Finding peace in
modern campus life

NUS Buddhist Society

Life may not necessarily be easy, and things may not always go our way. Some point in time, we might be lonely and in NUS Buddhist Society, you will be able to find company

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Life: Eat, Sleep, Repeat?
2021 Apr 15, Thu, 1am
16 April 2021, 7-9pm at YIH TR4
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Hangout Session!
2021 Apr 8, Thu, 2pm
Hangout session @ YIH Wooden Foyer 8 April 2021, 7 - 9 pm
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Buddhism in a Nutshell!
2021 Apr 1, Thu, 3pm
Buddhism in a nutshell 1 April 2021, 7 pm-9 pm at NUS YIH Paris Room
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Kindness Challenge: Smile at Someone Today!
2021 Mar 25, Thu, 6pm
Kindness Challenge: Smile at someone today! 15 March 2021 , 7.00pm - 9.00pm NUS YIH Paris Room
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How to Let Go of Your Attachments?
2021 Mar 18, Thu, 4pm
How to let go of your attachments? 18 March 2021 Thursday NUS Paris Room 7.00pm- 9.00pm
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What Makes You Unhappy?
2021 Mar 11, Thu, 1pm
What makes you unhappy? 11 March 2021 (THURSDAY) 7pm - 9pm
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The Team
our handsome and beautiful faces
General Secretary
Chong Yi Min
Dhamma Director
Tan Pei Qi
President
Chan Zhen Ying
External Liaison
Moo Yee Sin
Treasurer
Miranda Yap Kexin
Fellowship Director
Lai WanQI
Advisors
to whom we turn to for advice
Spiritual Advisor
Bhante Dhammaratana

Born in Sri Lanka, Bhante received his ordination at 13. In 1973, he left for Dhammaduta activities in Singapore at the invitation of Ven. M. Mahavihara. In 2003, he obtained his Master of Philosophy Degree from Kelaniya University, Sri Lanka.

Bhante is currently the present chief incumbent of Bellanwila Rajamaha, a well-established Buddhist template located close to Colombo in Sri Lanka.

Spiritual Advisor
Venerable Chun Hui

Venerable Chun Hui graduated with a BA degree in Arts and Social Science in NUS 1933. She was a school teacher for 3 years before taking up robes in 1997. After ordination in Taiwan, she when to Sri Lanka in 1998 to further her Buddhist studies.

Venerable is a resident nun at Pao Kwan Foh Tang and presently conducts English Buddhism course at Phor Kark See Monastry and Hua Giam Si.

Spiritual Advisor
Bhante Cittara

Born in 1969, Myanmar, Benerable Cittara became a novice at 15 and was ordained at the age of 20. Venerable took a Religous Examination at 24 then underwent 3 years of practice in the forest.

3 years ago, Venerable came to Singapore and currently resides in Mangala Vihara Buddhist Temple, and practises the Mahasi meditation technique under the Mahasi Meditation Center.

Spiritual Advisor
Venerable Gyurme

Venerable Gyurme received monastic ordination from His Holiness the Dalai Lama in 1999, shortly after graduating from NUS with a Bachelor of Arts degree. He receives training in FPMT Lotsawa Rinchen Zangpo Translator Program in Dharamasala, India.

Since 2005, Venerable serves as Amitabha Buddhist Centre’s Spiritual Programme Coordinator and Tibetan language interpreter, also teaching introductory and basic Buddhist courses at the centre.

Born in Sri Lanka, Bhante received his ordination at 13. In 1973, he left for Dhammaduta activities in Singapore at the invitation of Ven. M. Mahavihara. In 2003, he obtained his Master of Philosophy Degree from Kelaniya University, Sri Lanka.

Bhante is currently the present chief incumbent of Bellanwila Rajamaha, a well-established Buddhist template located close to Colombo in Sri Lanka.

Venerable Chun Hui graduated with a BA degree in Arts and Social Science in NUS 1933. She was a school teacher for 3 years before taking up robes in 1997. After ordination in Taiwan, she when to Sri Lanka in 1998 to further her Buddhist studies.

Venerable is a resident nun at Pao Kwan Foh Tang and presently conducts English Buddhism course at Phor Kark See Monastry and Hua Giam Si.

Born in 1969, Myanmar, Benerable Cittara became a novice at 15 and was ordained at the age of 20. Venerable took a Religous Examination at 24 then underwent 3 years of practice in the forest.

3 years ago, Venerable came to Singapore and currently resides in Mangala Vihara Buddhist Temple, and practises the Mahasi meditation technique under the Mahasi Meditation Center.

Venerable Gyurme received monastic ordination from His Holiness the Dalai Lama in 1999, shortly after graduating from NUS with a Bachelor of Arts degree. He receives training in FPMT Lotsawa Rinchen Zangpo Translator Program in Dharamasala, India.

Since 2005, Venerable serves as Amitabha Buddhist Centre’s Spiritual Programme Coordinator and Tibetan language interpreter, also teaching introductory and basic Buddhist courses at the centre.

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