28 October 2009

Installation of Buddha-Rupam & Sanghika Dana

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

Good news!

The Shrine Hall (Level 1) and Office (Level 2) of Nalanda Centre are now completed! With this, we would like to share with you the following activities and programmes scheduled to take place at Nalanda Centre this weekend.

1. Cleaning sessions
Volunteers are needed to clean the Centre before we move in. The cleaning sessions are scheduled as follows:

Session 1: 30 October (Friday) 7pm – 10pm
Session 2: 31 October (Saturday) 9am – 5pm
Session 3: 1 November (Sunday) 1pm – 10pm

We encourage you to offer a few hours of your spare time this weekend. Please contact the Coordinator, Sis. Sumedha at 016-668 1355 for further arrangements.

2. Arrival of Buddha-image, 31 October, Saturday
The Buddha Rupam for the new Nalanda Centre will arrive on this Saturday at 6pm. With joyful spirit, we invite you to join us in welcoming 'the arrival of the Buddha' to Serdang.

3. Buddha-Puja on 1 November, Sunday
In conjunction with the installation of the new Buddha-image at Nalanda Centre, we will have a special Buddha-puja on Sunday, 1 November, at 9am. This will be followed by a Dhamma talk and Sanghika Dana at 11am. Sunday happens to be a full-moon Uposatha Day. All are welcome to participate in this rare and meaningful religious observance.

For more information, please contact Sis. Buddhini at +6012.295.5245 or Sis. Wai Chin at +6012.547.7185.

We look forward to seeing you at Nalanda Centre! Thank you and Sukhihotu.

With metta,
Sis. Buddhini
Assistant Secretary,
Nalanda Buddhist Society

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