Tag Archives: Vipassana Meditation Retreat

Announcements (Wednesday, 3 October 2018)

1) SJBA is organizing a 3-day Vipassana Meditation Retreat from 6 to 8 November 2018 (check-in on 5 November, 6pm-8pm), to be conducted by SJBA’s Abbot, Venerable Nyanaramsi Maha Thera. RM45 will be charged for breakfast, lunch and refreshment during the Retreat.

If you wish to join in the retreat as yogi or wish to sponsor food for the monks and yogis, and other expenses during the Retreat, please contact our Office Administrator for more information. Closing date for registration: 31 October, 2018 or upon reaching the optimum number of yogis registering.

2) This year’s Kathina Ceremony in SJBA will be held on Sunday, 11 November 2018. Kathina is a traditional Buddhist Ceremony started by the Buddha Himself for lay devotees to offer robes and other requisites to the Sangha at the end of Vassa (rainy season).
The Ceremony will begin at 7.15am, 11 November 2018, with the Taking of the Three Refuges and Observance of the Five Precepts administered by the Sangha, Procesion round the Vihara, Offering of Robes and other Requisites, Sharing of Merits and Lunch Dana. A blood donation campaign will also be held on this auspicious day. Please come and join us to perform these meritorious deeds together.

3) SJBA will be organizing a 10-day Vipassana Meditation Retreat from 2 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.

If you wish to join in the retreat as yogi or wish to sponsor food for the monks and yogis, and other expenses during the Retreat, please contact Sis Lily at 03-56348181 for more information.

4) All devotees are welcome to our Monday Metta Meditation session at SJBA Meditation Hall from 8.30pm to 9.45pm. This cultivation of metta focus on loving kindness to oneself, loved ones and all other beings. On every 1st Monday, our Resident Monk will be guiding the meditators especially the newcomers.
5) All devotees are welcome to have self-practice in Vipassana Meditation on Thursdays from 8.30pm to 9.45pm at our Meditation Hall.

6) There will be Day Retreat in SJBA during New Moon and Full Moon Days from 9am to 5pm. The Retreat is free and easy and participants can feel free to join in or leave any time. Vegetarian lunch will be provided.

7) 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, blessings and Dhamma Talk by Venerable Indarathana.

Announcements (Thursday, 8 March 2018)

1) SJBA is organising a Vipassana Meditation Retreat in April, 2018 as follows:

Venue: Chin Swee Temple, Genting

Teacher: SJBA Abbot, Venerable Nyanaramsi.

Date: This Retreat comprises of 2 group concurrently from 14 to 18 Apr (5 days) and 14 to 22 Apr (9 days).

Ven. Nyanaramsi 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

2) All devotees are welcome to our Monday Metta Meditation session at SJBA Meditation Hall from 8.30pm to 9.45pm. This cultivation of metta focus on loving kindness to oneself, loved ones and all other beings. On every 1st Monday, our Resident Monk will be guiding the meditators especially the newcomers.

3) All devotees are welcome to have self-practice in Vipassana Meditation on Thursdays from 8.30pm to 9.45pm at our Meditation Hall.

4) There will be Day Retreat in SJBA during New Moon and Full Moon Days from 9am to 5pm. The Retreat is free and easy and participants can feel free to join in or leave any time. Vegetarian lunch will be provided.

5) SJBA invite you for a spiritual and mentally enriching morning at this Sunday’s Buddha Puja. The Puja will start at 9.15am with offerings of lights, flowers, incense to the Buddha, Chanting, Dhamma Talk by Bro Tan Siang Chye on “Associating with the Wise”, Guided Meditation, Hymns and Sharing of Merits.

Announcements (Thursday, 1 March 2018)

1) SJBA cordially invite you and family and friends to join us at our “Gong Xi, Gong Xi” Potluck dinner on this Saturday, 3 March 2018, 7.30pm to celebrate the Chinese New Year together and promote fellowship as we enjoy the various program planned for the night together with some guests from the Old Folks Homes. You many bring along some food to share with others, and angpows for the old folks (43 pax).

2) SJBA is organising a Vipassana Meditation Retreat in April, 2018 as follows:

Venue: Chin Swee Temple, Genting

Teacher: SJBA Abbot, Venerable Nyanaramsi.

Date: This Retreat comprises of 2 group concurrently from 14 to 18 Apr (5 days) and 14 to 22 Apr (9 days).

Ven. Nyanaramsi 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

3) All devotees are welcome to our Monday Metta Meditation session at SJBA Meditation Hall from 8.30pm to 9.45pm. This cultivation of metta focus on loving kindness to oneself, loved ones and all other beings. On every 1st Monday, our Resident Monk will be guiding the meditators especially the newcomers.

4) All devotees are welcome to have self-practice in Vipassana Meditation on Thursdays from 8.30pm to 9.45pm at our Meditation Hall.

