Tag Archives: Vipassana Meditation Retreat

Announcements (Thursday, 12 Nov 2015)

image00141) This year’s Annual Vipassana Meditation Retreat will be held at SJBA from 18th to 27th December 2015. The Retreat will be conducted by Venerable Sayadaw U Sobhita from Chanmyay Yeiktha Meditation Centre, assisted by Venerable Sayadaw Pyinnyarnanda and our Abbot, Ven. Nyanaramsi. If you wish to join in the retreat as yogi or wish to a helper or sponsor food for the monks and yogis, and other expenses during the Retreat, please contact our Office Administrator.

2) This year SJBA Educare Program in SJBA will be held on 6 December 2015 to provide poor students with school items to start the new school term. It is expected that about 500 to 600 needy students will receive the school items on 6 December 2015. Each student will receive a full set of school items which consists of school bags, shoes, books, stationary, etc. which costs about RM100.00. The amount may not be a lot but it is a simple yet significant gesture of ours to show our care and concern to poor students. We hope that through this simple but sincere gesture, the students are motivated to study better and achieve academic success and eventually success in life. If you wish to contribute to this Educare Program by sponsoring one more more students, please contact Sis Lily at Tel. 03-56348181.
3) SJBA is organising this New Year Eve with a 8-course Fun & Fund Raising Dinner in SJBA Vihara. SJBA brings to you the best from Sekinchan, a sumptuous dinner prepared by the famous Hao Xiang Chi restaurant, Sekinchan at RM800 per table/RM80 per pax. The evening shall start with Puja at 7.00pm. During dinner there will be performances, karaoke competition with prizes and lucky draws.

Date : Thursday, 31 December 2015 (New Year Eve)

Venue : Subang Jaya Buddhist Association (SJBA)

Time : 7.00pm to Midnight

Dinner Ticket : RM800 per table for 10 persons or RM80 per pax

So please take this opportunity to have a dinner countdown with your family, relatives, friends and neighbors at SJBA. It is also a meaningful way to wind up the year with kalyanamitras who walk the path of the Dhamma together. Please hurry to get your tickets from Sis Lily at 03-56315299 as there are limited tables (30 only) available.

4) The Sunday Puja Session in Mandarin will be off until January 2016.

5) The Dhamma Talk in English this Sunday (15 November 2015, 10am) is on “The Four Noble Truth” by SJBA Abbot, Ven. Nyanaramsi. Ven. Nyanaramsi was an accountant in Malaysia before he was ordained in 1995 at the Chanmyay Yeiktha Meditation Centre in Yangon, Myanmar with Venerable Chanmyay Yeiktha Sayadaw U Janakabhivamsa as his preceptor. He had also studied the Dhamma and meditation under Sayadaw U Indaka and other Sayadaws in Myanmar. Ven Nyanaramsi spent 9 vassas in Myanmar before he accepted an invitation from SJBA to come back to Malaysia in 2003 to teach the Dhamma and meditation to Malaysian Buddhists. Ven Nyanaramsi is now the Abbot of Subang Jaya Vihara. He travels frequently to Taiwan, Thailand, Myanmar and Indonesia to conduct meditation retreats.

Announcements (Wednesday, 4 Nov 2015)

image00141. The Intermediate Course on Buddhism will end this Friday (6 November) with the topic “Perfect Mind for Perfect Health” by Datuk Charlie Chia. All are welcome. Please contact Sis Cindy at 03-56348181 for further details.

2. This year’s Kathina Ceremony in SJBA will be held this Sunday (8 November 2015). 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 on Kathina Eve (Saturday, 7 November 2015) with Taking The Three Refuges Five Precepts before the Sangha at 8.00pm followed by Paritta Chanting, Dhamma Talk by Ven. Nyanaramsi, Blessings by the Sangha and Sharing of Merits.

On Kathina Day, the Ceremony will commence at 8.15am with the Taking of the Three Refuges and Observance of the Five Precepts administered by the Sangha, 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 This year’s Annual Vipassana Meditation Retreat will be held at SJBA from 18th to 27th December 2015. The Retreat will be conducted by Venerable Sayadaw U Sobhita from Chanmyay Yeiktha Meditation Centre, assisted by Venerable Sayadaw Pyinnyarnanda and our Abbot, Ven. Nyanaramsi. If you wish to join in the retreat as yogi or wish to a helper or sponsor food for the monks and yogis, and other expenses during the Retreat, please contact our Office Administrator.

