Graceful Dying Program

Program

“Towards a Beautiful End: Preparing for Death Mindfully” (Graceful Dying Conference)

Room 105, Maha Chulalongkorn Building, Chulalongkorn University

The conference is in Thai; English summary will be provided to international participants.

8.30-9.00
Registration

9.00-9.15
Opening speech by Professor Dr. Kua Wongboonsin (Vice-president for research, Chulalongkorn University)

9.15-10.00
“Thoughts about Life and Death”
Professor Dr. Somparn Promta (Chulalongkorn University)

10.00-10.45
“Dying in Buddhism”
Somrit Luechai (Thammasat University)

10.45-11.15
Coffee Break

11.15-12.15
“Facing Death Brightly”
Dr. Pornlert Chatkaew (Chulalongkorn University) and Wanna
Jarusomboon (Buddhika Network)

12.15-13.00
Lunch

13.00-14.30
Panel Discussion on “Life, Death and Euthanasia”
Phra Sri Kambirayana (Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalai
University), Dr. Srivieng Pairojkul (Khon Kaen University), Dr. Soraj
Hongladarom ( Chulalongkorn University)

14.30-15.00
Break

15.00-16.00
Movie presentation about dying and funeral practice in
Tibetan culture, followed by a talk on “Bardo: Life after
Death” by Dr. Krisadawan Hongladarom (Thousand Stars
Foundation)

16.00-17.45
“Living and Dying in Vajrayana Buddhism”
Ven. Kunga Sangbo Rinpoche (Tashigong Monastery, Lhasa and Jyekundo
Monastery, Yushu, China)

Talk in Tibetan with translation in Thai (English summary)

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Author: Krisadawan Metavikul (Kalsang Dawa)

Dharma teacher, founder and president of the Thousand Stars Foundation, promoting Tibetan wisdom, engaging in charity work.

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