04 December 2010
“I will say what is factual, not what is not factual.”
“I will speak gently, not harshly.”
“I will say what is connected with the goal [the matter at hand], not what is unconnected to the goal [the matter at hand].”
“I will speak with an attitude of good will, and not with inner aversion.”
- Cullavagga IX.5.2
20 November 2010
09 November 2010
Something to take note:
Venue: Singapore Poly T1751
Time: 9.30 - 10am (For registration)
PLEASE bring along dana item*
*Dana items are for "school dana" for our invited Bhante on that day
CCA points will be awarded for your attendence.
07 November 2010
19 October 2010
For this coming Sat(23rd) our trip to Santi Forest Monastery to Sun (24oct) detail as follow;
11.00am: Kranji MRT station at
12pm:Setting off to Johor Bahru
till 4.45pm: Arrive at Tebrau city jusco (Free and easy)
(Purchase Dana thing)(Dinner) : Set off to Santi Monastery: 5pm
6pm: Arrive Santi(Put Down Bags)(Spray Insect Repellant)(Pay Respects)
8pm: Short Dhamma session by Bhante
10pm: Light off
3am: Mediation session with Ajhan Keng at Main shrine
6am:Morning chanting at Main shrine
8am: Pindapata (Alms round)
9.30am: Chanting session at main shrine
Requesting for 3 Refuges & 5 Precepts
Asking of forgiveness from Sangha
Offering of Kathina robes to Sangha
Offering of Requisites to Sangha
Cutting & Sewing of Kathina Robes: Offering of food to the Sangha
Blessing & Sharing of Merits
12.30pm: Dhamma Talk
Things To Bring
Money (RM50 -100)
Personal Medication (If Any)
Towel (If you want to bath)
1 T-Shirt (If you want to change clothes)
1 Long Pants or Bermudas (If you want to change clothes)
1. No Shorts or sleeveless clothes
2. Bermudas is ok
3. Slippers or Sandals is most recommended (as removing of shoes is a frequent thing to do)
Please feel free to contact us if you have any enquiry at 9622 4813
We have 5 more seats available. Please call me if you want it!
16 October 2010
The new academic term going start soon and SPBS Group welcome you to join in and have lotsa new experience and wonderful memory. SPBS Group consists of 3 groups that are Dhamma Group, Community Service and Welfare Group, last but not least Recreation and Social Group. Those who interested to join SPBS Group feel free to drop us an email@ firstname.lastname@example.org with your details such as Name,NRIC,Contact Numbers,Email Address and Group Selection*.
*Group Selection Example:
1)Community Service and Welfare Group
3)Recreation and Social Group
P/S: Those who register early will get their priority choice while those who register later on and if the group reach the maximum amount of participants, they will be assigned to other group based on the sequences of their choices.
The deadlines of the registration: 24/10/2010
Look foward to see you all soon!
May you all be well and happy~~!
05 October 2010
SPBS will be celebrating Kathina Day this coming 24 October.
So your attendance is important!
Detail of the event:
Date: 23/10/2010 (Saturday) – 24/10/2010 (Sunday)
Time: 1100hr. (23/10/2010) – 1400hr (24/10/2010)
Venue: Santi Forest Monastery
Lot 1413, Jalan Ponorogo,
Batu 18 1/2 Kampung Sungai Tiram, 81800 Ulu Tiram, Johor, Malaysia
02 October 2010
Venerable Thubten Chodron will be in Singapore from Oct 15 to Oct 26, 2010 to give Dhamma teachings! We SPBS will be joining this programme on 16 Oct 2010.
Date/Time: Oct 16 (Sat)2pm - 3.30 pm
Topic: Dialogue with Buddhist Youth“Kalyana Mitrata – Spiritual Friendship”
Venue: Poh Ming Tse Temple
Information about speaker
Venerable Thubten Chodron travels worldwide to places in North America, Latin America, Israel, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, India and former communist countries teaching the Dharma to people from all walks of life. She makes the practical application of Buddha's teaching in our daily lives seem easy to do and she is especially skillful at explaining the Buddha Dhamma in a clear, simple and lucid manner. She is also well known amongst her lay students for her down-to-earth, warm and humourous manner.
28 September 2010
We will be having a Community service project which will require lots of manpower to run this project.
Here is the centre that we are helping in. Sarah SAC http://www.pcs.org.sg/elderlycare.html
We require volunteers to help them in re-registration for the unit in Jalan Bukit Merah block 105 and 106 which consists 200 over units!
Every year, Sarah SAC need to update their resident(elderly) list in order for them to serve these one room flag elderly better.
Interested please fill in below information and send it to me.
I have set dates and shift time slots, I will be there throughout this project.
Briefing will be given to volunteers, tag will be given on that day for identity purpose.
Date: 30sep 2010 (Thursday)
Time Slots: 9am -1pm (Morning shift)
2pm - 6pm (afternoon shift)
6pm-9pm (night shift)
* I will be meeting the morning shift people at 8.15am at Tiong Baru MRT station.
The rest of the shift, you may take 195 or 123 opp Tiong Baru Plaza bus stop , alight 2 stops after boarding the bus.
Interested to help in any shift please reply
If you are interested please drop me a email or may you have any enquiry please contact me at 9622 4813. Thank you so much for reading my mail:) Huiting
22 September 2010
This coming Sunday Palelai Buddhist Temple will be having their
Rice Pagoda Day & Charity event and SPBS will be supporting this event.
