Announcements (Saturday, 6 Jul 2019)

Buddha

1) The “What Buddhists Believe” 9-Friday course, 8.30pm to 10.00pm at SJBA Shrine Hall is still in progress. The course is based on the book “What Buddhist Believe” by the late Chief Reverend Dr. K Sri Dhammananda.

The topic this coming Friday, 12 Jul  is  “Saint or Sinner: What Makes One” by Uncle Vijaya.

The topic on the following Friday, 19 July is “I Have Been Here Before” by Bro. Ananda Fong 

2) Our Abbot, Ven. Nyanaramsi will be leaving for Canada for his 3-month Rains Retreat (Vassa) on the morning of 14 July 2019. Devotees are invited to partake in a lunch dana for our Abbot on 13 July to wish him a safe journey and a fruitful Retreat. All are welcome.

3) In conjunction with the country’s 62nd Merdeka Day on 31st August 2019 (Saturday), SJBA will present Academic Excellence Awards to students who have excelled in their examinations in 2018.  Application is now open to students who have excelled in the following examinations: 

       

            (a) (i)  UPSR                              – SK  :  5 As

                                                                SJK :  6 As & above

                 (ii)  PT3                                 – 7 As & above (excluding lisan & oral)

                 (iii) SPM                                –  8 As & above

                 (iv)  STPM (or equivalent)   –  3 As & above       

                 

(b)         Application forms can be obtained from the SJBA office..

 

(c)          Eligible applicants are required to submit the form together with

(i)   a copy of the examination result certified by the respective school principals.  

(ii)  a  copy of the Birth Certificate

 

           (d)     Closing date of application : 31-7-2019  

 

            For more information, please call Sis. Lily at tel. 03-56315299;

4) SJBA invite you and family and friends to a spiritual and mentally enriching morning at this Sunday’s Buddha Puja commencing at 9.15am with offering of lights, flowers and incense to the Buddha, chanting, Dhamma Talk by Bro Lee Theng Hui and Sharing of Merits. 

Announcements (Thursday, 27June 2019)

Buddha

1) The “What Buddhists Believe” 9-Friday course, 8.30pm to 10.00pm at SJBA Shrine Hall is still in progress. The course is based on the book “What Buddhist Believe” by the late Chief Reverend Dr. K Sri Dhammananda.

The topic this Friday, 28 June  is  “Nature of the World” by Uncle Vijaya.

The topic next Friday, 5 July is “The Re-Discovered Path” by Bro. Tan Siang Chye.

2) In conjunction with the country’s 62nd Merdeka Day on 31st August 2019 (Saturday), SJBA will present Academic Excellence Awards to students who have excelled in their examinations in 2018.  Application is now open to students who have excelled in the following examinations: 

       

            (a) (i)  UPSR                              – SK  :  5 As

                                                                SJK :  6 As & above

                 (ii)  PT3                                 – 7 As & above (excluding lisan & oral)

                 (iii) SPM                                –  8 As & above

                 (iv)  STPM (or equivalent)   –  3 As & above       

                 

(b)         Application forms can be obtained from the SJBA office..

 

(c)          Eligible applicants are required to submit the form together with

(i)   a copy of the examination result certified by the respective school principals.  

(ii)  a  copy of the Birth Certificate

 

           (d)     Closing date of application : 31-7-2019  

 

            For more information, please call Sis. Lily at tel. 03-56315299;

3) SJBA invite you and family and friends to a spiritual and mentally enriching morning at this Sunday’s Buddha Puja commencing at 9.15am with offering of lights, flowers and incense to the Buddha, chanting, Dhamma Talk by Venerable Dr. Dhammapala and Sharing of Merits. 

Venerable Dr. Dhammapala graduated in Pali and Buddhist Studies from the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka and received his Doctorate from the University of Hong Kong. He has been lecturing in the University of Hong Kong and presented a number of papers. He is the Spiritual Director of Buddhistdoor and Vice Chairman of the Hong Kong University of Buddhist Studies Alumini Association. He is now the Abbot of Brahmavihara Monastery & Retreat Centre, Melaka.

Announcements (Wednesday, 5 June 2019)

Buddha

1) SJBA is hosting an Exhibition from 1 June to 21 June 2019 at our new Dana Hall, on The 3 Great Masters (of Malaysia) focusing on the legacy and inspiration of Ven. Sumangalo, Ven. Chuk Mor and Ven. Dr. K Sri Dhammananda, their Dhamma propagation effort, words of wisdom, life events and achievements, etc. All are welcome  

2) SJBA is organising a Dhamma Talk “Lay Persons Certainly Can Become Ariya” by Ven. Dhammavuddho Maha Thera, the Founder Abbot of Vihara Buddha Gotama and Monastic Adviser of the Theravada Buddhist Council of Malaysia. The Talk will be held at SJBA Shrine Hall on 15 June 2019, 8.30pm to 10.00pm.

