Date: 6 Mar – 5 Jun 2020 (Every Fri) *No class on 10 Apr & 1 May
Time: 7.00pm – 9.00pm
Venue: Buddhist Library, Level 2 Auditorium
Trainer: Venerable Wiloye Wimalajothi
Suspended due to DORSCON Orange
Bhante Wimalajothi will be teaching basic Buddhism through Suttapitaka.
1.SelaSutta: A brahmanical ascetic Keniya visits the Buddha and expresses his delight.
2.NagaraSutta: The story of how Buddha’s awakening came about through investigation into dependent origination.
3.SabbāsawaSutta: The Buddha outlines seven methods of dealing with defilements
4.SallekhaSutta: The teaching given by the Buddha to Mahacunda on the true purpose of the spiritual life.
5.KāmabhogiSutta: Ten kinds of persons who enjoy sensual pleasures found existing in the world.
6.KhaggavisānaSutta: This sutta is a very early Buddhist text advocating the merits of solitary asceticism for pursuing enlightenment as opposed to practicing as a household or in a community of monastics.
7.CundaSutta: This sutta explains what are the Threefold impurity and purity and the result of them.
8.MahadhammaSamādānaSutta: While we all want to be happy, we often find the opposite happens. The Buddha explains why.
About The Trainer: Venerable Wiloye Wimalajothi
Venerable Wiloye Wimalajothiarrived in Singapore in December 2012 from Sri Lanka. Born in 1961, the soft-spoken Venerable resides at the Buddhist Library (BL). He is assisting Venerable B. Dhammaratana in all Dhamma activities and teaches Pali and Buddhist Studies at the postgraduate classes at the BL.
Venerable Wimalajothi graduated with a First Class Honours from the University of Peradeniya and taught at the Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies of University of Peradeniya from 1992 to 1996. He subsequently went to UK where he resided for 14 years until his return to Sri Lanka, 2 years ago.
He has also received several academic awards for his competence in Pali.