Announcements (Thursday, 27 December 2018)

1) SJBA is organising the auspicious 28 Buddhas Puja beginning with an Inauguration Puja on 15 December 2018. From 16 December to 31 December 2018, there will be daily chanting during the weekdays’ morning from 8.00am to 11.00am and in the evening from 7.30pm to 10.00pm.
 
On Sundays, morning chanting will be from 8.00am to 9.30am and evening chanting from 7.30pm to 10.00pm. 
The finale, a Grand 28 Buddhas Puja Ceremony will be held on Tuesday, 1 January 2019, 6.15pm to 10.00pm. You can help by sponsoring any amount. You can also be one of the main sponsors (RM1,000). Please contact Sis. Lily at 03-56348181, 56315299. You may also bank transfer to SJBA Account CIMB 8003294666 and whatsapp the bank-in slip to 0107719480.
2) SJBA is organising a New Year Eve Countdown Gathering on 31st March 2018 (Monday) to bade goodbye to 2018 and welcome a new year 2019 as follows:
7.30pm to 8.30pm       28 Buddhas Puja Chanting
8.30pm to 10.00pm     Buffet Dinner at New Dana Hall (Food catered from Sekinchan Restaurant)
10.00pm to 11.00pm   28 Buddhas Chanting & Dedication of Merits
11.00pm to 12.00pm    New Year Countdown Program
                                     New Year Blessings by Venerable Members of the Sangha
All members, devotees & family are welcome
3) SJBA is organizing a 10-day Vipassana Meditation Retreat from 3 to 12 January 2019. The Retreat will be conducted by Sayadaw U Sobhita. Sayadaw U Sobhita is a highly respected meditation teacher at the renowned Chanmyay Meditation Centre, Yangon, Myanmar. He was born in 1951 and was fully ordained as a Bhikkhu by the Most Venerable Sayadawgyi U Janakabhivamsa in 1970. He studied the Dhamma under Sayadaw U Tejavanta, Sayadawgyi U Janakabhivamsa and other famous Sayadaws in Myanmar. In 1983, he practised Vipassana Meditation under the guidance of the late Mahasi Sayadaw. Since then, he has been teaching the Dhamma, especially meditation, to devotees in Myanmar and abroad.
Sayadaw U Sobhita will be assisted by Sayadaw U Pinnyarnanda, the Abbot of Chanmyay Yeiktha Meditation Centre, Pyin Oo Lwin branch, Myanmar.
 
If you wish to sponsor food for the monks and yogis, and other expenses during the Retreat, please contact our Office Administrator for more information.
 
4) 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, Blessings and Sharing of Merits.