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Buddha Mandala Monastery and Retreat Centre

Address: 8 Lewis Road   Chittering WA 6084
Tradition: Mahayana, Vajrayana, integrated Chan (Zen) and Tibetan Esoteric teachings
Affiliation: Buddha Dharma Sangha Association and Nalanda Society
Phone: 61-8-95718286
Fax: 61-8-95718286
E-mail: sbaperth@yahoo.com.au
Website: http://nalandasociety.com/index.php/en/main-monastery-place-of-practice
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Spiritual Director: Ven Yuan Fan  
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other email contact : bmmoffice8@gmail.com

 Opening Times:

Fridays to Sundays and Public Holidays in Western Australia
10.30 am to 4.30 pm


Buddha Shop Australia

Address: 12 High Street   Yackandandah Vic 3749
Tradition: Non-Sectarian
Phone: 0427 271 114 Text Please Phone (orders): 0427 271 114 Text Please
E-mail: gaz.buddhashopaus@gmail.com
Website: https://www.buddhashop.com.au/
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Follow us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BuddhaShopAlbury

Hi. I'm Gary Hayward, and I've been operating the Buddha Shop since 2003 (Originally with my partner Andy who has since passed away).  During this time I have been supplying many of my items to Buddhist and Hindu Centres and Temples, as well as satisfying the personal needs of many individuals.


Buddha Way Cultivation Centre

Address: 9 Rimington Court   Hampton Park Vic 3976
Tradition: Non-Sectarian, LinJi
Affiliation: Buddhist non-sectarian
Phone: (03) 8768 7152
E-mail:
buddhawaycc@gmail.com
Website: http://www.buddhaway.org.au/
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Main Contact: Renyi Shih  Email  (Phone: (03) 8768 7152)
Spiritual Director: Renyi Shih  Email  (Phone: (03) 8768 7152)
Notes and Events:

Meditation and discussion classes are held twice weekly

Wednesday 7:00 – 8:30pm

Sunday 7:00 – 8:30pm

The Buddhaway is an online and in-person space for following and practicing the Buddha Way. Members meet in Hampton Park, Victoria, Australia at the Teacher’s residence for instruction, as well as online.We are dedicated to the practice of the Buddha Way for the benefit of self and others. 


Buddha-Heart Fellowship of Tasmania

Address:   Ulverstone TAS 7315
Tradition: Mahayana, Chan and Pure Land
Affiliation: CloudWater Zendo, the Zen Centre of Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Phone: +61 417 595 600 +61 3 6437 2645
E-mail: buddha.h.f@gmail.com
Website: http://www.BuddhaName.org
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Teacher: Venerable Shih Jingang  
Main Contact: Venerable Shih Jingang  Email  (Phone: 0417 595 600)
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FACEBOOK: Buddhaheart Fellowship.  

We are dedicated to Nien-Fo Ch’an (the unified practice of Ch’an “Zen” and Pure Land Buddhism), and the ideals of community service, and non-sectarianism

Please check our website for regular activities and special events.


Buddhaloka - Thames Buddhist Center

Address: Above the Post Office Pollen Street   Thames Coromandel 3500
Tradition: Non-Sectarian
E-mail: buddhalokainfo@gmail.com
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Main Contact: Guy Parsens  
Notes and Events:

Buddhaloka has an open meditation or Sangha night

Mondays 7 - 9pm

We also host regular yoga, pilates, and meditation courses

Please email us for details or to be listed on our data base for further information.


Buddharatana Monastery of Australia

Address: 12 Menindee Avenue   Leumeah NSW 2560
Tradition: Theravada, Thai Dhammayut tradition
Affiliation: The Chinese Theravada Buddhist Alliance, Kuala Kangsar Guan Yin Temple in Malaysia
Phone: 0466096466
E-mail: buddharatana.monastery.aust@gmail.com
Website: https://sites.google.com/view/buddharatana-monastery-of-aust/home
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Teacher: Bhikkhu Dhammavaro  
Spiritual Director: Bhikkhu Dhammavaro  Email  (Phone: 0466096466)
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In 2016 at the request of his Chinese students in Sydney, Bhante Dhammavaro decided to move to Sydney, so the property in 572, Beaury Creek Road, Urbenville, NSW 2475 is sold and a house in 12, Menindee Avenue, Leumeah, is bought as the new site of the Buddharatana Monastery of Australia Inc. to serve the need of the Chinese Theravada buddhists in NSW.

