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Dhamma Talks by Bhikkhu DhammaSiri and Offering of Meal Dana from Sun, 4 Nov to Tue, 6 Nov 2018

(1)  Evening Mandarin Dhamma Talk

Title of talk: “Why We Should Meditate and Follow Buddha's Path"

Date: Sat, 3 Nov 2018

Time: 8.30 pm

Venue: Buddhacetiya Hall, UBV

* Chanting and meditation will be led by Bhikkhu DhammaSiri at 7.45 pm before the Dhamma talk.

(2)  Sunday Dhamma Talk

Title of talk: “Why Should We Send Kids To Dhamma School"

Date: Sun, 4 Nov 2018

Time: 9.30 am

Venue: Buddhacetiya Hall, UBV

There is also opportunity to offer meal Dana (preferably healthy vegetarian) for Bhikkhu DhammaSiri from 4 Nov to 6 Nov at 11 am.Please bring your cooked food, fruits or desserts to LG floor by 10.30 am.

Please contact Bro. Bryan Kok: 0122295583 for additional info.

For further details on the Dana, please contact Sis. YY Kow: 0123453829.

Biography of Bhikkhu DhammaSiri

Born in 1970, Bhikku DhammaSiri started practising MahàYàna Buddhism in 1986. He ordained as a MahàYàna Bhikku whilst studying and working for a few years in a Buddhist University in Taiwan in 1993.

In 1997, Bhikku DhammaSiri reordained as a TheraVàda Bhikkhu under the Ajahn Mun tradition, spending his first Vassa with Ajahn GanHah and his second Vassa in Pa Auk Tawya Monastery. Due to poor health, he disrobed in 1999. He was re-ordained as a ten-precept Anàgàrika by Most Ven. Na-Uyane AriyaDhamma MahaThera in Sri Lanka and by end 1999, he received Sàmanera ordination under the preceptorship of Most Ven. K. Jinavaüsa MahàThera, the founder of the Yogàshràma tradition.

Between 2001 – 2005, Bhikku DhammaSiri engaged himself with intensive meditation and Vinaya studies in Sri Lanka, Burma and China. He also began compiling TheraVàda meditation manuals and translating Vinaya literature.

Since 2011, he has been conducting the “Novitiate Programme” in Nà Uyana International Meditation Center and also the Overseas Dhamma Program.

In 2016, two bungalows were offered by his devotees for the setting up of DhammaJàta Vihàra in Penang and in 2017, Bhikku DhammaSiri was appointed abbot of DhammaJàta Vihàra.