“Mere-Consciousness” Talk Series by the Dharmalakshana Buddhist Institute

    Public Lecture Series on the Mere-Consciousness School of Thought

    The Dharmalakshana Buddhist Institute is hosting a series of six talks on topics related to “Mere-Consciousness”. The talks will be conducted in Cantonese. All are welcome to join, no reservation is required.

    Venue: 8/F Recital Hall, High Block, Hong Kong City Hall

     Time: 8:00pm-9:30pm, every other Wednesday starting from 14 Sept 

    14 Sep 2016
    The Origin and the Development of the Mere-Consciousness School (I)
    – An introduction to the inception, establishment, lineage and development of the Mere-Consciousness School in India
    Speaker: Mr. Lai Chi-kin
    MA, Buddhist Studies, University of Hong Kong
    BEng, Civil Engineering, University of Wales
    Part-time lecturer of Chi Lin Evening College

    28 Sept 2016
    The Origin and the Development of the Mere-Consciousness School (II)
    – An introduction to the Mere-Consciousness School founded by Venerable Xuan Zang in China, its lineage and development
    Speaker: Mr. Lai Chi-kin
    MA, Buddhist Studies, University of Hong Kong
    BEng, Civil Engineering, University of Wales
    Part-time lecturer of Chi Lin Evening College

    12 Oct 2016
    The Karma Theory of the Mere-Consciousness School
    – An exposition on the operation of karma and issues on rebirth as retribution
    Speaker: Mr. Yau Kin
    MA, Buddhist Studies, University of Hong Kong
    LLM, Chinese University of Hong Kong
    BBA, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

    26 Oct 2016
    Idealistic Philosophy of the Mere-Consciousness School
    – By demonstrating that the perceived external world is merely a manifestation of our own consciousness, hence, liberation cannot be achieved as a result of such clinging
    Speaker: Mr. Wong Kwong-cheong
    MA, Buddhist Studies, University of Hong Kong
    MSc, Computer Science , University of Oxford
    Lecturer of  The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
    Part-time lecturer of Chi Lin Evening College

    9 Nov 2016
    Epistemology of the Mere-Consciousness School
    – Epistemology of the Mere-Consciousness School and different propositions within the School
    Speaker: Mr. Chan Sum-tin
    MA, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
    MA, Hong Kong Nang Yan College
    Visiting lecturer of Centre of Buddhist Studies, University of Hong Kong
    Part-time lecturer of Chi Lin Evening College

    23 Nov 2016
    The Process of Rebirth by Means of the Manifestation of Consciousness
    – An analysis of the six paths rebirth process by means of the qualities of one’s own consciousness
    Speaker: Dr. Chan Ngan-che
    PhD, University of Hong Kong
    Dr. of Arts, New Asia Institute of Advanced Chinese Studies
    Research Associate of Chi Lin Nunnery
    Visiting Assistant professor of Centre of Buddhist Studies, University of Hong Kong

    For more details, please visit the website of The Dharmalakshana Buddhist Institute.