15 September 2011

Symposium - "History of Buddhism in Malaysia"

The Rise & Fall of Malayan Buddhist Polities – Srivijaya, Kedah and Langkasuka

This Symposium is brought to you in conjunction with the 2,600th Anniversary of Buddhism this year.

It will examine the reasons behind the establishment and eventual decline of these polities in the context of political, commercial, social and religious development.

We invite you to participate in the two lectures which will be held in Kedah :

Topic : Buddhist Heritage in Malaysia - The Rise of Srivijaya and Malayan Buddhist Polities
16 September 2011, Friday,  8 - 10pm
Gurun Buddhist Association
403, Taman Suria, 08300 Gurun, Kedah

Topic : The Decline of Srivijaya and the Disappearance of Buddhist Polities in the Malay Peninsula

17 September 2011, Saturday, 8 - 10pm
Central Kedah Buddhist Association
5-F, Jalan Kampung Baru, 08000 Sungai Petani, Kedah

Please share the news with your relatives or friends who live in the northen states of Malaysia, and encourage them to attend the lectures which are rare to come by.  By putting in effort to know and learn more about Buddhism,  we are commemorating the 2,600th Anniversary of the Buddha's Enlightenment.