In view of the Annual Elections this Sunday, 5th May 2013,
there will be no Puja Session in English and in Mandarin.
At 9:30am a screening of a recorded Dhamma Talk with the title “Power of the Mind” by the late Chief Reverend, Venerable Dr. K Sri Dhammananda Nayaka Maha Thera.
There will be a Blessing Chanting on this Sunday, 5th May 2013, led by SJBA Chantingfarers from 8.30pm to 9.30pm at SJBA Shrine Hall, to invoke the blessings for a safe and peaceful post-elections for the country. All are welcome to join in the chanting.
SJBA will be celebrating Wesak day on 24th May 2013. Our Wesak Celebration will begin on Wesak Eve
Wesak Eve Program – 23rd May
7:30 pm – Lighting of Blessings Oil Lamp
7:45 pm – Wesak Eve Buddha Puja,
Procession Round the Vihara and Bodhi Tree,
Chanting and Meditation.
Wesak Day Program, 24th May
8:00 am – Puja Service
9:45 am – Official launching of the Wesak Day Celebration
10:00 am- Blessings Service by the Maha Sangha.
11:00 am- Lunch Dana
Serving of vegetarian food to devotees
Blood Donation & Organ Pledge Campaign,
Free Health Check
Buddhist films shows and Buddhist calligraphy.
Call for volunteers : To help organize all these activities we need the assistance of around 200 volunteer helpers.
Please come to help organize all these activities, register yourselves by writing your name at our Notice Board or call Sis. Lily at Tel. 03-56315299
SJBA is organising an Introduction to Meditation Course conducted by our Abbot, Ven. Nyanaramsi from 26 May to 1 Jun, 8.30pm to 10.30pm (first day orientation followed by 6 lessons) followed by a short Meditation Retreat from 1 Jun to 4 Jun. Ven. Nyanaramsi was an accountant before he was ordained as Bhikkhu in 1995 at Chanmyay Yeiktha Meditation Centre, practicing under Sayadaw U Janakabhivamsa for a total of 9 years. Ven. Nyanaramsi was giving various support for foreign meditators in the Centre before accepting Subang Jaya Buddhist Association’s invitation to come back in 2003 to teach the Malaysian Buddhists. He travels frequently to other countries like Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, China, etc to teach meditation. If you wish to join in the Retreat as a yogi, helper or sponsor, please inform Sis. Lily at 03-56348181
May You Be Well & Happy, Always!
Happily we serve,
3 rd May 2013
“SJBA – Your Friendly and Caring Dhamma Centre”