Tidal waves, fierce wind, never ending rain and
Land erosion, poaching, bribery and oppression.
What does the above natural and man-made
phenomena have in common? Using the seas as a
metaphor for our lives, the social issues we face
today can be equated to storms in the seas.
Do you sometimes feel like a boat, drifting
aimlessly in the seas, pushed and blown about
beyond our control by the wind, waves and
The Buddha once said "Make an island unto
ourselves…" (Dhammapada, Chap 18). Hence, in
the face of increasing social issues & conflicts, it
is imperative that we anchor our path firmly in the
truth of His teachings, so that we may overcome
many difficult changes and challenges we will face
in the future.
Come find out how YOU can be a calm island
amidst the stormy seas, whilst providing refuge and
shelter to those around you!
In today's modern world, issues like
environmentalism, oppression against minority
groups and moral dilemmas are happening daily.
We need to realise that we, yes, we, Buddhist
youths have a responsibility in improving these
causes. In the latest edition of the 26th INCOVAR
Dhamma Camp (26IDC), you will be introduced to
the essence of the Buddha's 5 Precepts and how
they offer powerful solutions to various social
issues we face today.
Theme : Calm Islands in Stormy Seas
Date: 7– 10 December 2006
Venue : Subang Jaya Buddhist Association (SJBA)
In the dawn of the 21st century, the centuries-old
Buddha's teaching, which is experiential by nature,
is becoming ever more practical to us all. You
might be thrilled, but we prefer that you just "chill"
in the glow of Buddha's insights.
because @ INCOVAR
For enquiries please contact Sue @ 016-3755527
Visit www.incovar.org for further information
Online registration is now open!
Hurry! Closing date is 11th Nov 2006.