Of catch-ups, past, future … and present?

When we meet up with friends, we would catch up and talk.

Talking about where we’ve been, what we’ve been doing … talking about the past.

Talking about where we are going, what we would be doing … talking about the future.

Nobody ever meet up to talk about their meetup … … the present!

And even when we talk about the present, like the food we are eating, it is what we have just seen or tasted. Or the scene of the movie we’ve just watched.

 

Because the present … there’s no words to describe it. No thoughts. No labels. No concepts.

YouTube Excerpt – 20180628

YouTube Excerpt posted on 28 June 2018
Why is Right View called Right View?

What is the basis of considering Right View as “Right”?
Understand, and develop your confidence and trust in Buddha’s teachings.

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SGC – 20180624

Weekly Spiritual Group Cultivation (SGC) on 24 Jun 2018
Lay Practices – Giving and Offerings

Giving and Offerings have the same meaning for some of us, but there are significant differences between them.

What are the different types of giving and offerings, and how do they apply to our daily lives?

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YouTube Excerpt posted on 21 June 2018
What is Buddhism?

Buddhism is one of the religions in Singapore.
Is it really a religion? If not, what is Buddhism?
How is it different from other religions?

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SGC – 20180617

Weekly Spiritual Group Cultivation (SGC) on 17 Jun 2018
Practices in Lay Life – Dedication of Merits

What does it mean to do dedication of merits (回向) and why do we do it?

Come listen to Ven Chuan Guan on what he has to share.

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YouTube Excerpt posted on 14 June 2018
Attitude towards Learning Dharma

Be patient.
There is no shortcut to learning the Dharma.

It takes time to understand the teachings until we can fully penetrate the Dharma.

Be inspired by Ven Chuan Guan’s uplifting sharing of his Teacher’s views on the attitude towards learning Dharma.

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