Dhamma Talk: Our Mind is a television. Master the Control Channel

UntitledYou are cordially invited to attend this interesting dhamma talk (details below):

Date :      22 Sept 2014 (Monday)

Time:       8.30 to 10.00pm

Topic:      Our Mind is a Television. Master the Control Channel

Speaker:   Bro.  Upul Gamage

 

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Sutta discussion on Right Intention

This Friday, we will continue our sutta discussion on the wisdom aspect of the Noble Eightfold Path – specifically on Right Intention or Right Resolve. You will need the note below:

Right Intention

In addition, we may also discuss these suttas (if time permits):

Rathavinita Sutta Relay Chariots – gives an overview of the entire Noble Eightfold Path

Upanisa Sutta Prerequisites for ending of effluents – list of prerequisites from beginning of path till the end and final liberation

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Sutta Discussion on Panna

This Friday, we will begin our discussion on Panna (wisdom), having completed our discussion on Sila (virtues) and Samadhi (concentration) aspects of the Noble Eightfold Path.

Click on the link below for the notes.

Right View

See you this Friday.

For those who have missed our discussion on bhavana (mental cultivation), you can read the summary from the notes below:

4_Bhavana

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Sutta discussion on Concentration

This Friday, we will discuss about the two suttas below:

Bala Sutta

Samadhi Sutta SN 22.5

Please print them out and bring them along for your reference.

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Sutta Discussion: 5 Hindrances

This Friday, we will be having another sutta discussion. The topic is on the five hindrances. Please download the suttas below for your reference:

Pancanivarana

Ahara Sutta

Bala Sutta

See you this Friday.

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Sutta discussion on Right Concentration

Here is the note for this Friday’s sutta discussion on Right Concentration:

Right Concentration

Please print it out for your own reference.

See you this Friday.

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Sutta discussion on Right Mindfulness

This Friday’s sutta discussion will be on Right Mindfulness.

Kindly print out the hand out below for your own reference:

Right Mindfulness

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Lunch Dana to monk and Transference of Merits

Dear Members,

In conjunction with the month of Ulumbala Celebration, Sungai Long Buddhist Society is organizing a Dana of Lunch and other offering to monks in the center. You are all invited to join us.

The event is aimed at providing a venue for all members to come together, to make offering to monk community with reflection of our departed relatives and loved one. Dana also allows us the opportunity to practice the Buddha teaching in being generous.

Please join us and experience this practice at:

Venue        :         Sungai Long Buddhist Society Center

(A floor above Dr Ong’s Clinic.)

Time           :         9.30 am – 1.00 pm

Date           :         9th August 2014 (Saturday)

Dana items can be offered through these contacts:

  1. Food – Mdm Ravivan, 017 3622 588
  2. Robe – Ong Kho Seng, 012 3808 982
  3. Medicinal items – own preparation.

If you are interested in any of the above offering, and would like to know more, please contact us. Otherwise, we are looking forward to seeing you at our center.

Agenda

9.30   –   9.45           Welcoming of Guest

9.45   –   10.00        Puja and Offering

10.00 –   10.15        Arrival of Monk, Rev. Suguno.

10.15 –   11.00        Dharma Talk

Q & A

11.00 –   11.15        Chanting & Blessing

11.15  – 11.30        Dana –  Offering of Robe or Medicinal Items

11.30 –   12.00        Dana – Offering of food

12.00 –   12.30        Lunch for all attendants

12.30 –  12.45        Sharing of Merits

12.45 – 1.00           Departure of Monks

End of Dana and Offering

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Sutta discussion on Right Effort

This Friday, we will discuss about bhavana or mental development. This is found in the section on samadhi (concentration) of the Noble Eightfold Path.We will begin with Right Effort, the sixth factor of the Noble Eightfold Path.

Below is the printout. Please bring it along for the discussion.

Right Effort

In addition, below is the summary of our sutta discussion on Sila (Right Speech, Right Action, Right Livelihood).

3_Sila

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Right Action and Livelihood

This Friday’s sutta discussion will be on Right Action and Right Livelihood.

Please print out these notes for the discussion:

Right Action

Right Livelihood

Dighajanu Sutta

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