Robes & Books Offering 2018

Date: 21 Oct 2018 (Sun)
Time: 10am to 9.30pm
Venue: The Buddhist Library
Single Robe 外袈裟: $60
Full Set 全套: $120
Reserve the Robes for Offering Now!

Robes offering is an annual event in the Buddhist tradition. Monks during the 4 months of rainy season spend more time in temples and attend to lay devotees by teaching the Dhamma and helping them to practice meditation. At the end of the season, in order to show their appreciation and to give thanks, lay devotees would choose one day to gather at temples to offer robes to the monks. The Saffron robe symbolises monkhood and renunciation from worldly life. On the other hand, a robe is also one of the 4 requisites essential to monks in their daily lives. So robe offering is a great meritorious deed a lay Buddhist can do. In the Buddhist Library, this tradition is observed and kept alive as one of our annual events.

Please approach our Counter Staff for reservation of robes and books. Your support for this auspicious event is much appreciated.

供袈裟与赠书仪式

在 佛教传统里,供袈裟是一年一度的庆典。出家僧侣在四个月的雨季必须结夏安居。僧侣也会在这段时间内,给信众说法开示。 每逢结夏安居结束后,为了表示谢意,信众会以供僧袈裟方式来供养出家人。袈裟象征佛法僧三宝的结合与出家专心修行沙门之净行。它也是出家人生活四大必需品 之一。因此,佛教徒供赠袈裟,功德无量。佛教图书馆继承并延续这项传统活动,顶于每年举办供袈裟法会,让信众齐来供养福田,共沾法益。

请向柜台索取供僧袈裟和赠书表格。祝您六时吉祥,法喜充满。

Single Robe 外袈裟: $60
Full Set 全套: $120

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Programme 节目表

Morning Service 早课

10.00am – 10.30am Puja & Chanting 诵经法会
10.30am – 11.30am Dhamma Talk 法师开示
11.30am Dana for Mahasangha 供僧
11.45am Lunch for Participants 午餐

Evening Service 晚课

7.00pm Arrival of Participants 信众抵达
7.30pm Arrival of  the Mahasangha  &  Commencement of  Puja
僧团抵达及法会开始
8.00pm – 8.15pm Dhamma Talk 法师开示
8.15pm – 9.00pm Robes Offering and Book Presentation 供袈裟与赠书
9.00pm – 9.15pm Blessings by Mahasangha 僧团祈福
9.15pm – 9.30pm Light  Refreshment 茶点招待

Kathina Robes & Books Offering 2017 Photo Gallery

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