Prof Dr Freedom Y.K. Leung, Department of Psychology, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen, says that Sakyamuni Buddha was probably the first psychologist in the current human history. In this sharing session, Sis Miyen will explore basic tenets of Buddhism that have many commonalities with modern psychology e.g. the four Brahma Viharas have become important modern psychological interventions like mindfulness and compassion-based therapies, gratitude practice, etc.
This is an open invitation to all practising meditators in Malaysia with reverence and respect for Ajahn Brahm as a spiritual guide.
Please join us in a coordinated metta meditation to practice the noble path and invoke blessings on Ajahn Brahm to mark his 70th Birthday.
Metta meditation guidance is conducted by various Bhikkhu and Bhikkhuni disciples of Ajahn Brahm.
Sun@BGF – Our Pilgrimage to Bodhgaya and Sarnath – A Photographic Travelogue with Brother Chong Wei Tatt
Wei Tatt is an avid photographer and host of a photography themed online programme which came about during the start of the Covid pandemic.
In 2007 Wei Tatt became of novice monk at the BMV under Bhante Mahinda’s as the spiritual teacher. The following year Wei Tatt had the unique opportunity to be be part of the Organising committee of the Aloka Novitiate Program in Bodhgaya where a record 300 participated.
Buddhist Gem Fellowship (BGF Malaysia) and Bodhinyana (Singapore) are jointly organizing this virtual zoom retreat in place of the biannual 9-day BGF Year End Retreat by Ajahn Brahm. We have put up a daily schedule for participants to follow, with 3 daily zoom sessions by our teachers. Ajahn Brahm’s retreats are easy going and caters to various levels of practitioners, from the beginners to the experienced. Experienced participants may choose to strictly adhere to the schedule, practice the precepts and maintain noble silence throughout the retreat.
We are pleased to inform that BGF’s Annual General Meeting for 2020 will be held online for the first time ever on 6 September 2020 at 230 p.m., online via Zoom. To register your attendance to the event, please check within the post itself.