Refresh Your Body + Mind
Urban Retreat 7
Conducted by Venerable Chuan Guan
Join us for a rejuvenating retreat in urban Singapore to refresh your body and mind.
Enjoy tranquil sitting, walking, meditations and Dharma sharings.
• Calming Puja
• Joyful Sitting
• Mindful Eating
• Happy Walks
• 8 Precepts
* The Eight Precepts are to be observed during the retreat (no dinner; exceptions will be granted for medical conditions).
* All mobile phones are to be surrendered upon registration.
* Participants who need to leave early are to seek permission from the conducting Venerable.
SGC is offering sponsorships for seniors above 65 and students. This is funded by the donors from our previous retreats.
If you do not qualify but would require sponsorship, please reach out to us.
We appreciate and welcome volunteers to contribute in
(b) Logistics support, and
If you would like to volunteer in this retreat, please contact us for more details.
If you would like to make contributions towards this collective effort and/or to support others who have limited means to attend the retreat, kindly get in touch with us.
Any excess fees and donations collected for this retreat will be fully donated to The Buddhist Union.
Please download the application form and send it together with your cheque payment.
The retreat fee is $15.00 per person.
Cheque payable to “The Buddhist Union” to be sent to:
The Buddhist Union Dharma Centre
43 Lowland Road Singapore 547444
Please indicate behind your cheque “Urban Retreat 7” as well as the following information:
• your name
• e-mail and
• contact no.
Cash payment at The Buddhist Union Dharma Centre before or on day of retreat.
Please note our opening hours and do call us before arriving.
Venerable Chuan Guan was ordained under Master Miu King (Master Miao Jing 妙境長老) in 2002 (higher ordination in 2003) and began his monastic training in Fa Yun Monastery (New Mexico, United States). He learned the sutras and practised meditation under the Mahayana Buddhist tradition while studying the Theravadin Pali Canon.
Since returning to Singapore in 2006, he has served as resident monastic in Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Monastery (KMSPKS) and the Buddhist Library.His focus is on Dharma learning, meditation and provides counseling and spiritual services. Online, he reaches out to the Buddhist community via his blog at buddhavacana.net, facebook, twitter, and through apps on Apple and Android mobile devices. He received his degree in Computer Engineering from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and worked in the IT industry prior to monkhood.