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Announcements (Thursday, 23 May 2019)

Buddha

1) There will be Dhamma Talk titled “The Path an Attainment of Ariya-hood” by Ven. Dr. Dhammapala on 1 June 2019, 8pm to 10pm. The Talk will highlight the ‘gradual process of the different stages of spiritual path and their abandonment of categories of defilements, and finally attainment of arahathood. Ven. Dr. Dhammapala has a PhD in Buddhist Study under the supervision of Ven. Dhammajoti n the University Hong Kong. He traveled frequently to conduct meditation retreats, Dhamma talks in Malaysia, Hong Kong, Taiwan and China. Currently, he is the Abbot of the Brahmavihara Monastery & Retreat Centre, Melaka, the Bodhvana Monastery in Sg. Pelek and the Centre of Mindfulness, Hong Kong.

2) SJBA will be holding its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 2 June 2017 at 9.30am. The Agenda include receiving and adopting the Executive Committee’s Annual Report, Audited Statement of Accounts, and deliberation of other matters as deemed fit by the Assembly. All members are cordially invited to join us.

3) 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;
5) 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, Hymns, Blessings and Sharing of Merits. All are welcome.

Announcements (Thurs, 16 May 2019)

1) This year’s Wesak day falls on 19 May 2019. Wesak Celebration in SJBA will start on Wesak Eve, 18 May with lighting of Blessings Oil Lamps at 7.30pm followed by Wesak Eve Buddha Puja, Dhamma Talk by SJBA’s Abbot, 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. We need around 200 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) SJBA is organising a short 3-day Vipassana Meditation Retreat from 24 May 2019 (Friday) to 26 May 2019 (Sunday) at SJBA Vihara, conducted by our Abbot, Ven. Nyanaramsi. Yogis will be required to observe the 9 precepts during the duration of the Retreat, and will be charged RM45 (for breakfast, lunch and refreshment). To register, please contact Sis. Lily at SJBA Office 03-56315299.

3) There will be Dhamma Talk titled “The Path an Attainment of Ariya-hood” by Ven. Dr. Dhammapala on 1 June 2019, 8pm to 10pm. The Talk will highlight the ‘gradual process of the different stages of spiritual path and their abandonment of categories of defilements, and finally attainment of arahathood. Ven. Dr. Dhammapala has a PhD in Buddhist Study under the supervision of Ven. Dhammajoti n the University Hong Kong. He traveled frequently to conduct meditation retreats, Dhamma talks in Malaysia, Hong Kong, Taiwan and China. Currently, he is the Abbot of the Brahmavihara Monastery Retreat Centre, Melaka, the Bodhvana Monastery in Sg. Pelek and the Centre of Mindfulness, Hong Kong.

Announcements (Wednesday, 8 May 2019)

Buddha
1) This year’s Wesak day falls on 19 May 2019. Wesak Celebration in SJBA will start on Wesak Eve, 18 May with lighting of Blessings Oil Lamps at 7.30pm followed by Wesak Eve Buddha Puja, Dhamma Talk by SJBA’s Abbot, 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. We need around 200 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) SJBA is organising a short 3-day Vipassana Meditation Retreat from 24 May 2019 (Friday) to 26 May 2019 (Sunday) at SJBA Vihara, conducted by our Abbot, Ven. Nyanaramsi. Yogis will be required to observe the 9 precepts during the duration of the Retreat, and will be charged RM45 (for breakfast, lunch and refreshment). To register, please contact Sis. Lily at SJBA Office 03-56315299.
 
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 There will be Dhamma Talk titled “The Path an Attainment of Ariya-hood” by Ven. Dr. Dhammapala on 1 June 2019, 8pm to 10pm. The Talk will highlight the ‘gradual process of the different stages of spiritual path and their abandonment of categories of defilements, and finally attainment of arahathood. Ven. Dr. Dhammapala has a PhD in Buddhist Study under the supervision of Ven. Dhammajoti n the University Hong Kong. He traveled frequently to conduct meditation retreats, Dhamma talks in Malaysia, Hong Kong, Taiwan and China. Currently, he is the Abbot of the Brahmavihara Monastery & Retreat Centre, Melaka, the Bodhvana Monastery in Sg. Pelek and the Centre of Mindfulness, Hong Kong.

 

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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, Hymns, Blessings and Sharing of Merits and a simple Mother Day celebration in appreciation of all the good work and contribution of the Mothers. All are welcome.

Announcements (Thursday, 2 May 2019)

Buddha

1) This year’s Wesak day falls on 19 May 2019. Wesak Celebration in SJBA will start on Wesak Eve, 18 May with lighting of Blessings Oil Lamps at 7.30pm followed by Wesak Eve Buddha Puja, Dhamma Talk by SJBA’s Abbot, 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. We need around 200 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) SJBA is organising a short 3-day Vipassana Meditation Retreat from 24 May 2019 (Friday) to 26 May 2019 (Sunday) at SJBA Vihara, conducted by our Abbot, Ven. Nyanaramsi. Yogis will be required to observe the 9 precepts during the duration of the Retreat, and will be charged RM45 (for breakfast, lunch and refreshment). To register, please contact Sis. Lily at SJBA Office 03-56315299.

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 There will be Dhamma Talk titled “The Path an Attainment of Ariya-hood” by Ven. Dr. Dhammapala on 1 June 2019, 8pm to 10pm. The Talk will highlight the ‘gradual process of the different stages of spiritual path and their abandonment of categories of defilements, and finally attainment of arahathood. Ven. Dr. Dhammapala has a PhD in Buddhist Study under the supervision of Ven. Dhammajoti n the University Hong Kong. He traveled frequently to conduct meditation retreats, Dhamma talks in Malaysia, Hong Kong, Taiwan and China. Currently, he is the Abbot of the Brahmavihara Monastery & Retreat Centre, Melaka, the Bodhvana Monastery in Sg. Pelek and the Centre of Mindfulness, Hong Kong.

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, Hymns, Blessings and Sharing of Merits. All are welcome.

Announcements (Friday, 19 April 2019)

Buddha

1) This year’s Wesak day falls on 19 May 2019. Wesak Celebration in SJBA will start on Wesak Eve, 18 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. We need around 200 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.
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1) This year’s Wesak day falls on 19 May 2019. Wesak Celebration in SJBA will start on Wesak Eve, 18 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. We need around 200 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.
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 There will be Dhamma Talk titled “The Path an Attainment of Ariya-hood” by Ven. Dr. Dhammapala on 1 June 2019, 8pm to 10pm. The Talk will highlight the ‘gradual process of the different stages of spiritual path and their abandonment of categories of defilements, and finally attainment of arahathood. Ven. Dr. Dhammapala has a PhD in Buddhist Study under the supervision of Ven. Dhammajoti n the University Hong Kong. He traveled frequently to conduct meditation retreats, Dhamma talks in Malaysia, Hong Kong, Taiwan and China. Currently, he is the Abbot of the Brahmavihara Monastery & Retreat Centre, Melaka, the Bodhvana Monastery in Sg. Pelek and the Centre of Mindfulness, Hong Kong.

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, Hymns, Blessings and Sharing of Merits. The Dhamma Talk is on “What one Get by Giving” based on the Kindada Sutta by Bhante  Dr. Devananda. Bhante Dr. Devananda is currently Resident Bhikku at Florida Buddhist Vihara. Earlier, he taught the Dhamma in Singapore, Taipei, Malaysia and Australia for nearly seven years. Major part of this period was spent in Malaysia as a resident monk at the Buddhist Maha Vihara. Bhante Dr. Devananda is a scholar proficient in Pali, Sanskrit, classical Sinhala, Hindi and in English and has published several books and Suttas. He has performed research on the social philosophy of the Buddha as depicted in the Pali Canon. He has graduate degrees in Education, Buddhist Social Studies as well as Buddhist Studies (in general). He holds Ph.D degree in Buddhist Social Studies. He is now in Malaysia again with invitation of Most Ven B Saranankara Nayaka Maha Thera.

 There will be Dhamma Talk titled “The Path an Attainment of Ariya-hood” by Ven. Dr. Dhammapala on 1 June 2019, 8pm to 10pm. The Talk will highlight the ‘gradual process of the different stages of spiritual path and their abandonment of categories of defilements, and finally attainment of arahathood. Ven. Dr. Dhammapala has a PhD in Buddhist Study under the supervision of Ven. Dhammajoti n the University Hong Kong. He traveled frequently to conduct meditation retreats, Dhamma talks in Malaysia, Hong Kong, Taiwan and China. Currently, he is the Abbot of the Brahmavihara Monastery & Retreat Centre, Melaka, the Bodhvana Monastery in Sg. Pelek and the Centre of Mindfulness, Hong Kong.

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, Hymns, Blessings and Sharing of Merits. All are welcome.

Announcements (Thursday, 11 April 2019)

Buddha

1) In conjunction with Qing Ming, SJBA is organising a Pattidana on this Sunday, 14 April, 8am to 11am in SJBA Shrine Hall to dedicate merits to the departed ones. Pattidana is for the benefit of those departed relatives and friends who may have been reborn in certain unfortunate state of existence. When they are aware that their relatives or friends have performed some meritorious deeds dedicated to them, they can be relieved of their suffering. When they rejoice repeatedly, their unhappy birth will be transformed to a happy one. 
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 There will be Dhamma Talk titled “The Path an Attainment of Ariya-hood” by Ven. Dr. Dhammapala on 1 June 2019, 8pm to 10pm. The Talk will highlight the ‘gradual process of the different stages of spiritual path and their abandonment of categories of defilements, and finally attainment of arahathood. Ven. Dr. Dhammapala has a PhD in Buddhist Study under the supervision of Ven. Dhammajoti n the University Hong Kong. He traveled frequently to conduct meditation retreats, Dhamma talks in Malaysia, Hong Kong, Taiwan and China. Currently, he is the Abbot of the Brahmavihara Monastery & Retreat Centre, Melaka, the Bodhvana Monastery in Sg. Pelek and the Centre of Mindfulness, Hong Kong.