5) There will be Day Retreat in SJBA during New Moon and Full Moon Days from 9am to 5pm. The Retreat is free and easy and participants can feel free to join in or leave any time. Vegetarian lunch will be provided.

6) SJBA invite you for a spiritual and mentally enriching morning at this Sunday’s Buddha Puja. The Puja will start at 9.15am with offerings of lights, flowers, incense to the Buddha, Chanting, Dhamma Talk by Venerable Indarathana, Guided Meditation, Blessings and Sharing of Merits.

Announcements (Saturday, 24 February 2018)

1) SJBA cordially invite you and family and friends to join us at our “Gong Xi, Gong Xi” Potluck dinner on 3 March 2018, 7.30pm to celebrate the Chinese New Year together and promote fellowship as we enjoy the various program planned for the night together with some guests from the Old Folks Homes. You many bring along some food to share with others, and angpows for the old folks.

2) SJBA is organising a Vipassana Meditation Retreat in April, 2018 as follows:

Venue: Chin Swee Temple, Genting

Teacher: SJBA Abbot, Venerable Nyanaramsi.

Date: This Retreat comprises of 2 group concurrently from 14 to 18 Apr (5 days) and 14 to 22 Apr (9 days).

Ven. Nyanaramsi 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

3) All devotees are welcome to our Monday Metta Meditation session at SJBA Meditation Hall from 8.30pm to 9.45pm. This cultivation of metta focus on loving kindness to oneself, loved ones and all other beings. On every 1st Monday, our Resident Monk will be guiding the meditators especially the newcomers.

4) All devotees are welcome to have self-practice in Vipassana Meditation on Thursdays from 8.30pm to 9.45pm at our Meditation Hall.

5) There will be Day Retreat in SJBA during New Moon and Full Moon Days from 9am to 5pm. The Retreat is free and easy and participants can feel free to join in or leave any time. Vegetarian lunch will be provided.

7) Sunday Puja will resume this Sunday, 25 February 2018, 9.15am with Offerings to the Buddha, Chanting, Dhamma Talk, Blessings and Sharing of Merits.

Announcements (Saturday, 10 February 2018)

1) SJBA Youth Section members will be making house calls to bring New Year greetings and songs, Buddhist hymns and good wishes to the hosts and family on 24 February 2018. Those who wish to invite them to your homes on 24 February 2018, may book through Sis. Lily at Tel. 03-56348181.

2) SJBA cordially invite you and family and friends to join us at our “Gong Xi, Gong Xi” Potluck dinner on 3 March 2018, 7.30pm to celebrate the Chinese New Year together and promote fellowship as we enjoy the various program planned for the night together with some guests from the Old Folks Homes. You many bring along some food to share with others, and angpows for the old folks.

3) SJBA is organising a Vipassana Meditation Retreat in April, 2018 as follows:

Venue: Chin Swee Temple, Genting

Teacher: SJBA Abbot, Venerable Nyanaramsi.

Date: This Retreat comprises of 2 group concurrently from 14 to 18 Apr (5 days) and 14 to 22 Apr (9 days).

Ven. Nyanaramsi 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

4) All devotees are welcome to our Monday Metta Meditation session at SJBA Meditation Hall from 8.30pm to 9.45pm. This cultivation of metta focus on loving kindness to oneself, loved ones and all other beings. On every 1st Monday, our Resident Monk will be guiding the meditators especially the newcomers.

5) All devotees are welcome to have self-practice in Vipassana Meditation on Thursdays from 8.30pm to 9.45pm at our Meditation Hall.

6) There will be Day Retreat in SJBA during New Moon and Full Moon Days from 9am to 5pm. The Retreat is free and easy and participants can feel free to join in or leave any time. Vegetarian lunch will be provided.

8) SJBA invite you for a spiritual and mentally enriching morning at this Sunday’s Buddha Puja. The Puja will start at 9.15am with offerings of lights, flowers, incense to the Buddha, Chanting, Dhamma Talk by Venerable Indarathana, Guided Meditation, Blessings and Sharing of Merits.

Announcements (Wednesday, 1 February 2018)

1) SJBA cordially invites you and Family to this year’s 28 Buddhas Puja Ceremony in SJBA is on Saturday, 3 February 2018, commencing from 7pm to 10pm. Devotees have the opportunity to make offering to the past 28 Buddhas (including our present Gautama Buddha). The ceremony invokes one’s affinity with the infinite virtues of the Buddha which is great blessing. One may also partake in supporting the event by being a Main Sponsor (RM1,000), Sponsor (RM300) or contributor of any amount. Please contact Sis. Lily (tel: 0356348181, 56315299). Looking forward to your presence to partake in this auspicious ceremony this Saturday, 7pm to 10pm.

