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Programme du cours : ce que vous apprendrez dans ce cours

Semaine
1
Heures pour terminer
28 minutes pour terminer

COURSE INTRODUCTION

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Reading
2 vidéos (Total 3 min), 5 lectures
Video2 vidéos
Trailer1 min
Welcome to the Course min
Reading5 lectures
Course introduction5 min
Course description5 min
Principal instructor - Dr Cheung Siu Nang Bruce5 min
Guest speaker - Mr Woo P.H. Edward5 min
Guest speaker - Father Tsui Luke5 min
Heures pour terminer
3 heures pour terminer

Week 1: Basic understanding of The Diamond Sutra

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Reading
15 vidéos (Total 66 min), 7 lectures, 1 quiz
Video15 vidéos
Why is The Diamond Sutra so popular?2 min
Why are there so many people studying and practising The Diamond Sutra? What are the benefits?4 min
Why do we say “all buddhas originate from this sutra”?2 min
What is Conditioned? What is Unconditioned?6 min
What is the relationship between Conditioned Phenomena and Unconditioned Phenomena?6 min
Examples of Conditioned Phenomena and Unconditioned Phenomena I4 min
Examples of Conditioned Phenomena and Unconditioned Phenomena II4 min
Why do we say the central idea of The Diamond Sutra is Conditioned Phenomena and Unconditioned Phenomena?4 min
What is the 'four-lined verse'?3 min
My 'four-lined verses' are ...6 min
My understanding of “all sages and highly respected scholars are different in one aspect, and that is the way they understand or appreciate the permanent nature of eternity.”5 min
How can The Diamond Sutra promote world peace?7 min
Summary1 min
Guest speaker - Mr Woo - Why do you choose The Diamond Sutra? How could it help lead to world peace?2 min
Reading7 lectures
Why did Huineng use The Diamond Sutra as a reference point for authenticating the mind's attainment?5 min
Why is it said that “all buddhas originate from this sutra”? Why this sutra?4 min
"Without the form of a self, without the form of others, without the form of living beings, without the form of saints and sages". "Without the view of a self, without the view of others, without the view of living beings, without the view of saints and sages". What do they explain?10 min
Some people say the Buddha is expounding the dharma to Subhuti in The Diamond Sutra, that the entire sutra talks about ‘emptiness’ or ‘non-existence’. Other people say The Diamond Sutra talks about ‘existence’ rather than ‘non-existence’. In the final analysis, does The Diamond Sutra talk about ‘existence’, or ‘non-existence’?10 min
Why does the sutra repeatedly emphasise the ‘four-lined verse’? What is meant by the ‘four-lined verse’?7 min
"It is dharma, it is non-dharma, it is not non-dharma". What is the profound message this tells us in regard of our cultivation of, and testimony to the Truth?7 min
Why is it said that “all living beings are taken across to the extinction of reincarnation, but actually not a single living being has been taken across to the extinction of reincarnation"?10 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Summative assessment30 min
Semaine
2
Heures pour terminer
4 heures pour terminer

Week 2: The definition of religion and intra-religious paradoxes

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Reading
14 vidéos (Total 56 min), 11 lectures, 4 quiz
Video14 vidéos
Guest speaker - Mr Woo - What has prompted you to carry out research on 'religion and world peace'? min
Guest speaker - Mr Woo - Why do we need to know the definition of religion? min
What is the origin of religion?3 min
How to define religion?3 min
How to differentiate between religion and philosophy?3 min
Guest speaker - Mr Woo - How would you define 'religion'? min
Guest speaker - Mr Woo - Why would there be conflicts among religions?1 min
Examples of conflicts which have derived from religions2 min
Guest speaker - Fr Tsui - Why does conflict occur among religions?4 min
Features of cults10 min
Guest speaker - Fr Tsui - How to distinguish orthodox faith from cults?13 min
Guest speaker - Fr Tsui - What is the difference between faith and superstition?5 min
Summary3 min
Reading11 lectures
Can the world be peaceful one day with the coexistence of various religions? - 5-point analysis5 min
Why do religions exist?5 min
Questioning the definition of religion2 min
Is Buddhism a religion?7 min
Religion and Philosophy6 min
A new definition of religion2 min
Examples of religion and non-religions3 min
What is the significance of adopting this new definition of religion?3 min
How should we view religion in the 21st century?2 min
The beginning of religious conflicts3 min
What are the paradoxes of religion?2 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Summative assessment30 min
Semaine
3
Heures pour terminer
3 heures pour terminer

Week 3: The two categories that classify the myriad things in the world and their examples

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Reading
11 vidéos (Total 36 min), 6 lectures, 3 quiz
Video11 vidéos
Guest speaker - Mr Woo - How did you come up with this special and interesting concept? min
The two categories that classify the myriad things in the world5 min
Guest speaker - Fr Tsui - How do Catholics perceive a myriad of things in the world?7 min
Examples of Conditioned Phenomena and Unconditioned Phenomena6 min
Guest speaker - Mr Woo - What is the significance of this categorisation?1 min
Guest speaker - Mr Woo - What makes you believe that this categorisation can resolve religious conflicts? min
Conditioned Phenomena and Unconditioned Phenomena are a whole3 min
How do Unconditioned Phenomena give rise to Conditioned Phenomena?3 min
How do we experience Unconditioned Phenomena?4 min
Summary1 min
Reading6 lectures
'The transient aspects of matters (Conditioned Phenomena)' and 'The permanent aspects of eternity (Unconditioned Phenomena)'3 min
A comparison between Buddhism and other religions15 min
The Law of Conditioned Genesis9 min
Emptiness20 min
The misconception of Buddhism as Polytheism15 min
Examples for each of the two categories3 min
Quiz2 exercices pour s'entraîner
Recall your memory4 min
Summative assessment30 min
Semaine
4
Heures pour terminer
2 heures pour terminer

Week 4: Everyone is in the process of searching for the Truth

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Reading
13 vidéos (Total 51 min), 4 lectures, 2 quiz
Video13 vidéos
How do different religions teach their respective followers to conduct themselves in life?3 min
What do different religions say about the situation after life ends?4 min
Will religious practitioners engage in prayers or spiritual cultivation? What are their functions?9 min
Guest speaker - Fr Tsui - What are religious practitioners pursuing?9 min
Guest speaker - Mr Woo - What do you think religious practitioners are pursuing? min
Some say religious practitioners do only two things: 1. To seek the Truth 2. To seek the protection by deities. Is that really the case?3 min
Do you know what is the eternal realm? Can you describe how your inner urge for this permanent and unchanging realm might be attained?1 min
Guest speaker - Fr Tsui - Is there the Lord in the world? Is there any evidence to prove it?5 min
Guest speaker - Fr Tsui - Do other 'gods' exist? Is there Guanyin, or Buddha, etc.?6 min
Can you describe what is the permanent and unchanging realm?1 min
How should we regard our own religion and those of others?2 min
Summary3 min
Reading4 lectures
Summary of week 1 - 35 min
All religions are in the process of searching for the Truth7 min
Focal points in this course10 min
Consolidation5 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Summative assessment30 min

Enseignant

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Cheung Siu Nang Bruce

Senior Programme Director
HKU School of Professional and Continuing Education

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  • This course is NOT merely designed for Buddhists. Instead all peace lovers, theists and atheists are welcomed to join the course.

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