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09-JUNE-2013 : COMPASSION - THE BREAKING HEART THAT REVEALS SERENITY, DHAMMA SHARING BY TAN AJAHN ACHALO
We join our palms to welcome Venerable Tan Ajahn Achalo on his first visit to BGF. Tan Ajahn is an Australian native and current abbot of Anandagiri Mountain Hermitage, Petchabun Thailand. He will be visiting Malaysia to conduct meditation retreat and series of talk at various centre. Come discover the sublime Dhamma. We look forward to welcome you.
Dhamma Sharing by Tan Ajahn Achalo
Date: 9 June 2013 (Sunday)
Time: 8.00pm - 9.30pm
Venue: BGF Centre, PJ
Topic: Compassion - The Breaking Heart That Reveals Serenity
Profile of Speaker:
Ajahn Achalo (Brett Hansen) was born in Brisbane Australia in 1972 and was ordained a Bhikku in July 1997 at Wat Nong Pah Pong, the monastery established by Ajahn Chah in Thailand. As well as living in Forest Monasteries, Ajahn Achalo has also spent regular periods of time practicing in isolated forests in Thailand and has been on several extended periods of pilgrimage in the Buddhist Holy Sites in India.
He has also lived for periods of time in Abhayagiri Monastery in California, Amravati Monastery in the UK and the Buddha Bodhivana Monastery in Warburton Australia. Currently, he is the Abbot of a new Hermitage being established in the beautiful mountain province of Petchabun in Thailand.
Buddhist Society Victoria Interview (Spring 2011 Newsletter) with Tan Ajahn Achalo: