Wednesday, 4 November 2015


1. Group Meditation Sessions:  1, 8, 15 & 29 Nov 2015 (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!

2. SMC 11th Kathina Robe Offering Ceremony on 22 Nov, Sunday, 9 am
Venue: HDB shelter Block 350, Canberra Road (opp Sembawang MRT)
We are happy to invite you to our 11th Kathina Robe Offering Ceremony on 22 November 2015, Sunday at 9 am.  Our meditation teacher and advisor, Sayadaw U Rajinda is currently residing at SMC for the three-month vassa period.  The ceremony will be held at the HDB shelter, Block 350, Canberra Road (opposite Sembawang MRT station – exit Entrance C).  Devotees who wish to offer Kathina robes and requisites to the Sangha are welcome to participate in this meritorious offering ceremony.  Robes will be available for offering at the shelter.

Programme on 22 Nov 2015 (Sun)  
8.45 am           All sponsors to be seated
9 am                The Venerable Sangha take their seats
Taking of 5 precepts by the devotees
Offering of Kathina robes and requisites by the main sponsor followed by devotees
Dhamma Talk
Sharing of Merits
11 am              End of Ceremony
                        Sanghika lunch dana at the centre
                        Lunch for all devotees at HDB shelter, Block 350
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.

3. Pindapata (alms food offering):
29 Nov 2015, Sunday, 9 am – 9.30 am at  Chong Pang Market, Yishun Ring Road

4. Birthday Celebration:   29 Nov 2015, Sunday, 10 am
We invite all devotees to join us in the birthday celebration of our Religious Advisor, Sayadaw U Rajinda on 29 Nov, Sunday morning at 10 am.  Please join us for a lunch treat of Burmese Laksa-Mohinga and other delicious food.

5.  SMC Youth Meditation Retreat, 28 Nov-2 Dec 2015, 9.30 am - 6.30 pm
Satipatthana Meditation Centre (SMC) is inviting young adults to join Special Youth Meditation Retreat Programme. This retreat is specially conducted for young adults to gain the essence of true Buddhist teachings. Mentorship program will be added to help youth yogis.
Date: Nov 28 (Sat) - Dec 2 (Weds)
Time: 9:30am - 6:30pm at SMC  (day retreat)
Age limit: 15 - 25 (younger ones will be considered if they are keen)
Teachers: Sayadaw U Rajinda
Precept observed: 8 Right Livelihood precepts combined with Loving Kindness.
Language: English (Burmese upon request)
Lunch and afternoon refreshment will be provided.
Priority will be given to those yogis who are able to practise all 5 days.
To register:  
Closing date: 25 Nov or earlier (subject to availability)

Donations for lunch dana are welcome!
Lunch for Sangha and yogis - $400. Evening refreshment - $150
For more information: Daw Win Thiri Htike (81824782), Albert (93629584)

6.  9-Day Meditation Retreat: 5 Dec (Sat) to 13 Dec (Sun) 2015
A 9-day Vipassana meditation retreat will be conducted by Sayadaw U Rajinda and Shwe Min Won Sayadaw U Sobana.
Medium of Instruction:  English/Burmese
Date: 5 Dec (Sat) to 13 Dec (Sun)
To register (yogi):  
Closing Date: 22 Nov 2015 or earlier (subject to availability)
Yogi: Full-time / Part-time / Day Yogi
Limited seats are available. Priority will be given to Full-Time yogis.

** Dhamma volunteers are needed. **
For more information: Kindly contact Thin July: 84347436 Kyaw Han: 96199540
Food Dana for Sangha & yogis are welcome!
Breakfast dana: S$150, Lunch dana: S$400, Evening refreshment juice dana: S$100
For food dana: Kindly contact  Ei Ei Kyaw: 97609125 Khin Kyu Kyu: 91447689