The structure and teaching of the Diamond Sutra: re-reading insight after 30 years

This lecture is sponsored by the Tung Lin Kok Yuen, Canada Society and by RHNHFF BCS Program.

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Chinese: Jun 15 | English: Jun 16, 2024


2:00 – 5:00 PM PST


Tung Lin Kok Yuen


About this Event

Tung Lin Kok Yuen, Canada Society’s “Be Well” lecture series is pleased to welcome Venerable Sik Hin Hung for a lecture titled “The structure and teaching of the Diamond Sutra: re-reading insight after 30 years.” Venerable Hin Hung’s journey with teaching the Diamond Sutra began 30 years ago, igniting a lifelong exploration of its wisdom through research, practice, and teaching. Drawing on his recent reflections and insights, Venerable Hin Hung will offer a clear and accessible exploration of the Sutra’s core teachings, emphasizing the concept of dependent arising. Through this Sutra, participants will gain deeper understanding of non-attachment, appreciate the spirit of Bodhisattva’s compassionate acts, enter into the path of happiness.

About the Speaker

Venerable Sik Hin Hung MA

Venerable Sik Hin Hung MA (London) is a Buddhist monk ordained under the Mahayana tradition. He is also the 45th generation lineage holder of LingJi (臨濟宗) and 10th generation lineage holder of Gui-yang(溈仰宗)Schools of Ch’an. His main interest is in ‘repackaging’ the Teachings of Buddhism so that it could become more ‘user friendly’ for people in today’s world. He is the Former Director and one of the Founding Fellows of the Centre of Buddhist Studies of The University of Hong Kong where he is also teaching as an Assistant Professor. Ven. Hin Hung teaches meditation and is also providing counseling and spiritual guide to the staffs of the Hong Kong Hospital Authority and the needy. He has published books and articles on Buddhism, psychotherapy, neuroscience of meditation, Buddhist education and personal growth. The motto of the Awareness Spiritual Growth Centre found by him is “Be mindful of your heart!” His current research projects include: “Awareness Training Program”, “Dharma Therapy”, “Guangdong Yuqie Yankou” etc.