URGENT! Aid Required for Flood Victims

SJBA is organising a collection to send to the relief centres as aid for the victims of the floods.

Please donate generously.

Urgently needed by flood victims in Kuala Krai. Please send to SJBA by 4th Jan 2015:
1) brooms, cleaning equipments, pails, pipe, dustbins,
2) portable stoves
3) medication
4) canned food, instant food
5) torch light, generator/ candle
6) towel, sleeping bag, blanket
7) sanitary pads/ pampers
8) garbage bags
9) disposable panties
10) Energy bars
11) Drinking water

Cash donations are also welcome. Please write cheque payable to “Subang Jaya Buddhist Association” and indicate “for Flood Victims” behind the cheque.

Sadhu! Sadhu! Sadhu!

Announcements (Thursday, 25 December 2014)

image00141) SJBA’s Sunday Dhamma School (SDS) 2015 is open for student registration, online, effective 1 Nov 2014. The Buddhist classes will be conducted in three (3) sessions, as follows:
Session A: 9.00am to 10.30am

Session B: 10.30am to 12.00pm

Session C: 12.00pm to 1.30pm

Classes will commence on Sunday, 4 January 2015. Classes are open to children in Standard 1 to Form 3. New students as well as existing students are required to register online via:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1kIUlPNjPzkGNsYu4VRTX_fI28q4fFUSNcO8qvbjqBB0/viewform

2) SJBA will be celebrating this New Year Eve with a 8-course Appreciation Dinner in SJBA to thank our members and devotees for the selfless and tireless services to SJBA Vihara. The evening shall start with Puja at 7.30pm. Dinner is served at 8.00pm (sharp). During dinner there will be performances, karaoke competition and lots of prizes and lucky draws. At midnight, there will be a firework display to mark the countdown to welcome a New Year.

Date : Wednesday, 31 December 2014 (New Year Eve)
Venue : Subang Jaya Buddhist Association (SJBA)
Time : 7.30pm to Midnight Dinner

Ticket : RM380 per table or RM38 per pax – FULLY SOLD We apologise to those who are not able to get any more ticket because the tickets are already fully sold. However, light refreshment will be provided from 8.00pm to those without tickets but wish to come and join us for the countdown.

3) This Sunday (28/12/15) Dhamma Talk on “Buddhism & Philosophy: The Kalama Sutta” will be given by Bro Billy Tan. Bro. Billy Tan is a Professional Trainer and Business Development Consultant who has trained countless corporate executives and business professionals in more than 20 countries over the past three decades. Bro. Billy is a Certified Master Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), as well as being certified by the International Association of Counselors and Therapists, USA, in Clinical Hypnotherapy.

In recent years Bro. Billy has conducted several professional training programs for resident and visiting Monks at the Buddhist Maha Vihara, Brickfields, in the areas of Emotional Intelligence, Communication, Professional Presentation, Public Relations, Community Services, Leadership, and Management. In sharing the Dhamma, Bro. Billy researches discoveries from the fields of Neuroscience and Psychology to present teachings of the Buddha from a scientific perspective.

Announcements (Thursday, 18 December 2014)

image0011) The Annual Meditation Retreat at SJBA will end on 22nd December 2014. The Retreat is conducted by Venerable Sayadaw U Sobhita and Sayadaw U Rewata from Chanmyay Yeiktha Meditation Centre. Sayadaw U Sobhita is giving Dhamma Talk every night during the Retreat, at 8.30pm at SJBA Shrine Hall. All are welcome for the Dhamma Talk. Please maintain silence within the vicinity of SJBA during the Retreat period to provide a more conducive environment for the yogis.

2) SJBA’s Sunday Dhamma School (SDS) 2015 is open for student registration, online, effective 1 Nov 2014. The Buddhist classes will be conducted in three (3) sessions, as follows:

Session A: 9.00am to 10.30am

Session B: 10.30am to 12.00pm

Session C: 12.00pm to 1.30pm

Classes will commence on Sunday, 4 January 2015. Classes are open to children in Standard 1 to Form 3.

