The teleconference on Saturday, May 15, 2010, 7:00PM-9:00PM (EST), will be conducted in the form of a Dhamma Deshana by Ven. Dr. Madawela Punnaji Thero of Buddhist Maha Vihara, Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, followed by a Question and Answer session.

The topic for Dhamma Deshana will be:  "Tanha Nirodha - Eliminating emotion is the solution".

[As some of you may know, Ven. Dr. Punnaji Thero was scheduled to deliver the above dhamma deshana in our Dhamma Conference last week, and was unable to join us last week as he was not feeling very well.]

Please also note that this Dhamma Deshana will be the fifth of a series of eight (8) invaluable Dhamma Deshanas that Ven. Dr. Madawela Punnaji Thero is in the process of delivering in our Dhamma Conference.  Here are the details:

Deshana 1: Dukkha - We have forgotten that our life is insecure (Date:  February 27, 2010) [Completed]{phocadownload view=file|id=14}

Deshana 2: Bhava - We are dreaming that we are existing (Date:  March 13, 2010) [Completed]{phocadownload view=file|id=21}

Deshana 3: Tanha - The cause of our insecurity is emotion (March 20, 2010)[completed]{phocadownload view=file|id=23}

Deshana 4: Avijja - Emotion is not only painful it is also blind (May 1, 2010)[completed]{phocadownload view=file|id=30}

Deshana 5: Tanha Nirodha - Eliminating emotion is the solution (May 15, 2010) [completed]{phocadownload view=file|id=32}

Deshana 6: Manasa Pasanna - Conscious systematic thinking must rule our life (May 22, 2010)

Deshana 7: Cittan Dantam Sukha Vahan - Learn to control emotion (May 29, 2010)

Deshana 8: Panna - Eliminate emotion by a paradigm shift (June 5, 2010)

How to Participate

Participants using Telephones:

Dial the USA conference bridge number (+1-805-309-2350) when dialing from USA, Canada or any other country.

Enter the Conference ID ("9120699") followed by # when prompted

Participants using Skype:

Dial +99051000000481 using Skype's Call Phones feature [Please note that this call is totally free! You do NOT need Skype callout credits to make this call]

Enter the Conference ID ("9120699") followed by # on the Skype Dial Pad when prompted. [Please note that if you are using Skype V 4.0.0.0 or later, the Conference ID needs to be entered on the dial pad that appears right next to the Skype volume control bar, and not on call phones keypad. In later versions of Skype, you may find that you need to select "Show Dial Pad" option on the "Call" menu tab that appears on top of the Skype window, in order for Dial Pad to be visible]

Participants using Web:

Please use https://panel.turbobridge.com/webcall/ on a browser to join the conference using a web call if you experience any issues joining the conference using Skype.

Conference ID : 9120699

Participant Commands:
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