Tuesday, 9 April 2013

APRIL ACTIVITIES:

Dear Dhamma Brothers & Sisters,
We wish all devotees a Happy, Peaceful, Prosperous Burmese New Year 2013. 
May the Blessings of the Triple Gem shower upon you! 
Sadhu! Sadhu! Sadhu!

1.  Burmese Buddhist New Year Celebration: 14 Apr 2013, 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 14 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.


Programme
9.30 am
Taking Refuge and Five Precepts from Sangha

Listening to Paritta chanting by Sangha


10.00 am
Offering Robes and Requisites to Sangha

Dhamma Talk by Sayadaw

Short Meditation session


10.30 am
Sharing of Merits


11.00 am
Offering of lunch dana to the Sangha (potluck) at SMC

Lunch for all devotees & start of Food Fiesta at Blk 350 shelter, Canberra Road.  
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.

2.     Pindapata (alms food offering): 28 April  2013, Sunday,  9 am
On Sunday 28 April, our Venerable 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. 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.

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