Practising Noble Eightfold Path in New Normal Times
Online Vesak Public Talk:
Celebrating Vesak and Flourishing with Compassion and Wisdom: Practising the Noble Eightfold Path in New Normal Times
As the pandemic transitions to the new normal, practising the Noble Eightfold Path allows us to better cope with the evolving environment, while enhancing our well-being and happiness.
Tune in to this online talk as we celebrate Vesak by remembering the Buddha’s teachings, allowing us to flourish with compassion and wisdom.
Note: Viewers can submit questions to the venerable by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org after the talk.
Venerable Dr Chuan Sheng is an Associate Professor and the Vice-Rector of Academic Affairs at the Buddhist College of Singapore.
He obtained his BA (Honours) in History from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and PhD in History and East Asian Languages from Harvard University. Specialising in Asian history and East Asian international relations, he was an academic staff of NUS for 26 years, before receiving his higher ordination in Taiwan in 2013.
Currently training under his ordination master, Venerable Kwang Sheng, at Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Monastery, his interests in Buddhist Studies include Pure Land Buddhism and mindfulness meditation. He is Associate Professor Vice-Rector of Academic Affairs. In June 2018, he was redesignated as Vice Rector (Academic Affairs and Advisor).