Metta Convention 2016

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

Day 1 - Friday 16 November

  • Arrivals

  • 2.30pm Opening Ceremony

    Opening Speech by Guest of Honour

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    3.30pm Inter-faith Dialogue

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

  • 6.30pm Welcome Dinner

    9.00pm

    End of Day

Day 2 - Saturday 17 November

  • 9.00am Intra-faith Segment:

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

  • 11.30am Lunch and Metta Sharing

    After lunch, join Bhante Mahinda and other delegates for Metta Sharing. Connecting to loving-kindness in our hearts and sharing it with others is what Metta Conventions are about.

  • 12.00pm Luncheon Talk

    Metta in the Womb (Dr Upali Marasinghe and Dr Charika Marasinghe)

  • 1.00pm Panel Discussion

    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

  • 3.00pm Metta @ Work

    Applying Metta at the workplace (Lalith de Silva)

  • 5.30pm End of Day Two

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Day 3 - Sunday 18 November

  • 9.00am Metta 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

  • 1230pm Special Performance

  • 1.00pm Moving Forward – Metta in Action

  • 3.00pm End of Convention