You may be aware of that the big event of golden jubilee birthday celebrations of our chief abbot, Ven. Dr. Khammai Dhammasami is to be held in Taunggyi and Laikha, Shan State, Myanmar, in December 2014. The international Pali speaking conference plus two lectures on mindfulness (in English) will take place in TG on 18-19 December. The Pali conference and public lectures will draw scholars from nine countries including Singapore.
On 20-30 December, so many activities are taking place such as: meditation for young people, dhamma talks, paying respect to 700 old folks(70 years old and above), free eye and dental clinics, renovation of an ancient pagoda, construction of two dhamma halls, construction of a Sangha ward, three new operation rooms in Laikha hospital, the Shan great text conference (Lik Loung Conference) and so on. About fifty dhamma books in Shan, Burmese, Thai and English will also be published to mark the occasion. If you wish to participate in this worthy projects, you are cordially invited to join us by contributing any among of donations. Any donations received, will go towards the big event of his 50th birthday celebrations in Laikha.
As the exact date of his 50th birthday anniversary is falling on 23rd of this month, November 2014, to honour him as well as to receive his metta, we will be celebrating this auspicious occasion at our Vihara by observing as the following programes:
(1) Chanting of Paramita, Mangala-sutta & Metta-sutta
(2) Cultivating of metta meditation for our chief abbot and sentient beings
(3) Offering 9 types of fruits and 51 candles to the Buddha
(4) Sharing golden cake to all participants
Date & Time: 23rd Nov 2014 (Sunday), 9.45 am
Venue : 19 Novena Terrace, Singapore 307912
Everyone is welcome.
We wish our chief abbot, Ven. Dr. Khammai Dhammasami to be happy, healthy, peaceful, long life and prosperous so that his Dhamma propagation will continue for many more years!
Oxford Buddha Vihara(Singapore)
19 Novena Terrace, Singapore 307912
Tel: 6689 3359