KOTA KINABALU: The Tzer Ying Temple in Bukit Padang will be conducting a dharma talk themed “The Noble Eightfold Path – Right View” on Monday (October 2, 2017), starting at 8pm.
The speaker for the dharma talk is the Venerable B. Sri Saranankara Nayaka Maha Thera, the Chief Monk of the Sri Lanka Buddhist Temple, Kuala Lumpur.
“The Noble Eightfold Path is the basis of all Buddhist practice and the means for a person to be liberated from suffering.
“The Noble Eightfold Path comprises of, The Right View, Right Intention, Right Speech, Right Action, Right Livelihood, Right Effort, Right Mindfulness and Right Concentration,” the Tzer Ying Temple noted in a statement.
It called on Buddhists living in the City and its vicinity to take time out to come and listen to Sri Saranankara in sharing the knowledge and wisdom about liberation from suffering in life which the Buddha taught in his first sermon.
Sri Saranankara is well-known for his compassion and kindness for everyone regardless of race or religion. To serve the needy in Malaysia, he started the Free Clinic, Free Tuition Classes and the Metta Home through the Sri Jayanti Welfare Organization which was formed in 1991.
Through the MahaKaruna Buddhist Society and SiriJayanti Welfare Organization, Sri Saranankara has also contributed to victims of natural disasters, tsunami and earthquakes, at Sri Lanka, Indonesia and Pakistan.