ONLINE (Monthly) Book Group

29 October 2021
  • Day:Friday
  • Time:11.00AM - 12.00PM AEST
  • No of Sessions:12
  • Duration:1 hour
  • Organising Entity:Buddhist Library
  • Event Speaker:KK Lim
  • Enquiries:info@buddhistlibrary.org.au or (02) 9519 6054
  • Location:Online
  • Attendance Mode:Zoom Only Event
  • Contribution:By donation
  • Next meeting: 29 October

    Time: 11am – 12pm

    Each month, Book Group facilitator KK Lim will choose a book from the Library’s collection of free e-resources. You download the e-book, and read and reflect on it over the month. Then on the last Friday of the month, meet up online via Zoom to exchange ideas and opinions with others who’ve read the book, and expand your understanding of Buddhism.

    Please be sure to register each month so we can email you the Zoom link before the meeting.

     

    The reading for October:
    ‘Servant of Reality’ by Ajahn Munindo 

    In October, we are re-visiting Ajahn Munindo’s book ‘Servant of Reality’. Previously, the Group had an interesting discussion on the segment covering ‘Serving Reality’.
    We will now continue by reviewing Chapter 2 – ‘A Generative Unfolding’ and Chapter 3 – ‘Regarding The View’ on pages 27-62. It provides great narrative of his experiences and observations in relation to the Buddha’s teachings.”

    Metta to all in gratitude for supporting the Book Club.

    To access this month’s reading click here.

     

    About the facilitator

    KK Lim is a Buddhist practitioner focused on learning more and working on Engaged Buddhism. He is involved in various initiatives to alleviate the suffering in disadvantaged communities both in Australia and overseas. He is a member – and past president – of the Association of Engaged Buddhists. Before dedicating himself to social work–related activities, he worked in several countries as a senior banker, then left the profession to run a corporate training business.

     

    All Sessions are by Donation (Dana) to the Buddhist Library. All donations to the Buddhist Library of $2 and over are tax deductible.

    Dana is the traditional practice of generosity, the extending of one’s goodwill, which is fundamental to Buddhism and other spiritual traditions. The dana you give helps to maintain the Library and allows it to offer more teachings on the Dhamma so that others may benefit in the future. It is up to each person to determine the amount of dana they’d like to offer. We understand that this is a difficult time financially for many, and people will give what they can. An appropriate dana can’t be prescribed but requires sensitivity to its intent and to the individual’s own situation, as well as awareness of the cost of organising events and supporting teachers who spread the Dhamma.