Charity Day: ASC Chops Vegetables at Willing Hearts on 5 March

Following on from the success of last year’s Charity Day, where we helped pack and distribute food at the Children’s Wishing Well, this year we are organizing another group charity event.  Join us as we help chop vegetables at Willing Hearts. We chose to volunteer at Willing Hearts as they are a secular, non-denominational charity. Their mission is to provide daily meals and other support services to the underprivileged, the needy, and other marginalized members in Singapore. For more information about Willing Hearts, check out their website: www.willinghearts.org.sg.  Saturday, 5 March 2016, 8am to 12pm11 Jalan Ubi Blk 6, #01-51Kembangan – Chai Chee…

#16 Sep 2013 – A Trip to Dharamsala

A Trip to Dharamsala Synchronicity I just got back from my first teaching with His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama in Dharamsala and I think it is the most significant awakening I have experienced in my life. Having lived all my life in Singapore, I have no concept of refugees.  There are Tibetans, born in Dharamsala India, who have never been to their motherland. Not because they do not want to, but because they can’t.  They hold a refugee passport (what is that?!) that only allows them to travel within India and to a few other countries that are pro-Tibet.…

#12 Jul 2013 – Who is Serving Whom?

Who is Serving Whom? Finding your teacher The most common question that I was asked at the last few talks given by Lama Marut was “How do I go about finding a teacher?” No surprise considering that the major focus of our recent series of talks was a commentary on selections from De Lam, “The Path to Bliss” by His Holiness the First Pachen Lama, Lobsang Chukyi Gyeltsen (1570-1662), translated by Geshe Michael Roach and Lama Christie McNally.  This is one of several of the holiest of Buddhist treatises collectively known as the Lam Rim (“Stages on the Path”) teachings…