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Ajahn Chah Remembrance Day (100th Year Anniversary)

Saturday, December 15, 2018 Sunday, December 16, 2018 Venue: SJK (C ) Puay Chai 2, 47800 Bandar Utama, Petaling Jaya We are delighted to inform you that Bandar Utama Buddhist Society (BUBS), supported by Theravada Buddhist Council of Malaysia (TBCM) and Young Buddhist Association of Malaysia (YBAM), is organizing the the Ajahn …

New Year’s Message

by Brother Tan Leng Huat, President of Theravada Buddhist Council of Malaysia Our Ties That Bind As the year comes to a close, we now prepare to usher in 2018. A new year will herald different changes, challenges and moments of happiness for each of us. Nonetheless, it is worth …

Majjhima Nikāya

The Middle-length Discourses The Majjhima Nikāya, or “Middle-length Discourses” of the Buddha, is the second of the five nikāyas (collections) of the Sutta Pitaka. This nikāya consists of 152 discourses by the Buddha and his chief disciples, which together constitute a comprehensive body of teaching concerning all aspects of the …

Happy Buddhamas

Ajahn Brahmavamso on ‘Happy Buddhamas’ The whole Idea of Spirituality is to Unite the World. Follow this link … https://youtu.be/CWPI45BNWXc  — “The Buddhamas Carol” or “Ode of a Vipassana Yogi” A Song of Meditation. Follow this link .. https://youtu.be/pOWZSDUsWuc Here are the Lyrics: Silent Night, Peaceful Night, All is calm, …

Winter Solstice 冬至 Dōngzhì

Festive Greetings on this Winter Solstice 冬至 Dōngzhì with thoughts of a Harmonious and Happy Family, from TBCM. – Picture : ‘Traditionally, the Dongzhi Festival is also a time for the family to get together. One activity that occurs during these get-togethers (especially in the southern parts of China and …

Dīgha Nikāya

Sutta Piṭaka : Dīgha Nikāya The Long Discourses The Digha Nikaya, or “Collection of Long Discourses” (Pali digha = “long”) is the first division of the Sutta Pitaka, and consists of thirty-four suttas, grouped into three vaggas, or divisions: Silakkhandha-vagga — The Division Concerning Morality (13 suttas) Maha-vagga — The …

Sutta Piṭaka

The Basket of Suttas The Sutta Piṭaka, the second division of the Tipiṭaka, consists of more than 10,000 suttas (discourses) delivered by the Buddha and his close disciples during and shortly after the Buddha’s forty-five year teaching career, as well as many additional verses by other members of the Sangha. …