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Singapore: Teachings with Ven. Chodron

December 6, 2018 @ 8:00 am - December 18, 2018 @ 5:00 pm SMT

Venerable Thubten Chodron

Friends of Sravasti Abbey-Singapore Host Ven. Thubten Chodron

December 6 – 18

See FOSA-Singapore on Facebook for latest information.

♦ The Three Higher Trainings: Ethics, Concentration, and Wisdom

A public talk with Venerable Thubten Chodron

Thursday, December 6: 7:30 pm-9:30 pm

How does keeping good ethics relate to our practice of meditation and the study of Buddhist philosophy? Can we do one of these without the others? Venerable Thubten Chodron explains how the Three Higher Trainings of ethics, concentration, and wisdom work together to take us all the way to full awakening.

Awareness Hub
Blk 231 Bain Street #03-15 Bras Basah Complex
Register online here. Seating is full, but you can sign up on a wait list.
Contact +65 6336 5067 or awarenesshub [at] kmspks [dot] org


The Library of Wisdom and Compassion: Volumes 1 & 2

A book launch with Venerable Thubten Chodron

Friday, December 7: 7:30 pm-9:30 pm

The Library of Wisdom and Compassion is a special multi-volume series in which His Holiness the Dalai Lama shares the Buddha’s teachings on the complete path to full awakening that he has practiced his entire life. Co-author of the series, Venerable Thubten Chodron, will introduce and launch the first two volumes, Approaching the Buddhist Path and The Foundation of Buddhist Practice, which lay the groundwork for the path of wisdom and compassion that leads to a meaningful life.

Poh Ming Tse Temple
438 Dunearn Rd
Singapore , 289613
Contact +65 6466 0785 or pmt [at] pmt [dot] org [dot] sg


♦ The Foundation of Buddhist Practice

A workshop with Venerable Thubten Chodron

Saturday, December 8: 10 am-4 pm
Sunday, December 9: 10 am-4 pm

How do we tell the difference between Buddhist and non-Buddhist philosophy? How do we know whether our perceptions are reliable? Can we really understand rebirth on the basis of logic and reasoning? Join Venerable Thubten Chodron for a thought-provoking weekend of teachings based on The Foundation of Buddhist Practice, the second volume in The Library of Wisdom and Compassion, a series she is co-authoring with His Holiness the Dalai Lama to present the stages of the path to awakening for a modern audience in English.

Registration is required. Sign up here.

Amitabha Buddhist Centre
44 Lorong 25A Gelling
388244 Singapore
Contact +65 6745 8547 or centre [at] fpmtabc [dot] org


♦ How to See Yourself as You Truly Are

A public talk with Venerable Thubten Chodron

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

We are often misled by who we think we really are. Have we been true to ourselves? Do we wear a mask at work? How do we carry ourselves at home and in our social lives? Do we try to define ourselves by the society’s standards and try to fit in? Who are we trying to impress?

Space is limited and registration is required. Contact Tibetan Buddhist Centre: 

admin[at]tibetanbc[dot]org or call : 6291 1089

Tibetan Buddhist Centre
281 Jalan Besar
Singapore, 208944
+65 6291 1089

♦ Right Speech in an Age of Fake News

A public talk by Venerable Thubten Chodron

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

In a time when #fakenews and #alternativefacts seem to be the norm, what is the value of speaking and upholding the truth? Venerable Thubten Chodron discusses how to practice the Buddha’s teachings on beneficial speech and why this matters in modern times.

The Buddhist Library
Level 2 Auditorium
No. 2, Lorong 24A Geylang Road
Singapore, 398526
Contact +65 6746 8435 or info [at] buddhlib [dot] org [dot] sg


♦ Who is Amitabha?

A public talk with Venerable Thubten Chodron

Thursday, December 13: 

Who is Amitabha Buddha? Chinese temples everywhere recite his name, but do we know why? What does it mean to aspire to be reborn in his Pure Land? Venerable Thubten Chodron teaches on the Amitabha practice, sharing the philosophy behind this popular practice and how it transforms our mind.

Vimalakirti Buddhist Centre
20 Lorong 27A Geylang
Singapore 388112, 388112
Contact +65 6748 5132 or info [at] vbc [dot] org [dot] sg


♦ How to Fulfill Your Aspirations

Teachings on Chapter 7 of Shantideva’s Engaging in the Bodhisattva’s Deeds

Friday, December 14: 7:30pm-9:30pm

What is the secret to getting things done and having our wishes fulfilled? Believe it or not, the far-reaching of joyous effort is a key cause for accomplishing our goals in this life and future lives. Venerable Thubten Chodron shares Shantideva’s wise advice from Chapter 7 Engaging in the Bodhisattva’s Deeds on the benefits of joyous effort and how to put it into practice.

Pureland Marketing
29 Geylang Lorong 29 #04-01/02
Singapore, 388078
Contact +65 6297 4747/ 4646 or plmkg [at] pureland [dot] com [dot] sg


♦ Heal Your Own Mind

Medicine Buddha workshop with Venerable Thubten Chodron

Saturday, December 15: 10 am-4 pm

Where can we turn in times of pain, sickness, or stress? Venerable Thubten Chodron guides a one-day workshop on the Medicine Buddha meditation practice, showing us how to apply the Buddha’s teachings to find inner peace and healing regardless of the circumstances we encounter around us.

Venerable Chodron will offer refuge and precepts to those who wish to take or renew them at the end of the workshop.

Pureland Marketing
29 Geylang Lorong 29 #04-01/02
Singapore, 388078
Contact +65 6297 4747/ 4646 or plmkg [at] pureland [dot] com [dot] sg


♦ One Teacher, Many Traditions: But What Is the Path?

Sunday Service with Venerable Thubten Chodron

Sunday, December 16: 10:30 am-12:30 pm

It’s said that the Buddha gave 84,000 teachings to suit the capacities of all beings, but how do we know where to begin and what we need to focus on in our own study and practice? Venerable Thubten Chodron offers advice on how to approach the Buddha’s vast teachings, starting from wherever we are to progress along the path to full awakening.

Buddhist Fellowship West
2 Telok Blangah Street 31
#02-00 Yeo’s Building
Singapore, 108942
Contact +65 6278 0900 or email info [at] buddhistfellowship [dot] org


♦ Building Confidence to Live Your Life to the Fullest

A public talk with Venerable Thubten Chodron

Tuesday, December 18: 7:30 pm-9:30 pm

We often base our confidence on external things: our appearance, achievements, fame, and wealth. Do these help us to live a full and meaningful life? Venerable Thubten Chodron tells us what we can base our confidence in to fulfill our true potential and be of benefit to all beings.

Buddhist Congress Singapore
35 Lor 23 Geylang
Singapore 388369

With Buddhist Youth Network and Singapore Buddhist Mission

Seating is limited and registered is required. Sign up here.

Contact Amy at +65 9639 5085


December 6, 2018 @ 8:00 am
December 18, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
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