Category Archives: Announcements

Announcements (Thursday, 12 March 2020)

1) Due to the concerns for the well-being and safety of our members, devotees and supporting staff during this current outbreak of Covid19, and as part of our proactive and preventive measures, SJBA Exco has decided to temporarily stop all events within SJBA’s premises. Only our Dana Hall 1 (old dana hall) will be open for devotees who wish to pay homage and make offerings to the Buddha. The other rooms, halls, toilets, etc will be closed unless permission is granted otherwise by the exco.

We shall monitor the Covid19 situation and keep you informed on further updates through email, FB and whatsapp messaging. Please observe good personal hygiene and take good care of yourself and your family. May all of you be free from harm and danger, blessed and protected by the Triple Gem and the guardian devas.

(Note: SJBA Administration Office will still be open for important matters. If you are not feeling well, having flu/cold/fever/cough, please do not enter the Office. Please proceed to see a doctor for treatment) 2) Due to the uncertainty of the current coronavirus outbreak, it’s prudent that we adopt basic hygienic practice for the well being of our members and devotees inside SJBA. We seek your assistance and co-operation as follows:

   – Please greet one another other with palms folded in anjali posture instead of shaking hands

   – If you do shake hands, please wash your hands with soap or sanitiser, after handshake or

     after touching items that are frequently in contact with members of the public

   – Wearing a proper face mask is recommended in crowded areas

  – Bring own drinking water   

  – Please practise proper etiquette when sneezing or coughing (maintain distance, cover

  coughs and sneezes with disposable tissues/clothing/handkerchief)

  – SJBA may screen for fever and cough. We seek your cooperation in this matter for the well being of all

  – Anyone having flu/cold/cough, please go back and rest at home. Please get treated and

    temporarily refrain from coming inside SJBA as your kind concern for the well being of

    others

Announcements (Thursday, 5 March 2020)

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1) Due to concerns over the coronavirus outbreak, the Vipassana Meditation Retreat scheduled on April 11 to 8, 2020 to be conducted by Venerable Nyanaramsi at the Chin Swee Temple has been rescheduled to October 20 to 27
2) 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 Bro Tan Siang Chye on “The Realms of our Existence”.
3) Due to the uncertainty of the current coronavirus outbreak, it’s prudent that we adopt basic hygienic practice for the well being of our members and devotees inside SJBA. We seek your assistance and co-operation as follows:

   – Please greet one another other with palms folded in anjali posture instead of shaking hands

   – If you do shake hands, please wash your hands with soap or sanitiser, after handshake or

     after touching items that are frequently in contact with members of the public

   – Wearing a proper face mask is recommended in crowded areas

  – Bring own drinking water   

  – Please practise proper etiquette when sneezing or coughing (maintain distance, cover

  coughs and sneezes with disposable tissues/clothing/handkerchief)

  – SJBA may screen for fever and cough at the entrance to our activities. We seek your

    cooperation in this matter for the well being of all

  – Anyone having flu/cold/cough, please go back and rest at home. Please get treated and

    temporarily refrain from SJBA’s group activities as your kind concern for the well being of

    others

  – Event Co-ordinators or Organising Committee may use discretion to cancel the event if the need arises.

Announcements (Thursday, 27 February 2020)

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1) There will be a Dhamma Talk on “Buddhism for Daily Practice” by Venerable Bhikkhu Assaji tomorrow, 28 February 2020, Friday, 8.30pm to 10.00pm. Ven. Assaji from the UK, was ordained at the Bhikkhu Training Centre in Sri Lanka in 1964. He received his Higher Ordination from Most Ven. Madihe Pannaseeha Maha thera as his Teacher. In 1976 he completed his monastic education and achieved his Panditha Degree. He was a Sanskrit teacher at International Buddhist Centre at Subodharmaya, Kandy before he moved to England in 1992 and living at Amaravati Buddhist Monastery. Now he is travelling to various countries as a missionary monk.  


2) SJBA is organising a Vipassana Meditation Retreat in April, 2020 as follows:     Venue: Chin Swee Temple, Genting      Teacher: SJBA Abbot, Venerable Nyanaramsi.       Dates: April 11 to 18 Ven. Nyanaramsi is the Abbot of SJBA Vihara. He 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 or Whatsapp 0107719480.

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 Bro Teoh Kian Koon and Sharing of Merits.

