Reflections

Event 2020

Dates 2020 Event Venue 5 January Sunday school Registration & Orientation #MSBS 25 January Chinese New Year blessing and dana #MSBS 23 February Joint METTA chanting KCBA 8 March FREE CPR+AED course #MSBS 18 March AGM #MSBS 21 March Introduction to Meditation by Sayalay Susila CANCELLED 12 April Cheng Beng, Transference of merits and Dana …

Lesson 7-15: 八正道 Noble Eightfold Path by Bhante Dr Dhammapala

Bhante Dr Dhammapala led the online dharma cultivation sessions at Brahmavihara Monastery & Retreat Centre included chanting of Pali Suttas and short dharma talk (in Mandarin & English) via Facebook live streaming . 44 Talks (Chinese & English) delivered during MCO (March – June 2020) 馬來西亞梵行寺禪林 行動管制期間 – 共修與弘法 (44堂中英文講義下載) Listed below are the Facebook …

Notice on Closure

+++ Update 15th May 2020 +++ Notice of Extended Closure of MSBS With the extended MCO and the directive by Registrar of Societies (RoS) not to hold any religious activities until early July, all activities for May and June will be suspended at the centre. Efforts are underway to deliver the adult Dhamma classes online. …

Law of KAMMA

The Buddha said, “Monks,kamma is intention.” According to the natural law of kamma (or karma), there are inescapable results of our intentional actions. Certain acts, things said or thought will lead to hurting others or harming oneself if the intention behind them is unwholesome. This ‘bad kamma is motivated by selfish desire, anger or delusion. …

Dependent Origination Terminology

Paticca-samuppāda translations by different teachers of the Pali words Pali Ajahn Ṭhānissaro Bhikkhu Bodhi Ajahn Brahmali Jarā-marana Aging and death Aging and death Old age and death Jāti Birth Birth Birth Bhava Becoming Existence Life Upādāna Clinging / sustenance Clinging Taking up / Fuel Taṇhā Craving Craving Craving Vedanā Feeling Feeling Sensations Phassa Contact Contact …

Dependent Origination II Workshop | 7 November 2020

This series on Dependent Origination consists of 6 workshops over six consecutive Saturdays (with 3 parts per workshop). View the readings and find the entire series here: Reading materials Sat, 7 Nov 8:30am | Workshop Series: DEPENDENT ORIGINATION organised by BSWA Session 1 (Live Streaming) by Ajahn Brahmali and Venerable Sunyo. Dependent origination myths busting. …

Dependent Origination I Workshop | 31 October 2020

This series on Dependent Origination consists of 6 workshops over six consecutive Saturdays (with 3 parts per workshop). View the readings and find the entire series here: Reading materials The workshop was held at Dhammaloka Buddhist Centre, Perth, Western Australia. Sat, 31 Oct download SLIDES Workshop Series: DEPENDENT ORIGINATION organised by BSWA Session 1 (Live …