanding of our overall vision as well as to
Official Opening of the Two Guardian Lions and Four Great Heavenly Devas Statues was held on Sunday 15 May 2016. Over 1200 people attended the Official Opening of the Two Guardian Lions and Four Great Heavenly Devas. When the official proceedings were taking place in the tent, it was pouring rain with big winds. But as soon as it was time to do the cutting ribbon and lion dance outside, the skies cleared and the sun shone through. We would like to express our heartfelt gratit
Since the 1 March 2016, Hutchinson Builders commenced placement of the four 7m tall Heavenly Devas and two 4m tall lion statues at Tea Tree Rd., Campania. Today marks the conclusion of the statues’ establishment, with the two lion statues placed in their rightful place. The Hutchinson builders and managers praised the beauty and grandeur of the statues, which are an integral part of our Chinese culture. We are very excited with this development, as it has been a long time com