New students as well as existing students are required to register online via:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1kIUlPNjPzkGNsYu4VRTX_fI28q4fFUSNcO8qvbjqBB0/viewform

3) SJBA will be celebrating this New Year Eve with a 8-course Appreciation Dinner in SJBA to thank our members and devotees for the selfless and tireless services to SJBA Vihara. The evening shall start with Puja at 7.30pm. Dinner is served at 8.00pm (sharp). During dinner there will be performances, karaoke competition and lots of prizes and lucky draws. At midnight, there will be a firework display to mark the countdown to welcome a New Year.

Date : Wednesday, 31 December 2014 (New Year Eve)

Venue : Subang Jaya Buddhist Association (SJBA)

Time : 7.30pm to Midnight Dinner Ticket : RM380 per table or RM38 per pax – FULLY SOLD

We apologise to those who are not able to get any more ticket because the tickets are already fully sold. However, light refreshment will be provided from 8.00pm to those without tickets but wish to come and join us for the countdown.

4) This morning’s Dhamma Talk will be given by Sayadaw U Rewata. Sayadaw U Rewata was born in 1955 in Thonse, Myanmar. He graduated in 1980 with Bachelor of Science at the Rangoon University. He was ordained in 1983. He followed Pariyatti and Patipatti under the guidance of Most Venerable Chanmyay Sayadaw U Janaka Bhivamsa. He has travelled widely to many countries like Japan, USA, Canada, India, etc for missionary work, teaching Metta Bhavana, Vipassana Bhavana, Suttanta Recitations, etc.

He served as the Abbot in Hmawbi, Yangon in 2004 to 2006, and also has been the Abbot of the Satipatthana Vipassana Association, Springfield, USA. Sayadaw U Rewata is currently in Subang Jaya Buddhist Association to support its Dhamma missionary work

Announcements (Friday, 12 December 2014)

image00141) This Sunday’s Puja Service will be off due to the Educare Program being held in SJBA Shrine Hall. It will be the 8th anniversary of the Program in SJBA.This year SJBA will provide 530 needy students with school items to start the new school term. Each student will receive a full set of school items which consists of school bags, shoes, books, stationary, etc. We hope this will motivate the students to study better and achieve academic success and eventually success in life. Thank you to all of you who have contributed generously to help these needy students. You are invited to come and witness the giving away of the school items to the students. You can also assist by providing your voluntary services to help in the distribution of the school items. For further information, please contact Sis Lily at 03-56348181.

2) This year’s Annual Vipassana Meditation Retreat at SJBA will commence on 13th December 2014 and end on 22nd December 2014. The Retreat will be conducted by Venerable Sayadaw U Sobhita and Sayadaw U Rewata from Chanmyay Yeiktha Meditation Centre. Please maintain silence within the vicinity of SJBA during the Retreat period to provide a more conducive environment for the yogis.

3) SJBA’s Sunday Dhamma School (SDS) 2015 is open for student registration, online, effective 1 Nov 2014. The Buddhist classes will be conducted in three (3) sessions, as follows:

Session A: 9.00am to 10.30am

Session B: 10.30am to 12.00pm

Session C: 12.00pm to 1.30pm

Classes will commence on Sunday, 4 January 2015.

For more information, kindly contact Sister Lily at tel: 03-56315299 or email: office@sjba.org

Classes are open to children in Standard 1 to Form 3

4) SJBA will be celebrating this New Year Eve with a 8-course Appreciation Dinner in SJBA to thank our members and devotees for the selfless and
tireless services to SJBA Vihara. The evening shall start with Puja at 7.30pm. Dinner is served at 8.00pm (sharp). During dinner there will be performances, karaoke competition and lots of prizes and lucky draws. At midnight, there will be a firework display to mark the countdown to welcome a New Year.

