Introducing Pāli

Introducing Pāli

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 provides a solid foundation for MABS 67 Readings in Pali Suttas I & II in the Master of Arts in Buddhist Studies programme.

Date:        2 March - 25 May 2021 (Every Tuesday)

Time:        7:30 – 9:30 pm

Instructor: Dr. Nagasena

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

Enquiries:  +852 2673 0001 or

Fees:        HK$3,000 (12 classes)     
                  (HK$1,000 for Students enrolling / having enrolled in MABS (ME) 67 Readings in Pali
                   Suttas I / II in the Master of Arts in Buddhist Studies (English Medium) programme
                   and those having taken Introducing Pāli / Elementary Pāli)

                  (By cheque payable to “The Buddha-Dharma Centre Of Hong Kong Limited”)

Classes will be conducted in English.

Arrangement for Learning in 2021

The class will be conducted via face-to-face teaching. However, the social distancing measures introduced by the HKSAR government may affect such arrangements, and online teachings may have to be introduced. Please watch out for our latest announcement on the matter.

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