Category Archives: Announcements

Official Opening of Overhead Pedestrian Bridge in front SJBA

Fellow Brothers and Sisters in the Dhamma,

We are pleased to inform that the Menteri Besar of Selangor, Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim, will be officiating the opening of the pedestrian bridge in front of Subang Jaya Buddhist Association (SJBA) on 10th January 2013, Thursday, 10am.

SJBA cordially invite you, family and friends to come and witness this happy occasion as well as to show our appreciation for the completion of the bridge that brings relief to some of our traffic and parking problems as well as minimising the risk of life of our devotees crossing Jalan Kewajipan to and fro our Vihara.

If you need further information, please call Bro Chim at 019-3364792.

Your presence would be much appreciated.
With metta,
Chim

ANNOUNCEMENTS (6th January, Sunday)

NAMO TASSA BHAGAVATO ARAHATO SAMMA SAMBUDDHASA

ANNOUNCEMENTS (6th January, Sunday)

1) As another community service for our members and devotees, SJBA has arranged with 2 experienced Chinese Physicians qualified in Traditional Chinese Medicine Treatment to give treatment to those with certain sicknesses and bodily ache/pain, every Saturday, 9am to 12pm, at SJBA. Fees are chargeable at RM30 per treatment plus acupuncture and medicine. For further information, please call Bro. Chong Yuan Foong at 012-2677473.

2) Ven. Sayadaw U Rewata will lead us this morning (6th January) in chanting and meditation to cultivate our mind and spiritual well-being. 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 had served as the Abbot in Hmawbi, Yangon in 2004 to 2006, and 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!

Happily we serve,

SJBA Exco
3rd January 2013

“SJBA – Your Friendly and Caring Dhamma Centre”

ANNOUNCEMENTS (30th December, Sunday)

NAMO TASSA BHAGAVATO ARAHATO SAMMA SAMBUDDHASA

ANNOUNCEMENTS (30th December, Sunday)

1) SJBA is organizing a New Year Eve Blessing Night cum Charity Countdown (in assistance of the Persatuan Kebajikan Kanak-kanak Kurang Upaya) on December 31, 2012 (Monday) to usher in 2013. It is a good time for all of us to get together to reinforce our fellowship, show our care for the less fortunate, and at the same time to reflect on our deeds, and make aspirations to continue to improve ourselves in the upcoming year. The program shall begin at 8.30pm with Buddha Puja, Chanting & Blessings by the Sangha, sing-a-long Buddhist Hymns, Reflection on 2012 and making Aspirations for 2013, followed by refreshment (satay, mee siam, bubur cha cha, etc), karaoke fund-raising and countdown, accompanied by some fireworks, to usher in the New Year. (Lighting of Blessing Oil Lamp will commence at 9.00am at the Vihara).

Please bring your family and friends to join us to usher in a better year. Karaoke enthusiasts are requested to bring their favorite discs.

2) This morning’s (30th Dec) Dhamma Talk is on “Being Wealthy and Well” by Sis Tan Yee Yong. Sis Yee Yong has been very active in the Buddhist Youth activities since the 80s. She was a former Chairperson of SJBA Youth Section and has served in SJBA Dhamma Committee since the 90s. She is also a hospice volunteer. She graduated with BSc and MBA, and also has a Diploma (BAPU) and MA in Buddhist Studies (IBC).

May You Be Well & Happy, Always!

Happily we serve,

SJBA Exco

27th December 2012

ANNOUNCEMENTS (23rd December, Sunday)

NAMO TASSA BHAGAVATO ARAHATO SAMMA SAMBUDDHASA

ANNOUNCEMENTS (23rd December, Sunday)

1) SJBA is organizing a New Year Eve Blessing Night cum Charity Countdown (in assistance of the Persatuan Kebajikan Kanak-kanak Kurang Upaya) on December 31, 2012 (Monday) to usher in 2013. It is a good time for all of us to get together to reinforce our fellowship, show our care for the less fortunate, and at the same time to reflect on our deeds, and make aspirations to continue to improve ourselves in the upcoming year. The program shall begin at 8.30pm by Buddha Puja, Chanting & Blessings by the Members of the Sangha, sing-a-long Buddhist Hymns, Reflection on 2012 and making Aspirations for 2013, followed by refreshment, performances and countdown, accompanied by some fireworks, to usher in the New Year. (Lighting of Blessing Oil Lamp will commence at 9.00am at the Vihara).
Please bring your family and friends to join us to usher in a better year.

2) This morning’s (23rd Dec) Dhamma Talk is on “Mental Health” by Bro Tan Siang Chye. Bro. Siang Chye graduated from Kent Institute, UK and with a Master degree from Massey University, New Zealand. He was a former Chairman of the Buddhist Missionary Youth Section and also the parent body, BMSM for one session. He is a striving meditator and has practised under several prominent meditation teachers locally and in New Zealand. Bro. Siang Chye is currently the Chairman of the Dhamma Committee of SJBA.

 

May You Be Well & Happy, Always!

ANNOUNCEMENTS (16th December, Sunday)

NAMO TASSA BHAGAVATO ARAHATO SAMMA SAMBUDDHASA

ANNOUNCEMENTS (16th December, Sunday)

1) SJBA is organizing a New Year Eve Blessing Night on December 31, 2012 (Saturday) to usher in 2013. It is a good time for all of us to get together to reinforce our fellowship, and at the same time to reflect on our deeds, and make aspirations to continue to improve ourselves in the upcoming year. The program shall begin at 8.30pm by Buddha Puja, Chanting & Blessings by the Members of the Sangha, sing-a-long Buddhist Hymns, Reflection on 2012 and making Aspirations for 2013, followed by refreshment, performances and countdown to usher the new year. (Lighting of Blessing Oil Lamp will commence at 9.00am at the Vihara).

