Friday, 23 January 2015

FEBRUARY ACTIVITIES:



Dear Dhamma Brothers & Sisters,
We wish all devotees a Happy, Peaceful, Prosperous Lunar New Year 2015. 
May the Blessings of the Triple Gem shower upon you! 
Sadhu! Sadhu! Sadhu!
                                 
1.  Group Meditation Sessions:  1, 8, 15 & 22 Feb 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.  Sutta Class: Saturdays 7, 14 & 28 Feb 2015
We invite you to attend the Sutta class (in English) conducted by Sayadaw U Sajjanalankara (Dvipitakadhara) on Saturdays at 7.30 pm.   Do not miss this opportunity to learn the Dhamma. 

Topic:  Encounter of Sudatta with Buddha
          Maha Rahulovada Sutta (Majjhima Nikaya)
Date :  Saturdays, 7, 14 & 28 Feb 2015
Time:   7.30 pm - 9 pm
Do not miss this opportunity to learn the Dhamma. 

3.  ‘Sponsor a Lantern’ for Lunar New Year
“Giving food, one gives strength; giving clothes, one gives beauty; giving a vehicle, one gives ease; giving a lamp, one gives sight.  The one who gives a residence is the giver of all” – Sagathavagga, Devatasamyutta

Lanterns will be put up for the celebration of Lunar New Year. Sponsorship for each lantern is $30. If you wish to sponsor a lantern, please register before 15 Feb 2015.  Sadhu! Sadhu! Sadhu!

4.  SMC 9-day Monk Ordination Programme & Holiday Retreat : 14– 22 Feb 2015
A 9-day Monk Ordination cum Vipassana meditation retreat will be conducted during the Lunar New Year.
Date:       14 Feb (Sat) – 22 Feb (Sun).  Yogis may do early check-in on 13 Feb evening 7-9 pm.
Venue:    SMC
Teachers: Venerable Sayadaw U Rajinda
               Venerable Sayadaw U Sajjanalankara
                Venerable Sayadaw U Kosalla
               Venerable Sayadaw U Pannyarjota
Medium of Instruction:  English/Burmese

  
To register:   www.facebook.com/smc.meditation  Priority will be given to Full time yogis. 
Closing Date: 9 Feb 2015 or earlier (subject to availability)
For more details on Monk ordination programme, kindly contact us.

** Dhamma volunteers are needed. **
Kindly contact us if you like to contribute to volunteer in food cooking/preparation and dhamma work.

For more information: Kindly contact Khin Nay Chi Thwin (93843079),  Khin Thet Swe (94240751),  Hnin Hlaing Oo (92306766)

Yogis and well wishers are welcome to sponsor food and utilities. 
Food Dana for Sangha & yogis are welcome!
For food donation: Kindly contact U Kyaw Han (96199540)

5.  Pindapata (alms food offering): 22 Feb, Sunday, 9 am – 9.30 am at Chong Pang Market, Yishun Ring Road