Venerable Chun Nian, a Buddhist Nun from Bao Guang Fo Tang Temple located at Thomson. Perviously a Malaysian who came to Singapore for her tertiary education and graduated from NUS in 1995 with a Bachelor of Social Science (Hons). She took up the robes in 1999 under tutelage of Venerable Sek Te Yuan
After her ordination, Venerable studied at the International Theravada Buddhist Missonary University in Myanmar from 2000 to 2004, where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Buddhist Studies. She went thought a very balanced system of training, comprising of both theory and practice.
Venerable is particularly interested in meditation and everything relatedto the mind. During her studies in Myanmar, she had the opportunity to go for regular meditation retreats and learnt from many various teachers and was exposed to different meditation techiques.
Venerable has been conducting meditation class at her Nunnery since 2006, Upon invitation she also conduct classes at other Buddhist organisations, and have been doing so for the past 15 years.