4 This year SJBA Educare Program in SJBA will be held on 6 December 2015 to provide poor students with school items to start the new school term. It is expected that about 500 to 600 needy students will receive the school items on 6 December 2015. Each student will receive a full set of school items which consists of school bags, shoes, books, stationary, etc. which costs about RM100.00. The amount may not be a lot but it is a simple yet significant gesture of ours to show our care and concern to poor students. We hope that through this simple but sincere gesture, the students are motivated to study better and achieve academic success and eventually success in life. If you wish to contribute to this Educare Program by sponsoring one more more students, please contact Sis Lily at Tel. 03-56348181.

Announcements (Wednesday, 28 Oct 2015)

image00141. The Intermediate Course on Buddhism running for 6 consecutive Fridays from 8.30pm to 10.00pm will end on 6 November 2015. The course covers Buddhist views on contemporary issues and Buddhist living. On this Friday (30 Oct) the topic is “Living Harmoniously with Nature” by Datuk Charlie Chia. On next Friday (6 November), Datuk Charlie Chia will talk on “Perfect Mind for Perfect Health”. All are welcome. Please contact Sis Cindy at 03-56348181 for further details.

2. This year’s Kathina Ceremony will be held on 8 November 2015 (Sunday). 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 on Kathina Eve (7 November 2015) with Taking The Three Refuges Five Precepts before the Sangha at 8.00pm followed by Paritta Chanting, Dhamma Talk, Blessings by the Sangha and Sharing of Merits.

On Kathina Day, the Ceremony will commence at 8.15am with the Taking of the Three Refuges and Observance of the Five Precepts administered by the Sangha, 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 This year’s Annual Vipassana Meditation Retreat will be held at SJBA from 18th to 27th December 2015. The Retreat will be conducted by Venerable Sayadaw U Sobhita from Chanmyay Yeiktha Meditation Centre, assisted by Venerable Sayadaw Pyinnyarnanda and our Abbot, Ven. Nyanaramsi. If you wish to join in the retreat as yogi or wish to a helper or sponsor food for the monks and yogis, and other expenses during the Retreat, please contact our Office Administrator.

4 This year SJBA Educare Program in SJBA will be held on 6 December 2015 to provide poor students with school items to start the new school term. It is expected that about 500 to 600 needy students will receive the school items on 6 December 2015. Each student will receive a full set of school items which consists of school bags, shoes, books, stationary, etc. which costs about RM100.00. The amount may not be a lot but it is a simple yet significant gesture of ours to show our care and concern to poor students. We hope that through this simple but sincere gesture, the students are motivated to study better and achieve academic success and eventually success in life. If you wish to contribute to this Educare Program, please contact Sis Lily at Tel. 03-56348181.

5. This Sunday’s Dhamma Talk (1/11/15, 10am) will be given by Ven. Mahacara who is residing in SJBA for the Vassa (Rains Retreat). During this 3-month period, Venerable Mahacara will be cultivating himself in SJBA Vihara as well as teaching devotees the Dhamma.

6.This Sunday’s Dhamma Talk in Mandarin (1/11/15at 11.30am) is on “Wise Effort” by Sis Wong Suh Chuen. Sis. Suh Chuen graduated with Bachelor of Science in Applied Science from TAR College and Masters in Technology (Environment Management) from University Malaya. She is an Environmental Consultant. She was the Dhammaduta Head of TAR College Buddhist Society and former Honorary Secretary of Kinrara Metta Buddhist Society (KMBS). Currently, Sis. Suh Chuen teaches Sunday Dhamma class for adults at KMBS.

