20 July: One Day Mindfulness Course for Absolute Beginners (Level 1)
In recent decades, mindfulness has been taken up by various fields such as medical science, psychology, counselling, etc., and has proven to be beneficial to our well being. Come and join us in this one day intensive course to enhance our well being.
Date: 20 July 2013, Saturday
Time: 9.30am – 4pm
Venue: Vimalakirti Buddhist Centre (VBC), 20 Lor 27A Geylang S388112 (walking distance from Aljunied MRT)
Fee: Member of VBC – $5, Non-member – $6, Student – FOC
Click here to register online (Tick “One Day Mindfulness Course”)
About the Teacher
Born in Singapore, Venerable Faxun graduated from Ngee Ann Polytechnic where she was President of its Buddhist Society. In 1992 she was ordained in Taiwan by Venerable Wu Yin of Luminary Bhikshuni Sangha (香光妮僧团), where she also went through five years of monastic training in the institute. Upon completion of her monastic training, she returned to Singapore and conducted adult’s and children’s Dharma classes in English and Mandarin. In 2001, Venerable continued to pursue her education by doing a Bachelor of Arts and Education degree at University of Western Australia and in 2009 she completed her Honours Degree with a thesis entitled “The Other Path: The Bhikkhuni Quest for Liberation.” In 2011, Venerable authored the book “One Life, Five Precepts: Buddhist Ethics for Modern Living”
. Currently Venerable is doing her Master in Art (Applied Buddhist Studies) at Nan Tien Institute in Australia. She also teaches at various Buddhist centres in Singapore, Malaysia and Western Australia, and contributing articles to Buddhist magazines and academic journals.
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