4) Due to the uncertainty of the current coronavirus outbreak, it’s prudent that we adopt basic hygienic practice for the well being of our members and devotees inside SJBA. We seek your assistance and co-operation as follows:

   – Please greet one another other with palms folded in anjali posture instead of shaking hands

   – If you do shake hands, please wash your hands with soap or sanitiser, after handshake or

     after touching items that are frequently in contact with members of the public

   – Wearing a proper face mask is recommended in crowded areas

  – Bring own drinking water   

  – Please practise proper etiquette when sneezing or coughing (maintain distance, cover

  coughs and sneezes with disposable tissues/clothing/handkerchief)

  – SJBA may screen for fever and cough at the entrance to our activities. We seek your

    cooperation in this matter for the well being of all

  – Anyone having flu/cold/cough, please go back and rest at home. Please get treated and

    temporarily refrain from SJBA’s group activities as your kind concern for the well being of

    others

  – Event Co-ordinators or Organising Committee may use discretion to cancel the event if the need arises.

Announcements (Friday, 21 February 2020)

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1) There will be a Dhamma Talk on “Buddhism for Daily Practice” by Venerable Bhikkhu Assaji on 28 February 2020, Friday, 8.30pm to 10.00pm. Ven. Assaji from the UK, was ordained at the Bhikkhu Training Centre in Sri Lanka in 1964. He received his Higher Ordination from Most Ven. Madihe Pannaseeha Maha thera as his Teacher. In 1976 he completed his monastic education and achieved his Panditha Degree. He was a Sanskrit teacher at International Buddhist Centre at Subodharmaya, Kandy before he moved to England in 1992 and living at Amaravati Buddhist Monastery. Now he is travelling to various countries as a missionary monk.  

2) SJBA is organising a Vipassana Meditation Retreat in April, 2020 as follows:     Venue: Chin Swee Temple, Genting      Teacher: SJBA Abbot, Venerable Nyanaramsi.       Dates: April 11 to 18 Ven. Nyanaramsi is the Abbot of SJBA Vihara. He 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 or Whatsapp 0107719480.

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 and Sharing of Merits.

4) Due to the uncertainty of the current coronavirus outbreak, it’s prudent that we adopt basic hygienic practice for the well being of our members and devotees inside SJBA. We seek your assistance and co-operation as follows:

   – Please greet one another other with palms folded in anjali posture instead of shaking hands

   – If you do shake hands, please wash your hands with soap or sanitiser, after handshake or

     after touching items that are frequently in contact with members of the public

   – Wearing a proper face mask is recommended in crowded areas

  – Bring own drinking water   

  – Please practise proper etiquette when sneezing or coughing (maintain distance, cover

  coughs and sneezes with disposable tissues/clothing/handkerchief)

  – SJBA may screen for fever and cough at the entrance to our activities. We seek your

    cooperation in this matter for the well being of all

  – Anyone having flu/cold/cough, please go back and rest at home. Please get treated and

    temporarily refrain from SJBA’s group activities as your kind concern for the well being of

    others

  – Event Co-ordinators or Organising Committee may use discretion to cancel the event if the need arises.

Announcements (Friday, 7 February 2020)

1) SJBA Sunday Dhamma School will reopen on 16 February 2020, Sunday for both new and old students (age from 5 years to 16 years old). Registration of new students will also be conducted on the same day. 
2) SJBA is organising a Vipassana Meditation Retreat in April, 2020 as follows:     Venue: Chin Swee Temple, Genting      Teacher: SJBA Abbot, Venerable Nyanaramsi.       Dates: April 11 to 18 Ven. Nyanaramsi is the Abbot of SJBA Vihara. He 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 or Whatsapp 0107719480.

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 led by Venerable Indarathana, Dhamma Talk on “Dana & Charity ” by Bro Tan Siang Chye, Blesssings and Sharing of Merits.

4) Due to the uncertainty of the current coronavirus outbreak, it’s prudent that we adopt basic hygienic practice for the well being of our members and devotees inside SJBA. We seek your assistance and co-operation as follows:

   – Please greet one another other with palms folded in anjali posture instead of shaking hands

   – If you do shake hands, please wash your hands with soap or sanitiser, after handshake or    after touching items that are frequently in contact with members of the public

   – Wearing a proper face mask is recommended in crowded areas

  – Bring own drinking water   

  – Please practise proper etiquette when sneezing or coughing (maintain distance, cover coughs and sneezes with disposable tissues/clothing/handkerchief)

  – SJBA may screen for fever and cough at the entrance to our activities. We seek your   cooperation in this matter for the well being of all

  – Anyone having flu/cold/cough, please go back and rest at home. Please get treated and   temporarily refrain from SJBA’s group activities as your kind concern for the well being of   others

  – Event Co-ordinators or Organising Committee may use discretion to cancel the event if the need arises.     

THANKS for your assistance & cooperation!  

Announcements (Monday, 3 February 2020)

Due to the uncertainty of the current coronavirus outbreak, SJBA will cancel the “Gong Xi, Gong Xi” Dinner Celebrations scheduled on 8th February 2020, Saturday, 7pm.  Those who still wish to contribute angpows for the old folks of Ci Hang Chempaka may pass the angpows (for about 45 pax) to Sis Lily or Sis Cindy in SJBA Office by this Thursday (6 Feb 2020). We’ll arrange a suitable time to hand over the angpows to the old folks at Ci Hang Chempaka.

