The Simon Fraser University welcomes you to attend Ten Perfections: meditation and study course with Venerable Thanissaro Bhikkhu from 9 am to 4 pm on September 17th and 18th2011 at Labatt Hall, Harbour Centre, Simon Fraser University, 515 West Hastings St. Vancouver, BC. During this study course, you will explore with Venerable Thanissaro Bhikkhu the Buddha’s teaching on Ten Perfections or Paramis, the ten qualities of character that can be developed to support the path of awakening.
Venerable Thanissaro Bhikkhu (Geoffrey DeGraff) has been a Theravada monk since 1976. After studying in Thailand with Ajahn Fuang Jotiko for ten years, he returned to U.S. in 1991 to help found Metta Forest Monastery in the mountains north of San Diego where he is currently the abbot. Venerable Thanissaro Bhikkhu’s writing includes Noble Strategy, The Mind Like Fire Unbound, and The Wings to Awakening. He has also translated many meditation guides by Thai Forest masters, as well as numerous scriptural texts from the Pali Canon.
This event is free to all, for registration, please contact Jackie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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