You are cordially invited to a Dharma Talk entitled “Coping with the Fast-changing World” by the renowned Ajahn Brahm Royal Ballroom, Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok on Tuesday, 9 July 2013 from 2.00 pm.
Ajahn Brahmavamso was born in London in 1951. He regarded himself a Buddhist at the age of 17 through his reading of Buddhist books while still at school. His interest in Buddhism and meditation flourished while studying Theoretical Physics at Cambridge University.
After completing his degree and teaching for a year, he travelled to Thailand to become a monk. He was ordained in Bangkok at the age of 23 by the Abbot of Wat Saket. He subsequently spent 9 years studying and training in the forest meditation tradition of the Venerable Ajahn Chah. In 1983, he was asked to assist in the establishing of a forest monastery near Perth, Western Australia.
Ajahn Brahm now is the Abbot of Bodhinyana Monastery and the Spiritual Director of the Buddhist Society of Western Australia.
Ajahn Brahm will deliver a 45-minute talk on “Coping with the Fast-changing World” on Tuesday, 9 July 2013 in the Royal Ballroom of Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok from 2.00 pm. Organisers will bring books authored by Ajahn Brahm titled: “Buddhism and Good Governance” and “Secrets of Happiness” and CDRoms of previous talks in Thailand – for free distribution on that day.
Donations are welcome.
To secure seats for this talk (first come first served basis), please call Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok’s Public Relations Dept., tel. 02 659 9000.