Coming on 21 May 2016 (Saturday) is Vesak full moon day and it is a Public Holiday. This is an auspicious and significant occasion for all Buddhist people around the world as it is the day to mark the birth of the Buddha, the Enlightenment of the Buddha and the attaining Parinibbana of the Buddha, called Visakhapuja Day. Therefore, OBVS will be celebrating its 7th Anniversary and Vesak Day Ceremony to mark this special event. We are honored to receive Ven. Dr. Pannyavamsa, the deputy abbot of OBV(UK) to grace our ceremony and giving dhamma talks to all on the day. Around 11:00am, there will be alms round, devotees can offer food and other donations to the Venerable monks. At 11:30 am, offering lunch to the Sanghas and serving lunch to all participants at 12:00am. Short chanting, short meditation and short dhamma talks will also be included in the programme. You are cordially invited and we look forward to your participation in this our ceremony.
Date : 21 May 2016, Saturday (Vesak Public Holiday)
Time : 9:30 am-3:00 pm
Venue: 397, Toa Payoh Lorong 2, Singapore Federation of
Chinese Association (SFCCA Building), Singapore
319639. Near Toa Payoh & Braddell MRT Stations.
Contact: Oxford Buddha Vihara (Singapore)
Tel: (65) 6689 3359 , Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
PS: Pathana chanting & 3 days Meditation Retreat at OBVS
To mark OBVS 7th anniversary, there will be 7 days Pathana chanting from 14 to 20 May 2016 (Sat to Fri), 7 pm to 9 pm and everyone is welcome to join us. And 3 days meditation retreat will be conducted by Ven. Dr. Pannyavamsa of UK from 22 to 24 May 2016 , 9:30 am to 5 pm. Pls kindly register in advance through our email or contact number if you wish to join this retreat. It is free of charge and lunch will be served.