World Buddhist University: special training …

The application cut off date was last week, but if you are interested in the program below you might still be able to join – email them directly.

Buddhist Training Project

Background

               As Buddhist foreigners in Thailand, an understanding of Thai culture, Thai way of life, and Buddhist morality will be helpful for living peacefully and happily both in Thailand and elsewhere. The World Buddhist University Centre with the support of  the Office of National Buddhism of Thailand intends to encourage all foreigners, especially Buddhists, in Thailand to practice according to the Buddha’s teachings in order to discover themselves, to live with loving kindness and compassion, and to attain internal peace.

Objectives

  1. To train all participants to penetrate into the profound teachings of the Buddha.
  2. To encourage all participants to attain internal peace and external peace in Thai social contexts.
  3. To promote Buddhist education and practice accordingly in order to live for the best of oneself and others.

Procedure and Methods

  1. Lecture and workshops.
  2. All trainees will be provided with certificates at the end of the course.

Target Group      30 Buddhist foreigners in Thailand

Expected Benefits    

  1. All participants will gain a profound knowledge of the Buddha’s teachings.
  2. All participants will attain internal peace and external peace.
  3. All participants will be able to live for the best of themselves and others through Buddhist Knowledge and practices.

Venue :

               The World Buddhist University Centre is on the 3 Floor of the Headquarters

 Building of the World Fellowship of Buddhists, 616 Benjasiri Park, Soi Sukumvit 24  Sukumvit Road, Klongteoy, Bangkok 10110 3 days course, from 12-14 February 2010 Time 09.00 am. – 16.00 pm.

Registration : 

                        For the whole course registration fee  200  baht (US $ 6).

                        Register online at www.worldbuddhistuniversity.com  before 15 January 2010. [you can always try calling or mailing if you still want to join!]

For more information contact :

Tel : (662) 02-258-0369-73  Fax : (662) 02-258-0372

www.worldbuddhistuniversity.com

E-Mail : wbucentre@gmail.com

                 Sriubol85@hotmail.com

Schedule

Friday    12  February  2010

09.00 – 09.30         Registration

09.30 – 09.45         Opening Ceremony

09.45 – 10.30         Welcome Address and  Orientation

10.30 – 10.45         Coffee / Tea Break

10.45 – 11.30         Chanting and Meditation

11.30 – 13.00         Lunch

13.00 – 14.30         Understanding Buddhist Morality in the Present Thai Life

14.30 – 14.45         Coffee / Tea Break

14.45 – 16.00         Understanding Buddhist Morality in the Present Thai Life

                                 (workshop)

Saturday   13  February  2010

09.00 – 10.30         Chanting and Meditation

10.30 – 10.45         Coffee / Tea Break

10.45 – 11.30         Buddhist Culture of Peace : Theory and Practice 

11.30 – 13.00         Lunch

13.00 – 14.30         The Implementation of Internal Peace and External Peace

                                 (workshop)

14.30 – 14.45         Coffee / Tea Break

14.45 – 16.00         Implementation of Internal Peace and External Peace

                                 (workshop – Continued)

Sunday    14  February  2010

09.00 – 10.30         Chanting and Meditation 

10.30 – 10.45         Coffee / Tea Break

10.45 – 11.30         Buddhist Contribution to Social Development 

11.30 – 13.00         Lunch

13.00 – 14.30         Cultivating the Buddhist Mind through Education

14.30 – 14.45         Coffee / Tea Break

14.45 – 16.00         Cultivating the Buddhist Mind through Education (workshop)

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  1. Cittasamvaro says:

    latest schedule: (might not be too late to join – you will have to try and contact)

    Schedule

    Friday 12 February 2010

    09.00 – 09.30 Registration
    09.30 – 09.45 Opening Ceremony
    – Assoc. Prof. Noranit Setabutr
    09.45 – 10.30 Welcome Address and Orientation
    – Dr. Chris A Stanford
    10.30 – 10.45 Coffee / Tea Break
    10.45 – 11.30 Chanting and Meditation
    – Assoc. Prof. Dr. Phra Sudhiworayan
    11.30 – 13.00 Lunch
    13.00 – 14.30 Buddhist Culture of Peace : Theory and Practice
    – Dr. Mano Luahvanich
    14.30 – 14.45 Coffee / Tea Break
    14.45 – 16.00 Understanding Buddhist Morality in the Present Thai Life
    – Dr. Somboon Duangsamosorn

    Saturday 13 February 2010

    09.00 – 10.30 Chanting and Meditation
    – Assoc. Prof. Dr. Phra Sudhiworayan
    10.30 – 10.45 Coffee / Tea Break
    10.45 – 11.30 Understanding Buddhist Morality in the Present Thai Life
    (workshop) Dr. Somboon Duangsamosorn
    11.30 – 13.00 Lunch
    13.00 – 14.30 The Implementation of Internal Peace and External Peace
    (workshop) Ven. Phramaha Supol Khantipalo
    14.30 – 14.45 Coffee / Tea Break
    14.45 – 16.00 Implementation of Internal Peace and External Peace
    (workshop – Continued) Ven. Phramaha Supol Khantipalo

    Sunday 14 February 2010

    09.00 – 10.30 Chanting and Meditation
    – Assoc. Prof. Dr. Phra Sudhiworayan
    10.30 – 10.45 Coffee / Tea Break
    10.45 – 11.30 Buddhist Contribution to Social Development
    – Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pataraporn Sirikanchana
    11.30 – 13.00 Lunch
    13.00 – 14.30 Cultivating the Buddhist Mind through Education
    – Ven. Phra Khru Baitika Dr. Barton Yanathiro
    14.30 – 14.45 Coffee / Tea Break
    14.45 – 16.00 Cultivating the Buddhist Mind through Education (workshop)
    – Ven. Phra Khru Baitika Dr. Barton Yanathiro

  2. Dear Folks,

    I am a retired Americam Physicist living at Wat Subchaom, Phra Putthabat, Sari Buri
    my cel phone is 086-009-3449

    You were recomended to me by Ven. Phra Sonphone, from Wat Arun, and we would both want to be participents in your project.

    I have reciently published a fun read – Buddhist Humor, which you can read on the blog page.

    We also have a weekly production, in English, on WBTV

    Please give me a call or email if we can help.

    Y.

  3. Dear Folks,

    I am an American Physicsist living at Wat Subchaom near Sara Buri and have been in Asia for the last three years.

    You were recomended to me by Ven. Phra Somphone from Wat. Arun, Bangkok.We have just published a fun read – Buddhist Humor, that you can read on the Blog page.

    We also do a weekly Buddhist program on WBTV in English.

    We both would like to participate in your program. If we can be of any help please contasct us.

    Y.

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