- Wed, Nov 15, 2017 02:00 PM
160 Paya Lebar Road
Latitude: 1.32932, Longitude: 103.89
"Do Buddhists Need To Meditate?" by Venerable U Mahinda Time: 7.30pm to 9pm Venue: BF East Synopsis: The speaker will expound on the benefits and necessity of meditation in the Buddhist practice. Bhante will also briefly discuss the need to learn the Abhidhamma ─ the 3rd basket of the Pali Tipiṭaka. After which, the audience will be invited to pose related questions. Talk in Mandarin with English translation Biodata of Ven U Mahinda Born in 1971, Venerable U Mahinda who hails from China graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Arts in 1994. He was ordained in 2002 at the Pa-Auk Forest Monastery in Myanmar and practised Samatha & Vipassanā meditation under the instructions of his preceptor Venerable Pa-Auk Sayadaw. Since 2008, Venerable Mahinda has been the Religious Teacher of Pa-Auk Meditation Centre, Singapore. In addition to Myanmar and Singapore, he frequently gives Dhamma talks and meditation retreats in Malaysia, Indonesia, Taiwan and China. He also authored and translated many Dhamma books in Mandarin.