Free Public Sit-in For Lecture One of MABS 01 Buddhist Doctrines of Pali Nikāyas: Analysis and Interpretation and MABS 02 Theravāda Abhidhamma: Origins and Development
The first lectures of MABS 01 Buddhist Doctrines of Pali Nikāyas: Analysis and Interpretation and MABS 02 Theravāda Abhidhamma: Origins and Development of 2020 Master of Arts in Buddhist Studies (English Medium) (MA) programme will be free for public sit-in. Members of the public from all parts of the world are welcome to join the first lectures of both course units for free for learning Theravada Abhidhamma and early Buddhist teachings.
To facilitate dissemination of course meeting ID and password, members of public interested in sitting in the second class are required to register online. The ZOOM meeting ID and password will be sent to all registered members of the public through email upon registration. Registration will be accepted on first-come first-served basis.
You should NOT disclose the meeting ID and password to third-parties.
During video conferencing, you may optionally switch off the video function. However, you are required to use your name as appeared on the registration form as screen name in the login session. Please keep the microphone off when the lecturer(s) deliver the lecture. You are invited to switch on the microphone during the question-and-answer session.
MABS 01 Buddhist Doctrines of Pali Nikāyas: Analysis and Interpretation
Date: 27 Jun 2020 (Saturday)
Time: 3:00 - 5:30pm (HKG Time GMT+8:00)
Lecturer: Prof. Y. Karunadasa
Mode: Online learning (ZOOM)
MABS 02 Theravāda Abhidhamma: Origins and Development
Date: 23 Jun 2020 (Tuesday)
Time: 7:00 - 9:30pm (HKG Time GMT+8:00)
Lecturers: Prof. Y Karunadasa
Mode: Online learning (ZOOM)
Y. Karunadasa is Professor Emeritus at the University of Kelaniya and a former director of its Graduate Institute of Pali and Buddhist Studies. He has served as a visiting professor at the University of London, the University of Toronto, and the University of Hong Kong, and as the Numata Chair at the University of Calgary. He is currently a Visiting Professor at The Buddha-Dharma Centre of Hong Kong. He lives in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
After the first lecture, members of public need to enrol as Occasional Student in the MA programme as appropriate if they wish to continue attending the course unit. The discounted price for enrolment as Occasional Student in the two course units (MABS 01 and MABS 02) is HK$3,000 per course (original price HK$6,000 per course).
Please visit our official website at www.buddhadharma.co for detailed information about the course units. Should you need further clarifications, please contact us at +852 2673 0001 / firstname.lastname@example.org.
Arrangement for Online Learning
The free lectures will be conducted via ZOOM video conferencing. Participants could attend the lectures at home or at any location with stable broadband coverage using PC / laptop or smart phones without physically coming to BDCHK. Kindly login 10 minutes in advance the ZOOM video conferencing software, ZOOM Cloud Meeting mobile apps or visit the ZOOM website at http://zoom.us.
If you opt for using PC / laptop computers, please download the ZOOM software at https://zoom.us/j/715554426?pwd=VWc4cEJqbGlYdE13SU9jYThrQXlxUT09. Alternatively, you may download the ZOOM Cloud Meeting mobile apps at Apple Apps Stores or Google Play. The unique meeting ID and password will be sent to all registered online. Please login the classroom 10 minutes before the start of the class.
Please refer to https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/categories/201146643 for further assistance in installing ZOOM. You may also customer service of ZOOM at https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362003 or locate answers to technical difficulties arisen at the online database at https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us.
Signing up and Downloading Desktop Client
Joining a Meeting
Joining and Configuring A Meeting
Guide to Using ZOOM