BUBS Activities Update
We are pleased to inform that Luang Por Thong Daeng will be sharing the Dhamma teachings at UBV on Tuesday, 21 May 2019 at 8pm.
For further info, please contact Bro. Danny Liew: 012-2073925.
Members and friends are encouraged to offer meal Dana (healthy vegetarian) to Ven.Guttacitta and Ven.AriyaDasana who will be staying in UBV.
22 May (Wed) & 23 May (Thurs) - Ven. Guttacitta & Ven. AriyaDasana
Breakfast Dana: 7 am
Lunch Dana: 11 am
24 May (Fri) - Ven. Guttacitta
Lunch Dana: 9am
Please bring your cooked food, dessert and fruits, half an hour (30 Mins) before the designated meal time. Please contact Bro. Bryan Kok: 012-2295583 for further info. on the Dana.
This Thursday 25 May will be a self-practice session from 8.30pm - 10.00pm.
For further information, please contact Bro. Danny Liew: 012-2073925.
Meditation starts at 7.15 pm, followed by chanting at 8.00 pm. The Meditation and Chanting will be led by the Venerables at Wat Marp Jan. You are welcome to join the Dhamma talk at 8.30 pm if you cannot make it earlier. There will be a Q and A session after the talk.
For further info, please contact Bro. Bryan Kok: 012-2295583.
Date: Saturday, 25 May 2019
Time: 9.00 am sharp, to meet at UBV for carpooling.
The event will commence with chanting followed by liberation of the live animals (fish, frog or tortoise) into the pond/river. There will be a breakfast get together so you are encouraged to bring some food to share.
Members and friends who wish to donate to our Welfare fund for the above can do so at UBV office. A tax exempt receipt will be issued for your donation. We also invite you to share in the dedication of merits for your good health and happiness. You can also share the merits in memory of a loved one.
The dedication and sharing of merits will be done on the above date & venue and your presence would definitely be more beneficial.
However, if you miss the closing date, you can drop your donation and include your dedication and sharing of merits at event venue. For further info, please call Bro Peck Hwa 012-3739107.
There will be no Dhamma classes on 26 May, 02 June and 09 June in conjunction with school term and Hari Raya holidays.
Dhamma School will resume on 16 June 2019.
This Sunday’s Puja will be facilitated by Bro.Chiam, followed by a recorded reading from “The Collected Teachings of Ajahn Chah” by Ven. Ajahn Amaro on “Reading The Natural Mind”. For further info, please contact Bro.Danny Liew at 012-2073925.
BUBS will be providing a bus for 40 pax to and from the event venue (Auditorium MBSA, Majlis Bandaraya, Shah Alam).
Bus departs from and returns to BUBS
Date: 26 May 2019 (Sunday)
Departure Time: 11.45am
Return Arrival Time: 6.00pm
BUBS will allocate a bus for 40 persons at no fee. The programs of the event and registration is in the following link: https://forms.gle/SkV6gxBg42RwSzmi6
*Please register by: 21 May 2019
*Only online registration will be recorded and allocated entrance tickets on first-come-first-serve basis. Thank you.
For further information, please contact Sis Kim 012-5117770 or Bro Peck Hwa 012-373 9107
What is INDUCTION COURSE
This is a two and half hour session to introduce the society’s history, vision and objectives. We will be sharing with you the facilities available at our center, Uttama Bodhi Vihara and also how the community can be part of a Dhamma inspired spiritual community that we have established.
Who should attend?
All new membership applicants and anyone who are keen to know more about Bandar Utama Buddhist Society. All are welcome.
3-week Basic Buddhism Course
What is Buddhism COURSE - Module 1
This is an introductory course in Buddhism. We will be sharing with you the basic and essential theoretical knowledge and understanding of Buddhist teachings. It prepares and builds your foundation to advance further into intermediate and advance levels on a series of courses in discovering Buddhism conducted by our centre.
Who should attend?
Any body who is keen to learn more about Buddhism and for those who wish to walk the path to liberation. New membership applicants.
Did you know mice can sense sadness in other mice, and it makes them sad too? Voles also gets stressed when their peers are!!!
Don't you want some mice and voles in your life now? Never fear, BUDDY is here! Strap your vests and helmets on because we are back with BUDDY Camp 2019! Together we shall embark on our journey with the mice and voles to build the blocks of our lives through fun activities we’ve prepared for you♂♀ We certainly hope you have BLOCKed your dates already!