3) In conjunction with the country’s 62nd Merdeka Day on 31st August 2019 (Saturday), SJBA will present Academic Excellence Awards to students who have excelled in their examinations in 2018.  Application is now open to students who have excelled in the following examinations: 

            (a) (i)  UPSR                              – SK  :  5 As

                                                                SJK :  6 As & above

                 (ii)  PT3                                 – 7 As & above (excluding lisan & oral)

                 (iii) SPM                                –  8 As & above

                 (iv)  STPM (or equivalent)   –  3 As & above       

(b)         Application forms can be obtained from the SJBA office..

(c)          Eligible applicants are required to submit the form together with

(i)   a copy of the examination result certified by the respective school principals.  

(ii)  a  copy of the Birth Certificate

           (d)     Closing date of application : 31-7-2019  

            For more information, please call Sis. Lily at tel. 03-56315299;

 4) SJBA invite you and family and friends to a spiritual and mentally enriching morning at this Sunday’s Buddha Puja commencing at 9.15am with offering of lights, flowers and incense to the Buddha, chanting, Dhamma Talk on “Reflections on Happiness in the Dhamma” by Bro Tan Siang Chye and Sharing of Merits. All are welcome.

Announcements (Thursday, 30 May 2019)

Buddha

1) There will be Dhamma Talk titled “The Path an Attainment of Ariya-hood” by Ven. Dr. Dhammapala on 1 June 2019, 8pm to 10pm. The Talk will highlight the ‘gradual process of the different stages of spiritual path and their abandonment of categories of defilements, and finally attainment of arahathood. Ven.. Dr. Dhammapala has a PhD in Buddhist Study under the supervision of Ven. Dhammajoti n the University Hong Kong. He traveled frequently to conduct meditation retreats, Dhamma talks in Malaysia, Hong Kong, Taiwan and China. Currently, he is the Abbot of the Brahmavihara Monastery & Retreat Centre, Melaka, the Bodhvana Monastery in Sg. Pelek and the Centre of Mindfulness, Hong Kong.

2) SJBA will be holding its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 2 June 2019 at 9.30am. The Agenda include receiving and adopting the Executive Committee’s Annual Report, Audited Statement of Accounts, and deliberation of other matters as deemed fit by the Assembly. All members are cordially invited to join us.

3) SJBA is hosting an Exhibition from 1 June to 21 June 2019 at our new Dana Hall, on The 3 Great Masters (of Malaysia) focusing on the legacy and inspiration of Ven. Sumangalo, Ven. Chuk Mor and Ven. Dr. K Sri Dhammananda, their Dhamma propagation effort, words of wisdom, life events and achievements, etc. All are welcome  

4) SJBA is organising a Dhamma Talk “Lay Persons Certainly Can Become Ariya” by Ven. Dhammavuddho Maha Thera, the Founder Abbot of Vihara Buddha Gotama and Monastic Adviser of the Theravada Buddhist Council of Malaysia. The Talk will be held at SJBA Shrine Hall on 15 June 2019, 8.30pm to 10.00pm.

5) In conjunction with the country’s 62nd Merdeka Day on 31st August 2019 (Saturday), SJBA will present Academic Excellence Awards to students who have excelled in their examinations in 2018.  Application is now open to students who have excelled in the following examinations: 

            (a) (i)  UPSR                              – SK  :  5 As

                                                                SJK :  6 As & above

                 (ii)  PT3                                 – 7 As & above (excluding lisan & oral)

                 (iii) SPM                                –  8 As & above

                 (iv)  STPM (or equivalent)   –  3 As & above       

(b)         Application forms can be obtained from the SJBA office..

(c)          Eligible applicants are required to submit the form together with

(i)   a copy of the examination result certified by the respective school principals.  

