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Sunday@BGF: Devotion & Buddhist Objects of Veneration by Datuk Seri Dr Victor Wee


Title: Devotion and Buddhist Objects of Veneration
Date: 23-Jul-2023
Time: 9.30 – 11.30 am
Venue: BGF Ara Damansara
Speaker: Prof Datuk Seri Dr Victor Wee

Speaker Profile:
Prof Victor Wee is the Immediate Past President, Adviser and Founding Member of the Buddhist Gem Fellowship which he led for over 30 years. He has taught Dhamma in Malaysia and Singapore and has spoken at local and international Buddhist conferences. He has led Metta meditation at BGF for the last 20 years. As an accomplished Buddhist musician, he composed many Dhamma songs in English and recorded five albums with the Wayfarers, which he leads.

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23 Jul 2023
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9:30 am - 11:30 am

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  • Timezone: Asia/Singapore
  • Date: 23 Jul 2023
  • Time: 9:30 am - 11:30 am

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  • 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.

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