Sunday 10 September | 8:30pm – 9:30pm | ZOOM
We joyfully invite you to join us this Sunday (10 September 2023), for a Dhamma teaching on the topic of – 𝘀. Guarding sense doors does not mean getting rid of one’s senses. Guarding sense doors refers to watching our reactions to what is perceived through the senses.
Bhante Dr. Soorakkulame Pemaratana, born in Sri Lanka, went to the United States in 2008 to serve in the Pittsburgh Buddhist Center. Bhante Permaratana became a Buddhist monk in 1986 at the age of 10 years old. His monastic training was under the tutelage of the most Venerable Attangane Sasanaratana Maha Thero at Sripathi Pirivena Monastery in Kuliyapitiya, Sri Lanka.
Bhante Pemaratana holds a bachelor’s degree with first class honors in Buddhist Studies from the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka and a master’s degree in philosophy from the National University of Singapore. Amongst the places he has lectured are the University of Peradeniya and the Buddhist and Pali College of Singapore.
He received his Ph. D. in Religious Studies at the University of Pittsburgh in April 2017. He is currently the Chief Abbot of the Pittsburgh Buddhist Center. He actively conducts workshops on meditation and Yoga studios in the greater Pittsburgh area and overseas provides spiritual counseling to help people to deal with challenging issues of life.
Topic : 𝗚𝘂𝗮𝗿𝗱𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗦𝗲𝗻𝘀𝗲 𝗗𝗼𝗼𝗿𝘀
Venue : Zoom
Event Date : 10 September 2023
Time : 08:30 PM (Kuala Lumpur)
: 06:00 PM (Sri Lanka)
Language Medium : English
Pre-registration is required