Date: 12 Nov 2017 (Sun)
Time: 10am to 5pm
Venue: The Buddhist Library
Registration Fee: *$30 for 2 names, $50 for 4 names

I have heard that on one occasion the Blessed One was staying near Savatthi, in Jeta’s Grove, Anathapindika’s monastery. And on that occasion Ven. Girimananda was diseased, in pain, severely ill. Then Ven. Ananda went to the Blessed One and, on arrival, having bowed down to him, sat to one side. As he was sitting there he said to the Blessed One, “Lord, Ven. Girimananda is diseased, in pain, severely ill. It would be good if the Blessed One would visit Ven. Girimananda, out of sympathy for him.”

“Ananda, if you go to the monk Girimananda and tell him ten perceptions, it’s possible that when he hears the ten perceptions his disease may be allayed. Which ten? The perception of inconstancy, the perception of not-self, the perception of unattractiveness, the perception of drawbacks, the perception of abandoning, the perception of dispassion, the perception of cessation, the perception of distaste for every world, the perception of the undesirability of all fabrications, and what is mindfulness of in-&-out breathing.

 Medicine Buddha Puja 2017 药师佛法会
Time Programme
10am – 10.20am Morning Puja 早课
10.20am – 10.50am Dhamma Talk “Health through Buddhism” by Bhante Wimalajothi 法师开示
10.50am – 11.30am Chanting of Girimananda Sutta led by Bhante Dhammaratana Thero 法师诵经
11.30am – 12.00noon Dana to Mahasangha 供僧
11.45am – 12noon Offering Danas to Monks
12.00noon – 1.00pm Vegetarian Lunch 素食午餐招待
1.00pm – 2.15pm Chanting of Bhaiṣajyaguruvaiḍūryaprabhārāja Sūtra led by Ven. Wan Chin
2.30pm – 3.30pm Recitation of Medicine Buddha’s mantra led by Ven. Wan Chin
3.45pm – 5.00pm Recitation of Medicine Buddha led by Ven. Wan Chin


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