Workshop: Meditating with Joy, Ease & Relaxation
Joy is an extremely important factor of meditation practice. When applied skillfully in one’s meditation practice, it can make meditation both more fun and more effective. In this workshop, Meng will help you bring joy to the forefront of your practice, along with joy’s close cousins: ease and relaxation. Whether you are a tertiary student earning academic success, or a young professional climbing the corporate ladder, these skills will be useful to you.
Who should attend: Tertiary students and young professionals
Date: 13 July 2013 (Saturday)
Time: 9.30am – 4pm
Venue: Vimalakirti Buddhist Centre
Address: 20 Lorong 27A Geylang S’pore 388112
Fee: Donation at the Door
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Bio of Mr Tan Chade Meng
Tan Chade Meng (Meng) is a Google pioneer, an award-winning engineer, a New York Times bestselling author, a thought leader and a philanthropist. He is also quite funny. Meng is Google’s Jolly Good Fellow (which no body can deny) and his job description is to “enlighten minds, open hearts, create world peace”. One of Meng’s main projects at Google is a groundbreaking mindfulness-based emotional intelligence course called Search Inside Yourself which has been endorsed by world, business and spiritual leaders around the world. Outside of Google, Meng is the Founder and President of the Tan Teo Charitable Foundation and the Founder and Chairman of the Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute (SIYLI). He is also the Founding Patron of Stanford University’s Centre for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education. Meng graduated from NTU and won the National Software Competition. He considered himself a Buddhist “on most weekdays, especially Mondays”. He is an avid meditator, because meditation facilitates in him inner peace and happiness “without doing real work”. Meng has spoken at TED, the United Nations and the White House. The Dalai Lama gave him a hug for his 40th birthday. His personal motto is, “Life is too important to be taken seriously”. Meng hopes to see every workplace in the world become a drinking fountain for happiness and enlightenment.