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The Many Expressions of Love

November 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Many Expressions of Love

Presenter: Venerable Dhammika

Facilitator: Tina Ng

Wed 30 November| 7-8.30pm

Location: In person at Metta Centre (Bankstown) or Online (Zoom link below)

Cost: By Donation

Most Buddhists are familiar with the meaning of and importance of, but few are aware that the Buddha  spoke about quite a few different types of love. In this talk Bhante will discuss conjugal love, familial love, the love of animals, etc. and ask probing questions such as whether there is a love that is unconditional.

About the Speaker: Bhante Dhammika was born in Australia in 1951 and became a monk in India in 1976.  He trained in Sri Lanka and later   taught there for 20 years and subsequently spent another 20 years in Singapore, finally returning to Australia in 2017. Bhante’s many books and articles on Buddhism  have been translated into numerous languages, His most recent offering is an in-depth study of the Buddha’s life based only on the information about him preserved in the Pali Canon.

Hybrid event: Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in an interactive session with the speaker who will be online, with the discussions facilitated by Tina Ng in person at the Metta Centre (Bankstown). You are welcome to join the session in person at the Metta Centre or online by clicking on this link to access the session: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83506489824?pwd=cmpNQ1ljSmFVYURLWVN1dWllYUN1dz09 Alternatively, you can dial in from your telephone (call charges apply): +61 2 8015 6011 | Meeting ID: 835 0648 9824| Passcode: 718905

Venue

Metta Centre
7-9 Cross Street #2
Bankstown, NSW 2200 Australia
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