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Buddha Vacana – Sacred Literature of Buddhism

Everything in Control?

IN CONTROL?

 

Probably of the TV Channels only. 

We want to be in control of our life, computer settings, handphone settings, work, home…etc. How about our emotions and feelings? Are we in good control of them?

Learn to be in control of your emotions at the Sunday Group Cultivation.

This Group Cultivation happens every Sunday, where you will meet a group of like-minded people to share and discuss with the Venerable.


Date: Every Sunday

Time: 2pm – 3:30pm

Venue: Venerable Hong Choon Memorial Hall, Level 1, Classroom 5.

Free Admission for ALL AGES (no registration required ;))

Programme

• Puja – Short Pali puja + Heart Sutra (in mandarin, it’s easy!)
• Meditation – Short meditation
• Dharma sharing and discussion – Weekly themes with special topics on occasions
• Dedication

Please share with those whom you think will benefit from the session.

What is Emptiness and How Can We Apply it in Our Life Today? Heart Sutra Workshop 17 Aug – 19 Oct 2014

 

HEART SUTRA WORKSHOP

Date: 17 Aug – 19 Oct 2014 (Sun)

Time: 4.00 pm – 6.00 pm

Venue: Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Monastery, Venerable Hong Choon Memorial Hall, Level 1, Room 9

Registration: Now till 11 Aug or when registration is full.
Limited to 150 participants!

For more information, please visit KMSPKS website or read below for more details.

What is Heart Sutra? 《心经》

The Heart Sutra is one of the most common sutra recited in temples and monasteries worldwide.

While being the shortest, at 260 Chinese characters, it expounds deep and profound teachings of Emptiness as taught by the Buddha.

色不异空、空不异色。

色即是空、空即是色。

What is Emptiness and how can we apply it in our life today? How do we recite this sutra and how can we change ourselves so that we can become happier?

Come join us for the Heart Sutra workshop and learn more!

Heart Sutra Workshop
Workshop Programme (conducted in English)
- Puja
- Recitation of Heart Sutra (Learn to recite!)
- Teachings
- Discussion
- Meditation
- Dedication of Merits
Date: 17 Aug – 19 Oct 2014 (Sun)
Time: 4.00 pm - 6.00 pm
Venue: Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Monastery,
Venerable Hong Choon Memorial Hall, Level 1, Room 9
Course Offering: $40
Closing Date: Now till 11 Aug or when registration is full.
Limited to 150 participants!
Registration Venue: Reception office | 9.00 am – 4.30 pm
Enquiries: Tel: 6849 5300 | Email: sem@kmspks.org
Registration Form: Heart Sutra Reg Form (Excel)
Heart Sutra Workshop conducted by Venerable Chuan Guan

Heart Sutra Workshop conducted by Venerable Chuan Guan

Urban Retreat June 2014 @ KMSPKS

Urban Retreat is here! Come join us next weekend for a quiet get away from busy city life!

To Eat or not to Eat … meat that is!

Is it okay to buy and eat meat from hunters and killers, Fritz asked on facebook.

Quite a conundrum isn’t it?  As with most matters on ethics, it can be tricky to simply draw a line and divide things into black and white.  My reply below.

. . . → Read More: To Eat or not to Eat … meat that is!

Different people, different strokes

Tonight as I retired for the day, I saw on facebook a comment that mentioned me (Ven Chuan Guan). I was like … hmmm?

Taking a look at the original post https://www.facebook.com/yiantay/posts/10152138416583927 , it was just a Vesak well wishes by Yian Probsolver Tay.  Things sure escalated quickly.

Below is my reply that . . . → Read More: Different people, different strokes