这个星期日的讲题是” 正确的精进”, 讲师是黄淑娟居士黄淑娟居士毕业于拉曼学院, 持有 应用科学 学士学位及马来 亚大学的科技(环境管理)硕士学位。她现今是一位环境顾问,注册于马来西亚环境部门。淑娟居士,出生于砂朥越州, 在中学求学时,已开始学佛。她曾经是拉曼学院佛学会弘组主任和 Kinrara Metta Buddhist Society 的前任名誉秘书。 目前,她志愿地为Kinrara Metta Buddhist Society 的成年人周日佛学班,分享佛法

Announcements (Wednesday, 21 Oct 2015)

image00141. The Intermediate Course on Buddhism will run for 6 consecutive Fridays from 8.30pm to 10.00pm until 6 November 2015. The Course will be conducted by Uncle Vijaya, Datuk Charlie Chia and Dr Chan Kah Yein. The course will cover Buddhist views on contemporary issues and Buddhist living. On this Friday (23 Oct) the topic is “Concept of Gods” by Uncle Vijaya. On next Friday (30 Oct), the topic is “Living Harmoniously witth Nature” by Datuk Charlie Chia. All are welcome. Please contact Sis Cindy at 03-56348181 for further details.

2. This year’s Kathina Ceremony will be held on Sunday, 8 November 2015. 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 on Kathina Eve (7 November 2015) with Taking The Three Refuges & Five Precepts before the Sangha at 8.00pm followed by Paritta Chanting, Dhamma Talk, Blessings by the Sangha and Sharing of Merits.

On Kathina Day, the Ceremony will commence at 8.15am with the Taking of the Three Refuges and Observance of the Five Precepts administered by the Sangha, 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 This year’s Annual Vipassana Meditation Retreat will be held at SJBA from 18th to 27th December 2013. The Retreat will be conducted by Venerable Sayadaw U Sobhita from Chanmyay Yeiktha Meditation Centre, assisted by Venerable Sayadaw Pyinnyarnanda and our Abbot, Ven. Nyanaramsi. If you wish to join in the retreat as yogi or wish to a helper or sponsor food for the monks and yogis, and other expenses during the Retreat, please contact our Office Administrator.

4. This Sunday’s Dhamma Talk (25/10/15, 10am) will be given by Ven. Mahacara who is residing in SJBA for the Vassa (Rains Retreat). During this 3-month period, Venerable Mahacara will be cultivating himself in SJBA Vihara as well as teaching devotees the Dhamma.

5. This Sunday’s Dhamma Talk in Mandarin (25/10/15, 11.30am) is on “Taking Care of Your Wellbeing with Good Postures” by Brother Chong Yuan Foong. Brother Chong Yuan Foong graduated from HEILONGJIANG UNIVERSITY of CHINESE MEDICINE, majoring in Acupuncture and Inner Medicine. He is practicing at RenKang TCM Clinic in Klang and KL Karma Kagju Dharma Society as a volunteer TCM Master.

这个星期日的讲题是” 四威仪”, 讲师是庄源芳居士. 源芳居士持有黑龙江中医学位,主修针灸与内科,现在巴生任钢中医诊所及金刚佛学会担任医务中医师

Announcements (Thursday, 15 Oct 2015)

image00141. The Intermediate Course on Buddhism will run for 6 consecutive Fridays from 8.30pm to 10.00pm until 6 November 2015. The Course will be conducted by Uncle Vijaya, Datuk Charlie Chia and Dr Chan Kah Yein. The course will cover Buddhist views on contemporary issues and Buddhist living. On this Friday (16 Oct) the topic is “Beginning & Endings of Worlds” by Uncle Vijaya. On next Friday (23 Oct), the topic is “Concept of God” also by Uncle Vijaya. All are welcome. Please contact Sis Cindy at 03-56348181 for further details.

2. This year’s Kathina Ceremony will be held on Sunday, 8 November 2015. 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 on Kathina Eve (7 November 2015) with Taking The Three Refuges & Five Precepts before the Sangha at 8.00pm followed by Paritta Chanting, Dhamma Talk, Blessings by the Sangha and Sharing of Merits.

On Kathina Day, the Ceremony will commence at 8.15am with the Taking of the Three Refuges and Observance of the Five Precepts administered by the Sangha, 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. This year’s Annual Vipassana Meditation Retreat will be held at SJBA from 18th to 27th December 2013. The Retreat will be conducted by Venerable Sayadaw U Sobhita from Chanmyay Yeiktha Meditation Centre, assisted by our Abbot, Ven. Nyanaramsi. If you wish to join in the retreat as yogi or wish to a helper or sponsor food for the monks and yogis, and other expenses during the Retreat, please contact our Office Administrator.