Donations can be made in cash or kind. Receipts will be issued for cash donations. The temple will be donating $10,000 to each of the 12 selected charity homes. Donated rice and provisions will be distributed to the various homes too.
The programme starts off: 9am Pindapata (Alms Round) in the temple compound.(Dried food or canned food /medicine), you may want to bring along your dana item or purchase at the market by 9am.
9.00 am Pindapata offering alms to monks
9.30 am President to light Candles and Joss-stick
Observing the Five Precepts, Chanting of Parittas
Offering of Rice to the Sangha.
Transference/Sharing of Merits
10.00 am Presentation of Cheques to Homes
11.00 am Dana (Offering of lunch) to the Sangha
1.00 pm Distribution of provisions to homes
Members or any first timer we never being there can meet our council at 8.30am at Tanah Merah MRT station
You may contact our president Andi at 83980876.
Or if you are driving the Address: 49 Bedok Walk, Singapore 469145
08 August 2010
The hungry ghost festival is around the corner.We will be gathering and do dhamma sharing.One of the discussion of course will be ghost.What are they?How much do we know about these being?Have we really know had been staying within in our parallel dimension....
There will be serveral activities and games along to learn. Please confirm your attendance with me to this e-mail: email@example.com or go to our facebook group and respong our RSVP.
- Singapore Polytechinic T1751
- start from 2pm
06 July 2010
- Bing Huang firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Monday:1pm to 5pm
- Mediana (MEDIANA22.email@example.com)
- Tuesday:5pm to 7pm
- Andi (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Wednesday:5pm-7pm (Close when there is activity)
- Chalit (email@example.com)
- Thursday:5pm to 6.30pm
- Hui Ting (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Friday:6pm to 7.30pm
- This is just a reminder that we do have activity holding every Tuesday and Wednesday.
- For Tuesday, we will do meditation as one,together with our alumni.
- For Wednesday,we have dhamma sharing section together with senior members of SPBS. (Note that Wednesday activity will only hold every 2 weeks)
05 July 2010
All SPBS members and alumni. On the 26th July 2010, we are inviting all of you to our coming event: Asalha Pujha. Lets us all celebrate of the Buddha's first sermon in which is set out to his five former associates the doctrine that had come to him following his enlightenment.
- Send via e-mail: email@example.com
- Send via mobile(SMS): 93689666
- Admission number
The submission must be sent before 11th July 2010.We seek for your cooperation.
27 June 2010
- T17 51
- 6.30pm to 8pm
- 29th June 2010 (Tuesday)
Short notice for all SPBS membersHey brothers and sisters, YO! You guys are about to join one of the THREE GROUPS of SPBS
- Dhamma Group
- Community servive & Welfare Group
- Recreation & social Group
Purpose: allows each member to join a group base on their interest. Then, in each group, member shall come out with some idea and planning to implement to our club SPBS.
Please do register your details:
- contact number
Finally email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Registration end on 30th June 2010. We shall work more closely and cooperate with each other in the future and for the future of SPBS.
26 May 2010
07 May 2010
On the 15th April 2010, the council members of SPBS(Singapore Polytechnic Buddhist Society) would like to invite everyone for the “Welcome Party”. It is a session for us and you to have a chance to understand each other. We hope that this will bond us and get better in the future.
Event title: Welcome Party for new members and FO Camp Briefing
Involvement: Club/Group Meeting
Start: Saturday, 15th May 2010 at 09.30
End: Saturday, 15th May 2010 at 15.00
Venues: LT18A,Singapore Polytechnic
In the “Welcome Party” session, we are glad to share with all of you all the questions and answer. Some of the FAQ likes the CCA points, daily routine, future plan of SPBS and welfare of our committee members.
We have fully customized program with our all of the lovely new members. During an interval, refreshment will be provided.
On that day, we will have short briefing for new members for the upcoming freshman orientation camp. Members have to attend on that day before they come to freshman orientation camp. Therefore, the attendance is compulsory for all new members of SPBS.
You may always follow us in Facebook. http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=123029947714162#!/group.php?gid=187610960704&v=wall
Lastly, we are looking forward to have a fun and relax day with you.
30 April 2010
On 2nd May 2010,
We are having an annual
Investiture of 45th Council.
In this Occasion, the Outgoing Management Committee (44rd Council) will be handing over to the New Management Committee (45th Council) in the presence of Triple Gem. This is A Great Opportunity Not to be Miss to meet up and know the office-bearers for the 45th Council and Our Religious Advisors.
Details of the Event are as follow:
Date : 2nd May 2010(Sunday)
Venue: Palelai Buddhist Temple(Shown as the map below)
Attire: Smart - Casual
If you would like to Dana* Daily Necessities (No Food) to the Sangha, please let the receptionist know when you proceed to write your attendance.
See You There :)
May you be Well and Happy!
*dana (daana): Giving, liberality; offering, alms. Specifically, giving of any of the four requisites to the monastic order. More generally, the inclination to give, without expecting any form of repayment from the recipient.
14 February 2010
11 February 2010
30 January 2010
We are pleased to inform you that there will be a 44th AGM and farewell night on 4th Feb 2010 (Thursday). Our reception starts at 6.30pm and the actual AGM will commence at 7pm.
The information/schedule for the event is shown below:
See you there!