Humanistic Buddhism...Get Enlightened


March 31, 2014 | 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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Phoenix Restaurant | 2131 S. Archer Ave
Chicago, IL 60616
Type of Event:

IWF Chicago March 31 Dinner Program


The IWF Program Committee is excited to welcome Venerable MiaoHong, Appointee for Member, President’s Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships for a discussion on Buddhism. 


Please register and join us for this unique opportunity to gather in Chinatown for an intimate presentation with Venerable Miaohong followed by a vegetarian meal.


Topics of discussion include:


  • Buddhism and daily life
  • Religion or Philosphy
  • FoGuangGhan Monastery and Humanistic Buddhism



5:30pm:  Registration, appetizers & networking

6:00pm:  Venerable Miaohong presentation

7:00pm:  Vegetarian style dinner and Q&A interaction


About the Speaker

Venerable Miaohong  joined the FoGaungShan monastic order in 1990. Since then she has been served in various branch temples of FoGuangShan in Taiwan, Australia and United States. Currently she served as a special assistant to the Board of Trustees of the University of the West since 2011 and as a BLIA representative to the United Nations since 2009. She is a graduate of FoGuangShan Buddhist College, having studied Mahayana Tradition in Taiwan. She received a B.A. in International Marketing from Curtin University and a M.A. in International Marketing from Swinburne University.


Additional Information


Parking:   Street meter parking available along Archer Avenue.  There are two main parking lots along the CTA train less than one block away (a parking discount ticket will be available from restaurant).

Cancellation Policy:   notification to cancel must be received by Friday, March 28th to be considered for a refund.


Special note of thanks to IWF member Yman Huang Vien for introducing us to this topic idea, assisting with the speaker connection, and locating an ideal venue.



$40.00 Member

$50.00 Non-Member