4. This Sunday’s Dhamma Talk (18/10/15, 10am) will be given by Ven. Mahacara who is residing in SJBA for the Vassa (Rains Retreat). During this 3-month period, Venerable Mahacara will be cultivating himself in SJBA Vihara as well as teaching devotees the Dhamma.

5. This Sunday’s Dhamma Talk in Mandarin (18/10/15 11.30am) is on “Cultivating Faith” by Sis Tan Yee Yong. Sis Tan Yee Yong graduated with Bachelor of Science in Computer Sience and MBA. She obtained MA in Buddhist Studies from IBC, Thailand. She is now a Dhamma committee member of SJBA.

这个星期日的讲题是” 培养信心”, 讲师是陈玉容居士. 玉容居士持有科学学士学位及商业硕士学 位,在商业界工作。她曾经是我们首邦再也佛教会青年组主席,及佛法小组组长 ,在学佛路 上, 她持有佛教文凭及国际佛教大学佛教研究文科硕士 。目前她是我们首邦再也佛教会 佛法委 会小组成员.

Announcements (Wednesday, 7 Oct 2015)

image00141. The Intermediate Course on Buddhism will run for 6 consecutive Fridays from 8.30pm to 10.00pm until 6 November 2015. The Course will be conducted by Uncle Vijaya, Datuk Charlie Chia and Dr Chan Kah Yein. The course will cover Buddhist views on contemporary issues and Buddhist living. On this Friday (9 Oct) the topic is “Dealing with Challenging People” by Dr. Chan. On next Friday (16th Oct), the topic is “Beginning & Endings of Worlds” by Uncle Vijaya. All are welcome. Please contact Sis Cindy at 03-56348181 for further details.

2. This year’s Kathina Ceremony will be held on Sunday, 8 November 2015. 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 on Kathina Eve (7 November 2015) with Taking The Three Refuges & Five Precepts before the Sangha at 8.00pm followed by Paritta Chanting, Dhamma Talk, Blessings by the Sangha and Sharing of Merits.

On Kathina Day, the Ceremony will commence at 8.15am with the Taking of the Three Refuges and Observance of the Five Precepts administered by the Sangha, 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. This year’s Annual Vipassana Meditation Retreat will be held at SJBA from 18th to 27th December 2013. The Retreat will be conducted by Venerable Sayadaw U Sobhita from Chanmyay Yeiktha Meditation Centre, assisted by our Abbot, Ven. Nyanaramsi. If you wish to join in the retreat as yogi or wish to a helper or sponsor food for the monks and yogis, and other expenses during the Retreat, please contact our Office Administrator.

4. This Sunday’s Dhamma Talk (11/10/15, 10am) will be given by Ven. Mahacara who is residing in SJBA for the Vassa (Rains Retreat). During this 3-month period, Venerable Mahacara will be cultivating himself in SJBA Vihara as well as teaching devotees the Dhamma.

5. This Sunday’s Dhamma Talk in Mandarin (11/10/15, 11.30am) is on “Inspirational Stories” by Sis Tan Yee Yong. Sis Tan Yee Yong graduated with Bachelor of Science in Computer Sience and MBA. She obtained MA in Buddhist Studies from IBC, Thailand. She is now a Dhamma committee member of SJBA.
这个星期日的讲题是” 人生小故事”, 讲师是陈玉容居士. 玉容居士持有科学学士学位及商业硕士学 位,在商业界工作。她曾经是我们首邦再也佛教会青年组主席,及佛法小组组长 ,在学佛路上, 她 持有佛教文凭及国际佛教大学佛教研究文科硕士 。目前她是我们首邦再也佛教会 佛法委会小组成.

Announcements (Thursday, 4 December 2014)

image00141) This year’s Educare Program in SJBA will be held on 14th December 2014. It will be the 8th anniversary of the Program in SJBA. For the last 7 years, we have been providing needy students with school items to start the new school term. It is expected that about 500 to 600 needy students will receive the school items this year. Each student will receive a full set of school items which consists of school bags, shoes, books, stationary, etc. which costs about RM100.00. The amount may not be a lot but it is a simple yet significant gesture of ours to show our care and concern to poor students. We hope that through this simple but sincere gesture, the students are motivated to study better and achieve academic success and eventually success in life. This noble task can be achieved with the continuous support of generous Donors. If you wish to contribute this year to the Educare Program to support the needy students, please contact Sis Lily at Tel. 03-56315299.

