Tuesday, 20 March 2012

APRIL 2012 ACTIVITIES

Satipatthana Meditation Centre

APRIL 2012 ACTIVITIES!!!

1. Good Friday Vipassana Meditation Retreat: 6, 7, 8 Apr (Fri - Sun)
A Good Friday Vipassana Meditation Retreat will be conducted by Venerable Sayadaw U Sejjanalankara (Dvipitakadhara) from 6 to 8 April at our centre. Food and drinks sponsors are welcome.

2. Sutta Discussions : Saturdays from 7, 14, 21 & 28 April (Sat), 7.30 – 9.30 pm
A series of Sutta discussions (in English) will be conducted by Sayadaw U Sejjanalankara (Dvipitakadhara) on Saturdays 7, 14, 21 & 28 April 2012 at our centre. Please register your attendance (name, HP) by email to sati_patthana@yahoo.com.sg


Topic: Gayasisa Sutta (Anguttara Nikaya)
- The gradual development of eight-stage super-knowledge known as Adhi-deva Ñānadassana. 
Dates : 7, 14, 21, 28 April (Sat)
Time: 7.30 pm – 9.30 pm

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3. Group Meditation Sessions: 1, 8, 22 & 29 Apr (Sun), 9.30 am – 6.30 pm
Group meditation will be conducted on every Sunday of the month from 9.30 am to 6.30 pm. All are welcome to join us in the group meditation session at our centre. Lunch will be provided for all yogis.

We would appreciate if yogis could register your attendance by email (name, contact number, session). This is will help us in our lunch preparation for yogis. Sponsors for lunch dana and maintenance expenses most welcome. Sadhu! Sadhu! Sadhu!

4. Burmese Buddhist New Year Celebration: 15 Apr, Sunday, 9.30 am
Venue: HDB shelter Block 350, Canberra Road (opp Sembawang MRT)
We are happy to invite you to celebrate Burmese Buddhist New Year on 15 April at 9.30 am. The celebration will be held at the HDB shelter, Block 350, Canberra Road (opposite Sembawang MRT station – exit Entrance C).

A Food Fiesta will be held from 11 am onwards and a variety of delicious food (Mohinga ‘Burmese Laksa’, Aung Thok Sone ‘Assorted Noodle Salad’, Mont Lone Ye Paw ‘Glutinous Rice Balls’, drinks etc) will be available for all devotees. Please join us on this joyous occasion. Robes, flowers and lights will be available for offering. We wish everyone good health, peace of mind, happiness and a prosperous Burmese New Year.

Programme
9.15 am All devotees to be seated  
9.30 am The Venerable Sangha take their seats

Taking Refuge and Five Precepts (Burmese)

Chanting

Dhamma Talk (Burmese)

Meditation

Sharing of Merits
11.00 am Offering of lunch dana to the Sangha at the centre

Lunch for all devotees at Blk 350 shelter, Canberra Road.
Start of Food Fiesta – WHILE STOCKS LAST!

For those who are driving, we would appreciate if you could park your car at the multi-storey car park, Block 351, Canberra Road.
Thank you for your co-operation.


5. Pindapata (alms food offering) : 29 April 2012, Sunday, 9 am
On Sunday 29 April, our two Venerables will be going on pindapata (collection of alms food) at 9-9.30am in the vicinity of the market (near platform area) at Chong Pang City, Yishun Ring Road. Giving alms food or food dana is one of the meritorious deeds. Devotees who wish to participate in this meritorious activity may offer packet cooked food and dry food stuff (e.g. fruit, uncooked rice, sugar, salt, oil, biscuits, tissue paper, uncooked bee hoon, 3-in-1 beverages, toilet roll, soap, etc). Everyone is welcome to participate in this meritorious event and share the merit.  Please do not offer money during the alms round as the monks will accept food only.


6. Weekly Activities: 
Thursday, 7.30 pm - Meditation & Dhamma Talk (English)
Sunday, 9:30 am to 6.30 pm - Group Meditation & Observance of 9 Precepts
Sunday, 7:30 pm - Meditation & Dhamma Talk (Burmese)


Sådhu! Sådhu! Sådhu! 


Satipatthana Meditation Centre 
Mailing Address 
Woodlands Post Office P.O.Box 58 
Singapore 917305 
E-mail: sati_patthana@yahoo.com.sg


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