Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Kathina Ceremony 11th November 2012

We are pleased to inform that Ti-Ratana Lumbini Garden, Puchong will be holding its 4th Kathina Ceremony after the Resident Monks have completed the Vassa period.  The Most Venerable Datuk K Sri Dhammaratana, Chief High Priest of Malaysia will be joining us in this auspicious celebration together with 12 monks. 
Details as follows :
Date  : 11th November 2012 (Sunday)

Venue : Ti-Ratana Lumbini Garden, 
        36 & 38, Jalan Puteri 4/2
        Bandar Puteri
        47100 Puchong

 9.00am   :  Arrival of Devotees
 9.30am   :  Kathina and Relics procession led by Resident Monks
10.30am   :  Buddha Puja followed by blessings from the Maha Sangha
             Offering of Robes & Requisites to the Maha Sangha
11.30am   :  Sanghika Dana (Vegetarian Food) to the Maha Sangha
12.30pm   :  Lunch for all devotees

Kathina is a Buddhist Festival which comes at the end of Vassa, the 3-month raining season for Theravada Buddhists. Our Resident Monk, Venerable Visuddhi has been conducting 100 days prayers, preaching the Dhamma and conducting meditation classes to devotees during this Vassa Period.  
We, Buddhist devotees, recognise the presence of the Maha Sangha (monks) at Lumbini Garden, Puchong is a great blessings.  The Maha Sangha provide an opportunity for us to perform meritorious act by offering requisites to them. It is also a time of giving for the devotees to express gratitude to the Maha Sangha. 
Devotees may wish to obtain the following requisites as offerings to the Maha Sangha which are available for sale at Lumbini Garden, Puchong.  You can also be one of the Co-Sponsors contributing RM500.00 & above towards the Kathina Ceremony [limited to 28 only].
1.  Package A - Complete set (Monk's robes, bowl, requisites)  RM250.00
2.  Package B - A set of Monk's robes (in 3 pieces)  RM100.00
3.  Package C - Miscellaneous requisites (eg. toothpaste, towel, soap, etc) RM50.00
4.  Package D - Other requisites RM25.00
Contact Persons : Bro Ng  (H/P 012-3910613), Sis Pidley  (H/P 012-6872848)
We look forward to your participation in the ceremony and by the meritorious acts.

For further information, please contact 03-80516630

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