Long live the Buddha Sasana.


Buddhas Practice Inc.

Address: 110/12 Salonika Street   Parap NT 0820
Tradition: Non-Sectarian
Phone: 0406003709
E-mail: general@bpi2019.org.au
Website: https://www.bpi2019.org.au/
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Notes and Events:

 As a Not-for-Profit charity, we Undertake activities that are consistent with promoting and practising the Buddhist religion in the name of BPI’s Constitution, taking into account all the precepts, all the Meditations and all the Wisdoms

 Monday to Sunday

8:00am - 5:00pm

 


Buddhism & Australia

Address: 645 Wambyn Road   Inkpen WA 6302
Tradition: Vajrayana, Nyingma
Affiliation: Buddhism & Australia Inc
Phone: 0405549923
E-mail: : info@buddhismandaustralia.com
Website: http://www.buddhismandaustralia.com
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Spiritual Director: Vello Vaartnou  
Main Contact: Marju Broder  Email  
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Buddhism and Australia is a non-for-profit organisation, whose main

activities are annual international academic conferences on Buddhism.

Since 2012, international conferences Buddhism and Australia bring

together scholars and Buddhists all over the world to reveal their

latest research about Buddhism. The idea of international conference

Buddhism and Australia originates from  Buddhist scholar-monk Vello

Vaartnou, the author and organiser of similar conferences Buddhism and

Nordland in Europe. Papers from both conferences are available on the

websites for free to everybody.


Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu'Chi Foundation

Address: 17 Ellingworth Parade, Box Hill, VIC 3128   Vic
Tradition: Mahayana, Chinese
Phone: 03 9897 1668
Fax: 03 9897 4288
E-mail: mel@tzuchi.org.au
Website: http://www.tzuchi.org.au/en/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=776&Itemid=53&lang=en
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Contact: Ms Christina Lee  
Spiritual Director: Dharma Master Cheng Yen  
Notes and Events:

Organisation description: It is a non-profit organisation funded solely by the public. It is involved in all areas of charity, environmental protection, community services, education, cultural promotion, bone marrow donation, medicine and international aid and relief.
Activities / Functions: The main aim of the foundation is to educate the rich and help the poor and needy. Our members and volunteers do not preach buddhism but carry out charitable work based on buddhist teachings on compassion and tolerance.
Opening Hours: Mon-Sat 10am-4pm. Closed on Sun and public holidays.
Meeting times / frequency: Once a week or when required.


Buddhist Council of New South Wales

Address: PO Box 593   Crows Nest NSW NSW 1585
Tradition: Non-Sectarian, BCNSW is the peak body for Buddhism in NSW
Affiliation: Federation of Australian Buddhist Councils
Phone: (02) 9966 8893
Fax: (02) 9966 8897
E-mail: office@buddhistcouncil.org
Website: http://www.buddhistcouncil.org/
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President: Gawaine Powell Davie  Email  (Phone: 02 9966-8893)
Main Contact: Ms Sujata Lim  Email  (Phone: 02 9966-8893)
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OUR MISSION:  

(1) The first part of our Mission is to serve its member organisations, which include Buddhist temples, Buddhist societies and other Buddhist organisations.  If a member organisation needs assistance or advice, the Buddhist Council will try to assist. For example, a member organisation may require help to improve its governance, financial management, administration, or they may need preliminary advice in dealing with government agencies.

(2) The second part of our Mission is to represent the Buddhist community to inter-faith groups, media, government and the NSW public, in accordance with the Dharma.

(3) The third part of our Mission is to promote the understanding and practice of the Dharma, which is an objective we share with our members.


Buddhist Council of South Australia

Address:   Kent Town SA 5067
Tradition: Non-Sectarian, BCSA is the peak body for Buddhism in SA
Affiliation: Federation of Australian Buddhist Councils
Website: http://www.bcsa.asn.au/
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Notes and Events:

The Buddhist Council of South Australia promotes the teachings of the Buddha in South Australia and serves as the representative organisation for Buddhist temples, groups and organisations in South Australia.


Buddhist Council of Victoria

Address: 36 McDowall Street   Mitcham Vic 3132
Tradition: Non-Sectarian
Affiliation: Federation of Australian Buddhist Councils
Phone: 0448469135
E-mail: administrator@bcv.org.au
Website: http://www.bcv.org.au
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Secretary: Michael Wells  Email  (Phone: 0419 199 269)
Chair: Venerable Phuoc Tan  Email  (Phone: 0414264194)
Main Contact: Admin Officer: Kim See  Email  (Phone: 0448469135)
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The Buddhist Council of Victoria is a representative body that acts on behalf of Buddhists in the Australian state of Victoria. It is actively engaged in representing the needs of Buddhists to all levels of government, provides speakers for interfaith dialogue and works widely with the community.

