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Malaysia: Teachings with Ven. Thubten Chodron

December 10, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - December 15, 2019 @ 5:00 pm SMT

Venerable Thubten Chodron

Malaysia Young Buddhist Association hosts

Ven. Thubten Chodron in Penang and Kedah

December 10-15

Contact Bro Vincent Tan Chor Lim 019-809 9851


♦ Following in the Buddha’s Footsteps

A public talk with Venerable Thubten Chodron

Tuesday, December 10: 7:30-9:30 pm

The Buddha was once an ordinary sentient being just like us. How did he attain awakening, and what makes him a reliable guide to follow? Ven. Thubten Chodron shares the unique qualities of the Buddha and his teachings from her latest book Following in the Buddha’s Footsteps, the fourth volume of The Library of Wisdom and Compassion, a series she is coauthoring with His Holiness the Dalai Lama on the stages of the Buddhist path.

Than Siang Temple
132, Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah
11900 Bayan Lepas

Contact: +60 4 641 4822

♦ Creating Habits for Happiness

A public talk with Venerable Thubten Chodron

Wednesday, December 11: 7:30-9:30 pm

Many of us think that having more money, power, fame, and better relationships will bring greater happiness, but is that really the case? Ven. Thubten Chodron speaks about the true causes of happiness and how to create habits that will bring about long-lasting satisfaction and joy to ourselves and others.

Pu Ai Community Service Centre
No. 3, Lintang Macallum 1
Georgetown, Penang 10300

Contact: +60 4 262 9299


♦ Samsara, Nirvana, and Buddha Nature

A public talk with Venerable Thubten Chodron

Thursday, December 12: 7:30-9:30 pm

How can the mind be the basis for both the unsatisfactoriness of cyclic existence and the bliss and fulfillment of nirvana? Ven. Thubten Chodron shares His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s explanation of this apparent paradox from their book Samsara, Nirvana, and Buddha Nature, the third volume of The Library of Wisdom and Compassion.

Central Kedah Buddhist Association
5-F, Jalan Kampung Baru, Taman Sentosa
08000 Sungai Petani

Contact:+60 4 421 2929


♦ Public Talk & Weekend Silent Retreat

 With Venerable Thubten Chodron

Friday, December 13: 7:30-9:30
Saturday, December 14:
details to come
Sunday, December 15:
details to come

Do you often judge yourself and compare yourself to others? What might it be like to cultivate love and compassion for yourself and all beings instead? Join Ven. Thubten Chodron for a weekend of self-exploration to deepen our understanding of how applying the Buddha’s teachings in daily life can help us to relate to ourselves and others in healthy, realistic, and beneficial ways.

Butterworth Lay Buddhist Society
TBP 6334, Kampung Baru
Sungai Puyu,, Sungai Puyu,,
13400 Butterworth, Penang, Malaysia

Contact:+60 16 499 5627



December 10, 2019 @ 7:30 pm SMT
December 15, 2019 @ 5:00 pm SMT
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Newport, WA 99156 United States


Young Buddhist Association of Malaysia
+603-7804 9154, +603-7804 9157