Sun@BGF – The Wise, Dhammapada verses 76-79 by Datuk Seri Dr. Victor Wee
Date: 9th Feb 2020, Sun@Bgf
Time: 9.00am to 11.30am
Title: The Wise, Dhammapada verses 76-79
Speaker: Datuk Seri Dr. Victor Wee
The people with associate with can make us or break us. How do we differentiate between the wise and the fools amongst our midst? Let’s see what the Buddha advised on the Chapter of the Wise, verses 76 to 79.
Bro. Victor Wee is the President and a Founding Member of Buddhist Gem Fellowship, Malaysia. He taught Dhamma in Malaysia and Singapore and spoke at Buddhist conferences.
He has led Metta meditation at BGF for the last 20 years. As an accomplished Buddhist musician, he had composed many Dhamma songs in English and recorded five albums with the Wayfarers, which he leads.
- 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.