The Ullambana Ceremony will be conducted at Āloka Vihāha, Kowloon, on 4 September 2016 from 10:30 am – 1:30 pm.
This is a precious occasion for making offerings (food, monastic requisites, etc.) to the Saṅgha and transferring the merits accrued for the alleviation of sufferings to the deceased relatives.
NO PREREQUISITE on academic qualifications.
NO examination requirement
Certificate of completion will be issued by Postgraduate Institute of Pāli and Buddhist Studies.
For those who have fulfilled the assessment requirement, the grade will be indicated in the Certificate.
Tuition fee: $6,000 per course unit
The Buddha-Dharma Centre of Hong Kong is pleased to announce the publication of a new issue of the Journal of Buddhist Studies (Volume XII, 2014–2015).
Journal of Buddhist Studies, Vol. XII (2014–2015). Edited by Bhikkhu K L Dhammajoti. Published by the Centre for Buddhist Studies, Sri Lanka and The Buddha-Dharma Centre of Hong Kong. pp. 317++ ISBN 978-988-16820-1-7
Praising the Buddha: Stotras in Mahāyāna Dharmaparyāyas 1
GOOD NEWS for those interested in learning Buddhist Sanskrit!
This introductory course is meant for the ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS. Students will be introduced to the Sanskrit Devanagari alphabets and basic Sanskrit grammar required for reading simple Buddhist passages.
The focus of this course will be to familiarize students with the basic Buddhist terminologies and simple sentences in the Buddhist Sanskrit Sūtras. At the end of the course, students are expected to be able to read simple Sanskrit passages.