Tuesday, 21 March 2017


Dear Dhamma Brothers & Sisters,
We wish all devotees a Happy, Peaceful, Prosperous Burmese Buddhist New Year 2017.   May the Blessings of the Triple Gem shower upon you! 
Sadhu! Sadhu! Sadhu!

1.  Burmese Buddhist New Year Celebration: 16 Apr 2017, Sunday, 9.15 am
Venue: SMC 
 We are happy to invite you to celebrate Burmese Buddhist New Year on 16 April at 9.15 am.  
A variety of delicious traditional home-made Burmese food will be available for everyone. Please join us on this joyous occasion. 

9.15 am
All devotees to be seated
9.30 am
Taking Refuge and Five Precepts

Listen to Paritta chanting by Sangha

Short meditation session
10.30 am
Offering of Robes and Requisites to the Sangha
10.45 am
Sharing of Merits
11.15 am
Offering of lunch dana to the Sangha at SMC

Traditional Burmese will be served to all devotees.
While stocks last!
1 pm
Celebration ends.
1.30 – 6.30 pm

2. Group Meditation Sessions: 2, 9, 23 & 30 Apr (Sun), 9.30 am – 6.30 pm

3. Pindapata (alms food offering): 30 Apr 2017, , Sunday, 9 am – 9.30 am at Chong Pang Market, Yishun Ring Road

4.  Upcoming Activity :  Labour Day Retreat – 29 Apr to 1 May 2017
A 3-day Vipassana meditation retreat will be conducted from 29 Apr (Sat) to 1 May (Mon) 2017.  To register, please email smc.retreat@gmail.com before 20 Apr.