(ii)  a  copy of the Birth Certificate

           (d)     Closing date of application : 31-7-2019  

            For more information, please call Sis. Lily at tel. 03-56315299;

Announcements (Thursday, 23 May 2019)

Buddha

1) There will be Dhamma Talk titled “The Path an Attainment of Ariya-hood” by Ven. Dr. Dhammapala on 1 June 2019, 8pm to 10pm. The Talk will highlight the ‘gradual process of the different stages of spiritual path and their abandonment of categories of defilements, and finally attainment of arahathood. Ven. Dr. Dhammapala has a PhD in Buddhist Study under the supervision of Ven. Dhammajoti n the University Hong Kong. He traveled frequently to conduct meditation retreats, Dhamma talks in Malaysia, Hong Kong, Taiwan and China. Currently, he is the Abbot of the Brahmavihara Monastery & Retreat Centre, Melaka, the Bodhvana Monastery in Sg. Pelek and the Centre of Mindfulness, Hong Kong.

2) SJBA will be holding its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 2 June 2017 at 9.30am. The Agenda include receiving and adopting the Executive Committee’s Annual Report, Audited Statement of Accounts, and deliberation of other matters as deemed fit by the Assembly. All members are cordially invited to join us.

3) In conjunction with the country’s 62nd Merdeka Day on 31st August 2019 (Saturday), SJBA will present Academic Excellence Awards to students who have excelled in their examinations in 2018.  Application is now open to students who have excelled in the following examinations: 

            (a) (i)  UPSR                              – SK  :  5 As

                                                                SJK :  6 As & above

                 (ii)  PT3                                 – 7 As & above (excluding lisan & oral)

                 (iii) SPM                                –  8 As & above

                 (iv)  STPM (or equivalent)   –  3 As & above       

(b)         Application forms can be obtained from the SJBA office.

(c)          Eligible applicants are required to submit the form together with

(i)   a copy of the examination result certified by the respective school principals.  

(ii)  a  copy of the Birth Certificate

           (d)     Closing date of application : 31-7-2019  

            For more information, please call Sis. Lily at tel. 03-56315299;
5) SJBA invite you and family and friends to a spiritual and mentally enriching morning at this Sunday’s Buddha Puja commencing at 9.15am with offering of lights, flowers and incense to the Buddha, chanting, Dhamma Talk, Hymns, Blessings and Sharing of Merits. All are welcome.

Announcements (Thurs, 16 May 2019)

1) This year’s Wesak day falls on 19 May 2019. Wesak Celebration in SJBA will start on Wesak Eve, 18 May with lighting of Blessings Oil Lamps at 7.30pm followed by Wesak Eve Buddha Puja, Dhamma Talk by SJBA’s Abbot, Ven. Nyanaramsi, Procession Round the Vihara and Bodhi Tree, Chanting and Meditation. On Wesak Day, Puja Service will commence at 8.00am followed by the official launching of the Wesak Day Celebration at 9.45am. Blessings Service will be carried by the Maha Sangha until 4pm. 
From 11.00am to 2.30pm, vegetarian food will be provided. There will be a Blood Donation Organ Pledge Campaign. We need around 200 volunteer helpers to help organize all these activities. Please register yourselves by writing your name at our Notice Board or call Sis. Lily at Tel. 03-56315299.2) SJBA is organising a short 3-day Vipassana Meditation Retreat from 24 May 2019 (Friday) to 26 May 2019 (Sunday) at SJBA Vihara, conducted by our Abbot, Ven. Nyanaramsi. Yogis will be required to observe the 9 precepts during the duration of the Retreat, and will be charged RM45 (for breakfast, lunch and refreshment). To register, please contact Sis. Lily at SJBA Office 03-56315299.

3) There will be Dhamma Talk titled “The Path an Attainment of Ariya-hood” by Ven. Dr. Dhammapala on 1 June 2019, 8pm to 10pm. The Talk will highlight the ‘gradual process of the different stages of spiritual path and their abandonment of categories of defilements, and finally attainment of arahathood. Ven. Dr. Dhammapala has a PhD in Buddhist Study under the supervision of Ven. Dhammajoti n the University Hong Kong. He traveled frequently to conduct meditation retreats, Dhamma talks in Malaysia, Hong Kong, Taiwan and China. Currently, he is the Abbot of the Brahmavihara Monastery Retreat Centre, Melaka, the Bodhvana Monastery in Sg. Pelek and the Centre of Mindfulness, Hong Kong.

Announcements (Wednesday, 8 May 2019)

Buddha
1) This year’s Wesak day falls on 19 May 2019. Wesak Celebration in SJBA will start on Wesak Eve, 18 May with lighting of Blessings Oil Lamps at 7.30pm followed by Wesak Eve Buddha Puja, Dhamma Talk by SJBA’s Abbot, Ven. Nyanaramsi, Procession Round the Vihara and Bodhi Tree, Chanting and Meditation. On Wesak Day, Puja Service will commence at 8.00am followed by the official launching of the Wesak Day Celebration at 9.45am. Blessings Service will be carried by the Maha Sangha until 4pm. 
From 11.00am to 2.30pm, vegetarian food will be provided. There will be a Blood Donation & Organ Pledge Campaign. We need around 200 volunteer helpers to help organize all these activities. Please register yourselves by writing your name at our Notice Board or call Sis. Lily at Tel. 03-56315299.
 
