Sunday@BGF: The Smile of an Arahant by Bhante Dr Dhammapala
Come and join us for this Sunday@BGF talk by Bhante Dr Dhammapala
📣 Title: The Smile of An Arahant
📅 Date: Sunday, 28 Jan 2024
⏰ Time: 9:30 am – 11:30 am
⛩ Venue: BGF Ara Damansara (Google Maps https://tiny.cc/Bgfloc)
Block D-G-2, Block D, Jalan PJU 1A/3K, Taipan 1, Ara Damansara, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
Bhante Dr Dhammapala was born in Kuching in 1970 and was ordained in 1994 in Kedah under the Chao Khun Phra Raj Thammathara, then Chief Siamese Sanghanayaka in Malaysia. He then studied under Bhante Dhammasakaro Mahathero for spiritual guidance. He later spent 15 years studying Buddhist Philosophy, Pali and Sanskrit literatures in Sri Lanka and Hong Kong. In 2009, he obtained his Doctorate of Philosophy in Buddhist Studies under the supervision of Professor Ven KL Dhammajoti, at the University of Hong Kong.
From 2010-13, he was the Visiting Professor at the Centre of Buddhist Studies, at the University of Hong Kong. He travelled frequently conducting meditation retreats, and Dhamma talks and teaching in Malaysia, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore. Bhante returned to Malaysia in Dec 2013 and has been actively sharing the Dhamma and conducting yearly Novitiate programs at the Brahmavihara Monastery in Melaka. He is the advisor to SJBA, Sudhamma, and TBCM.
Bhante Dr Dhammapala is the Abbot of Brahmavihara Monastery & Retreat Centre in Melaka, the Bodhivana Monastery in Sg Pelek, and The Centre of Mindfulness in Hong Kong.
Note: You are highly encouraged to bring food to offer lunch Dana after the talk. There will be no live-streaming of this talk.
- Bhante Dr. Dhammapala