Come for some Buddhist insights on how to manage our lives from a renowned visiting monk from Sri Lanka.
Buddhist Gem Fellowship presents Sunday@BGF on-premise at Ara Damansara on Sunday, 5th June 2022. For this day we will have Venerable Kumara sharing his insights about Dealing with the Expections of Others. There will be a lunch dana after the session as well.
Sayalay Khama first came into contact with the Dhamma at the age of 12, and started meditation practice at age 20. She was first ordained in 2001 as a Mahayana Bhikkhuni and stayed in Taiwan for 6 ½ years. She then spent the next 12 years learning Samatha and Vipassana in Myanmar, as a Sayalay under the Pa Auk Sayadaw tradition.
Since returning to Malaysia in 2020, during the MCO Lockdown, Sayalay Khama has been staying at several places for self-retreat. She is currently residing at the Bodhi Hearts Sanctuary in Penang.
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.
What does it mean to live the Good Life? Prof Alvin will be sharing what it takes to live the good life from a psychological perspective.