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Introduction to Fundamental Theravadin Buddhist trainings

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If you have a question about this talk, please contact Himantha Cooray.

The talk will emphasise on trainings or cultivations of the mind/heart as opposed to practices. It will answer the following questions related to the Buddhist training and practice
  • What’s the difference between practice and training?
  • Why training and train in the first place?
  • Are there any necessary views or beliefs that are required?
  • What are the goals?

The talk is part of a special “Buddhist Talk and Meditation” session beginning at 17:00. The talk will be followed by a discussion and a guided meditation. You are welcome to take part in the whole event or just come for the talk. The full event programme is as follows:

  • 17:00 Welcome and short chanting
  • 17:15 Talk by Ven. Kovido on “Introduction to Fundamental Theravadin Buddhist trainings”
  • 18:15 Questions and answers
  • 18:30 Guided meditation
  • 18:45 Personal question time for those who have one
  • 19:00 End
  • 18:50 Short chanting
  • 19:00 Refreshments

This event is free and open to all. A map of the location is available at

This talk is part of the Buddhist Society Talks series.

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