2) On this morning, Bhante Nyanaramsi will lead us in chanting and meditation to cultivate our mind and spiritual well-being. Morning Puja Service will start at 9.30am.

Please bring your family and friends to join us to usher in a better year.

May You Be Well & Happy, Always!

ANNOUNCEMENTS (6th December, Thursday)

NAMO TASSA BHAGAVATO ARAHATO SAMMA SAMBUDDHASA

ANNOUNCEMENTS (6th December, Thursday)

1) This year’s Educare Program in SJBA will be held at SJBA Shrine Hall this Sunday, 9th December 2012, 9.00 am, to provide 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. Each student will receive a full set of school items which consists of school bags, shoes, books, stationary, etc. which costs about RM108.00. 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. Please note that there will be no Morning Puja Service this Sunday.

2) This year’s Annual Vipassana Meditation Retreat at SJBA will be held from 6th to 15th December 2012. The Retreat will be conducted by Venerable Sayadaw U Sobhita from Chanmyay Yeiktha Meditation Centre, assisted by Sayadaw U Rewata and Ven Nyanaramsi. There will nightly Dhamma Talk, 8.30pm to 9.30pm, until 14th December 2012.

3) SJBA is organizing a New Year Eve Blessing Night on December 31, 2012 (Saturday) to usher in 2013. It is a good time for all of us to get together to reinforce our fellowship, and at the same time to reflect on our deeds, and make aspirations to continue to improve ourselves in the upcoming year. The program shall begin at 8.30pm by Buddha Puja, Chanting & Blessings by the Members of the Sangha, sing-a-long Buddhist Hymns, Reflection on 2012 and making Aspirations for 2013, followed by refreshment, performances and countdown to usher the new year. (Lighting of Blessing Oil Lamp will commence at 9.00am at the Vihara).

Please bring your family and friends to join us to usher in a better year.

May You Be Well & Happy, Always!

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS (2nd December, Sunday)

NAMO TASSA BHAGAVATO ARAHATO SAMMA SAMBUDDHASA

ANNOUNCEMENTS (2nd December, Sunday)

1) This year’s Educare Program in SJBA will be held on Sunday, 9th December 2012, to provide 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. Each student will receive a full set of school items which consists of school bags, shoes, books, stationary, etc. which costs about RM108.00. 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 has been achieved for the last 6 years due to the continuous support of generous Organizations, Donors, Devotees and Well Wishers. If you wish to donate for one or more students’ school items, you may do so at SJBA Office or call 03-56348181.

2) This year’s Annual Vipassana Meditation Retreat at SJBA will be held from 6th to 15th December 2012. The Retreat will be conducted by Venerable Sayadaw U Sobhita from Chanmyay Yeiktha Meditation Centre, assisted by Sayadaw U Rewata and Ven Nyanaramsi. Sayadaw U Sobhita was born in 1951 in Pha-an, Karen State, Myanmar. He was ordained as a bhikkhu at the age of 20. He has taught meditation in many places including the Mahasi Meditation Centre. He has been an Assistant to Sayadaw U Janakabhivamsa since 1988.

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 Sis Lily at 03-56348181.

3) SJBA is organizing a New Year Eve Blessing Night on December 31, 2012 (Saturday) to usher in 2013. It is a good time for all of us to get together to reinforce our fellowship, and at the same time to reflect on our deeds, and make aspirations to continue to improve ourselves in the upcoming year. The program shall begin at 8.30pm by Buddha Puja, Chanting & Blessings by the Members of the Sangha, sing-a-long Buddhist Hymns, Reflection on 2012 and making Aspirations for 2013, followed by refreshment, performances and countdown to usher the new year. (Lighting of Blessing Oil Lamp will commence at 9.00am at the Vihara).

Please bring your family and friends to join us to usher in a better year.

4) This morning, Ven. Sayadaw U Rewata will lead us in chanting, meditation and a short Dhamma Talk.

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 Abbot of the Satipatthana Vipassana Association, Springfield, USA from 2008 to now. Sayadaw U Rewata is currently in Subang Jaya Buddhist Association to support its Dhamma missionary work.

 

May You Be Well & Happy, Always!

Jeff Oliver Malaysia Dhamma Tour – November 2012

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DAILY LIFE RETREAT with JEFF OLIVER

Date:        22 Nov 2012
Venue:    Shrine Hall in SJBA
The time below are a guide only.
Morning Session              : 7:00am-9:30am for 22 Nov
                                              : 6:30am-9:30am for 23 & 24 Nov
Breakfast session (1)      : 9:30am – 11:30am
Self Practice session      : 9:30am – 5:00pm
Dinner (2)                            : 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Evening Session              : 7:00pm – 10:30pm 
Evening Dhamma Talk    : 8:30pm – 10:30pm

(1) You are welcome to bring your breakfast to share in the pot luck, vegetarian food & fruits are preferred. 
(2) Dinner & Lunch can be arranged through the coordinators.

Remember.. your participation is crucial.. but the timing is flexible.. you can come and go as you’re required.


Don’t  miss this chance ! 

To Register call Sis Lily (03-56315299) or Sis Cindy (03-56315271

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Jeff Oliver Malaysia Dhamma Tour Nov 2012