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BGF e-Wesak Celebration 2021

Wesak @ BGF Celebration 2021

BUDDHA IN MY HEART

Buddhists can celebrate Wesak meaningfully even though Malaysia is under MCO lockdown.
BGF presents Wesak online via BGF Facebook Live.

 

On this Wesak, we can…

  • Place the Qualities of the Buddha close to our Hearts.
  • Light a candle to illuminate our minds with Right Thoughts
  • Listen to the Dhamma and embrace them in our deeds with Right Understanding.
  • Share this Wesak with our loved ones, family and friends
  • Reflect and Count our Blessings with contentment and Joy
  • Create a Legacy of a life well-lived.
 
OFFERINGS OF LIGHTS

To offer a Light of any amount pls click –
https://tinyurl.com/bgfwesak2021

 

ENQUIRIES

BGF Admin +6018-663 5730
Jacqueline Ee +60 13-351 8018 or jacqueline.ee@bgf.org.my

   

Hourly Schedule

25th May 2021 - Wesak Eve

20:00 - 20:20
Puja and Chanting
20:20 - 20:30
Welcoming Address by President of BGF
20:30 - 21:00
The Making of the Buddha
Speakers:
Datuk Seri Dr. Victor Wee
21:00 - 21:20
Hymn Singing
21:20 - 21:30
Aspiration

26th May 2021 - Wesak Day

14:00 - 16:00
Invocation and Aspiration
20:00 - 20:10
Puja and Chanting
20:10 - 20:30
Mission of the Buddha
Speakers:
Dd. Tan Huat Chye
20:30 - 21:00
The Story of Cula Panthaka
Interactive Dhamma Quiz
21:00 - 21:20
Metta Chanting
21:20 - 21:30
Aspiration
Datuk Seri Dr. Victor Wee
Datuk Seri Dr. Victor Wee
Founding Member and Immediate Past President of Buddhist Gem Fellowship
DATUK SERI DR VICTOR WEE is a founding member and the Immediate Past President of Buddhist Gem Fellowship Malaysia (BGF). He is Honorary Secretary of the International Buddhist Confederation, a world body for Buddhists based in Delhi. He started studying Buddhism at Seck Kia Eenh Dhamma School. He taught Dhamma to Buddhist groups and spoke at the local and international Buddhist Conferences. He leads Metta meditation at BGF for the last 23 years and is a pioneer in Buddhist music. He composed many Dharma songs in English and recorded five albums with the Wayfarers. For his work in Buddhism, he was given several awards, including the Ten Outstanding Malaysian Youths in 1992 and the World Buddhist Outstanding Leader Award in 2013 by the World Fellowship of Buddhist Youths based in Bangkok. He is currently Professor at the School of Hospitality and Tourism at Taylor’s University. In his career with the Malaysian Government he served as the Secretary General of Ministry of Tourism and the Chairman of Tourism Malaysia. He had also worked as Senior Director at the Economic Planning Unit, Prime Minister’s Department and was Chairman to the Programme Committee for United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) during 2007-2012. He received his Bachelor Degree in Economics at University of Malaya, Masters Degree in Sociology at Brown University, USA and Ph.D. in Economics at Bristol University in the UK.
Dd. Tan Huat Chye
Dd. Tan Huat Chye
Founding Director for the Centre of Research & Dhamma Leadership Enhancement (d'CRADLE)
Dd. Tan Huat Chye is the Founding Director for the Centre of Research & Dhamma Leadership Enhancement (d'CRADLE) which runs the GLAD programs. Besides being a much sought after Buddhist speaker, he is also a talented musician, singer and composer for both commercial songs and Buddhist hymns, both in Chinese and English. He is the Partner and Principal Consultant of THC Consulting Sdn Bhd, which specialises in Organisational Development. He graduated from UPM with an Education Degree and a Masters Degree in Socio-Psychology from University Malaya.

Date

25 May 2021
Expired!

Time

8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: 25 May 2021
  • Time: 8:00 am - 9:30 am

Cost

Free

Location

Facebook Live
https://www.facebook.com/bgf.org.my/live/
Category
Buddhist Gem Fellowship

Organizer

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

Speakers

  • Datuk Seri Dr. Victor Wee
    Datuk Seri Dr. Victor Wee
    Founding Member and Immediate Past President of Buddhist Gem Fellowship

    DATUK SERI DR VICTOR WEE is a founding member and the Immediate Past President of Buddhist Gem Fellowship Malaysia (BGF). He is Honorary Secretary of the International Buddhist Confederation, a world body for Buddhists based in Delhi.
    He started studying Buddhism at Seck Kia Eenh Dhamma School. He taught Dhamma to Buddhist groups and spoke at the local and international Buddhist Conferences. He leads Metta meditation at BGF for the last 23 years and is a pioneer in Buddhist music. He composed many Dharma songs in English and recorded five albums with the Wayfarers.
    For his work in Buddhism, he was given several awards, including the Ten Outstanding Malaysian Youths in 1992 and the World Buddhist Outstanding Leader Award in 2013 by the World Fellowship of Buddhist Youths based in Bangkok.
    He is currently Professor at the School of Hospitality and Tourism at Taylor’s University. In his career with the Malaysian Government he served as the Secretary General of Ministry of Tourism and the Chairman of Tourism Malaysia. He had also worked as Senior Director at the Economic Planning Unit, Prime Minister’s Department and was Chairman to the Programme Committee for United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) during 2007-2012.
    He received his Bachelor Degree in Economics at University of Malaya, Masters Degree in Sociology at Brown University, USA and Ph.D. in Economics at Bristol University in the UK.

  • Dd. Tan Huat Chye
    Dd. Tan Huat Chye
    Founding Director for the Centre of Research & Dhamma Leadership Enhancement (d'CRADLE)

    Dd. Tan Huat Chye is the Founding Director for the Centre of Research & Dhamma Leadership Enhancement (d’CRADLE) which runs the GLAD programs.

    Besides being a much sought after Buddhist speaker, he is also a talented musician, singer and composer for both commercial songs and Buddhist hymns, both in Chinese and English.

    He is the Partner and Principal Consultant of THC Consulting Sdn Bhd, which specialises in Organisational Development.

    He graduated from UPM with an Education Degree and a Masters Degree in Socio-Psychology from University Malaya.

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