Invitation to celebrate Wesak at Sg. Long Buddhist Society

Wesak is a very significant and auspicious day for Buddhists. It is a celebration of the Buddha’s birth, enlightenment as well as his passing away.

This year, Sungai Long Buddhist Society will once again celebrate Wesak at our centre on 17 May 2011 with a dhamma talk and blessings by a monk, followed by performances by our Sunday Dhamma School children and a dana.

Venerable Sumedha, our invited monk for this year, is from Sri Lanka and speaks well in English. He is currently attending a counseling course at the HELP institute. As such, we expect quite an interesting and insightful dhamma talk from him.

Therefore, we joyously invite you and your family to join us at the centre to participate in the celebration of Wesak on 17 May 2011. Attached is a copy of the programme for that day.

May the blessings of the Triple Gems be upon you.

With metta,

Mr. Yong Choon Huat
Sg. Long Buddhist Society

Programme for Wesak celebration:

Wesak Day Eve
Monday 16th May 2011

2000 – 2100              Puja and Chanting lead by Sis Alicia

2100 – 2130              Meditation lead by Dr. Ong

Wesak Day
Tuesday 17th May 2011

0830 – 0900               Arrival of devotees

0900 – 0910              Arrival of Sangha members

0910 – 0920              Welcoming Speech  by Dr. Ong

0920 – 1030              Puja and Chanting

Dhamma Talk  by Venerable Sumedha

1030 – 1115             SDS drama performance

1115 – 1230              Lunch Dana

1230 – 1300              Cleaning up


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