Tuesday, 4 July 2017

JULY ACTIVITIES:



1.        Invitation to observe vassa: 8 July (Sat), 8 pm

2. Vassa Robe Offering Ceremony: 9 July 2017 (Sun), 9.30 am
We invite all devotees who wish to offer vassa robes and requisites to the Sangha to participate in the Vassa Robe Offering Ceremony at the centre. Robes will available for offering.

Programme
9.15 am             All devotees to be seated
9.30 am            The Venerable Sangha take their seats
                            Taking of 3 Refuges & 5 Precepts from Sangha
                           Paritta Chanting    
                          Dhamma Talk
                          Meditation
10.00 am         Offering of Vassa Robes and Requisites to the Sangha
10.30 am          Sharing of Merits
11.00 am          Sanghikadana – Offering of lunch to the Sangha at SMC
                            Lunch for all devotees
                  WHILE STOCKS LAST!
            1-6 pm            Meditation

We wish to express our appreciation and thanks to the food sponsors for their generosity.  Sadhu! Sadhu! Sadhu!



  

3.Uposatha Observance of 9 Precepts cum Retreat: 8,16,23,31 Jul 2017 at 10 am
            Uposatha observance days will be conducted at the centre during vassa period.  We are pleased to invite lay devotees who wish to take 3 Refuges and observe 9 Precepts on new moon, 1st quarter, full moon & last quarter.  The sessions will be conducted in Burmese.
Program:
10 am                            Taking 3 Refuges & 9 Precepts
                                        Meditation (optional)
11 am                             Lunch (provided)
                                        Meditation (optional)
Uposatha Observance Days:
   New Moon
First Quarter
Full Moon
Last Quarter
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8 Jul (Sat)
16 Jul (Sun)
23 Jul (Sun)
31 Jul (Mon)
7 Aug (Mon)
15 Aug (Tues)
21 Aug (Mon)
29 Aug (Tues)
5 Sept (Tues)
13 Sept (Weds)
20 Sept (Weds)
28 Sept (Thurs)
5 Oct (Thurs)
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4. Group Meditation Sessions: 2, 16, 23 & 30 Jul (Sun), 9.30 am – 6.30 pm pm

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