Why Buddhism Matters
A public talk by Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche in Canberra
The event is hosted by Tibetan Buddhist Society of Canberra
Date and time: 7 August, 2017 7:00 - 9.30 PM
Venue: Great Hall, Australian National University, 1 Balmain Crescent, Canberra, 2601
Cost: General Public $40, Tibetan Buddhist Society Member $30, Siddhartha's Intent Member $30
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Buddhism has evolved in different ways according to the culture of each country, but the essence and core principles of the Buddha’s teachings on wisdom and compassion are the same throughout the world. These teachings hold the key to qualities that we urgently need, a peaceful mind to cultivate happiness, confidence, creativity and the compassion and good heart to help us free ourselves from our destructive emotions.
Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche is a student of important Tibetan Buddhist lamas including Kyabje Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, Kyabje Sakya Trizin, Kyabje Dudjom Rinpoche, and the16th Karmapa, He is the head of the renowned Dzongsar Monastery and Dzongsar College. Rinpoche is currently responsible for the care and education of approximately 1600 monks distributed between six monasteries and institutes in Asia. In addition, Rinpoche oversees Siddhartha’s Intent and contemporary teaching and practice centers established in several continents as well as the non-profit organizations Khyentse Foundation, 84000, and Lotus Outreach. Also, Rinpoche has authored several books on following the Buddhist path in the contemporary world.