2) SJBA is organising a short 3-day Vipassana Meditation Retreat from 24 May 2019 (Friday) to 26 May 2019 (Sunday) at SJBA Vihara, conducted by our Abbot, Ven. Nyanaramsi. Yogis will be required to observe the 9 precepts during the duration of the Retreat, and will be charged RM45 (for breakfast, lunch and refreshment). To register, please contact Sis. Lily at SJBA Office 03-56315299.
 
3)

 There will be Dhamma Talk titled “The Path an Attainment of Ariya-hood” by Ven. Dr. Dhammapala on 1 June 2019, 8pm to 10pm. The Talk will highlight the ‘gradual process of the different stages of spiritual path and their abandonment of categories of defilements, and finally attainment of arahathood. Ven. Dr. Dhammapala has a PhD in Buddhist Study under the supervision of Ven. Dhammajoti n the University Hong Kong. He traveled frequently to conduct meditation retreats, Dhamma talks in Malaysia, Hong Kong, Taiwan and China. Currently, he is the Abbot of the Brahmavihara Monastery & Retreat Centre, Melaka, the Bodhvana Monastery in Sg. Pelek and the Centre of Mindfulness, Hong Kong.

 

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SJBA invite you and family and friends to a spiritual and mentally enriching morning at this Sunday’s Buddha Puja commencing at 9.15am with offering of lights, flowers and incense to the Buddha, chanting, Dhamma Talk, Hymns, Blessings and Sharing of Merits and a simple Mother Day celebration in appreciation of all the good work and contribution of the Mothers. All are welcome.

Announcements (Thursday, 2 May 2019)

Buddha

1) This year’s Wesak day falls on 19 May 2019. Wesak Celebration in SJBA will start on Wesak Eve, 18 May with lighting of Blessings Oil Lamps at 7.30pm followed by Wesak Eve Buddha Puja, Dhamma Talk by SJBA’s Abbot, Ven. Nyanaramsi, Procession Round the Vihara and Bodhi Tree, Chanting and Meditation. On Wesak Day, Puja Service will commence at 8.00am followed by the official launching of the Wesak Day Celebration at 9.45am. Blessings Service will be carried by the Maha Sangha until 4pm. From 11.00am to 2.30pm, vegetarian food will be provided. There will be a Blood Donation & Organ Pledge Campaign. We need around 200 volunteer helpers to help organize all these activities. Please register yourselves by writing your name at our Notice Board or call Sis. Lily at Tel. 03-56315299.2) SJBA is organising a short 3-day Vipassana Meditation Retreat from 24 May 2019 (Friday) to 26 May 2019 (Sunday) at SJBA Vihara, conducted by our Abbot, Ven. Nyanaramsi. Yogis will be required to observe the 9 precepts during the duration of the Retreat, and will be charged RM45 (for breakfast, lunch and refreshment). To register, please contact Sis. Lily at SJBA Office 03-56315299.

3)

 There will be Dhamma Talk titled “The Path an Attainment of Ariya-hood” by Ven. Dr. Dhammapala on 1 June 2019, 8pm to 10pm. The Talk will highlight the ‘gradual process of the different stages of spiritual path and their abandonment of categories of defilements, and finally attainment of arahathood. Ven. Dr. Dhammapala has a PhD in Buddhist Study under the supervision of Ven. Dhammajoti n the University Hong Kong. He traveled frequently to conduct meditation retreats, Dhamma talks in Malaysia, Hong Kong, Taiwan and China. Currently, he is the Abbot of the Brahmavihara Monastery & Retreat Centre, Melaka, the Bodhvana Monastery in Sg. Pelek and the Centre of Mindfulness, Hong Kong.

4) SJBA invite you and family and friends to a spiritual and mentally enriching morning at this Sunday’s Buddha Puja commencing at 9.15am with offering of lights, flowers and incense to the Buddha, chanting, Dhamma Talk, Hymns, Blessings and Sharing of Merits. All are welcome.

