Metta Convention 2016

Please note, this program is subject to change as there may be some unforseen circumstances.

16 Nov 2018 (Friday) Opening

  • 2.30pm

    Opening Ceremony

    Opening Speech by Guest of Honour

    Performances

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    3.30pm

    Inter-faith Dialogue (in conjunction with International Day of Tolerance ) with representatives from the faiths of Islam, Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Sikhism, Taoism, and Bahai

  • 6.00pm

    End of Dialogue/ Refreshments

    8.30pm

    End of Day

17 Nov 2018 (Saturday) Day One

  • 9.00am

    Intra-faith Segment: Keynote Presentation on the practice of Metta/ Compassionate Love/ Bodhicitta by Monastics from the Theravada, Mahayana, and Vajrayana traditions

    Q&A

  • 11.30am

    Lunch/ Submission of Questions

  • 1.00pm

    Panel Discussion on the practice of Metta/ Compassionate Love/ Bodhicitta with Lay Buddhist Leaders from the Theravada, Mahayana, and Vajrayana traditions moderated by Dr. Ong Puay Liu

    Q&A

  • 3.00pm

    Tea Break

  • 3.30pm

    Opening of Hearts for Family (Dr Upali Marasinghe and Dr Charika Marasinghe)

    Opening of Hearts @ Work (Lalith de Silva)

  • 5.30pm

    End of Day One

    Putra Jaya

18 Nov 2018 (Sunday) Day Two

  • 9.00am

    Opening of Hearts on Demand – a series of sharing and teachings moderated by Datuk Seri Dr. Victor Wee with the following presenters:
    Chade-Meng Tan
    Dr. Tan Ho Soon
    Dr. Gooi Chien Hoong

  • 11.30am

    Lunch

  • 12.30pm

    Workshop – Embracing “Opening of Hearts”

  • 3.00pm

    Closing

  • 3.30pm

    End of Convention