Bukit Mertajam Buddhist Meditation Centre

大山脚佛教坐禅中心

卡帝那日

10月18日 星期六 晚   8时    诵念二十四缘经

                                    9时   佛法开示

10月19日 卡帝那日  早上6:30  早餐供养

                  9时 托钵仪式(信众自备熟食) 接着佛法开示、供僧、  信众用餐、奉送卡帝那袈裟、回向功德。

诚恳邀请信众出席,

善 哉 ! 善 哉 ! 善 哉 !

Kathina Day 2014

BMBMC will be having this year's Kathina Day on the 19th October 2014 (Sunday) to mark the end of the Vassa season.

Bhikkhu Kondanna is now observing Vassa season here in BMBMC 

The programme for this auspicious robe-offering ceremony is as follows

Kathina's Eve (18 October 2014 - Saturday) 

8:00 p.m. - Paritta chanting by devotees

9:00 p.m. - Dhamma Talk

Kathina Day (19 October 2014 - Sunday)

6:30 a.m. - Breakfast Dana to Sangha

9:00 a.m. - Pindapata (to be held near BMBMC)

10:00 a.m. - Sanghikadana (Devotees who would like to bring food for this event are requested to bring the food before 9:30 a.m.)

11:00 a.m. - Lunch for devotees

12:00 noon - Offering of Kathina robe and requisites (Devotees who would like to donate a set of robe with requisites can do so by completing a donation form of RM120.00. The donation form can be obtained from the centre)

12:20 noon - Sharing of merits

 All are welcome.

Sadhu! Sadhu! Sadhu! 

Bukit Mertajam Buddhist Meditation Centre

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Welcome to Bukit Mertajam Buddhist Meditation Centre (BMBMC) website. BMBMC was  set up in August 5,1985 by a group of Buddhist Dhammafarers interested in Theravada Buddhism.Today BMBMC is one of major Theravada Buddhist organization in Bukit Mertajam.

We are very fortunate to receive guidance and advices from our spiritual advisors namely the late Bhante Suvanno , Venerable Sayadaw U Kundala and Venerable Sayadaw U Sumana. Currently, the resident bhikkhu is Venerable Sayadaw U Sumana (from January to June) and Venerable Sayadaw U Vimalacarabhivamsa (from July to December)

As a Vipassana Meditation centre, our weekly Vipassana Meditation sessions is held every Wednesday and Saturday night from 7 pm onwards under the guidance of our resident Sayadaws. There will ten-days Vipassana Meditation retreats for experienced yogis.  Besides these retreats, there will be a one-day retreat (8 am to 5 pm) every first and third Sundays of the month. Participants for this day-retreat must observe the attha-sila (Eight Precepts).

Lunch dana is held daily and the bhikkhus partake their lunch before 12 noon. Offering of food and requisites will start at 11 am. Devotees are advised to bring their food and other offerings before 11 am. Breakfast dana is also held daily at 6.30 am. Similarly, devotees are advised to bring their food before 6.30 am

Listening to Dhamma talk is one of the Highest Blessings mentioned in Mangala Sutta. Dhamma Talk sessions are usually held every Saturday at 9 pm (after the Meditation session) and every Sunday at 10:30 am (before the lunch dana). There will be a Dhamma Discussion Session every last Sunday of the month after lunch.

Sunday School for children aged 7 to 15 is held from 9:00 am to 10:30 am. The children will be exposed to Dhamma knowledge and practices . No fees are charged for these classes.