Details of the camp are as below
Date: 5 June - 9 June 2019
Venue: Uttama Bodhi Vihara (UBV)
Age: Strictly 13-17 years old
Fees: RM 120 per pax (Minions)
RM 125 per pax (Non-Minions)
Do you think that's all? Of course not! We also have bring-a-friend promotion which is RM 240 per pair! Where else can you get such a wonderful deal? What are you waiting for? SIGN UP NOW! ♂♀
Click on that Registration Link below or come visit us at our promo booth every Sunday (9:30am-11:30am) until May 19
Registration Link: http://bit.ly/buddycamp2019
FB Event Page: http://bit.ly/buddycampfb2019
If you have any questions, please contact our lovely camp managers:
Bro. Ivan Low - +6012-272 1027
Sis. Hui Yun - +6016-231 3866
Registration for this workshop is now closed. We shall be sending notification to all participants soon.
Date & timing:
13 July 2019 (Sat) 7.45 am - 7.00 pm
14 July 2019 (Sun) 8.30 am - 7.00 pm
For further info, please call Bro. Bryan Kok: 012-2295583
Registration for this retreat is open. Closing date is on 10 Jul 2019 or upon reaching our optimum numbers.
Please register online or at our UBV Sunday counter.
There is no fee charged for the retreat but donation is encouraged.
For further info, please call Bro. Danny Liew : 012-207 3925.
Patrick Kearney is an independent dharma teacher in the lineage of Mahasi Sayadaw. He has trained extensively in the Mahasi approach to insight meditation, his principal teachers being Panditarama Sayadaw and John Hale. He has also trained in the Diamond Sangha lineage of Zen Buddhism. His original teacher was Robert Aitken Roshi, and he has since studied with other Diamond Sangha teachers in Australia.
Patrick has a particular interest in the original teachings of the Buddha, before the creation of Theravada or Mahayana. He studies Pali, the language of the earliest surviving Indian recension of the Buddha's teachings, and seeks to bring his understanding of the early texts to the practice of dharma in the contemporary world.
Come join us on a pilgrimage trip to Bodhgaya, Rajgir and Varanasi this November with Bhante Dhammavuddho Mahathera, the abbot of Vihara Buddha Gotama to:
Bodhgaya – the place of the Buddha’s enlightenment
Rajgir – The Vulture’s Peak, where the Buddha spent much time on retreat and where many of the discourses were taught.
Varanasi – Sarnath, the place the Buddha set in motion the wheel of the Dhamma
Travelling to Bodhgaya and Varanasi will be by flight.
Dhamma sessions will mainly be in Hokkien.
We welcome the elderly on this trip. All elderly people are to be accompanied by at least a family member who is to be fully responsible over their wellbeing.
Cost is estimated at RM5300 (including air fare and insurance but excluding India Visa fee).
Space is limited. Please register your interest by registering online at https://forms.gle/uhwp1XLjXM8hTqcJA. Successful application will be notified with further details.
For further enquiry, please contact Sis Sharon Soon (012-6985662) or Yong Lily (012-2788988).
Registration for this retreat is open. Please see attached.
Closing date is on Sunday, 17 Nov 2019 or upon reaching our optimum numbers whichever is earlier. Please register online or at our UBV Sunday counter.
There is no fee charged for the retreat but donation is encouraged. For further info, please contact Sis. Siok Teng at email@example.com
Luang Por Sucitto
Born in London in 1949, Luang Por Sucitto entered monastic life in Thailand in 1975. He took bhikku ordination there in 1976 and returned to Britain in 1978 to train under Luang Por Sumedho in the lineage of the Thai Forest master, Luang Por Chah.
In 1979, Luang Por Sucitto was part of the group of monks that established Cittaviveka, Chithurst Buddhist Monastery in West Sussex, UK. Luang Por was abbot of Cittaviveka from 1992 till 2014. Presently, LP travels on teaching engagements throughout the world.
In honour of Ajahn Chah, the Bandar Utama Buddhist Society organised the Ajahn Chah Remembrance Day 2018, on Dec 15 and 16 at SJK (C) Puay Chai (2), Bandar Utama, Petaling Jaya, Selangor. The event is supported by the Theravada Buddhist Council of Malaysia and the Young Buddhist Association of Malaysia.