Open call for articles

Posted by on Dec 21, 2011 in 2011 | 0 comments

“MORE Crystals in the Sand” Dear Dharma Friends, You are warmly welcomed to contribute articles to a book-in-progress, “MORE Crystals in the Sand”. It is edited by Sis Chan Kah Yein. Send your articles to her by 31 Dec 2011, to Theme & Concept: Real-life, original (non-fiction) heart-warming stories written from a Buddhist heart or a Buddhist viewpoint. Criteria: (1) True stories, or...

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DIA Annual Merit Making & Launch of Dharma Book, “One Life Five Precepts – Buddhist Ethics for Modern Living”

Posted by on Nov 16, 2011 in 2011 | 0 comments

As 2011 draws to an end, Dharma In Action would like to express our sincere thanks to all friends, supporters and collaborators. By the merits of this group practice, we hope to create future conditions for us to keep on learning the Dharma and supporting each other. We also would like to appreciate Venerables, all friends and fellow Buddhist organisations who have supported DIA. Click here to view the photo...

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Year-end Buddhist activities for youth and children

Posted by on Nov 10, 2011 in 2011 | 0 comments

  Start planting the seeds of wisdom and compassion in our young… Looking for a Buddhist kindergarten for your pre-schoolers? Bring your children to its Open House this Saturday, 12 Nov, 9am – 2pm! My Little Gems Kindergarten is located at 38 Jalan Eunos, level 3, near Eunos MRT. To register, call 6748 7483 Pu Zhao Chan Si Sunday Class  Recruitment Drive cum Parent...

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Upcoming Activities at The Buddhist Union

Posted by on Nov 3, 2011 in 2011 | 0 comments

Dear Dharma Friends, We warmly invite you to participate in the following two events at The Buddhist Union: English Dharma Course (Module 1) The course offers an opportunity to learn the basic essential principles of Mahayana Buddhism. It also demonstrates how Buddhism can lead us to happiness in our daily lives. Lectures are based on the acclaimed book, “The Way to Buddhahood” by Venerable Yin-Shun. Dates: 11 Nov 2011 to 10 Feb 2012...

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Misconceptions about the Bhikkhuni Order

Posted by on Sep 14, 2011 in 2011, Articles | 0 comments

by Barbara Yen Malaysia, 17 September, 2011   Introduction September 17 is designated as International Bhikkhuni Day. On this day, let us remember and honour the courage of the five hundred women, led by Maha Pajapati Gotami who were so determined to renounce that they shaved their heads, donned the robes and walked about 350 miles barefoot, from Kapilavastu to Vesali to seek permission from the Buddha for ordination. The Buddha believed that...

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