Saturday, 21 March 2015

APRIL ACTIVITIES:


Dear Dhamma Brothers & Sisters,
We wish all devotees a Happy, Peaceful, Prosperous Burmese New Year 2015. 
May the Blessings of the Triple Gem shower upon you! 
Sadhu! Sadhu! Sadhu!

1.  Burmese Buddhist New Year Celebration: 19 Apr 2015, Sunday, 9.15 am
Venue: SMC 


We are happy to invite you to celebrate Burmese Buddhist New Year at our centre on 19 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.  Please refer to our posters attache
 



Programme
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
Meditation


2. Good Friday Retreat: 3, 4, 5 April 2015

A 3-day Vipassana meditation retreat will be conducted from 3-5 April by Saydaw U Sajjanalankara.
Date: 3,4,5 April 2015
Time: Full-time or Part-time. 
To register:   https://www.facebook.com/smc.meditation
Closing date: 29 March or earlier (subject to availability)


** Dhamma volunteers are needed. **
Kindly contact us if you like to contribute to volunteer in food cooking/preparation and dhamma work.
For more information:  Min Ko Ko Aye (92384008), Khin Thet Swe (94240751), smc.retreat@gmail.com
Yogis and well wishers are welcome to sponsor food and utilities. 
Food Dana for Sangha & yogis are welcome! 
For food donation: Kindly contact Nyein Htay San (98250131) 

3. Group Meditation Sessions: 5, 12 & 26 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.  Lunch will be provided for all yogis. Attendance is by registration only. Yogis have to register by Friday every week.  To register, sms or call Saw Lai Sein 98520817 or Kyaw Han 96199540. 
Sponsors for lunch dana and maintenance expenses, as well as Dhamma volunteers, are most welcome.   Sadhu! Sadhu! Sadhu!  

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