It has approximately 40 member temples and has been in operation since 1995. The Committee is elected annually from delegates from the member temples. Principal activities including the introduction of Buddhist education into primary schools and chaplaincy for Buddhist prisoners. We also produced a booklet on palliative care, Buddhist Care for the Dying.


Buddhist Council of Western Australia

Address: Room 2, 275 Stirling Street   East Perth WA 6004
Tradition: Non-Sectarian, BCWA is the peak body for Buddhism in WA
Affiliation: Federation of Australian Buddhist Councils
Phone: +61 0409 686878
Fax: +61 8 9312 3553
E-mail: info@buddhistcouncil.org.au
Website: http://www.wa.buddhistcouncil.org.au/
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Main Contact: BCWA President  Email  (Phone: +61 0409686878)
Notes and Events:

The Buddhist Council of Western Australia was formed in 1995 to serve as a peak body to represent the Buddhist community at government level and national levels. The Buddhist Council of Western Australia is a member of the Federation of Australian Buddhist Councils. We are made up of all three of the major denominations of Buddhism. 


Buddhist Counselling

Address:   Bondi 2026
Tradition: Vajrayana, Sakya
E-mail: Daniel.troyak@gmail.com
Website: http://www.BuddhistCounselling.net
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Based in Bondi, Australia, chaplain Daniel Troyak integrates traditional mindfulness meditation and contemplative skills in a therapeutic context that can be applied by anyone, Buddhist or otherwise.

Mindfulness-based Therapy

Counselling

Meditation 

Pastoral Psychotherapy


Buddhist Discussion Centre Australia

Address: 33 Brooking Street   Upwey Vic 3158
Tradition: Non-Sectarian, (Chan Academy Australia)
Affiliation: World Fellowship of Buddhists Regional Centre and an Associated Institution of the World Buddhist University
Phone: (03) 9754 3334
E-mail: wbu@bdcu.org.au
Website: http://www.bdcu.org.au
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Director: Frank Carter  Email  (Phone: (03) 9754 3334)
Teacher: Anita Carter  
Main Contact: Frank Carter  Email  (Phone: (03) 9754 3334)
Spiritual Director: Anita Carter  Email  (Phone: (03) 9754 3334)
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The Buddhist Discussion Centre Australia is one of over 140 worldwide Regional Centres of The World Fellowship of Buddhists.

Founded in 1978 the organisations key objectives include encouraging the study, practice and realisation of Buddha Dhamma.

The main activities of the organisation include:

Regular "Introduction to Buddhism" courses online and in person

Buddhist Meditation and Teachings on Saturday evenings from 8.00 pm

Online evening 30 minute meditation sessions via Zoom

Occasional weekend Chan and Sum-ie painting classes

Regular 4 day Bhavana mind and path development courses.

A weekly radio program entitled "The Buddhist Hour" broadcast in Melbourne on 3MDR 97.1FM radio each Sunday afternoon from 4.00pm to 5.00pm

An Internet radio station named World Buddhist Radio broadcasting 24 hours per day from http://bdcu.org.au/buddhist-radio/

Publication of Dhamma articles and information via website www.dhammastream.org

Associated Institution of the World Buddhist University with an extensive multilingual Buddhist reference library housed onsite. (update)


Buddhist Education Services for Schools Inc.

Address: Brisbane   Qld 4122
Tradition: Non-Sectarian
Phone:
E-mail: bess.info.qld@gmail.com; ‎
Website: https://www.bessqld.org/
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Main Contact: : Venerable Tseten  Email  (Phone: )
Teacher: : Venerable Tseten  
Notes and Events:

 

Buddhist Education Services for Schools Inc. (BESS) is a not for profit association that recruits, trains and supports Buddhist teachers to share the wisdom of the Buddha with children in years 3-6 in the Religious Instruction program in Queensland government schools. 

 We have recently developed a four year cycle of lessons that are shared with the children in years 3-6.

 The objectives of our curriculum are to teach students about the values and attitudes consistent with the Buddha's teachings, and to enable the children to learn life skills based on those teachings. We include gentle meditation techniques in a safe environment that are built upon an understanding of why meditation is axial to Buddhist practice.  If you are interested in joining us, please email us and we will reply as quickly as possible.