Announcements (Friday, 5 April 2019)

1) The Dhamma Talk titled “The Path an Attainment of Ariya-hood” scheduled on 6 April, Saturday, 8pm to 10pm, by Ven. Dr. Dhammapala has been postponed to 1 June 2019, 8pm to 10pm. The Talk will highlight the ‘gradual process of the different stages of spiritual path and their abandonment of categories of defilements, and finally attainment of arahathood. Ven. Dr. Dhammapala has a PhD in Buddhist Study under the supervision of Ven. Dhammajoti n the University Hong Kong. He traveled frequently to conduct meditation retreats, Dhamma talks in Malaysia, Hong Kong, Taiwan and China. Currently, he is the Abbot of the Brahmavihara Monastery & Retreat Centre, Melaka, the Bodhvana Monastery in Sg. Pelek and the Centre of Mindfulness, Hong Kong.
2) In conjunction with Qing Ming, SJBA is organising a Pattidana on 14 April, 8am to 11am in SJBA Shrine Hall to dedicate merits to the departed ones. Pattidana is for the benefit of those departed relatives and friends who may have been reborn in certain unfortunate state of existence. When they are aware that their relatives or friends have performed some meritorious deeds dedicated to them, they can be relieved of their suffering. When they rejoice repeatedly, their unhappy birth will be transformed to a happy one. 
3) SJBA invite you and family and friends to a spiritual and mentally enriching morning at this Sunday’s Buddha Puja in SJBA Shrine Hall commencing at 9.15am with offering of lights, flowers and incense to the Buddha, chanting, Dhamma Talk by SJBA Abbot, Venerable Nyanaramsi, Blessings and Sharing of Merits. All are welcome.

Announcements (Wenesday, 27 March 2019)

Buddha

1) There will  be a Dhamma Talk titled “The Path an Attainment of Ariya-hood on 6 April, Saturday, 8pm to 10pm, by Ven. Dr. Dhammapala. The Talk will highlight the ‘gradual process of the different stages of spiritual path and their abandonment of categories of defilements, and finally attainment of arahathood. Ven. Dr. Dhammapala has a PhD in Buddhist Study under the supervision of Ven. Dhammajoti n the University Hong Kong. He traveled frequently to conduct meditation retreats, Dhamma talks in Malaysia, Hong Kong, Taiwan and China. Currently, he is the Abbot of the Brahmavihara Monastery & Retreat Centre, Melaka, the Bodhvana Monastery in Sg. Pelek and the Centre of Mindfulness, Hong Kong.
2) In conjunction with Qing Ming, SJBA is organising a Pattidana on 14 April, 8am to 11am in SJBA Shrine Hall to dedicate merits to the departed ones. Pattidana is for the benefit of those departed relatives and friends who may have been reborn in certain unfortunate state of existence. When they are aware that their relatives or friends have performed some meritorious deeds dedicated to them, they can be relieved of their suffering. When they rejoice repeatedly, their unhappy birth will be transformed to a happy one. 
3) SJBA invite you and family and friends to a spiritual and mentally enriching morning at this Sunday’s Buddha Puja in SJBA Shrine Hall led by Venerable Indarathana, commencing at 9.15am with offering of lights, flowers and incense to the Buddha, chanting, Dhamma Talk, Blessings and Sharing of Merits. All are welcome.

Announcements (Thursday, 21 March 2019)

Buddha

1) There will  be a Dhamma Talk titled “The Path an Attainment of Ariya-hood on 6 April, Saturday, by Ven. Dr. Dhammapala. The Talk will highlight the ‘gradual process of the different stages of spiritual path and their abandonment of categories of defilements, and finally attainment of arahathood. Ven. Dr. Dhammapala has a PhD in Buddhist Study under the supervision of Ven. Dhammajoti n the University Hong Kong. He traveled frequently to conduct meditation retreats, Dhamma talks in Malaysia, Hong Kong, Taiwan and China. Currently, he is the Abbot of the Brahmavihara Monastery & Retreat Centre, Melaka, the Bodhvana Monastery in Sg. Pelek and the Centre of Mindfulness, Hong Kong.
2) In conjunction with Qing Ming, SJBA is organising a Pattidana on 7 April, 8am to 11am in SJBA Shrine Hall to dedicate merits to the departed ones. Pattidana is for the benefit of those departed relatives and friends who may have been reborn in certain unfortunate state of existence. When they are aware that their relatives or friends have performed some meritorious deeds dedicated to them, they can be relieved of their suffering. When they rejoice repeatedly, their unhappy birth will be transformed to a happy one. 
3) SJBA invite you and family and friends to a spiritual and mentally enriching morning at this Sunday’s Buddha Puja in SJBA Shrine Hall, commencing at 9.15am with offering of lights, flowers and incense to the Buddha, chanting, Dhamma Talk on “The Purpose of Spiritual Journey” by Ven. Dr. Saranapala. The venerable is a teacher of mindfulness meditation and also a spiritual counsellor. He has been a resident monk at West End Buddhist Temple and Meditation Centre since 1995. All are welcome.