PROGRAM *

24th May 2017 : Schedule for the 8th International Buddhist Research Seminar at the Buddhadasa Indapanno Archives

09: 00 Opening remarks by Ven. Dr. Phra Suthiratnabanpundit (Suthit Abhakaro), director of the Buddhist Research Institute
09: 05 Welcoming address by Dr. Bunchar Pongpanich, director and secretary of the Buddhadasa Indapanno Archives Foundation
09: 10 Opening address by Most Ven. Dr. Phra Brahmapundit (Prayoon Dhammacitto), rector of Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University
09: 50 Ven. Dr. Phra Shakyavongsvisuddhi (Anil Sakya) on “Economics and Sustainable Development”
10: 20 Ven. Phra Paisal Visalo on “Economics and Sustainable Development”
10: 50 Ajahn Santikaro on “Mind & Spirituality”
11: 20 Lunch break
12: 30 Dr. Roderick Bucknell on “Mind & Spirituality”
13: 00 Outstanding Scholar Award Ceremony
13: 30 Break 15 minutes
13: 45 Panel sessions (presentations, discussion, and Q&A)
1st Panel: Mind & Spirituality (Room A)
2nd Panel: Economics & Sustainable Development (Room B)
16: 45 Summary of 1st and 2nd panels by the chairpersons (plenary session)
17: 00 Blessings



25th May 2017 : Schedule for the 8th International Buddhist Research Seminar at the Buddhadasa Indapanno Archives

09: 00 Ven. Zizhuo Shi on "Social & Political Perspectives"
09: 30 Ajahn Christopher Titmuss on "Social & Political Perspectives"
10: 00 Dr. Tomomi Ito on "Social & Political Perspectives"
10: 30 Dr. Chen-huang Cheng on "Works & Legacy of Buddhadasa Bhikkhu"
11: 00 Dr. Martin Seeger on "Works & Legacy of Buddhadasa Bhikkhu"
11: 30 Lunch break
12: 30 Dr. Louis Gabaude on "Works & Legacy of Buddhadasa Bhikkhu"
13: 00 Break 15 minutes
13: 15 Panel sessions (presentations, discussion, and Q&A)
3rd Panel: Social & Political Perspectives (Room A)
4th Panel: Works & Legacy of Buddhadasa (Room B)
16: 15 Summary of 3rd and 4th panels by the chairpersons (plenary session)
16: 45 Closing remarks (by Dr Suwanna Satha-Anand) and Ceremony
17: 00 Blessings



26th May 2017 : Schedule for the 2nd International Conference on Buddhadasa Studies at Wat Tharn Nam Lai (Suan Mokkh Monastery), Chaiya, Surat Thani

09: 30 Welcoming address by Ven. Phra Bhavanabodhiguna (Bodhi Candasaro, Buddhadhammo), acting abbot of Wat Tharn Nam Lai (Suan Mokkh Monastery)
10: 00 Talk on “Dhamma and Society”
(1) Ven. Zizhuo Shi : the director of Luminary Research Institute. (ENG)
(2) Ajahn Santikaro Upasaka (Mr. Robert Larson) : Liberation Park, USA. (THAI)
(3) Dr. Roderick Bucknell : The University of Queensland, Australia. (ENG)
(4) Dr. Martin Seeger : University of Leeds, UK. (THAI)
Moderated by Dr. Bunchar Pongpanich : Buddhadasa Indapanno Archives, Thailand
11: 30 Lunch break
12: 30 “Flashback Buddhadasa Bhikkhu” in Phumriang, Chaiya
Birthplace, Wat Photharam, Wat Ubon, Wat Trapangjik (old Dharma Hermitage) and Wat Phra Borommathat Chaiya Ratchaworawihan
17: 00 Break
18: 00 Evening Chanting
19: 00 “Musical play” by Tanes Warakulnukorh & team
20: 00 “Dhamma sharings with Buddhadasa Bhikkhu”



27th May 2017 : Dhamma practice for the 111th Anniversary of Buddhadasa at Wat Tharn Nam Lai (Wat Suan Mokkh), Chaiya, Surat Thani


28th - 30th May 2017 : Dhamma practice at the International Dharma Hermitage of Suan Mokkh, Chaiya, Surat Thani


31st May - 2nd June 2017 : Dhamma practice at Dipabhavan meditation center, Samui Island, Surat Thani

* Program may be changed depending on circumstances