Saturday, July 26, 2014

Heart Sutra Workshop

Heart Sutra Workshop

What is Heart Sutra?
The Heart Sutra is one of the most common sutra recited in temples and monasteries worldwide. While being the shortest, at 260 Chinese characters, it expounds deep and profound teachings of Emptiness as taught by the Buddha.


What is Emptiness and how can we apply it in our life today?

How do we recite this sutra and how can we change ourselves so that we can become happier?
Come join us for the Heart Sutra workshop and learn more!

Heart Sutra Workshop
Workshop Programme (conducted in English)
- Puja
- Recitation of Heart Sutra (Learn to recite!)
- Teachings
- Discussion
- Meditation
- Dedication of Merits
Date: 17 Aug – 19 Oct 2014 (Sun)
Time: 4.00 pm – 6.00 pm
Venue: Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Monastery,
Venerable Hong Choon Memorial Hall, Level 1, Room 9
Course Offering: $40
Closing Date: Now till 11 Aug or when registration is full.
Limited to 150 participants!
Registration Venue: Reception office | 9.00 am – 4.30 pm
Enquiries: Tel: 6849 5300 | Email:
Registration Form: Heart Sutra Reg Form (Excel)

Conducting Venerable:

Venerable Chuan Guan was ordained under Master Miu King (Master Miao Jing 妙境长老) in 2002 and received higher ordination in 2003. He began his monastic training in Fa Yun Monastery (New Mexico, United States), learning the sutras and practised meditation under the Mahayana Buddhist tradition while studying the Theravadan Pali Canon.

In 2006, he returned to Singapore and continued his training under Venereable Sik Kwang Sheng in Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Monastery (KMSPKS). Currently, he is a Spiritual Advisor for Dharma Propagation Division of KMSPKS. He also gives Dharma talks and organise meditation activities at various temples. He reaches out to the online Buddhist community via his blog, Facebook, Twitter, and through apps on Apple and Android mobile devices.