Gotami Vihara – 1st Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, 1 June 2013

1-year-anniversaryHow time flies!  Gotami Vihara is going to be 1 year old on 1st June 2013.  To mark our 1st milestone, we invite supporters, friends and well wishers to come and celebrate with us.

Programme

9.00am                  Arrival of the Maha Sangha and guests

9.00 – 9.10            Welcome speech by Dr Lai Suat Yan, Vice-President of GV

9.10 – 9.30            Puja Offering:

Harmonica performance ‘Ehi Pasiko’ and singing ‘The Ancient Wheel of Samsara’ in Mandarin by visually challenged friends, Sis Lim Siew Chong, Godfrey Ooi (guitar), Albert Kong and 2 children to usher in devotees bearing candles, flowers and fruits.

9.30 -9.45             Puja Chanting led by Venerable Saranankara Nayaka Maha Thera

9.45 – 10.30          Sharing by Venerable Sing Kan on ‘My Experience of Going Forth‘

10.30 – 10.45        Playing the Pipa by Bro Chong Fa Lin. He will give an introduction to pipa music with excepts from music pieces

10.45 – 11.20         Dhamma sharing by Venerable Saranankara on ‘The Role of Women in Buddhism’

11.30 – 12.30 pm    Sanghika Dana for Monastics and pot-luck lunch for devotees

12.30 – 12.50         ‘Wesak Dawn’ and other songs by Kinrara Metta Buddhist Society Sunday School Choir

12.50 – 1.50           Dhamma talk by Sister Sumangala on her study of ‘Buddhist Women Teachers: Ordained and Lay and their Contributions Towards the Growth of Buddhism in Malaysia.’

1.50 – 2.00            Playing of cd on Ven Lekshe Tsomo’s chanting of the mantras

2.00 – 3.00            ‘An Afternoon of Meditation Practice,’ led by Sister Sumangala / Sharing of Merits

3.00pm                 Refreshment and End of Celebration

For more information on the event, please contact:

Barbara Yen
yyyen46@gmail.com

Marie Tungka
marietungka@yahoo.com

About Gotami Vihara

Gotami Vihara (GV) is set-up as a Theravada Nuns Centre, offers accomodation and facilities for Malaysian as well as foreign nuns travelling in the region.  Read more

Located on the 2nd floor of a shoplot at K37-C, Jalan TK 1/11A, Taman Kinrara, 47180 Puchong, Selangor, Malaysia (former premise of Kinrara Metta Buddhist Society).  It is on the main Puchong Road, same row as Giant Supermarket.

Public Transport to GV:
Rapid Bus No. 60, 69 & 70. Stops in front of GV. Can be taken from Kota Raya, Kuala Lumpur (KL) or at bus stop outside YMCA Brickfields, KL
Metro Bus No.21. Stops in front of GV. Can be taken from Kota Raya, KL.

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