Ven Sangye Khadro is unable to conduct this workshop due to her health, Dr Ng Wai Chong, an experienced meditator and Dharma speaker, will now conduct this workshop (content and all other details remain unchanged). We apologise for any disappointment and inconveniences caused, and hope to see you at this workshop. Please pray for Venerable Sangye Khadro’s good health.
Compassion – the feeling of concern for, and the wish to help others – has been found to be fundamental and beneficial for human survival.
This workshop will combine talks, discussion, question-answer and meditation, covering topics such as:
* What is compassion
* The benefits of compassion
* How to combine compassion and wisdom, to prevent problems like “burnout”, etc
Who should attend: People working in the health care, education and social service sectors; volunteers & Exco members of Buddhist organisations.
Date: 3 August 2013 (Saturday)
Time: 2pm – 5.30pm
Venue: Amitabha Buddhist Centre
Address: 44 Lorong 25A Geylang S’pore 388244 (nearest MRT station: Aljunied)
Fee: Donation at the Door
For registration, please click on the following https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1VdQNsszxM3mHmoff1mQywgGgY1ztzEe5oYNzn5-rJ3s/viewform
Or email [email protected] if you have any questions.
Dr Ng Wai Chong is the Medical Director of Hua Mei Centre for Successful Aging and also the Assistant Director of Hua Mei Mobile Clinic. He is currently a member of Ministry of Social and Family Development’s Adult Protection Team and the Medical Advisory Board for the Agency for Integrated Care in Singapore.
A Buddhist and experienced meditator, Bro Wai Chong studies the Dhamma and meditation under Sayalay Dipankara, a disciple of the Venerable Pa Auk Sayadaw. He participates in meditation retreats in Singapore, Malaysia and Myanmar almost every year since 1999. In the year 2006 he spent nearly 5 months in Brahma Vihari, a meditation centre in Maymyo, Myanmar. He was the immediate past President of Cakkavala Meditation Centre and has been an active volunteer with the NUS Medical Dhamma Circle since 1988. He also lectures at the Singapore Buddhist Federation, the Buddhist Fellowship, Kong Meng San Phor Kark See, Buddha Light International Association (Singapore), Wat Ananda, the Buddhist Library and a few other Buddhist organizations in Singapore.