19 October 2010

New Updates of 2010 Kathina Day

Hello SPBS

For this coming Sat(23rd) our trip to Santi Forest Monastery to Sun (24oct) detail as follow;

23rd Oct:
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
7am: Breakfast
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
10.30am: Lunch
12.30pm: Dhamma Talk
2.30pm:Leaving Santi

Things To Bring
Money (RM50 -100)
Personal Medication (If Any)
Small Umbrella
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)
Sleeping bag

Dress Code
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

SPBS Group Announcement

Dear all year 1 to year 3 SPBS members,

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@ spbs.sss@gmail.com with your details such as Name,NRIC,Contact Numbers,Email Address and Group Selection*.

*Group Selection Example:

1)Community Service and Welfare Group
2)Dhamma 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

2010 Kathina Day is coming!!

Hello all,

SPBS will be celebrating Kathina Day this coming 24 October.

Kathina day is a very special event for everyone in SPBS.
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

For our past experience, it is very enriching and good experiencing of forest monastery life. We hope you can attend with us and had a good experience of monastery life, lastly to bound with us !

Please confirm your attendance with us by the end of 17 October 2010.You may call us or email us back for attendance or enquiry.

02 October 2010

16 Oct Dhamma talk session!

Dear Dhamma Brothers and Sisters,

Good News!

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.

Programme details
Date/Time: Oct 16 (Sat)2pm - 3.30 pm
Topic: Dialogue with Buddhist Youth“Kalyana Mitrata – Spiritual Friendship”
Venue: Poh Ming Tse Temple

Please RSVP with us by 10Oct 2010.

We will meet at Clementi MRT Station at 1pm to go as a group:)

*Please remember to wear the blue colour club tee shirt on that day!! (Compulsory!)

There are other interesting programme too! Please feel free to ask for enquiry from us.

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.