 Contact by email only

 

 

 


 


Buddhist Library and Meditation Centre

Address: 90-92 Church Street   Camperdown NSW 2050
Tradition: Non-Sectarian
Phone: 02 9519 6054
E-mail: info@buddhistlibrary.org.au
Website: http://www.buddhistlibrary.org.au
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Tuesday Evening Meditation or Buddhism Class (7-9pm) is a series of courses that combine theoretical exploration of Buddhist teachings with guided meditation practices.

Wednesday Lotus Buds Sangha Meditation Class (7:30pm) is a Buddhist group led by the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh (a Zen monk) who has lived in the west for the past forty years. Beginners are most welcome.

Thursday Power Yoga and Meditation (6:30pm) is an “hour of power” combines the practices of mindful body movements through yoga and meditation, suitable for intermediate practitioners.

Saturday Yoga and Meditation (10-11:30am) provide a gentle introduction to both physical and mental yoga for those who want to learn how to clam the mind, beginners are welcome.

1st Saturday of the month Practical Buddhism Discussion Group

(5-7pm) exploring how to apply Buddhism in everyday life.

For more information on special courses and updates: 

www.buddhistlibrary.org.au


Buddhist Temple Trisikkha Inc

Address: 7 Mount Kulburn Drive (PO Box 589, Derragun Townsville)   Jensen Qld 4818
Tradition: Theravada, Thai
Phone: (07) 4751 6038 (07) 4751 6258
E-mail: nipa@bro.com.au
Website: https://www.buddhisttempletownsville.com/
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Main Contact: Mrs. Nippa Brown  Email  (Phone: 0432 387 909)
Teacher: Phra Kanokphan Sukkhum  
Notes and Events:

Opens the temple from 09.00 AM - 19.00 PM from Monday - Friday and 09.00 AM - 20.00 PM from Saturday - Sunday.

Meditation
Chanting
Offering food to monks...
Thai New Year
Loy krathong festival
Wesak Day Festival
Dhamma classes
All Buddhist festivals 


Buddhist Vihara of Queensland - Goodna Temple

Address: 108 Eric Street   Goodna Qld 4300
Tradition: Theravada, Sri Lankan, everyone welcome
Phone: (07) 3818 8806
E-mail: sugathasara@yahoo.com
Website: https://www.facebook.com/BVOQLD/
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Contact: Jaya (Secretary)  (Phone: 07 3372 7663)
Secretary: Mr Asela Devendra  Email  
Main Contact: Ven.Wilagama Anandanda Siri  
Teacher: Ven. Sugatha Sara  
Notes and Events:

The Buddhist Vihara of Queensland is situated on 2.5 acres of bush-land setting in Goodna on an elevated land. Its native vegetation along with ample wild life creates serene and calm surroundings, with the stone Buddha statue in meditation posture in front of the main building. The main building houses the shrine room with a beautiful Buddha statue, monks quarters. Disability access is from the back of the building. Toilet facilities for the visiting public are located at the ground floor area. The place can easily accommodate 500 visitors during a major festival. The veranda around the upper floor of the building provides ample space for a quiet sitting for meditation.

Visitors from all walks of life and religious beliefs are welcome to visit the temple. All the residents in the immediate neighbourhood consider the temple as a valuable addition to the forest setting of the area. They all appreciate the harmless, non-invasive and peaceful life of the monks and the devotees. It recommended that one should visit the temple just to experience the ambiance of the place.

Sensible attire with white or lighter colours is welcome. While at the temple, speak little and act in a disciplined manner.

Silence is the key thing for the cultivation of mind.

Alms giving for the monks have been arranged for the days of the month. Please telephone the resident monks to organize alms giving for a special occasion.

A future development plan has been approved by the Ipswich City Council. This includes better parking facilities, access roads, a meditation hall, Sthupa and a Bodhi Tree Precinct. Donations are welcome to help develop the temple.


