“Train Your Mind – Change Your Brain” by Ven. Matthieu Ricard
14 Sep, Fri 7.30pm – 9.30pm
Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Monastery (KMSPKS)
88 Bright Hill Road. Tel: 65 6849 5300. Ven. Hong Choon Memorial Hall Level 4 Hall of No Form
Organised by KMSPKS. Free admission by tickets only. www.kmspks.org
“Meditation Workshop on Compassion” by Shechen Rabjam Rinpoche & Ven. Matthieu Ricard
15 Sep, Sat 2pm – 5pm
Poh Ming Tse Temple (PMT) 438 Dunearn Road. Tel 9736 1146
Organised by Dharma In Action (DIA) & Camp LIONS
Fee: SGD10 for Buddhist Youth Group member, SGD30 for public.
“The Need for Altruism” by Shechen Rabjam Rinpoche & Ven. Matthieu Ricard
15 Sep, Sat 7.30pm – 9.30pm
Poh Ming Tse Temple 438 Dunearn Road. Tel 65 6466 0785
Organised by PMT. Free admission. www.pmt.org.sg
“Life and World of Great Masters from Tibet” by Shechen Rabjam Rinpoche & Ven. Matthieu Ricard
16 Sep, Sun 2pm – 4 pm
Buddhist Library (BL) 2 Lor 24A Geylang Road. Tel 65 6746 8435
Organised by BL. Free admission. www.buddhlib.org.sg
Shechen Rabjam Rinpoche is the Abbot of Shechen Tennyi Dargyeling Monastery in Kathmandu, Nepal, He was born in 1966 as the grandson of Kyabjé Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche and the combined emanation of Shechen Rabjam, Shechen Kongtrul and Shechen Gyaltsap, Gyurme Pema Dorje. He received training from Kyabjé Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche for 25 years and has been teaching worldwide since 1991.
Venerable Matthieu Ricard received his PhD in cell genetics at the renowned Institut Pasteur under the Nobel Laureate Francois Jacob in 1972. He studied with late great masters Kyapje Kangyur Rinpoche and Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche. He is an active member of the Mind and Life Institute, researching on the effect of mind training and meditation on the brain at universities in the USA (Madison, Princeton, and Berkeley), and Europe (Leipzig). He authored “The Monk and the Philosopher”, a dialogue with his father; “The Quantum and the Lotus”, a dialogue with the astrophysicist Trinh Xuan Thuan; “Happiness: A Guide to Developing Life’s Most Important Skill”; and “Why Meditate? (The Art of Meditation in UK)”. His books have been translated into over twenty languages.