Dharma Class 7, 8, 9: Heart Sutra Workshop

Heart Sutra Workshop: Apply Emptiness in Your Daily Life!

What is Heart Sutra?

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

How can we change ourselves so that we can be happier?

“Form is no different from empty; empty no different from form; Form is just empty, empty is just form” (Heart Sutra)

The Heart Sutra is one of the most commonly recited sutras 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.

Details for the Dharma Class are as follows:

  • Date: 3, 10, and 17 February 2017 (3 consecutive Friday)
  • Time: 19:00 to 22:30
  • Venue: TR 121 (NBS Building SS3-5, Level 1)
  • Speaker: Venerable Chuan Guan
  • *The whole course will be delivered in 3 consecutive classes.
  • **Classes will be conducted in English.

Speaker’s Profile:

Ven. Chuan Guan was ordained under Master Miu King (Master Miao Jing 妙 境 長 老 ) in 2002 (higher ordination in 2003) and began monastic training in Fa Yun Monastery (New Mexico, United States). He learned the sutras and practised meditation under the Mahayana Buddhist tradition while studying the Theravadin Pali Canon. From 2006 to 2016, he trained and served as resident monk in Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Monastery (KMSPKS) and the Buddhist Library. He reaches out to the Buddhist community via this blog at www.buddhavacana.net, Facebook, Twitter, and through apps on Apple and Android mobile devices. He received his degree in Computer Engineering from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and worked in the IT industry prior to monkshood.


There will be fellowship session organized by NTUBS fellowship committee. Light refreshments are also provided at the end of the talk. So, what are you waiting for? Come and join this Heart Sutra workshop to have your Fridays to be meaningful!

Should you have any doubts or inquiries, you can contact Bro. Thomas (Dharma Propagation Director) at ntubs-dharma@e.ntu.edu.sg or 94475090.

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