• Joint Statement by seven Major Buddhist Organisations of Malaysia

    Joint Statement on the Rohingya Issue by seven Major Buddhist Organisations of Malaysia, namely: 1. Malaysian Buddhist Association (MBA); 2. Buddhist Missionary Society of Malaysia (BMSM); 3. Malaysian Fo Guang Buddhist Association (BLIA); 4. Sasana Abhiwurdhi Wardhana Society (SAWS); 5. Theravada Buddhist Council of Malaysia (TBCM); 6. Vajrayana Buddhist Council …

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  • Stream Entry : Sotāpatti

    ‘Calm is his thought, calm his speech, and calm his deed, who, truly knowing, is wholly freed, perfectly tranquil and wise.’ – Dhammapada Verse 96 — Dhamma Sharing on ‘Salvation Through Arahantahood’ in ‘What Buddhists Believe’ by Ven. K. Sri Dhammananda Mahā Thera Follow this link … www.budsas.org/ebud/whatbudbeliev/19.htm — Dhamma …

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  • Merdeka & Malaysia Day 2017 Message

    Merdeka & Malaysia Day 2017 Message from Bro. Tan Leng Huat President, Theravada Buddhist Council of Malaysia Dear Sisters and Brothers in the Dhamma, We are celebrating our 60th Merdeka and 54th Malaysia Day this year on 31 August and 16 September 2017, respectively. I remember the events leading up …

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  • Veyyāvacca : Service

    ‘Should a person do good, let him do it again and again. Let him find pleasure therein, for blissful is the accumulation of good.’ ‘Puññaṃ ce puriso kayirā kayirāthetaṃ punappunaṃ Tamhi chandaṃ kayirātha sukho puññassa uccayo.’ – Dhammapada Verse 118 — Venerable K. Sri Dhammananda once told this story about …

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  • Avijjā : Ignorance

    ‘He who has profound knowledge, who is wise, skilled in discerning the right or wrong path, and has reached the highest goal — him do I call a holy man.’ – Dhammapada Verse 403 ‘This was said by the Blessed One, said by the Arahant, so I have heard: “Ignorance …

    Avijjā : Ignorance
  • What is Mindfulness?

    ‘The mindful ones exert themselves. They are not attached to any home; like swans that abandon the lake, they leave home after home behind.’ – Dhammapada Verse 91 — ‘Katamañca bhikkhave, satindriyaṃ: idha bhikkhave, ariyasāvako satimā hoti paramena satinepakkena sannāgato cirakatampi cirabhāsitampi saritā anussaritā. So kāye kāyānupassī viharati ātāpī sampajāno …

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  • “What Buddhists Believe” course 2017

    Subang Jaya Buddhist Association, Selangor will be organising “What Buddhists Believe” – a course on the fundamental concepts of Buddhism over 9 consecutive Thursdays, beginning 3rd August 2017. This course will be based on the book of the same title, written by our late chief Ven. Dr. K. Sri Dhammananda …

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  • Dhamma School Teachers’ Camp

    “Good educators and Great education” form the backbone of every successful Dhamma school. Nalanda Buddhist Society, the Theravada Buddhist Council of Malaysia (TBCM), and the Buddhist Institute Sunday Dhamma School (BISDS) are jointly organizing this first National Camp for Dhamma teachers to discuss how to share the Buddha’s teachings in …

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  • Vassa, the Annual Rains Retreat

    Vassana or Vassa is the three-month annual Rains Retreat observed by Theravāda monastic Saṅgha. Taking place during the wet monsoon season in India, Vassa lasts for three lunar months, usually from July to October. For the duration of Vassa, monastics remain in one place, typically in monasteries or temple grounds. …

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