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Spiritual Awakening and Spiritual Liberation: Dhamma Circle moderated by Bro Jeffrey Po

3 August 2024, 10:30 AM - 3 August 2024, 12:30 PM

About this event

Date: First Saturdays of the month: 6 Apr, 4 May, 1 Jun, 6 Jul, 3 Aug, 7 Sep 2024, and more
Time: 10.30AM-12.30PM (doors open by 10.15am)
Venue: The Buddhist Library

About this program
The Dhamma Circle programme, hosted by the Buddhist Library, is an informal monthly gathering that seeks to support participants in their practice of the dhamma. A typical session includes teaching on the chosen topic, possible sharing by guest speakers and time for discussion and questions.

Upcoming dates and topics include:

  • 6 Apr 2024“Of Atoms and the Atomic Speculations” – description of the spiritual-scientific approach of Buddha Gotama. Do spirituality and science conflict
  • 4 May 2024“What Buddha Gotama Has to Fight Against” – the then prevailing religious-philosophical views that Buddha Gotama had to refute.
  • 1 Jun 2024“The process of re-becoming” – the linking from one life to the next, and  social implications within family.
  • 6 Jul 2024: “Spiritual Approach to Mental Well-being” – discussion on mental well-being vs mental health and tips to develop mental health including mental wellness.
  • 3 Aug 2024“Spiritual Awakening and Spiritual Liberation” – significance of spiritual awakening and how this is more meaningful than religious awakening. Video screening.
  • 7 Sep 2024“Chasing After Happiness? Why are we so obsessed over this?” – What Gotama Buddha has to say in this matter.

Topics for Oct 2024 onwards TBC. Changes and/or updates will be posted on this webpage.

About the moderator

Bro. Jeffrey Po

Bro. Jeffrey is the Founding President of the Association of Psychotherapists and Counsellors (APACS), Certified trainer for Professional Counselling Supervision, Certified Spiritual Counsellor, Certified Meditation instructor, Certified Thanothologist.

Who should attend?
This programme is more suitable for persons who already have some knowledge of Buddhism. If you are new to Buddhism, please consider attending these instead:


  • Register here.
  • Do note that the Library will open doors early on Saturdays for this programme, at 10.15am. Please do come on time.


About the organiser

Organiser Description
Handful Of Leaves (HOL) is an online Buddhist publication and directory catering to young working adults in Asia. To fulfil its mission to offer practical Buddhist wisdom for a happier life, HOL offers stories about mental well-being, work, and relationships through articles, videos and podcast.

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