Date: 12 Jan (Thu) to 02 Dec (Sat) 2017 (Every Full Moon Day – refer to schedule below)
Time: Refer to schedule below
Venue: The Buddhist Library
ALL ARE WELCOME!

Monthly Full-Moon Puja in English: Every Full Moon Day*

2017 Full-Moon Puja
12 Jan (Thu) Dhajagga Paritta (Banner Protection)
11 Feb (Sat) Khanda Paritta (Protection of the Aggregates)
12 Mar (Sun) Mettānisamsa Sutta (Discourse on Advantages of Loving Kindness) &
Mittānisamsa Sutta (Discourse on Advantages of Friendship)
11 Apr (Tue) Mahā Kasspa Thera Bojjhan̥ga
(Discourse on Factors of Enlightenment to Ven. Mahā Kassapa Thera)
Maha Moggallana Thera Bojjhan̥ga
(Discourse on Factors of Enlightenment to Ven. Maha Moggallana)
9 Jun (Fri) Girimananda Sutta (Discourse to Ven. Girimananda)
8 Jul (Sat) Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta (Setting in Motion The Wheel of Truth)
6 Aug (Sun) Maha Samaya Sutta (The Mighty Assembly)
5 Sep (Tue) Ālavaka Sutta (Discourse to Ālavaka)
4 Oct (Wed) Kasībhāradvāja Sutta (Discourse to Kasībhāradvāja)
3 Nov (Fri) Maha Sacca Vibhanga (The Analysis of the Truth)
2 Dec (Sat) Jinapanjara (The Buddha’s Mission) &
Atthavisati Paritta (Protective chant of Twenty-Eight Buddhas)
* As Vesak Day falls on 10 May, there will be no Full Moon Puja on that day.

Full-Moon Dana

Full-moon dana for the resident monks can also be offered during Full-moon days at 11.30am. *Those who are interested to sponsor the Puja or Dana can contact our staff.

Suttas

Different Suttas from the list below will be used for chanting during Full-moon days. Samples of Mangala Sutta, Metta Sutta, and Maha Moggallana Thera Bojjhanga Sutta from Bhante Dhammaratana can be heard by clicking the selected Suttas below.

TIME ACTIVITIES
11.30am – 12.30pm Dana for Venerables 供养法师
7.30pm – 8.00pm Chanting of Sutta 诵念巴利文经
8.00pm – 8.30pm Chanting of Special Suttas 诵念特别巴利文经
8.30pm – 9.00pm Meditation & Short Dhamma Talks 禅修和法师开示
9.00pm – 9.15pm Refreshments 茶点招待