1) The “What Buddhists Believe” 9-Friday course, 8.30pm to 10.00pm at SJBA Shrine Hall is still in progress. The course is based on the book “What Buddhist Believe” by the late Chief Reverend Dr. K Sri Dhammananda.
The topic this Friday, 28 June is “Nature of the World” by Uncle Vijaya.
The topic next Friday, 5 July is “The Re-Discovered Path” by Bro. Tan Siang Chye.
2) In conjunction with the country’s 62nd Merdeka Day on 31st August 2019 (Saturday), SJBA will present Academic Excellence Awards to students who have excelled in their examinations in 2018. Application is now open to students who have excelled in the following examinations:
(a) (i) UPSR – SK : 5 As
SJK : 6 As & above
(ii) PT3 – 7 As & above (excluding lisan & oral)
(iii) SPM – 8 As & above
(iv) STPM (or equivalent) – 3 As & above
(b) Application forms can be obtained from the SJBA office..
(c) Eligible applicants are required to submit the form together with
(i) a copy of the examination result certified by the respective school principals.
(ii) a copy of the Birth Certificate
(d) Closing date of application : 31-7-2019
For more information, please call Sis. Lily at tel. 03-56315299;
3) SJBA invite you and family and friends to a spiritual and mentally enriching morning at this Sunday’s Buddha Puja commencing at 9.15am with offering of lights, flowers and incense to the Buddha, chanting, Dhamma Talk by Venerable Dr. Dhammapala and Sharing of Merits.
Venerable Dr. 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 presented a number of papers. He is the Spiritual Director of Buddhistdoor and Vice Chairman of the Hong Kong University of Buddhist Studies Alumini Association. He is now the Abbot of Brahmavihara Monastery & Retreat Centre, Melaka.