You are warmly invited to Austin – Burmese New Year Thingyan (Water) Festival & Honoring Our Elders Ceremony on Saturday, Apr 13, 2019.

Dear All,

You are warmly invited to following Ceremony ;

Burmese New Year Thingyan (Water) Festival &
Honoring Our Elders Ceremony
on Saturday, Apr 13, 2019.

Please inform the Food Menu Items List of your offering at Nibbana Bazar to Sayadaw (Ph # 512 750 9963)

နိဗၺာန္ေစ်းပဲြ ေတာ္ အလွဴရွင္မ်ားစာရင္း

(၁) ကိုနိဳင္ + မလတ္ မိသားစု ေအာ္စတင္ျမိဳ႕ – ၾကာဇံေၾကာ္ + ၀က္သားဒုတ္ထိုး

(၂) ကိုေနာ္ရဲ႕ + မမ ြန္း မိသားစု ေအာ္စတင္ျမိဳ႕ – ၾကက္ဆီထမင္း

(၃) အယ ္န ေဖာ မိသားစု ေအာ္စတင္ျမိဳ႕ – ေရႊရင္ေအး

(၄) ကိုၾကိဳင္၀င္း + မမိညိဳ မိသားစု – သ ေဘၤာသီးေထာင္း

(၅) ကိုစိုးမိုး + မဆလာပိ မိသားစု ေအာ္စတင္ျမိဳ႕ – မုန္႔ဟင္းခါး

(၆) ကိုျပည့္ျဖိဳးေက်ာ္ + မစပယ္ေက်ာ္ မိသားစု – ငွက္ေပ်ာ္သီး ဆႏြင္းမကင္း + ေက ်ာက္ေက်ာ

(၇) ဦးၾကည္တင္ + ေဒၚသန္းသန္း၀င္း မိသားစု ေအာ္စတင္ျမိဳ႕ – တို႔ဟူးသုတ္

(၈) ေဒၚအဲလစ္ဇဘက္ မိသားစု ေအာ္စတင္ျမိဳ႕ – အုန္းနိဳ႕ ေခါက္ဆဲြ

(၉) ကို၀င္းဗိုလ္္ + မသဥၹာ မိသားစု ေအာ္စတင္ – စားေတာ္ပဲျပဳတ္

(၁၀) ကိုျမတ္နိဳင္ + မအိအိျဖိဳး မိသားစု ေအာ္စတင္ – ေကာက္ညွင္းဆႏြင္းမကင္း + ထိုးမုန္႔

(၁၁) အ ေနာ္+ အမ ြန္း သမီး မယ္လိုဒီ မိသားစု – ၾကက္ဆီထမင္း + ၀က္သားကင္

(၁၂) မရီရီ + မ ေအးခ်ိဳ ေအာ္စတင္ – ပုသိမ္ ဟာလ၀ါ

(၁၃) ကိုလွတင္ေမာင္ + မညိဳညိဳ မိသားစု ေအာ္စတင္ – သၾကၤန္မုန္႔ဖက္ထုပ္

(၁၄) ကိုစိုးျမင့္ + မသူဇာ မိသားစု ေအာ္စတင္ – ေကာက္ညွင္းဆီထမင္း + ပဲျပဳတ္

(၁၅) ကိုေလး + မ၀င္း မိသားစု ေအာ္စတင္ – ယိုးဒယား သ ေဘၤာသီးသုတ္

(၁၆) Sao from Thailand – Lod Chong (ယိုးဒယား မုန္႔လက္ေဆာင္း)

