VASSA ENTRY & 5th DAY VASSA CHANTING

(1)  SJBA is making the invitation to Sayadaw U Rewata on 22nd July 2013, Monday, 7.30pm  to enter Vassa (Rains Retreat) in SJBA. The program will include taking the 3 Refuges and observe the 5 Precepts, formal invitation to the Sangha Members to stay in SJBA for the 3-month Vassa so that we can organise the Kathina, determination by the Sangha, offering of robes and requisites to the Sangha followed by chanting and sharing of merits.

 

INVITATION – VASSA ENTRY

 

DATE:            22nd July 2013 (Monday)

 

TIME:             7.30pm to 9.00pm

 

VENUE:         SJBA Shrine Hall

 

Upon accepting SJBA’s invitation, Sayadaw U Rewata will enter Vassa in SJBA the next day, 23rd July 2013. Members and devotees are invited to witness and participate in this Vassa Entry Ceremony.

 

(2)  Members and devotees are invited to witness this Vassa Entry Ceremony and  also to participate in the 5th Day Vassa Chanting on 27th July 2013, Saturday, 7.30pm, to commemorate the day the Buddha taught the Anattalakkhana Sutta to His first 5 disciples of the Buddha who had by listening to this sermon, meditating on the five aggregates of clinging and realizing 3 higher stages of supramundane knowledge that lead them to the attainment of Arahantship.

 

5th DAY VASSA CHANTING

 

DATE:            27th July 2013 (Saturday)

 

TIME:             7.30pm to 8.30pm

 

VENUE:         SJBA Shrine Hall