Congratulatory Message To YAB Tun Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad

To:
YAB. Tun Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad
Prime Minister of Malaysia

Congratulatory Message

We, the Buddhist community, welcome the formation of the newly elected government of Pakatan Harapan. We would like to express our heartfelt congratulations and support for a better Malaysia.

The Government received an overwhelming mandate from the people including the Buddhists in this country and we are very confident that our country will progress in the right direction.

We look forward to working closely together with the Government and its administration for the betterment and development of our beloved nation.

Thank you.

Best regards,
Buddhists for a Better Malaysia Secretariat

 

*This message is endorsed by Buddhist organizations/temples from all over Malaysia as per list below.

This congratulatory message to YAB Prime Minister of Malaysia Tun Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad is endorsed by the following Buddhist organizations/temples:
Theravada Buddhist Council of Malaysia (TBCM)
Vajrayana Buddhist Council of Malaysia (VBCM)
Malaysia Buddhist Festival (MBF)
Selangor Buddhist Development Council (SBDC)
Buddhist Gem Fellowship (BGF)
Hoeh Beng Buddhist Temple, Kuala Lumpur
Sri Jayanti Association, Kuala Lumpur
Sakyamuni Dharma Centre
Klang & Coast Buddhist Association (KCBA)
Kuala Lumpur Buddhist Mental Health Association
Buddhist Business Network (BBN)
Bandar Utama Buddhist Society (BUBS)
Buddha Dharma Buddhist Society Subang Jaya
Mudita Buddhist Society, Klang
Subang Jaya Buddhist Association (SJBA)
Setia Alam Sambodhi Buddhist Association Selangor
Persatuan Dharma Ka-Nying Ling WP dan Selangor
Selangor Sapen Buddhist Society
Persatuan Penganut Agama Buddha Dochen Selangor
Erdi Buddhist Temple, Kuala Lumpur
Brahmavihara Monastery & Retreat Centre, Melaka
Bodhivana, Sungai Pelek, Selangor
Persatuan Penganut Buddha Sabak Bernam
Persatuan Penganut Buddha Dochen Selangor
Pertubuhan Penganut Agama Buddha Tzongkhapa, Perlis
Persatuan Buddhist Pontian, Johor
Pertubuhan Penganut Buddha Dudjom New Treasure, Kinta, Perak
Vimuttivana Vihara, Penang
Segamat Buddhist Society, Johor
Persatuan Penganut Buddha Barom Kagyu Sam Ten Chuling
Persatuan Penganut Buddha Chi Bei Xue Hui Kuala Lumpur
Thekchen Choling Melaka
Losang Dragpa Buddhist Society
Zen Sasana Society Kuala Lumpur & Selangor
Persatuan Penganut Khunchen Lungchen Nyingtheg KualaLumpur
Thrangu Dharma Society Petaling Jaya
Persatuan Pengamal Meditasi Negeri Sembilan
Chokyi Gyaltsen Center Penang
Jewel Heart Buddhist Society of Malaysia
Persatuan Penganut Buddha Phende Lekshey Ling KL & Selangor
Kinrara Metta Buddhist Society, Selangor
Persatuan Penganut Buddha Trungram
Yayasan Pema Norbu Vihara
Maha Karuna Buddhist Society
Ariya Vihara Buddhist Society
Kadam Tashi Choe Ling

Announcements (Friday, 4 May 2018)

1) This year’s Wesak day falls on 29 May 2018. Our Wesak Celebration will start on Wesak Eve, 28 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, Traditional Chinese Medicine diagnosis and treatment for devotees needing such services.

We need around 100 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) All devotees are welcome to our Monday Metta Meditation session at SJBA Meditation Hall from 8.30pm to 9.45pm. This cultivation of metta focus on loving kindness to oneself, loved ones and all other beings. On every 1st Monday, our Resident Monk will be guiding the meditators especially the newcomers.

3) All devotees are welcome to have self-practice in Vipassana Meditation on Thursdays from 8.30pm to 9.45pm at our Meditation Hall.

