Einladung zum Vortrag von Ven. Kaiyin 開印法師, Santavana Forest Hermitage, Malaysia

13. November 2018

Invitation to a Dharma Talk in the Institute of East Asian Studies of Leipzig University. On Wednesday November 14, 18:00 – 20:00, S202, Schillerstraße 6, our lecturer will be Ven. Kaiyin, from Santavana Forest Hermitage, Malaysia. The title of the lecture is “Loving-kindness——The Path to Happiness.” Earlier that afternoon, there will also be a pre-lecture seminar on Buddhist meditation hosted by Prof. Philip Clart, which provides a great opportunity to have a conversation with Ven. Kaiyin. Both lecture and roundtable discussion are free and open to all. No prior experience in meditation is needed.

Abstract

The lecture is a Dharma talk open to public, which will cover quite a few interesting topics on Loving-kindness meditation. No prior experience in meditation is needed. For the pre-lecture seminar the main participants are scholars and graduate students, but participants of other backgrounds are also encouraged to come!

Host: Sinology, Institute of East Asian Studies, University of Leipzig萊比錫大學漢學系

Time: November 14 Wednesday 2018 18:00 – 20:00 (1.5h lecture + 0.5h Q&A)

Place: S202, Schillerstraße 6

Language: Mandarin with English translation

Translator: Ven. Chanzhen禪真法師

Pre-lecture Event

Roundtable Discussion: conversation with Ven. Kaiyin

Topic: Buddhist Meditation

Host: Prof. Philip Clart

Language: Mandarin & English

Time: 15:15 – 16:45

Place: S302, Schillerstraße 6

Bio

Ven. Kaiyin is the abbot of Santavana Forest Hermitage in Malaysia and the chairman of Santa Monastery in USA. He is active in Buddhist scholarship and pedagogical practice. His academic expertise is on Buddhist meditation and contemplative practices. He has rich experience in directing Seven-day Chan meditation retreats.

開印法師於1987年依止檳城洪福寺文建長老披剃出家。早年曾隨繼程長老、修靜長老、聖嚴長老、印度葛印卡老師修學禪法,後來更於緬甸最高大業處阿闍梨帕奧禪師座下接受數十種奢摩他與毗婆舍那禪法之訓練。

開印法師曾於1995年擔任圓光佛學院講師、1996年於臺灣福嚴佛學院教務長。於1998年末創辦馬來西亞寂靜禪林及擔任住持至今,目前並兼任美國寂靜禪舍董事會主席及沙巴亞庇慈音寺宗教顧問。

在出家30年的僧生涯裡,開印阿闍梨具有指導過一百多階次密集禪七的豐富經驗。並且,精研佛經,如專研契經、阿毗達磨、巴利註釋書、清淨道論、大智度論及瑜伽師地論等。

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