2) SJBA is organising a public interest talk on “ABC of Panic Disorder – Understanding and Coping with Panic Attacks” on 4 February 2018, Sunday, 2pm to 5pm, in SJBA Meditation Hall. The Speaker, Dr. Phang Cheng Kar is a consultant psychiatrist and mindfulness-based therapist at Sunway Medical Centre. He is the developer of MINDFULGym stress reduction and wellness program. He is the President of the Malaysia Association for Mindfulness Practice & Research and KL Buddhist Mental Health Association.

3) SJBA Youth Section members will be making house calls to bring New Year greetings and songs, Buddhist hymns and good wishes to the hosts and family on 24 February 2018. Those who wish to invite them to your homes on 24 February 2018, may book through Sis. Lily at Tel. 03-56348181.

4) SJBA is organising a Vipassana Meditation Retreat in April, 2018 as follows:

Venue: Chin Swee Temple, Genting

Teacher: SJBA Abbot, Venerable Nyanaramsi.

Date: This Retreat comprises of 2 group concurrently from 14 to 18 Apr (5 days) and 14 to 22 Apr (9 days).

Ven. Nyanaramsi 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

5) All devotees are welcome to our Monday Metta Meditation session at SJBA Meditation Hall from 8.30pm to 9.45pm. This cultivation of metta focus on loving kindness to oneself, loved ones and all other beings. On every 1st Monday, our Resident Monk will be guiding the meditators especially the newcomers.

6) All devotees are welcome to have self-practice in Vipassana Meditation on Thursdays from 8.30pm to 9.45pm at our Meditation Hall.

7) There will be Day Retreat in SJBA during New Moon and Full Moon Days from 9am to 5pm. The Retreat is free and easy and participants can feel free to join in or leave any time. Vegetarian lunch will be provided.

8) SJBA invite you for a spiritual and mentally enriching morning at this Sunday’s Buddha Puja. The Puja will start at 9.15am with offerings of lights, flowers, incense to the Buddha, Chanting, Dhamma Talk by Venerable Indarathana, Guided Meditation, Blessings and Sharing of Merits.

Announcements (Thursday, 25 January 2018)

1) SJBA Youth Section members will be making house calls to bring New Year greetings and songs, Buddhist hymns and good wishes to the hosts and family on 24 February 2018. Those who wish to invite them to your homes on 24 February 2018, may book through Sis. Lily at Tel. 03-56348181.

2) SJBA is organising a Vipassana Meditation Retreat in April, 2018 as follows:

Venue: Chin Swee Temple, Genting

Teacher: SJBA Abbot, Venerable Nyanaramsi.

Date: This Retreat comprises of 2 group concurrently from 14 to 18 Apr (5 days) and 14 to 22 Apr (9 days).

Ven. Nyanaramsi 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

3) All devotees are welcome to our Monday Metta Meditation session at SJBA Meditation Hall from 8.30pm to 9.45pm. This cultivation of metta focus on loving kindness to oneself, loved ones and all other beings. On every 1st Monday, our Resident Monk will be guiding the meditators especially the newcomers.

4) All devotees are welcome to have self-practice in Vipassana Meditation on Thursdays from 8.30pm to 9.45pm at our Meditation Hall.

5) There will be Day Retreat in SJBA during New Moon and Full Moon Days from 9am to 5pm. The Retreat is free and easy and participants can feel free to join in or leave any time. Vegetarian lunch will be provided.

6) SJBA invite you for a spiritual and mentally enriching morning at this Sunday’s Buddha Puja. The Puja will start at 9.15am with offerings of lights, flowers, incense to the Buddha, Chanting, Dhamma Talk by Most Venerable Ratanasiri , Guided Meditation in Buddhanussati, Blessings and Sharing of Merits.

Most Venerable Ratanasiri is the Abbot of Seck Kiah Eenh Temple, Melaka.

Announcements (Thursday, 21 December 2017)

1) SJBA Annual Vipassana Meditation Retreat in SJBA Vihara, conducted by Ven. Nyanaramsi is now in progress until Saturday, 23 December 2017. Devotees are requested to maintain noble silence inside SJBA’s vicinity during the Retreat for a conducive environment for the yogis.

2) All devotees are welcome to our Monday Metta Meditation session at SJBA Meditation Hall from 8.30pm to 9.45pm. This cultivation of metta focus on loving kindness to oneself, loved ones and all other beings. On every 1st Monday, our Resident Monk will be guiding the meditators especially the newcomers.

3) There will be Day Retreat in SJBA during New Moon and Full Moon Days from 9am to 5pm. The Retreat is free and easy and participants can feel free to join in or leave any time. Vegetarian lunch will be provided.

4) SJBA invite you for a spiritual and mentally enriching morning at this Sunday’s Buddha Puja. The Puja will start at 9.15am with offerings of lights, flowers, incense to the Buddha, Chanting, Dhamma Talk by Ven. Indarathana and Guided Meditation.