Buddhist Phone Dhamma Conference in Sinhala

by Shripal Nishshanka Fernando, Lankawaeb, Jan 17, 2009

Colombo, Sri Lanka -- A most valuable and a highly useful Buddhist Dhamma phone conference in Sinhala language has been in operation for the last two years and anybody who wishes to participate can easily join in this noble program.

The phone conference is taking place on every Saturday beginning at 7.00 pm (EST) and will be conducting through 9.00 pm (EST) corresponding to Sunday 5.30 am through 7.30 am in Sri Lankan time. The teleconference is moderated by a venerable monk.

During this two hour program, a topic will be discussed based upon a sermon delivered by Buddha (from a Sutta) or any other general Buddhist teachings.

This great opportunity allows the participants specially the laymen to receive simple and complete answers for their Dhamma questions as most knowledgeable and qualified monks are taking part in the conference.

Venerable monks from USA, Canada, Sri Lanka, Australia and other countries participate as panelists other than to the laymen.

The participants can join the conference either by the telephone or using the Skype (totally free!).

Further details
From Skype:

Call Skype number +9900827048980674 to be a participant. Please note that this Skype out number is totally free. Please ensure that you include the leading "+" when you dial this number using Skype's Call Phone feature. (If you type this number in an email, depending on the email client, the recipient will be able to just click on the above Skype number and invoke the Skype call.)
From a regular phone:

Calling from the USA/Canada, call 1-201-793-9022 (long distance costs apply).

In Europe, please call the following numbers;

Austria- 0820 401 15470, Belgium- 0703 57 134, France- 0826 109 071, Germany- 0180 500 9527, Ireland- 818 270 968, Spain- 902 881 270, Switzerland- 0848 560 397, UK & Northern Ireland- 0870 0990 931. The conference is free but premium national rate charges will apply to these calls as follows; Charge/minute: UK: 1.5p, Germany: 14 Euro cents, France: 15 Euro cents, Belgium: 8.7 Euro cents, Switzerland: 4 Euro cents, Ireland: 1.3 Euro cents, Italy: 8.2 Euro cents.
The Conference Room/ID Number is; 8980674 and the Security Code is; 342662 ("DHAMMA")

Once you enter into the conference, please dial * (Star/Asterisk) followed by number 2 (that means *2) to mute and unmute.

To receive the weekly email regarding this precious phone Dhamma conference and for any other inquiries regarding this program, and to listen to the previous preceding, kindly visit the web site, www.DhammaConference.Blogspot.com .