Elementary Pāli Course (New Commencement Date)

This is an elementary Pāli course for anyone who is interested in learning the ancient Buddhist language. It is a course designed for the ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS. Students will learn basic Pāli grammar, and be guided in understanding some simple Pāli texts. At the end of the course, students will be able to read some simple Pāli texts.

This course is a preparation for ME 67 Readings in Pali Suttas in the Master of Arts in Buddhist Studies programme.*

There will be no prerequisite for the course and no examination requirement.

Programme Details

Date:        2 February to 20 April 2017 (Every Thursday)
Time:        7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Venue:      28/F Pacific Plaza, 410 Des Voeux Road West, Hong Kong
Enquiry:    2673 0081 or enquiries@buddha-dharma.org.hk
Fees:         HK$3,000 (12 classes)*
(By cheque payable to "The Buddha-Dharma Centre of Hong Kong Limited")

Opportunity to Better Prepare Yourself for ME 67

* To encourage students to acquire elementary knowledge of Pāli, those registered in the MA programme and those registered as Occasional Students for ME 67 Readings in Pali Suttas are given a concessionary rate of HK$1,200 for enrolment in the Elementary Pāli course!


Those interested in enrolment should complete the Application Form for Special Courses and return it to The Buddha-Dharma Centre of Hong Kong together with the course fee of HK$3,000.

Fee Payment

Instructions for Fee Payment


Application Form for Special Courses