4) There will be Day Retreat in SJBA during New Moon and Full Moon Days from 9am to 5pm. The Retreat is free and easy and participants can feel free to join in or leave any time. Vegetarian lunch will be provided.

5) SJBA invite you for a spiritual and mentally enriching morning at this Sunday’s Buddha Puja. The Puja will start at 9.15am with offerings of lights, flowers, incense to the Buddha, Chanting, Dhamma Talk by Venerable Indarathana, Guided Meditation, Blessings, Sharing of Merits and Hymns.

Announcements (Thursday, 26 April, 2018)

1) This year’s Wesak day falls on 29 May 2018. Our Wesak Celebration will start on Wesak Eve, 28 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, Traditional Chinese Medicine diagnosis and treatment for devotees needing such services.

We need around 100 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) All devotees are welcome to our Monday Metta Meditation session at SJBA Meditation Hall from 8.30pm to 9.45pm. This cultivation of metta focus on loving kindness to oneself, loved ones and all other beings. On every 1st Monday, our Resident Monk will be guiding the meditators especially the newcomers.

3) All devotees are welcome to have self-practice in Vipassana Meditation on Thursdays from 8.30pm to 9.45pm at our Meditation Hall.

4) There will be Day Retreat in SJBA during New Moon and Full Moon Days from 9am to 5pm. The Retreat is free and easy and participants can feel free to join in or leave any time. Vegetarian lunch will be provided.

5) SJBA invite you for a spiritual and mentally enriching morning at this Sunday’s Buddha Puja. The Puja will start at 9.15am with offerings of lights, flowers, incense to the Buddha, Chanting, Dhamma Talk by Venerable Indarathana, Guided Meditation, Blessings, Sharing of Merits and Hymns.

Announcements (Thursday, 19 April, 2018)

1) All devotees are welcome to our Monday Metta Meditation session at SJBA Meditation Hall from 8.30pm to 9.45pm. This cultivation of metta focus on loving kindness to oneself, loved ones and all other beings. On every 1st Monday, our Resident Monk will be guiding the meditators especially the newcomers.

2) All devotees are welcome to have self-practice in Vipassana Meditation on Thursdays from 8.30pm to 9.45pm at our Meditation Hall.

3) There will be Day Retreat in SJBA during New Moon and Full Moon Days from 9am to 5pm. The Retreat is free and easy and participants can feel free to join in or leave any time. Vegetarian lunch will be provided.

4) SJBA invite you for a spiritual and mentally enriching morning at this Sunday’s Buddha Puja. The Puja will start at 9.15am with offerings of lights, flowers, incense to the Buddha, Chanting, Dhamma Talk by Venerable Indarathana, Guided Meditation, Blessings, Sharing of Merits and Hymns.

Teen Dhamma Camp 20: Sparks

Teen Dhamma Camp is BACK ! And this year TDC HAS TURNED 20!

Wait, WHAT IS TDC ?
TDC aka Teen Dhamma Camp is presented by SJBA Youth Section and it’s about learning good Dhamma values by having entertaining activities all along the way ! Participants will have loads of fun with indoor and outdoor activities, as well as learning new Dharma values throughout the games we have planned ! It’s a camp that’s perfectly fits for teenagers! By the end of this camp , we can guarantee that the participants will gain more new friends , new knowledge & unforgettable memories !
This year camp theme we’ll focus on
– Get to know nothing is permanent . Everything in this world is changing and nothing last forever
– Learn to let it go , learn how to express your pain and forgive others
– Focus on present – the HERE & NOW .

TDC 20 Camp Theme : Sparks
Date: 14th of June to 17th of June ( Thursday to Sunday )
Age: 13 to 17 years old
Venue: Bandar Utama Buddhist Society
Fees: RM 130
Contact : Chairperson – Xijie : 017 – 336 7086
Deputy – YingHong : 017 – 305 1233
*Transportation to Bandar Utama Buddhist Society ( BUBS ) will not be provided , please be at BUBS by 7:00am after breakfast.