Caboolture Mindfulness Practice Meditation Group

Address: South East Queensland   Caboolture Qld 4510
Tradition: Non-Sectarian, Thich Nhat Hanh - Community of Mindful Living
Affiliation: Mindfulness Practice Group, Brisbane, Queensland
Phone: 07 3888 1171, 0409401894
E-mail: cmpmg@y7mail.com
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Main Contact: Joyce and Rhys  Email  (Phone: 07 38881171)
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Currently meet weekly on Tuesday nights from 6.30pm to 8:30

Hold every 2nd month Mindfulness days usually on a Sunday from 9am to 3:30

Usually at least one weekend/3day retreat each year


Canberra Zen Group

Address:   ACT
Tradition: Mahayana, Western
Affiliation: Diamond Sangha Sydney Zen Centre
Phone: 0429635412
E-mail: gcaitcheon@gmail.com
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The Canberra Zen Group is a zen practice group affiliated with the Sydney Zen Centre. The group meets weekly for zen meditation and every two months or so for zazenkai (longer zen meditation meetings) on the weekend. Paul Maloney Roshi from the Sydney Zen Centre usually teaches and provides interviews at the zazenkai.


Canberra Bhāvanā Society

Address:   Canberra ACT 2600
Tradition: Theravada
Phone: 0421 137 417
E-mail: stuart_amoore@yahoo.com.au
Website: http://www.canberrabhavanasociety.org
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Canberra Bhāvanā Society's main focus is meditation and a study of the Suttas (teachings of the Buddha and His disciples).

Courses run throughout the year and are open to everyone regardless of background or experience. For each course, one or several Suttas are chosen. The forum for the courses starts with meditation followed by a reading of a Sutta during which time discussion, questioning and critical reflection are encouraged.

All views are respected and everyone is welcome!


Canberra Insight Meditation Group

Address:   OConnor/Lyneham ACT ACT 2602
Tradition: Theravada, Mahasi Sayadaw, Western
Affiliation: Blue Mountains Insight Meditation Centre
E-mail: info@canberrainsightmeditationgroup.org
Website: http://www.canberrainsightmeditationgroup.org/
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Main Contact: Lesley Lebkowicz  Email  
Notes and Events:

Please refer to 

http://www.canberrainsightmeditationgroup.org/ 

for further information.


Canberra Soto Zen Group

Address:   Ainslie ACT 2602
Tradition: Mahayana, Soto School - Eihei Dogen Daiosho
E-mail: tonycrivelli@ozemail.com.au
Website: http://canberrasotozengroup.wix.com/canberrasotozengroup
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Main Contact: Tony Crivelli  Email  
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We hold weekly ‘Zanzenkai’ services, in the Soto Zen School (Mahayana Buddhism) tradition.  The service is held on Sundays from 5:15pm to 7pm.  Other activities are planned linked to Soto Zen practice: one day workshops, short retreats, talks and discussions by teachers in the Zen tradition.  Membership of the group is desirable but everyone is welcome!


Central Coast Meditation Centre (Tsechen Samten Choe Ling)

Address: 5 Haynes Avenue Umina Beach 2257   NSW
Tradition: Vajrayana, Sakya
Affiliation: Sakya Losal Choe Dzong (Canberra)
Phone: 02 43447718
E-mail: nelson38@optusnet.com.au
Website: http://www.centralcoastmeditationcentre.com/
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Teacher:  
Spiritual Director: Lama Choedak  
Main Contact: Donna 02 43447718  Email  (Phone: 02 43447718)
Notes and Events:

Meditation and teachings by appointment -- please call to inquire

Central Coast Meditation Centre has been established for 10 years, a non for profit organisation the Centre is dedicated to the dissemination of Tibetan Buddhism.

Teaching Tradition: Vajrayana, Sakya.

Teachings include:

  • Samatha - Calm Abiding Meditation
  • Vipassana – Insight Meditation
  • Diamond Sutra
  • Heart Sutra
  • The Way of the Bodhisattva
  • The Hundred Thousand Songs of Milarepa
  • Kamalashila – Stages of Meditation
  • Analytical Meditation
  • Dzogchen Teachings by Soygal Rinpoche
  • Kamalashila Lojong - mind meditation
  • Atisha’s Teachings
  • \'Thich Nhat Hanh\' Teachings – Path of Tranquility, Present Moment, Ultimate Dimensions
  • ... and many other teachings
  • Special teachings for children including: Calm Abiding Meditation, Basic Buddhist Philosophy

Spiritual Director: Lama Choedak Rinpoche is the Spiritual Director of the Tibetan Buddhist Society of Canberra (Sakya Losal Choe Dzong www.sakya.com.au.

One of the few meditation masters in Australia, Lama Choedak trained under His Eminence Chogye Trichen Rinpoche (who taught His Holiness the Dalai Lama and His Holiness Sakya Trizin).


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