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One day Samatha Vipassana meditation retreat by Ven. Buddharakkhita
Date : 8th October, 2016 (Sat)
Time : 9 am – 5 pm
Venue : Sg Long Buddhist Society
Address : 7-2, Jalan SL 1/3, Bandar Sg Long, 43000 Kajang, Selangor.
Number of Participants : 40 pax
For this Friday’s sutta discussion, we will continue with last week’s unfinished sutta and discussion, and if we have time, start on a new sutta – Dipa sutta (on anapanasati). Below is the sutta for your download:
Dipa Sutta is quite a long and comprehensive sutta
Dear Venerables, Dhamma Sisters & Brothers,
Sukhi hotu. After a year of stressful work, here is an opportunity to de-stress and relax among white clouds. Not only will it give you the much needed holiday, but it also gives you the tools to manage stress in a better way to lead a happier and peaceful
Recently, we ran a 4 sessions mindfulness meditation workshop with our SLBS teens. Each session was conducted in 1 hour during the Sunday Dhamma class for 4 consecutive Sundays.
The focus was on mindfulness of the body, feelings and thoughts.
Below is a short write up (about 19 pages) on what we did
Please be informed that Ven Rahula has further accepted our invitation for lunch dana follow by half day meditation retreat at our centre on 27 June, Wednesday in addition to the Dhamma Talk at night.
The programme is as follow:
Teacher : So…have you been practicing as I have taught?
Student : Yes, sir. Apart from my timed sittings, I have also been trying to be aware of the times when I feel happy, sad or angry.
Teacher : And have you been successful?
Student : Not really. There are times when it takes me days before I realized
In order not to disrupt our weekly Wednesday puja and meditation practices, the committee has agreed to arrange for at least one committee member to open up the centre and continue with the weekly puja and meditation practices when I am not available.
This means that our weekly puja and meditation
This is to announce that there will be a change in the schedule for puja and meditation sessions in 2012.
Instead of the weekly Wednesday puja and meditation, we will now be having puja and meditation on the second and fourth Wednesday only, starting as usual at 8pm at the centre.
In addition, there
Date: 29 October 2011 (Saturday)
Time: 8pm – 10pm
Venue: Sg. Long Buddhist Society
“A wonderful, powerful, and unsentimental film about
incarcerated men getting below the surface of things. The freedom
and community they find sitting on meditation cushions in an
Alabama prison is a rare inspiration to all of us.”
– Richard Gere
Donaldson Correctional Facility is situated in the Alabama countryside southwest of Birmingham. 1,500 men, considered the state’s most dangerous prisoners, live behind high security towers and a double row of barbed and electrical wire fences.
Within this dark environment, a spark was ignited. A growing network of men had been gathering to meditate on a regular basis. Intrigued by this, Jenny Phillips, cultural anthropologist and psychotherapist, first visited Donaldson Correctional Facility in the fall of 1999. She planned to observe the meditation classes facilitated by inmates and to interview the inmate meditators about their lives as prisoners.
Have you had enough of suffering?
Do you want to be free?
If so, surely you would have tried. Has it worked?
Do you “let go” by trying to forget unwanted thoughts and suppress unpleasant feelings?
Or do you try to “accept” the situation by submitting to and enduring it?
Or do you