Tisikkha/Trishiksha (The Three Trainings)
In Pali and Sanskrit Traditions of Buddhism

Press Release

The inaugural Pali-Sanskrit International Buddhist Conference 2021 is initiated by the Tibetan Buddhist Centre (TBC), Singapore and Malaysia. It is co-organized by 12 international Buddhist organizations.
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The advent of the Shakyamuni Buddha brought a revolution in the systems of philosophy and spirituality in India. When Siddharth Gautam was born, there were different spiritual traditions and philosophical views of Vedic, Samkhya and Jain traditions. Siddharth, not having convinced and satisfied with the answers for his queries, went in search of a path to liberate from the suffering of samsara. After his enlightenment at Bodhgaya, Buddha gave his first teaching on the Four Noble Truths at Sarnath.
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Watch the conference live on 5-6 March 0930AM - 1600PM (GMT+5:30) in these languages.

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Programme Schedule

DAY 1: 5th Mar 2021 (FRIDAY)
Time: 09:30 AM – 11:15 AM (IST)
Inaugural Session

Time Programme
09:30 AM – 09:35 AM Welcoming and introducing the Conference by Sis Ng Wee Nee
09:35 AM – 09:45 AM Remarks by The Most Ven Bhikshu Jing Yao Chairman of Buddhist Association of the Republic of China (Taiwan)
09:45 AM – 09:55 AM Remarks by The Most Venerable Makulewe Wimala Mahanayake Thero The Chief Prelate of Sri Rammanna Maha Nikaya of Sri Lanka
09:55 AM – 10:05 AM Remarks by The Most Ven Dr. Dammapiya Secretary General of International Buddhist Confederation
10:05 AM – 11:00 AM Inaugural Address by His Holiness the Dalai Lama
11:00 AM – 11:15 AM Q&A from audience to His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Moderator: Ven Mahayano

Speakers & Discussants

Inaugural Address

His Holiness
The Dalai Lama

Opening Remarks

Most Venerable
Makulewe Wimala Mahanayake Thero

Most Venerable
Bhikshu Jing Yao

Most Venerable
Dr. Dhammapiya