2) This year’s Annual Vipassana Meditation Retreat at SJBA will be from 12th December 2014 to 22nd December 2014. The Retreat will be conducted by Venerable Sayadaw U Sobhita and Sayadaw U Rewata from Chanmyay Yeiktha Meditation Centre. If you wish to join in the retreat as yogi or wish to a helper or sponsor food for the monks and yogis, and other expenses during the Retreat, please contact our Office Administrator.

3) SJBA’s Sunday Dhamma School (SDS) 2015 is open for student registration, online, effective 1 Nov 2014. The Buddhist classes will be conducted in three (3) sessions, as follows:

Session A: 9.00am to 10.30am

Session B: 10.30am to 12.00pm

Session C: 12.00pm to 1.30pm

Classes will commence on Sunday, 4 January 2015. For more information, kindly contact Sister Lily at tel: 03-56315299 or email: office@sjba.org Classes are open to children in Standard 1 to Form 3

4) SJBA plans to celebrate this New Year Eve with a 8-course Appreciation Dinner in SJBA to thank our members and devotees for the selfless and tireless services to SJBA Vihara. SJBA brings to you the best from Sekinchan, a sumptuous dinner prepared by the famous Hao Xiang Chi restaurant, Sekinchan at a subsidized price of RM380 per table/RM38 per pax. The evening shall start with Puja at 7.30pm. Dinner is served at 8.00pm (sharp). During dinner there will be performances, karaoke competition and lots of prizes and lucky draws. At midnight, there will be a firework display to mark the countdown to welcome a New Year.

Date : Wednesday, 31 December 2014 (New Year Eve)

Venue : Subang Jaya Buddhist Association (SJBA)

Time : 7.30pm to Midnight

Dinner Ticket : RM380 per table for 10 persons or RM38 per pax

So please take this opportunity to have a dinner countdown with your family, relatives, friends and neighbors at SJBA. It is also a meaningful way to wind up the year with kalyanamitras who walk the path of the Dhamma together. Please hurry to get your tickets from Sis Lily at 03-56315299 as there are limited tables available.

5) This morning’s Chanting and Meditation will be led by Sayadaw U Rewata. Sayadaw U Rewata was born in 1955 in Thonse, Myanmar. He graduated in 1980 with Bachelor of Science at the Rangoon University. He was ordained in 1983. He followed Pariyatti and Patipatti under the guidance of Most Venerable Chanmyay Sayadaw U Janaka Bhivamsa. He has travelled widely to many countries like Japan, USA, Canada, India, etc for missionary work, teaching Metta Bhavana, Vipassana Bhavana, Suttanta Recitations, etc. He served as the Abbot in Hmawbi, Yangon in 2004 to 2006, and also has been the Abbot of the Satipatthana Vipassana Association, Springfield, USA.

Sayadaw U Rewata is currently in Subang Jaya Buddhist Association to support its Dhamma missionary work May You Be Well & Happy, Always!

Announcements (Thursday, 20 November 2014)

image0011) The Buddhist Nuns’ Novitiate Program in Subang Jaya Buddhist Association will end this Sunday. As part of the closing program, the Buddhist novice nuns will be led by members of the Sangha to go for alms round (pindacara) starting 8am, along the route from SJBA Vihara, crossing the overhead pedestrian bridge, walking along Jalan SS14/2 to the SS14/2 shop-lots area and then back to SJBA Vihara again at 10am. Offering of alms (pindapatta) is a practice since the time of the Buddha for devotees to offer food and medicine to the monastics. In return the monastics provide guidance to the laypeople on the Buddha Dhamma thus forging a symbiotic relationship.

Members and devotees are invited to partake in this meaningful and meritorious deed this Sunday. Thereafter, the program will include community reflection on the significance of pindapatta & the field of merits, lunch dana and blessings. Members and devotees are also invited to invite to witness the closing ceremony at 2pm at SJBA Shrine Hall.

