• Event Time 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
  • Event Start Date 07/02/2015
  • Event Location 46 Sims Place, #01-197 (Level 2), Singapore

Event Speakers

Today, there is a growing interest in the Buddha’s teachings worldwide. What is so captivating about the 2500 year old Buddha’s teachings that make them still so relevant to our modern world?

Buddhist teachings show us the way to end all suffering and to attain lasting happiness. You are invited to start this journey of discovering the Buddha-Dharma.

Course Objectives
• To introduce beginners to the Buddha-Dharma path
• To provide an in-depth knowledge and experiential learning of the essentials of Buddhism

• Informative teaching
• Interactive learning with sharing and Q&A
• Small group discussions

Who Should Attend
• Those with little or no knowledge of Buddhism
• Anyone who is interested

Course Content
• Why “take refuge”?
• Who are the “Three Jewels” and why are they precious?
• What is “Karma”?
• What are the “Six Realms of Cyclic Existence”?
• What practices are the “Five/Eight/Ten Good Precepts”?

( Guide book : “The Way to Buddhahood” written by Master Yin-shun )

• Achieve in-depth understanding about the essentials of Buddhism
• Lay a good foundation to the Buddha-Dharma path

Course Details

Date: 7, 14, 28 Feb, 7, 14, 21, 28 Mar, 4 Apr 2015 (8 lessons, every Saturday)

Time: 2pm to 5pm

Venue: Dot Connections Growth Centre Blk 46 Sims Place, #01-197 (Level 2) S 380046

Maximum Number: 20 participants (First come, first served)

Course Offering: By Donation

Award: Certificate of Completion

Registration Dateline: 3 Jan 2015

Enquiries: 9811 5438 (Contact person: Sharon)

About The Trainer

Venerable Jian Xin has been a practising Buddhist for more than 20 years. Due to her immense interest in the Dharma, she pursued postgraduate studies for three years at Yuan Kuang Buddhist Research Institute in Taiwan and also has a Master’s Degree in Buddhist Studies from the University of London.

Venerable Jian Xin trained and worked as a professional Counsellor and Therapist for 15 years. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Arts and Social Sciences from NUS, a Specialist Diploma in Counselling and Guidance and a Postgraduate Diploma in Satir Systemic Brief Therapy. She has conducted numerous personal transformation workshops and assisted many individuals to gain insights and direction in their lives.