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50 Years of Dharma in the West: Buddhism for the Modern Mind with Reverend Heng Sure

Date: 7th Jan 2020, Tuesday
Time: 8pm to 10pm
Venue: BGF Ara Damansara
Title: 50 Years of Dharma in the West: Buddhism for the Modern Mind
Speaker: Rev. Heng Sure

Synopsis

Our teacher, Ven. Master Hsuan Hua, brought the Dharma to America in the 60’s. Since then, there are more than 30 monasteries in the United States, Canada, Australia, Taiwan, and Malaysia with extensive ties to Buddhism in China. Rev. Heng Sure will share his thoughts and teachings based on his more than 40 years of being a monastic about what Buddhism means for the modern mind.

Registration is required.

Speaker Profile

Rev. Heng Sure, Ph.D., is ordained as a Buddhist monk in the Chinese Mahayana tradition at the City of Ten Thousand Buddhas, Talmage, California, in 1976. Born in Toledo, Ohio, he was finishing his M.A. in Oriental Languages at the University of California, Berkeley when he met his teacher, the late Chan Master Hsuan Hua (1916–1995). After receiving full ordination, he commenced a “Three Steps, One Bow” pilgrimage dedicating his efforts to World Peace with Dr. Martin Verhoeven (formerly Heng Ch’au). Traveling up the California coast highway from South Pasadena to Ukiah, a distance of over six hundred miles in two years and nine months. During this time, he maintained a vow of silence which he extended after the pilgrimage for a total of 6 years.

Fluent in Mandarin Chinese, French, and Japanese, Rev. Sure regularly leads lectures, seminars, and retreats in a variety of venues on at least three continents a year. He holds a Ph.D. from the Graduate Theological Union at Berkeley and serves as President of both Dharma Realm Buddhist Association and the Buddhist Text Translation Society. He is also the Managing Director of Berkeley Buddhist Monastery, Professor of DRBU and a guest lecturer at Bond University, Australia. He lectures worldwide on Buddhism, Buddhist texts, translation, meditation, comparative religion, and interfaith dialogue and has published albums of original Buddhist folk music.

Date

07 Jan 2020
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Time

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: 07 Jan 2020
  • Time: 7:00 am - 9:00 am

Location

Buddhist Gem Fellowship, Ara Damansara
Buddhist Gem Fellowship, Block D-G-2, Block D, Jalan PJU 1A/3K, Taipan 1, Ara Damansara, 47500 Petaling Jaya
Category
Buddhist Gem Fellowship

Organizer

Buddhist Gem Fellowship
Email
info@bgf.org.my
Website
https://bgf.org.my

Speaker

  • Rev. Heng Sure

    Rev. Heng Sure, Ph.D., is ordained as a Buddhist monk in the Chinese Mahayana tradition at the City of Ten Thousand Buddhas, Talmage, California, in 1976. Born in Toledo, Ohio, he was finishing his M.A. in Oriental Languages at the University of California, Berkeley when he met his teacher, the late Chan Master Hsuan Hua (1916–1995). After receiving full ordination, he commenced a “Three Steps, One Bow” pilgrimage dedicating his efforts to World Peace with Dr. Martin Verhoeven (formerly Heng Ch’au). Traveling up the California coast highway from South Pasadena to Ukiah, a distance of over six hundred miles in two years and nine months. During this time, he maintained a vow of silence which he extended after the pilgrimage for a total of 6 years.

    Fluent in Mandarin Chinese, French, and Japanese, Rev. Sure regularly leads lectures, seminars, and retreats in a variety of venues on at least three continents a year. He holds a Ph.D. from the Graduate Theological Union at Berkeley and serves as President of both Dharma Realm Buddhist Association and the Buddhist Text Translation Society. He is also the Managing Director of Berkeley Buddhist Monastery, Professor of DRBU and a guest lecturer at Bond University, Australia. He lectures worldwide on Buddhism, Buddhist texts, translation, meditation, comparative religion, and interfaith dialogue and has published albums of original Buddhist folk music.

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