Belgium: Pax Christi International co-sponsoring event for peace and nonviolence in Brussels, 10 December

 

Pax Christi International is a co-sponsor of the following event:

"WALKING TOGETHER FOR PEACE AND NONVIOLENCE/ENSEMBLE POUR LA PAIX ET LA NONVIOLENCE"

A meeting with Venerable Phra Raj Visuddhivides

Sunday 10th of December 2017 at 3 pm
Parish Hall, rue aux Pierres 44, 1000 Brussels
(Metro station Bourse)

In a troubled world characterised by intolerance and lack of harmony, the Buddhist spirit can help us rediscover the essence of our humanity, both in society and within ourselves.

Venerable Phra Raj Visuddhivides was born in Bangkok in 1959, entered the monastery in 1971, obtained a Ph D Philosophy at Madras University (India) and received his honorary title from King Rama X in 2017. He has lived in Belgium since 1998, serving the Thai community and all who call upon him for guidance, meditation and assistance. The monk is a member of the National Council of Religious Leaders of Belgium.

Programme:

  • Meditation and teaching for peace and nonviolence (led by the monk)
  • Dialogue with the public - peace ritual

(Languages used: English with French translation)

Organized by:

  • World Conference for Religions and Peace
  • Thai Buddhist Community
  • Triratna Group Brussels
  • Les Voies de l'Orient
  • Pax Christi Vlaanderen
  • Pax Christi International
  • Pôle Expertise Interreligious Dialogue

Open to all, of any faith or none.
INFO: 0470 - 033 266
expertise.IDB@proximus.be

Small donations to cover the costs will be gratefully received.

At any time in this world
Hatred never ceases by hatred
But through non-hatred it ceases
This is an eternal law

(Dhammapada 5)

Love your enemies
and pray for those who persecute you

(Gospel Matthew 5, 45)
 

Phra Raj Visuddhivides, Buddhism