16 May 2008

Vesak Day Celebration!!! ^^

Dear brother & sisters of the Dhamma,

I am sure most of you is aware of our upcoming activity. Yes! Vesak Day Celebration!

Hence, I am proud to say that the society will be celebrating one of the most important events in the Buddhist calendar – Vesak Day over at Palelai Buddhist temple.

This day marks the Birth, Enlightment & Final Nibbina of Lord Buddha. This auspicious event is observed & celebrated throughout the Buddhist world with great veneration.

Program are as follows:

6.00am - Morning chanting
7.00am - Taking of the 5 Precepts / 8 Precepts
8.00am - Pinapata (Alms collection by venerables)

11.00am – Offering of Lunch (Dana) to the monks
12.00pm - Free lunch to all devotees

6.00pm - Evening chanting
7.00pm - Candlelight procession followed by the chanting of the Dhammacakkapavattana Sutta (Lord Buddha's First Discourse) and Parittas (protective discourses).

Details are as shown:

Date: 19th May (Vesak Day)
Venue: Palelai Buddhist Temple (We will meet @ Tanah Merah Ctl Station)
Time : Gather @ 9.30am

Those wish to join us for this meritorious event on Vesak day, please ‘SMS’ to Aung @ 90904156 / Chek Beng @ 96586402. Do remember to include your name.
(Those whom have register on the wednesday, need no confirmation.)

Should you have any doubts, feel free to contact Aung @ 90904156 or Xin Hao @ 94301046.

On behalf of the management committee, I hereby take this opportunity to wish a Very Happy Vesak Day!

May you, your family and friends be all way well and happy !

Sadhu! Sadhu! Sadhu!

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