Announcements (Wenesday, 20 May 2015)

image00141) SJBA will be holding its Annual General Meeting (AGM) this Sunday, 24 May 2015 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. You are cordially invited to join us.

2) SJBA’s building extension (a new 4-storey block with basement) has officially commenced works on 8 March 2015. Amongst various ways to raise funds for the construction of the new block, SJBA has an on-going “Donate a Brick” campaign. Each brick is RM100. The donors can write their name and sign on the bricks which will be used for the construction of the new block. For further information, please call Sis Lily at 01-56348181.

3) Another Temple Building Extension Fund Raising effort is through “Imee Ooi Concert – Sound of Wisdom” on 1 August 2015, Saturday, 3.00pm at Istana Budaya.

Sis Imee Ooi of “The Chant of Metta” fame as well as many other highly-praised musical works will be making a live appearance in her debut concert. A teacher, composer, producer, director and singer, Imee is serving the Dhamma with her extraordinary talent and voice. She is a Buddhist practitioner that adheres to the teachings of loving kindness, peace and harmony. Founder of IMM Musicworks in 1997, she has released more than 50 albums and has produced many musical works for many Buddhist societies and organizations. Her mission is in singing messages of peace, harmony and compassion or simply bringing healing sounds to her listeners through music.

Tickets are now available in SJBA (at RM100, RM150, RM200, RM250 and RM350). You can now have the opportunity to support the development of local Buddhist musical talents and performance arts as well as contributing to the building extension of SJBA Vihara.

4) SJBA is organising an intensive Introduction to Meditation Course with meditation practice, conducted by our Abbot, Ven. Nyanaramsi over 2 weekends from 5 to 7 Jun and 12-14 Jun 2015. Ven. Nyanaramsi was an accountant before he was ordained as Bhikkhu in 1995 at Chanmyay Yeiktha Meditation Centre, practicing under Sayadaw U
Janakabhivamsa for a total of 9 years. Ven. Nyanaramsi was giving various support for
foreign meditators in the Centre before accepting Subang Jaya Buddhist Association’s
invitation to come back in 2003 to teach the Malaysian Buddhists. He travels frequently
to other countries like Indonesia, Thailand, China, etc. to teach meditation. For further
information, please contact Sis Lily at 03-56348181.

Announcements (Wenesday, 13 May 2015)

image00141) This Sunday (17/5/15) Puja Service will be conducted by the Tarabuddy, an Indonesian Buddhist Society with close collaboration with SJBA. They will also hold its very first Indonesian Day in SJBA, titled “One Step Closer, Indonesia”. This eye opener will be held this Sunday from 9.30am to 2.00pm in SJBA.

The event will start with the morning Puja ala Indonesian style in the Shrine Hall followed by a sharing session and performances of Indonesian culture. There will also be mini exhibition and Indonesian food stalls for the public. Coupons for food are available for purchase at the SJBA office.
2) This Sunday (17/5/15, 11.30am) Dhamma Talk in Mandarin (at 11.30am) is by Chew Yee Yean. Sis Chew Yee Yean graduated from UKM. She is now working as a Senior Biochemist at UMMC. 这个星期日(17/5/15, 11.30am) 的讲题是 “风雨同路 ”, 讲师是周怡燕居士. 怡燕居士 毕业于马来西亚国民大学,她现今 在 马大医药中心担任高级生物化学师。在这十年以来,她志愿地帮忙与宣扬佛法等义务,希望能增进大家对佛法的认识与了解

3) SJBA’s building extension (a new 4-storey block with basement) has officially commenced works on 8 March 2015. Amongst various ways to raise funds for the construction of the new block, SJBA has an on-going “Donate a Brick” campaign. Each brick is RM100. The donors can write their name and sign on the bricks which will be used for the construction of the new block. For further information, please call Sis Lily at 01-56348181.
4) Another Temple Building Extension Fund Raising effort is through “Imee Ooi Concert – Sound of Wisdom” on 1 August 2015, Saturday, 3.00pm at Istana Budaya. Sis Imee Ooi of “The Chant of Metta” fame as well as many other highly-praised musical works will be making a live appearance in her debut concert. A teacher, composer, producer, director and singer, Imee is serving the Dhamma with her extraordinary talent and voice. She is a Buddhist practitioner that adheres to the teachings of loving kindness, peace and harmony. Founder of IMM Musicworks in 1997, she has released more than 50 albums and has produced many musical works for many Buddhist societies and organizations. Her mission is in singing messages of peace, harmony and compassion or simply bringing healing sounds to her listeners through music. Tickets are now available in SJBA (at RM100, RM150, RM200, RM250 and RM350). You can now have the opportunity to support the development of local Buddhist musical talents and performance arts as well as contributing to the building extension of SJBA Vihara.
5) SJBA is organising an intensive Introduction to Meditation Course with meditation practice, conducted by our Abbot, Ven. Nyanaramsi over 2 weekends from 5 to 7 Jun and 12-14 Jun 2015.
Ven. Nyanaramsi was an accountant before he was ordained as Bhikkhu in 1995 at Chanmyay Yeiktha Meditation Centre, practicing under Sayadaw U Janakabhivamsa for a total of 9 years. Ven. Nyanaramsi was giving various support for foreign meditators in the Centre before accepting Subang Jaya Buddhist Association’s invitation to come back in 2003 to teach the Malaysian Buddhists. He travels frequently to other countries like Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, China, etc to teach meditation. For further information, please contact Sis. Lily at 03-56348181
6) SJBA will be holding our Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 24 May 2015 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. You are cordially invited to join us.

