Knowing Guan Yin: Theory and Practices (III) – By Venerable Faxun

Guan Yin is a Bodhisattva familiar to all Chinese. Yet while we are familiar with this Bodhisattva, how much does one know about her/him? This structure course will lead you to an in depth understanding of Guan Yin.

This will be a continuation from “Knowing Guan Yin – Theory and Practice I and II”. Don’t worry if you miss the previous course, it’s never too late to start.

Date: 3 to 28 Jun 2013 (Every Monday & Friday)
Please note that there will be no class on 14 Jun (Friday).

Time: 8pm to 9.30pm
Course Fee: Member – $20 , Non-member – $25, Student – FOC
Venue: Vimalakirti Buddhist Centre, 20 Lorong 27A Geylang S388112

For registration or any enquiries, please call 6748 5132 or

Registration closes on 31 May 2013.


Background of Venerable Faxun

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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