Shakyamuni Buddha had gained insight into the truth, perfected the qualities of wisdom and compassion over 2560 years ago. His teachings develop clarity in minds, enable abilities to end sufferings and find lasting happiness.
Buddha Tooth Relic Temple is carrying on the mission in offering “Discovering Buddhism’ programme. ‘Discovering Buddhism’ is a specially designed programme for participants to gain experiential knowledge to Chinese Mahayana Buddhist etiquette, Basic Buddhist teachings and Basic Meditation within a day.
This English /Chinese taught programme is suitable for anyone who wishes to learn more about Buddhism. Participants will benefit from the interactive and engaging teaching led by Venerable Wu Xiang who has more than a decade experience teaching Buddhism and Meditation in different cultural settings!
Buddhist etiquette is an important part of every Buddhist life . It helps express religious sentiments to the Buddha and the teachers (monks or nuns) and promotes gracefulness in social interactions. This is also a means of training mindfulness in every action one is taking.
Buddhism has been transmitted over the past centuries because of its timeless and enduring message to the spiritual needs of man in finding true peace, happiness, and well-being.
In this part of the programme, learn about basic essential principles of Buddhism. Learn to apply Buddhist philosophy into practice in daily life.
Buddhists have been practicing meditation in cultivating calm, focused and positive states of mind. Introductory of technique will be taught to enable the participants to learn practical tips on how to achieve a clearer state of mind and better focus.
An open and lively interactive platform for all participants to share on their experiences, ask about Buddhism and clear any doubt that lingers in their minds. Through the engaging session, it leads to a greater understanding of the doctrine being taught.