Dharma Class Application – FAQs
(English / Chinese / Senior Citizen Dharma Class)

32st Beginner English Dharma Class 6 Jul 2019 (Saturday) 3:00pm – 5:00pm
36th Beginner Chinese Dharma Class 1 July 2019 (Monday) 7:30pm – 9:30pm
25th Beginner Senior Citizen Dharma Class 7 July 2019 (Sunday) 10:00am – 12:00pm

From now till 31 July 2019, you can obtain the application form at the enquiry counter at level 1 of The Mahaprajna Buddhist Society (TMBS) or at TMBS website (www.tmbs.org.sg). After completing the form, please submit to: –

  • Level 1 enquiry counter
  • Email: info@tmbs.org.sg; or
  • Mail: The Mahaprajna Buddhist Society, 11 Lorong 35 Geylang, S387943

Alternatively, you can also arrive half an hour earlier on the first day of class and go to the meeting room at level 4 to do a walk-in registration.

Yes. The walk-in-registration counters are open on the day of the class in July, before the class starts. E.g. if your class is on Monday, you can register on any of the Mondays in July.

Chinese and English Dharma Class: 18 to 60 years old. If you are more than 60 years old, please apply for Beginner Senior Citizen Dharma Class.

  • Chinese and English Dharma Class: GCE “O” level or above or equivalent qualifications.
  • Senior Citizen Dharma Class: None

If you do not meet the admission criteria, please fill up the application form first and we will contact you separately.

The beginner class is for a year. Upon successful completion, one can continue with intermediate class followed by advanced class. Total duration is 3 years.

Yes. Before the end of the beginner class, there will be a simple test. Only students who have participated in the test can proceed to the intermediate class.

Yes. If you need to stop your studies after completing the beginner class, you can still continue in the intermediate class when the conditions are ripe for you in the future. There is no limit to the duration of the suspension period.

Yes, June and December are holiday periods.

The monthly Miscellaneous fees is $15.

When you report for class, you can purchase the following:

  • Chinese class: “The Way to Buddhahood” textbook ($ 15) and Course Notes ($ 12)
  • English class: “The Way to Buddhahood” textbook ($ 32) and Course Notes ($8)
  • Senior Citizen class: Course Notes ($ 12)

No, because the course content in each Buddhist society is not the same. If you are interested in enrolling in TMBS’s Buddhism classes, please start from the beginner class.