(၁၇) ေဒၚ ေဒစီ ေအာ္စတင္ – ဘိန္းမုန္႔

(၁၈) ေဒၚခင္ခင္ဦး မိသားစု ေအာ္စတင္ – ေကာက္ညွင္းေရႊခ်ည္

(၁၉) ကိုတူး+ေဒါက္တာလဲ့ေ၀သန္႔ မိသားစု ေအာ္စတင္ – ၀က္သားဒုတ္ထိုး + လၻက္ရည္

(၂၀) ေဒါက္တာ ၀င္းဗိုလ္ + ေဒၚသန္းသန္းေရႊ မိသားစု ေအာ္စတင္

ေဒါက္တာမ်ိဳးေအာင္ + ေဒါက္တာယုယုခင္-Temple – ဖာလူဒါ

(၂၁) ကိုေထ ြး+ မယဥ္မင္းေအး မိသားစု ေအာ္စတင္ – ဒံေပါက္

(၂၂) ကိုေက်ာ္ေက်ာ္ + မလဲ့လဲ့သူဇာခင္ မိသားစု – အ ေအးမ်ိဳးစံု + သၾကၤန္ ေရ ျဗ ြတ္ + ေရပံုး + သၾကၤန္ပန္းကံုး + ဗူေပါင္း

(၂၃) ကိုေအာင္သစ္+ မမိုး မိသားစု – ျပည္ထမင္းသုပ္

(၂၄) ကိုမ်ိဳးသန္းတင္ + ေဒါက္တာခိုင္ဇင္ဦး မိသားစု – ေရခဲျခစ္ + ေရခဲသုပ္ + Cream Soda

(၂၅) ကိုမယ္ဗင္တန္ +ေဒါက္တာ တင္တင္ေ၀ မိသားစု

ေဒါက္တာေအးကိုကို + ေဒါက္တာႏြယ္ႏြယ္ေအး မိသားစု – ေသာက္ေရသန္႔

(၂၆) ေဒါက္တာတင္ေအာင္လွ + ေဒါက္တာ၀င္း၀ါၾကဴ မိသားစု – Austin – ငပိေၾကာ္ + Potatoes chips

(၂၇) ေဒါက္တာစုိး၀င္း + ေဒါက္တာျမင့္ျမင့္ၾကဴ မိသားစု – Belton – ေရႊခ်ည္ + ဇီးယုိ

(၂၈) ကုိထ ြန္းလင္း + မသီတာ – Austin – ရခုိင္မုန္ ့တီ + ရခုိင္သုပ္

Program on Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 :

9 : 30 a.m – Honoring Our Elders (70 year old +) Ceremony,
New Year Chanting & Blessing Ceremony
11 : 00 a.m – Lunch Offering to Monks & Nun then
Nibbana Bazar Open

1 : 00 p.m – Entertainments Begin

2 : 00 p.m – Water Pouring Begins

Vihara Schedule, April, 2019 (အခ ်ိန္ဇယား )

Apr 8, 19 – Ashin Ariyadhamma arrival at Vihara
Apr 12, 19 – Dr. Le Wai Thant’s Birthday Lunch Offering

Apr 13, 19 – New Year (Thin Gyan) Water Festival
Apr 14, 19 – Sitagu Sayadawgyi & Group arrival at Vihara
Apr 15, 19 – Half Moon Bay Sayadawgyi arrival at Vihara
Apr 18, 19 – Dr. Aung Ba + Dr. Sanda Min Lunch Offering

Apr 19, 19 – Sitagu Sayadawgyi & Group going to Minnesota

Apr 21, 19 – Diamond Bud Setting Up Ceremony at Sitagu Dhamma Vihara, Chisago, MN

Apr 26, 19 – Sitagu Sayadawgyi & Group arrival at Vihara again
Apr 28, 19 – Sitagu Sayadawgyi & Group departure from IAH – Houston Airport

Sitagu Buddha Vihara – Ceremonies in 2019

1. January 1, 19, Tuesday – New Year Blessing Ceremony

2. February 17, 19, Sunday – Hta Ma Hne (Sticky Rice) Festival

3. March 17, 19, Sunday – Sitagu Sayadawgyi’s 82rd Birthday Ceremony

4. April 13, 19, Saturday – New Year (Thin Gyan) Water Festival

5.May 19, 19, Sunday – Buddha Day, Abbot Sayadaw & May Born People Offering Ceremony

