Gross National Happiness: Buddhism, Sustainability, and Social Engagement in Bhutan

A Public Talk by Dr Tashi Zangmo
Director of The Bhutan Nuns Foundation

The remote Himalayan nation of Bhutan is often known as the “Happiest Place on Earth,” thanks to its famous Gross National Happiness philosophy, which emphasizes sustainability, conservation, cultural preservation, and good governance.

Theravāda Analysis of Meritorious Deeds – Public Talk by Dr Ashoka Welitota

Early Theravāda sources refer to three bases of meritorious deeds: generosity (dāna), morality (sīla) and meditation (bhāvanā). This number is increased to ten or twelve in its exegetical literature. Hence a discussion is needed to understand how exegetes increased the number and subsumed newly added bases under three bases of meritorious deeds: generosity, morality and meditation.

Wholesome action of wonderful sounds: Breath, music and awareness - A Demonstration by HakGwai 善行妙音──呼吸、音樂與覺知

HakGwai is a musician, educator and street performer in Hong Kong. A proficient player of Chinese and indigenous instruments, he has performed in many arts and music events, including Clockenflap, “Dear Friend” concert, and the 36th Hong Kong Film Festival. As an educator, he has conducted workshops in Asia, the United States and Australia. In 2014, he released an album “HakGwai”, which was a masterful blending of East and West, ancient and modern. “Spirituality and well-being” is his life mantra and motivation behind his craft.

Yoga Class at The Buddha-Dharma Centre of Hong Kong (November 2017) 香港佛法中心瑜伽課 (二零一七年十一月)

We are pleased to announce that there will be free Yoga sessions at the Centre again in November. The details are as follows:

Date: 4, 11, 18 and 25 November 2017 (Saturdays)

Time: 10:00 – 11:30 am (Please arrive 10 minutes before the class)

Venue: The Buddha-Dharma Centre of Hong Kong
28/F Pacific Plaza, 410 Des Voeux Road West, Hong Kong


Kaṭhina Robes and Alms Offering 2017 卡帝那袈裟供僧

Kaṭhina Robes and Alms Offering 2017 卡帝那袈裟供僧

Date: 22 October 2017 (Sunday)

Time : 10:15 am - 1:15 pm

Venue: The Buddha-Dharma Centre of Hong Kong
28/F Pacific Plaza, 410 Des Voeux Road West, Hong Kong
(Near HKU MTR Station Exit B2)


Fee: Free of Charge (Donations welcome)


Metta Yoga 慈心瑜伽

Fund-raising for Monastic Scholarships

Come join us for some healthy fun on our “Metta Yoga” day to help us raise funds for monastic scholarships on 12 November 2017 (Sunday).

We need your support to make the fund-raising a success so that deserving members of the sangha can further their studies at our Centre.

You can show your support by:



這個工作坊會以導師何惠珠(汪橋)所翻譯一行禪師的書——《和好 療癒你的內在小孩》作爲學員們閲讀分享的參考書,讓學員們深入了解自己内在的小孩。

日期:二零一七年十一月一、八、十五及二十二日(逢星期三) 共四節

時間: 下午三時正至五時正

上課地點: 香港佛法中心
香港德輔道西410號太平洋廣場28樓 (香港大學港鐵站B2出口)