26 May 2007

Vesak Day at Palelai Buddhist Temple

Dear SPBS members,

Palelai Buddhist Temple has put together a series of activities to commemorate Vesak Day on 31 May 2007.

Some of these activities include exhibition corner, Dhamma books for free distribution, children’s artwork section, whole day video screening of Dhamma talks & biography of great meditation masters, soft opening of the library (Actual opening & commencement of loan will be in a month’s time) candle light procession, and a 8 preceptors retreat conducted by our Religious Advisor of SPBS – Venerable Ajahn Keng Kemako, with Dhamma talks scheduled to be given through the day.

Spend a meaningful Vesak day by joining this event to learn more about Buddhism and Dhamma.

Interested participants, please contact Ming Gen @ 96913195

Registeration is required for 8 Preceptors retreat:
Participants can either choose to check in at Palelai Buddhist Temple either on the 30 May 2007, 9pm or 31 May 2007, 6am.

The retreat will end on 31 May after the candle light procession at about 9pm.

Participants can either choose to leave Palelai end on 31 May at about 9pm or to remain in Palelai till the morning of 01 Jun 2007.

For those who are interested in the 8 precepts taking on Vesak Day, send the following details to our Society's email spbs.sss@gmail.com :

Handphone Number
Email Address

A program of the Retreat shall be send to you for those who are interested.

For those who had any queries about the Retreat, do contact Ming Gen @ 96913195

updated by: Wesley

18 May 2007

Notice of Annual General Meeting

Hi SPBS Members,

On behalf of the management committee of SPBS, I'm pleased to inform you that the Society will be holding her 41st Annual General Meeting (AGM).

The details are as follows:

Date: 01/06/07, Friday
Time: 7.30pm (Reception begins at 7pm)
Venue: T1553

The meeting agenda are as follows:

1. Apologies for Absence
2. Matters Arising
3. Opening Speech
4. Passing of the 41st Secretary Report
5. Passing of the 41st Financial Report
6. Amendment of SPBS Symbol
7. Amendment of Membership Requirements
8. Announcement of Office-Bearers for 42nd Council
9. Any Other Business

Not to forget, there is regular meetings of members on every Wednesday, 3.30pm to 5.30pm in our clubroom (PC-126, Level 2 of Polycentre & located just above Food Court 3). The next regular meeting is on 30 May, Wednesday, which is the week after e-learning week.

The details of the Society's activities & operating hours are as follows:

Daily Chanting
Monday - Friday: 5.30pm to 6.00pm
Venue: Clubroom

Daily Meditation
Monday - Friday: 6.00pm to 6.30pm
Venue: Clubroom

Regular Meetings (All members)*
Every Wednesday: 3.30pm to 5.30pm
Venue: Clubroom

*All student members are required to attend weekly regular meetings.

Operating Hours** for Clubroom
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 5.15pm - 6.45pm***
Wednesday and Friday: 1pm -6.45pm***

**Unless there are any activities, the clubroom will not be opened on Saturdays, Sundays, public holidays and school vacation
***The clubroom may close later than 6.45pm

We look forward to seeing you in the event.

Thank you.

May you be well and happy.