Announcements (Friday, 19 April 2019)

Buddha

1) This year’s Wesak day falls on 19 May 2019. Wesak Celebration in SJBA will start on Wesak Eve, 18 May with lighting of Blessings Oil Lamps at 7.30pm followed by Wesak Eve Buddha Puja, Dhamma Talk by Ven. Nyanaramsi, Procession Round the Vihara and Bodhi Tree, Chanting and Meditation. On Wesak Day, Puja Service will commence at 8.00am followed by the official launching of the Wesak Day Celebration at 9.45am. Blessings Service will be carried by the Maha Sangha until 4pm. From 11.00am to 2.30pm, vegetarian food will be provided. There will be a Blood Donation & Organ Pledge Campaign. We need around 200 volunteer helpers to help organize all these activities. Please register yourselves by writing your name at our Notice Board or call Sis. Lily at Tel. 03-56315299.
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1) This year’s Wesak day falls on 19 May 2019. Wesak Celebration in SJBA will start on Wesak Eve, 18 May with lighting of Blessings Oil Lamps at 7.30pm followed by Wesak Eve Buddha Puja, Dhamma Talk by Ven. Nyanaramsi, Procession Round the Vihara and Bodhi Tree, Chanting and Meditation. On Wesak Day, Puja Service will commence at 8.00am followed by the official launching of the Wesak Day Celebration at 9.45am. Blessings Service will be carried by the Maha Sangha until 4pm. From 11.00am to 2.30pm, vegetarian food will be provided. There will be a Blood Donation & Organ Pledge Campaign. We need around 200 volunteer helpers to help organize all these activities. Please register yourselves by writing your name at our Notice Board or call Sis. Lily at Tel. 03-56315299.
2)

 There will be Dhamma Talk titled “The Path an Attainment of Ariya-hood” by Ven. Dr. Dhammapala on 1 June 2019, 8pm to 10pm. The Talk will highlight the ‘gradual process of the different stages of spiritual path and their abandonment of categories of defilements, and finally attainment of arahathood. Ven. Dr. Dhammapala has a PhD in Buddhist Study under the supervision of Ven. Dhammajoti n the University Hong Kong. He traveled frequently to conduct meditation retreats, Dhamma talks in Malaysia, Hong Kong, Taiwan and China. Currently, he is the Abbot of the Brahmavihara Monastery & Retreat Centre, Melaka, the Bodhvana Monastery in Sg. Pelek and the Centre of Mindfulness, Hong Kong.

3) SJBA invite you and family and friends to a spiritual and mentally enriching morning at this Sunday’s Buddha Puja commencing at 9.15am with offering of lights, flowers and incense to the Buddha, chanting, Dhamma Talk, Hymns, Blessings and Sharing of Merits. The Dhamma Talk is on “What one Get by Giving” based on the Kindada Sutta by Bhante  Dr. Devananda. Bhante Dr. Devananda is currently Resident Bhikku at Florida Buddhist Vihara. Earlier, he taught the Dhamma in Singapore, Taipei, Malaysia and Australia for nearly seven years. Major part of this period was spent in Malaysia as a resident monk at the Buddhist Maha Vihara. Bhante Dr. Devananda is a scholar proficient in Pali, Sanskrit, classical Sinhala, Hindi and in English and has published several books and Suttas. He has performed research on the social philosophy of the Buddha as depicted in the Pali Canon. He has graduate degrees in Education, Buddhist Social Studies as well as Buddhist Studies (in general). He holds Ph.D degree in Buddhist Social Studies. He is now in Malaysia again with invitation of Most Ven B Saranankara Nayaka Maha Thera.

 There will be Dhamma Talk titled “The Path an Attainment of Ariya-hood” by Ven. Dr. Dhammapala on 1 June 2019, 8pm to 10pm. The Talk will highlight the ‘gradual process of the different stages of spiritual path and their abandonment of categories of defilements, and finally attainment of arahathood. Ven. Dr. Dhammapala has a PhD in Buddhist Study under the supervision of Ven. Dhammajoti n the University Hong Kong. He traveled frequently to conduct meditation retreats, Dhamma talks in Malaysia, Hong Kong, Taiwan and China. Currently, he is the Abbot of the Brahmavihara Monastery & Retreat Centre, Melaka, the Bodhvana Monastery in Sg. Pelek and the Centre of Mindfulness, Hong Kong.

3) SJBA invite you and family and friends to a spiritual and mentally enriching morning at this Sunday’s Buddha Puja commencing at 9.15am with offering of lights, flowers and incense to the Buddha, chanting, Dhamma Talk, Hymns, Blessings and Sharing of Merits. All are welcome.

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