Sri Lanka Spiritual Tour
BGF is organising an 8D7N SRI LANKA Spiritual Tour from 5 – 12 June 2023! Book your seat now (maximum 25 pax)
This Sri Lanka Spiritual Tour provides an opportunity to learn/explore the living witnesses of centuries-old Theravada Buddhist civilizations of Sri Lanka. Theravada Buddhism is the main religion practised by almost 70% of the population and the majority of Sri Lankans believe in the teaching of Buddha. Sri Lanka is an important destination for Theravada Buddhist pilgrimage tours.
Contact Sis. Elaine Low (+6013 352-7662) for inquiries.
- Datuk Seri Dr. Victor WeeFounding 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.
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