2) This year’s Educare Program in SJBA will be held on 14th December 2014. It will be the 8th anniversary of the Program in SJBA. For the last 7 years, we have been providing needy students with school items to start the new school term. It is expected that about 500 to 600 needy students will receive the school items this year. Each student will receive a full set of school items which consists of school bags, shoes, books, stationary, etc. which costs about RM100.00. The amount may not be a lot but it is a simple yet significant gesture of ours to show our care and concern to poor students. We hope that through this simple but sincere gesture, the students are motivated to study better and achieve academic success and eventually success in life. This noble task can be achieved with the continuous support of generous Donors. If you wish to contribute this year to the Educare Program to support the needy students, please contact Sis Lily at Tel. 03-56315299.

3) This year’s Annual Vipassana Meditation Retreat at SJBA will be from 12th
December 2014 to 22nd December 2014. The Retreat will be conducted by Venerable Sayadaw U Sobhita and Sayadaw U Rewata from Chanmyay Yeiktha Meditation Centre. If you wish to join in the retreat as yogi or wish to a helper or sponsor food for the monks and yogis, and other expenses during the Retreat, please contact our Office Administrator.

4) SJBA’s Sunday Dhamma School (SDS) 2015 is open for student registration, online, effective 1 Nov 2014. The Buddhist classes will be conducted in three (3) sessions, as follows:
Session A: 9.00 to 10.30am
Session B: 10.30 to 12.00noon
Session C: 12.00 to 1.30pm
Classes will commence on Sunday, 4 January 2015
For more information, kindly contact Sister Lily at tel: 03-56315299 or email: office@sjba.org
Classes are open to children in Standard 1 to Form 3

Announcements (Thursday, 13 November 2014)

image00141) The Buddhist Nuns’ Novitiate Program in Subang Jaya Buddhist Association will end this Sunday. As part of the closing program, the Buddhist novice nuns will be led by members of the Sangha to go for alms round (pindacara) starting 8am, along the route from SJBA Vihara, crossing the overhead pedestrian bridge, walking along Jalan SS14/2 to the SS14/2 shop-lots area and then back to SJBA Vihara again at 10am. Offering of alms (pindapatta) is a practice since the time of the Buddha for devotees to offer food and medicine to the monastics. In return the monastics provide guidance to the laypeople on the Buddha Dhamma thus forging a symbiotic relationship.

Members and devotees are invited to partake in this meaningful and meritorious deed this Sunday. Thereafter, the program will include community reflection on the significance of pindapatta & the field of merits, lunch dana and blessings. Members and devotees are also invited to invite to witness the closing ceremony at 2pm at SJBA Shrine Hall.

2) This year’s Educare Program in SJBA will be held on 14th December 2014. It will be the 8th anniversary of the Program in SJBA. For the last 7 years, we have been providing needy students with school items to start the new school term. It is expected that about 500 to 600 needy students will receive the school items this year. Each student will receive a full set of school items which consists of school bags, shoes, books, stationary, etc. which costs about RM100.00. The amount may not be a lot but it is a simple yet significant gesture of ours to show our care and concern to poor students. We hope that through this simple but sincere gesture, the students are motivated to study better and achieve academic success and eventually success in life. This noble task can be achieved with the continuous support of generous Donors. If you wish to contribute this year to the Educare Program to support the needy students, please contact Sis Lily at Tel. 03-56315299.

3) This year’s Annual Vipassana Meditation Retreat at SJBA will be from 12th
December 2014 to 22nd December 2014. The Retreat will be conducted by Venerable Sayadaw U Sobhita and Sayadaw U Rewata from Chanmyay Yeiktha Meditation Centre. If you wish to join in the retreat as yogi or wish to a helper or sponsor food for the monks and yogis, and other expenses during the Retreat, please contact our Office Administrator.

4) SJBA’s Sunday Dhamma School (SDS) 2015 is open for student registration, online, effective 1 Nov 2014. The Buddhist classes will be conducted in three (3) sessions, as follows:
Session A: 9.00 to 10.30am
Session B: 10.30 to 12.00noon
Session C: 12.00 to 1.30pm
Classes will commence on Sunday, 4 January 2015
For more information, kindly contact Sister Lily at tel: 03-56315299 or email: office@sjba.org
Classes are open to children in Standard 1 to Form 3