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Practising Kindfulness on Campus

Event Practising Kindfulness on Campus
Date 6 March 2024 (Wed)
Time 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Speaker Ajahn Brahm
Venue Learning Garden & MakerSpace,
LG/F University Library, CUHK


Map
You may take shuttle bus Route No. 1A, 1B, 2,
and N and get off at Sir Run Run Shaw Hall.

Registration To secure a seat, register now.
For enquiries, please contact liblc@cuhk.edu.hk

Workshop Description

In this talk, Ajahn Brahm, a world renowned theoretical physicist, Buddhist monk and Pāli scholar, will use anecdotes seasoned with humour, and strategies proven by time, to speak on how to respond to uncertainties in life with a positive mindset. There will also be a Q&A session afterwards.

Speaker's Bio

Born in London in 1951 and graduated from Cambridge University with First Class Honours in Theoretical Physics, Ajahn Brahm is the Abbot of Bodhinyana Monastery in Australia. A disciple of the late meditation master Ajahn Chah who has been a Theravada monk for over 40 years, he is an invited speaker at Google, Facebook, LinkedIn and the United Nations, among many other leading organisations. He also is the author of numerous international bestsellers which have been translated into many different languages including: Opening the Door of your Heart; Mindfulness, Bliss and Beyond; The Art of Disappearing; Good? Bad? Who Knows?; Kindfulness; and Bear Awareness.

 

 







Inspirations

  • “Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned.”

    Mark Twain

  • “I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught.”

    Winston Churchill

  • “The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live.”

    Mortimer Adler

  • “Always walk through life as if you have something new to learn and you will.”

    Vernon Howard

  • “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.”

    Benjamin Franklin

  • “Be observing constantly. Stay open minded. Be eager to learn and improve.”

    John Wooden

  • “Learning is not attained by chance. It must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.”

    Abigail Adams

  • “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.”

    Henry Ford