TBCM : Invitation to “PRAY FOR NEPAL” Inter-faith Prayer Service 诚 邀出席《与尼同在》跨宗教祈福会

Namo Buddhaya
 

The Nepal Earthquake Disaster on 25th April 2015 resulted in over 7,500 deaths and 17,000 injuries. The 2nd major quake on 12th May 2015 caused more deaths and injury and further damage to physical properties. The World deeply share the grief and sufferings of the Nepali people. Malaysia has close relations with Nepal. There are 900,000 Nepalis working in Malaysia contributing to our economic growth. A number of multi-religious groups in Malaysia have come together to pray sincerely and heartily for the well being of Nepal and the Nepali people and that they would have the strength to overcome steadfastly all the challenges encountered. Thus an  Inter-faith Prayer Service has been organized as follows.

 

Date    :           17th May 2015 (Sunday)

Time    :           2p– 5pm

Venue  :           Dewan San Choon, Menara MCA  (163, Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur,  Malaysia.)

                        ( Map to Venue : www.google.com/maps/place/Wisma+Mca/@3.1597574,101.7177862,17z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x0:0xaa9ea677c4bb583a )

 


Various leaders and religious clergies will conduct prayers and blessings through their respective religious ceremonies. The organiser invites and welcomes everybody, in particular Nepalis in Malaysia, to join in this Prayer Service to extend our love and compassion and prayers to all affected.  

TBCM member organisations are strongly encouraged to enlist the participation of your members by their presence during this “PRAY FOR NEPAL” Inter-faith Prayer Service.  We hope that your organisations are able to enlist the participation of more than 15 of your members on Sunday, 17th May, 2pm – 5pm.

Kindly feedback to TBCM Secretariat the number of members attending the Sunday Inter-faith Prayer Service by Saturday, 16th May, by replying this email.

Participating members may wear your individual organisation’s shirts / T-shirts / etc..

This event is organised by the following Buddhist organisations,

1.  Young Buddhist Association of Malaysia, 
2.  Malaysia Buddhist Association, 
3.  Theravada Buddhist Council of Malaysia, 
4.  Vajrayana Buddhist Council of Malaysia, 
5.  Dharma Drum Mountain Malaysia, 
6.  Buddhist Missionary Society Malaysia, and 
7.  Fo Guang Shan Malaysia.

We look forward to your support for this event.

Announcements (Thursday, 7 May 2015)

image00141) The Selangor State Government, with the assistance from the Selangor Buddhist Development Council, is organizing a state-level Wesak Celebration on this Saturday, 9 May 2015, 7.00pm to 10.00pm at the Auditorium Dewan Jubli, SUK Shah Alam. The night will be filled with interesting cultural performances from local as well as from foreign countries like Japan, Korea, and Sri Lanka. Light dinner will be provided.

Bus transport will be provided (for those who need) Please meet at SJBA at 5.00pm. Please register with Sis Lily (03-56348181) for bus transport, first-come, first-serve).

2) SJBA’s building extension (a new 4-storey block with basement) has officially commenced works on 8 March 2015. Amongst various ways to raise funds for the construction of the new block, SJBA has an on-going “Donate a Brick” campaign. Each brick is RM100. The donors can write their name and sign on the bricks which will be used for the construction of the new block. For further information, please call Sis Lily at 01-56348181.

3) Another Temple Building Extension Fund Raising effort is through “Imee Ooi Concert – Sound of Wisdom” on 1 August 2015, Saturday, 3.00pm at Istana Budaya. Sis Imee Ooi of “The Chant of Metta” fame as well as many other highly-praised musical works will be making a live appearance in her debut concert. A teacher, composer, producer, director and singer, Imee is serving the Dhamma with her extraordinary talent and voice. She is a Buddhist practitioner that adheres to the teachings of loving kindness, peace and harmony. Founder of IMM Musicworks in 1997, she has released more than 50 albums and has produced many musical works for many Buddhist societies and organizations. Her mission is in singing messages of peace, harmony and compassion or simply bringing healing sounds to her listeners through music.

Tickets are now available in SJBA (at RM100, RM150, RM200, RM250 and RM350). You can now have the opportunity to support the development of local Buddhist musical talents and performance arts as well as contributing to the building extension of SJBA Vihara.

4) SJBA will be holding its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 24 May 2015,Sunday, 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. You are cordially invited to join us.

5) This Sunday (10/5/15) Dhamma Talk (in English, 10am) will be given by Ven. Dhammapala. Ven. 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 has presented a number of papers. He is currently the Spritual Director of Buddhistdoor. Vice Chairman of the Hong Kong University Centre of Buddhist Studies Alumini Association and Director of a few Buddhist-based organisations.

6) This Sunday’s (10/5/15) Dhamma Talk in Mandarin (at 11.30am) is on “Living Harmoniously” by Sis Wong Suh Chuen. Sis. Suh Chuen graduated with Bachelor of Science in Applied Science from TAR College and Masters in Technology (Environment Management) from University Malaya. She is an Environmental Consultant. She was the Dhammaduta Head of TAR College Buddhist Society and currently the Honorary Secretary of Kinrara Metta Buddhist Society (KMBS). Sis. Suh Chuen also teaches Sunday Dhamma class for adults at KMBS.

这个星期日的讲题是” 和谐的人生”, 讲师是黄淑娟居士黄淑娟居士毕业于拉曼学院, 持有 应用科学 学士学位及马来亚大学的科技(环境管理)硕士学位。她现今是一位环境顾问,注册于马来西亚环境部门。淑娟居士,出生于砂朥越州,在中学求学时,已开始学佛。她曾经是拉曼学院佛学会弘组主任和 Kinrara Metta Buddhist Society 的前任名誉秘书。目前,她志愿地为Kinrara Metta Buddhist Society 的成年人周日佛学班,分享佛法。