Announcements (Friday, 31 January 2020)

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1) SJBA Youth Section will be making house calls to bring New Year greetings and songs, Buddhist hymns and good wishes to the hosts and family on 2nd February 2020, Sunday. Those who wish to invite them to your homes on 2nd February 2020, may book through Sis. Lily at Tel. 03-56348181 or call Bro Leng Wei 016-3589521.

2) SJBA cordially invite you and family and friends to join us at our “Gong Xi, Gong Xi” Dinner on 8th February 2020, Saturday, 7pm to celebrate the Chinese New Year together and promote fellowship as we enjoy the various program planned for the night together with our special guests from the Old Folks Homes. You many bring along some food to share with others and angpows for the old folks too (about 45 pax). 

3) SJBA Sunday Dhamma School will reopen on 16 February 2020, Sunday for both new and old students (age from 5 years to 16 years old). Registration of new students will also be conducted on the same day.

 4) SJBA is organising a Vipassana Meditation Retreat in April, 2020 as follows:     Venue: Chin Swee Temple, Genting      Teacher: SJBA Abbot, Venerable Nyanaramsi.       Dates: April 11 to 18 Ven. Nyanaramsi is the Abbot of SJBA Vihara. He 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 or Whatsapp 0107719480.

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 led by Venerable Indarathana, Dhamma Talk, Blesssings and Sharing of Merits.

Announcements (Thursday, 16 January 2020)

Buddha

1) SJBA Youth Section will be making house calls to bring New Year greetings and songs, Buddhist hymns and good wishes to the hosts and family on 2nd February 2020, Sunday. Those who wish to invite them to your homes on 2nd February 2020, may book through Sis. Lily at Tel. 03-56348181 or call Bro Leng Wei 016-3589521.

2) SJBA cordially invite you and family and friends to join us at our “Gong Xi, Gong Xi” Dinner on 8th February 2020, Saturday, 7pm to celebrate the Chinese New Year together and promote fellowship as we enjoy the various program planned for the night together with our special guests from the Old Folks Homes. You many bring along some food to share with others and angpows for the old folks too (about 45 pax). 

3) SJBA Sunday Dhamma School will reopen on 16 February 2020, Sunday for both new and old students (age from 5 years to 16 years old). Registration of new students will also be conducted on the same day.

 4) SJBA is organising a Vipassana Meditation Retreat in April, 2020 as follows:     Venue: Chin Swee Temple, Genting      Teacher: SJBA Abbot, Venerable Nyanaramsi.       Dates: April 11 to 18 Ven. Nyanaramsi is the Abbot of SJBA Vihara. He 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 or Whatsapp 0107719480.

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 led by Venerable Indarathana, Dhamma Talk by Bro Chim, Blesssings and Sharing of Merits.

Announcements (Wednesday, 8 January 2020)

Buddha

1) SJBA Youth Section will be making house calls to bring New Year greetings and songs, Buddhist hymns and good wishes to the hosts and family on 2nd February 2020, Sunday. Those who wish to invite them to your homes on 2nd February 2020, may book through Sis. Lily at Tel. 03-56348181 or call Bro Leng Wei 016-3589521.

2) SJBA cordially invite you and family and friends to join us at our “Gong Xi, Gong Xi” Dinner on 8th February 2020, Saturday, 7pm to celebrate the Chinese New Year together and promote fellowship as we enjoy the various program planned for the night together with our special guests from the Old Folks Homes. You many bring along some food to share with others and angpows for the old folks too (about 45 pax). 

3) SJBA Sunday Dhamma School will reopen on 16 February 2020, Sunday for both new and old students (age from 5 years to 16 years old). Registration of new students will also be conducted on the same day.

 4) SJBA is organising a Vipassana Meditation Retreat in April, 2020 as follows:     Venue: Chin Swee Temple, Genting      Teacher: SJBA Abbot, Venerable Nyanaramsi.       Dates: April 11 to 18 Ven. Nyanaramsi is the Abbot of SJBA Vihara. He 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 or Whatsapp 0107719480.

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 led by Venerable Indarathana, Dhamma Talk, Blesssings and Sharing of Merits.

4th theravada samaneri novitate programme 2020

Registration for the 4th Theravada Samaneri Novitiate Programme 2020 is now OPEN!

To be held at Subang Jaya Buddhist Association from 21st to 31st May 2020, themed “Pursuing a Path of Inner Peace”, the organisers would like to invite interested participants to apply at http://tinyurl.com/tsnp2020form or fill in the offline form.

To obtain more information, please do not hesitate to email infotsnp@gmail.com or WhatsApp Sister Sumedha at 016-3310325