Date : Wednesday, 31 December 2014 (New Year Eve)

Venue : Subang Jaya Buddhist Association (SJBA)

Time : 7.30pm to Midnight Dinner

Ticket : RM380 per table or RM38 per pax – FULLY SOLD

We apologise to those who are not able to get any more ticket because the tickets are already fully sold. However, light refreshment will be provided from 8.00pm to those without tickets but wish to come and join us for the countdown.

 

Announcements (Thursday, 4 December 2014)

image00141) This year’s Educare Program in SJBA will be held on 14th December 2014. It will be the 8th anniversary of the Program in SJBA. For the last 7 years, we have been providing needy students with school items to start the new school term. It is expected that about 500 to 600 needy students will receive the school items this year. Each student will receive a full set of school items which consists of school bags, shoes, books, stationary, etc. which costs about RM100.00. The amount may not be a lot but it is a simple yet significant gesture of ours to show our care and concern to poor students. We hope that through this simple but sincere gesture, the students are motivated to study better and achieve academic success and eventually success in life. This noble task can be achieved with the continuous support of generous Donors. If you wish to contribute this year to the Educare Program to support the needy students, please contact Sis Lily at Tel. 03-56315299.

2) This year’s Annual Vipassana Meditation Retreat at SJBA will be from 12th December 2014 to 22nd December 2014. The Retreat will be conducted by Venerable Sayadaw U Sobhita and Sayadaw U Rewata from Chanmyay Yeiktha Meditation Centre. If you wish to join in the retreat as yogi or wish to a helper or sponsor food for the monks and yogis, and other expenses during the Retreat, please contact our Office Administrator.

3) SJBA’s Sunday Dhamma School (SDS) 2015 is open for student registration, online, effective 1 Nov 2014. The Buddhist classes will be conducted in three (3) sessions, as follows:

Session A: 9.00am to 10.30am

Session B: 10.30am to 12.00pm

Session C: 12.00pm to 1.30pm

Classes will commence on Sunday, 4 January 2015. For more information, kindly contact Sister Lily at tel: 03-56315299 or email: office@sjba.org Classes are open to children in Standard 1 to Form 3

4) SJBA plans to celebrate this New Year Eve with a 8-course Appreciation Dinner in SJBA to thank our members and devotees for the selfless and tireless services to SJBA Vihara. SJBA brings to you the best from Sekinchan, a sumptuous dinner prepared by the famous Hao Xiang Chi restaurant, Sekinchan at a subsidized price of RM380 per table/RM38 per pax. The evening shall start with Puja at 7.30pm. Dinner is served at 8.00pm (sharp). During dinner there will be performances, karaoke competition and lots of prizes and lucky draws. At midnight, there will be a firework display to mark the countdown to welcome a New Year.

Date : Wednesday, 31 December 2014 (New Year Eve)

Venue : Subang Jaya Buddhist Association (SJBA)

Time : 7.30pm to Midnight

Dinner Ticket : RM380 per table for 10 persons or RM38 per pax

So please take this opportunity to have a dinner countdown with your family, relatives, friends and neighbors at SJBA. It is also a meaningful way to wind up the year with kalyanamitras who walk the path of the Dhamma together. Please hurry to get your tickets from Sis Lily at 03-56315299 as there are limited tables available.

5) This morning’s Chanting and Meditation will be led by Sayadaw U Rewata. Sayadaw U Rewata was born in 1955 in Thonse, Myanmar. He graduated in 1980 with Bachelor of Science at the Rangoon University. He was ordained in 1983. He followed Pariyatti and Patipatti under the guidance of Most Venerable Chanmyay Sayadaw U Janaka Bhivamsa. He has travelled widely to many countries like Japan, USA, Canada, India, etc for missionary work, teaching Metta Bhavana, Vipassana Bhavana, Suttanta Recitations, etc. He served as the Abbot in Hmawbi, Yangon in 2004 to 2006, and also has been the Abbot of the Satipatthana Vipassana Association, Springfield, USA.

Sayadaw U Rewata is currently in Subang Jaya Buddhist Association to support its Dhamma missionary work May You Be Well & Happy, Always!