HOW TO REGISTER?
(By online method)
Step 1: Click on this link:
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Step 2. Fill in the details and follow according to the instructions in the form.
Step 3: Bank in the fees to :
CIMB BANK
14680000625051
WONG FOO CHEE
Step 4: Please take a picture of the payment slip as a proof to show that you’ve transfered and send the picture to our treasurer Johan through whatsapp (+6012-618 3236)

Announcements (Thursday, 12 April, 2018)

1) All devotees are welcome to our Monday Metta Meditation session at SJBA Meditation Hall from 8.30pm to 9.45pm. This cultivation of metta focus on loving kindness to oneself, loved ones and all other beings. On every 1st Monday, our Resident Monk will be guiding the meditators especially the newcomers.

2) All devotees are welcome to have self-practice in Vipassana Meditation on Thursdays from 8.30pm to 9.45pm at our Meditation Hall.

3) There will be Day Retreat in SJBA during New Moon and Full Moon Days from 9am to 5pm. The Retreat is free and easy and participants can feel free to join in or leave any time. Vegetarian lunch will be provided.

4) SJBA invite you for a spiritual and mentally enriching morning at this Sunday’s Buddha Puja. The Puja will start at 9.15am with offerings of lights, flowers, incense to the Buddha, Chanting, Dhamma Talk by Venerable Indarathana, Guided Meditation, Blessings, Sharing of Merits and Hymns.

Announcements (Thursday, 15 March 2018

1) SJBA cordially invite you and family to the consecration and official opening ceremony of SJBA Annex Building as follow:

SJBA Annex Building – Consecration Ceremony on 25 March 2018

7.00am Arrival of Devotees

7.30am – 9.30am Taking 3 Refuges & Observe 5 Precepts

Consecration Chanting led by Most Venerable Sayadawgyi U Janakabhibamsa

Dhamma talk

Sharing of Merits

SJBA Annex Building – Official Opening Ceremony on 25 March 2018

9.15am Arrival of VIPs/Special Guests

9.30am Negaraku

SJBA Video

Speeches

Official opening ceremony of SJBA Annex Building

Tour of SJBA Annex Building

11.00am Lunch Dana

12.00pm Lunch for All

2) SJBA invite you for a spiritual and mentally enriching morning at this Sunday’s Buddha Puja. The Puja will start at 9.15am with offerings of lights, flowers, incense to the Buddha, Chanting, Dhamma Talk by Bro Ong Beng Chung on “Living in the Eight Worldly Conditions”, Guided Meditation, Hymns and Sharing of Merits.

Announcements (Thursday, 8 March 2018)

1) SJBA is organising a Vipassana Meditation Retreat in April, 2018 as follows:

Venue: Chin Swee Temple, Genting

Teacher: SJBA Abbot, Venerable Nyanaramsi.

Date: This Retreat comprises of 2 group concurrently from 14 to 18 Apr (5 days) and 14 to 22 Apr (9 days).

Ven. Nyanaramsi is a highly respected meditation teacher who provides meticulous guidance and advice to all practitioners. This is thus a rare blessing to be guided by such a wise, experienced and patient teacher.

If you wish to join as meditators and/ or to sponsor for the Retreat expenses, please contact our office, Sis Lily at 03-56315299

2) All devotees are welcome to our Monday Metta Meditation session at SJBA Meditation Hall from 8.30pm to 9.45pm. This cultivation of metta focus on loving kindness to oneself, loved ones and all other beings. On every 1st Monday, our Resident Monk will be guiding the meditators especially the newcomers.

3) All devotees are welcome to have self-practice in Vipassana Meditation on Thursdays from 8.30pm to 9.45pm at our Meditation Hall.

4) There will be Day Retreat in SJBA during New Moon and Full Moon Days from 9am to 5pm. The Retreat is free and easy and participants can feel free to join in or leave any time. Vegetarian lunch will be provided.

5) SJBA invite you for a spiritual and mentally enriching morning at this Sunday’s Buddha Puja. The Puja will start at 9.15am with offerings of lights, flowers, incense to the Buddha, Chanting, Dhamma Talk by Bro Tan Siang Chye on “Associating with the Wise”, Guided Meditation, Hymns and Sharing of Merits.

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