Ayasma Aggacitta’s workshop on Kamma in June – How to Diminish the Effects of Bad Past Kamma

Dear Brothers and Sisters in the Dhamma,

This is a reminder to attend the above workshop that will be facilitated by Ayasma Aggacitta on this coming Saturday, 18th June 2016.

The workshop will take place in SLBS Center from 8.30 am to 5.30 pm.. We like all to be at the center by 8.15 am. Lunch and coffee breaks will be provided.

This workshop will require active participation from everyone. And its discussion will be based on the suttas and commentaries in the workbook. Hence, we hope participants will go through them prior to the actual session. In this way, we believe all will be more engaging in the discussion.

We have accepted 32 participants for this workshop.

Please find a copy of the workbook, Bio-data, Invitation and registration form attached. Kindly fill up the form and return to me (Bro. Ong Kho Seng) at the center by 15th May 2016.

Invitation & Registeration Form – Diminish Effect of Past Bad Karma

Diminish Effects of Bad Past Kamma Sutta Study Workbook_5.0s

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Dhamma Living Camp for Young Adults 2016

CALLING BUDDHIST YOUTHS ALL OVER MALAYSIA !

Do you know your TRUE potential? Come discover it for yourself at the upcoming ‘Dhamma-Living Camp for Young Adults’ from 4 to 7 July 2016, where we get to explore the timeless beauty of insightful Dhamma, accompanied by 200 other like-minded friends!

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This uplifting and potentially life-changing camp is tailored for college students and young working adults between 18 and 35. The 4-day, 3-night camp will be held in the cool comfort of Chin Swee Caves Temple in Genting Highlands.

Among the camp highlights are inspiring talks, tranquil meditation sessions, and joyful fellowship activities.

Participation fees for the Camp are RM160 for students, and RM220 for young working adults respectively. The fees are inclusive of accommodation, meals, and learning materials.

Interested to join this camp? Register on-line now at http://goo.gl/forms/VH5vQ5yY2b

The closing date for registration is on Sunday, 12 June 2016, or when all the 200 places are taken up.

This great learning camp is brought to you by Nalanda Youth Centre and the Theravada Buddhist Council of Malaysia (TBCM). If you have further enquiries, please e-mail us at info@nalanda.org.my, or call Nalanda Centre at 03-8938 1500 / 1501. We look forward to serving you!

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Wesak Celebration 2016

This year, Sungai Long Buddhist Society (SLBS) once again celebrated Wesak at our centre on 21st May, 2016.

The events include blood donation campaign, Sunday Dhamma Schools (SDS) performances, lunch Dana, Puja, Chanting, Offering & blessing by Sangha members.

A Puja, Chanting session was held on the eve of the Wesak from 8.00 pm to 9.00 pm and ended with half an hour meditation session. Thereafter followed by SDS rehearsals for Wesak performances.

On 21st May, 2016 SLBS has the pleasure to receive a monk from Sri Lanka Buddhist Temple, Sentul to grace the Wesak celebration with a Puja, Chanting from 9.30 to 10.30 am.

Our new President, Bro Chang welcomed all members of the Sangha and Sis Suit Ling gave a short talk on significant of Wesak; commemorates the birth; enlightenment (nirvana) and death (Parinirvana) of Gautama Buddha.

SDS students presented their performances with much enjoyment and enthusiasm. Members of Sangha were treated to lunch dana. The celebration ended with sharing and transferring of Merits.

Blood donation campaign was jointly organized with Kuala Pilah General Hospital. There were 62 successful donors.

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Notice of AGM 2016

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of Sungai Long Buddhist Society will be held at 7-2, Jalan SL 1/3, Bandar Sungai Long, 43000 Kajang, Selangor on Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 3:00pm for the following purposes:

  1. To approve the minutes of the previous AGM held on March 15, 2015
  2. To receive the Annual Report and the accounts of the society for the year ended on December 31, 2015
  3. To elect new committee and auditors
  4. To transact any other matters

Dated Feb 19, 2016

By Order of the Committee

SLBS 2015 Annual Report (Click to download)

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SLBS Notice of AGM 6 March 2016

Kindly click on the link below for a notice of the upcoming Annual General Meeting on 6 March 2016 and the accounting sheets.

Notice of SLBS AGM 2016

 

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Living the Dhamma

This Friday will be our last dhamma discussion session. I invite you to take this opportunity to ask and clarify any thoughts and understandings that you feel need further clarifications with regards to the dhamma.

We will begin with a summary of what we have discussed over the last two years, and then look into how we can incorporate all we have learned into our daily lives, so that we truly live up to our motto:

Learn Dhamma, Share Dhamma, Live Dhamma.

See you then.

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Lonaphala Sutta

This Friday, we will be discussing the Lonaphala Sutta from the Angutara Nikaya. This sutta is about kamma, a rather complex topic.

Lonaphala Sutta

We will try to delve deeper into this subject of kamma, and I expect there will be some interesting discussions.

See you then.

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Dhamma Niyama Sutta

This Friday, we will be discussing the Dhamma Niyama Sutta (AN 3.134) regarding the three characteristics of all phenomena.

AN 3 DhammaNiyamaSutta

In this discussion, we will try to go deeper into the fundamental nature of existence, and perhaps look into the nature of Absolute Reality and Relative Reality.

See you then.

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Karaniyametta Sutta

This Friday, we will be discussion the Karaniyametta Sutta from the Sutta Nipata. This is also the sutta that we used in our chanting on metta.

Metta Sutta Nipāta 1-8

In this discussion, we will look at what metta is, its nature, how to practice and what are the benefits.

See you then.

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Appamada Sutta

This Friday, we will be discussing the Appamada Sutta (SN 3.17). This sutta talks about heedfulness. We will take a look at what heedfulness is, and what are its mental qualities.

Appamada Sutta

Since this is a short sutta, we will spend more time taking an in-depth look at heedfulness.

See you then.

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