20 February 2008

On The Nalanda Trail: Buddhism in India, China and Southeast Asia

Hi all members,

We would like to invite you to an exhibition of "On The Nalanda Trail: Buddhism in India, China and Southeast Asia" at the Asian Civilisation Museum.

This exhibition will show us the arts and literature of Buddhist pilgrims, such as Silk Road all along Central, northwest India as well as the Southeast Asia. Traversing India to modern Pakistan, Afghanistan, Central Asia, Tibet, China, Korea and Japan, Java, Sumatra, Thailand, Cambodia and Laos

The details are as followed:

Date: 27 Feb 2008
Meeting Time: 11:15am
Meeting venue: Raffles Place Mrt Station
Ticket Price: $2.50*(discounted price for all student members)

* Late-comer may subject to pay the full amount of ticket price at $5

If you have any enquires, please do not hesitate to contact William @ 91126933.

17 February 2008

Magha Puja Celebration!

Hi all members,

The annual Magha Puja has arrived once again!!

It commemorates the unplanned assembly of 1,250 arahants in the Buddha's presence. One thousand of the gathered monks had previously achieved Awakening upon hearing the Buddha's delivery of the Fire Sermon; the remaining 250 were followers of the elder monks Ven. Moggallana and Ven. Sariputta.

To mark this auspicious gathering, the Buddha delivered the Ovada-Patimokkha Gatha, a summary of the main points of the Dhamma, which the Buddha gave to the assembly, widely known by Buddhist today.

The details are as followed:

Date: 21 Feburary 2008
Meeting Time: 6.00pm
Meeting venue: Bedok Mrt Station


6.00pm Dinner at Bedok Market
7.00pm Procceed to Palelai Buddhist Temple
7.30pm Magha Puja Commences

Please reply to spbs.sss@gmail.com to confirm for your attendance. Thank you.

Please contact Xinhao@ 94301046 directly, for futher enquries. He shall be the contact person on the actual day.

Sadhu! Sadhu! Sadhu! See you there.

09 February 2008

Up Coming Activities

Dear all,

Happy Chinese Lunar New Year to all of you.

For this coming school holiday, SP Buddhist Society will be having a group tidying-up for our library. This is to faciliate the borrowing of our "Golden Dhamma Books" in future.

Many assistants are required for this 2 weeks

Details are as follows:

Date: 13/2/08-29/2/08

Time: 10am - 5pm

Venue: SPBS Clubroom

CCA pts will be awarded!!!

In addition......

On the 16 Feb 08 (SAT), there will a BBQ gathering at East Coast Park for all SPBS members.

We will gather in the afternoon to buy all the necessary stuffs for BBQ.

Details are as follows:

DATE: 16/02/08
TIME: 13:00 to 18:00
VENUE: Pasir Ris MRT

If you have any enquires, please do not hesitate to contact William @ 91126933 or Alvin @ 96334313.

04 February 2008

Spring Cleaning for Clubroom

Hi all,

Due to upcoming Chinese New Year, helpers are needed for Spring Cleaning on 5 Feb 2008 at our club house at 10am.

Please bring along some rag, cloth and newspapers.

If you have any enquires, please do not hesitate to contact Mr. Alvin @ 96334313.

Management Committee Wishes Everyone
☺☺☺ A Happy and Prosperous Lunar New Year!!! ☺☺☺