6. June 16, 19, Sunday – Maha Samaya Day & June Born People Offering

7. July 21, 19, Sunday – Waso Robe Offering Ceremony

8. August 18, 19, Sunday – Metta Day & August Born People Offering Ceremony

9. September 15, 19, Sunday – Garu Dhamma Day & September Born People Offering Ceremony

10. October 13, 19, Sunday – 7th Texas Sangha Pavarana Ceremony

11. November 10, 19, Sunday – Kathina Robe Offering Ceremony

12. December 25, 19, Wednesday – Lighting Festival

Theravada Dhamma Society of America
Sitagu Buddha Vihara
9001 Honeycomb Dr.
Austin, TX 78737


www.sitagu.org/austin/
Ph : 512 301 3968 (home)

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Thingyan Water Festival, Change of Date, Saturday April 13

You are warmly invited to Burmese New Year Thingyan (Water) Festival & Honoring Our Elders Ceremony on Saturday, Apr 13, 2019.

Notice that this event was originally scheduled for the following Sunday. It has been rescheduled to accommodate Sitagu Sayadaw’s arrival on Sunday April 14.

The Water Festival program will look something like this:

9 : 30 a.m – Honoring Our Elders (70 year old +) Ceremony, New Year Chanting & Blessing Ceremony

11 : 00 a.m – Lunch Offering to Monks & Nun then Nibbana Bazar Open

1 : 00 p.m – Entertainments Begin

2 : 00 p.m – Water Pouring Begins

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82nd Birthday Ceremony of Sitagu Sayadaw

Dear Dhamma friends,

You are cordially invited to the 82nd Birthday Ceremony of Sitagu Sayadaw Bhaddanta Nyanissara, on the 17th of March, 2019 (Sunday).

TDSA Schedule of events:

11:00 am Offering of lunch to four monks
12:00 pm Lunch for lay people
01:00 pm Dhamma talk, honoring the Sayadaw and Paritta Chanting

Location:

Sitagu Buddha Vihara

9001 Honeycomb Dr.

Austin, Texas 78737

Ph:(512) 301 3968 (H) , 750 9963 (C)

Free lunch for lay people will be offered. Bringing any traditional food to offer to monks and to share with friends is appreciated.

“Puja ca pujaneyanam etam mamgalamutamam” “
Pay honor to those who are worthy of honor is the highest blessing.”

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Sitagu Sayadawgyi’s 82nd Birthday Offering, Draft Schedule (Jan- Apr), 2019 – Vihara Ceremonies in 2019

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Saddhamma Vihara Project in Thaung Gone Sasana Center, Kyaung Gone Village, Toungoo, Myanmar on Jan 1, 2019 to July 16, 2019

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Please join us in conveying our deepest condolences to TDSA family, for our great loss.

Dear All,
We are greatly saddened to learn that U Han (95 Years Old), General Secretary of Sitagu International Missionary Association, passed away at Yangon General Hospital, Yangon, Myanmar, on Friday 10:30 am, Jan 4, 2019.
Please join us in conveying our deepest condolences to TDSA family, for our great loss.

Memorable photo of U Han –

*ဘုရား၊ သိမ္ေက်ာင္း၊ ရဟန္းဒါယကာႀကီး
*သီတဂူအျပည္ျပည္ဆိုင္ရာသာသနာျပဳအဖြဲ႕သက္ေတာ္ရွည္ဂုဏ္ထူးေဆာင္ဥကၠ႒ႀကီး
*ဆူးေလေစတီေတာ္ေဂါပကအဖြဲ႕ဝင္ (ၿငိမ္း)
*ပန္းပဲတန္းၿမိဳ႕နယ္မဟာသိမ္ေတာ္ႀကီးပရိယတၱိစာသင္တိုက္ေဂါပကအဖြဲ႕ဥကၠ႒
*မႏၲေလးၿမိဳ႕မလြန္ဆန္လွဴအသင္းႀကီး၏ေအာက္ျမန္မာျပည္တာဝန္ခံ
*ပန္းပဲတန္းၿမိဳ႕နယ္မလြန္ဆန္လွဴအသင္းေထာက္ဥကၠ႒ႀကီး
*အဘိဓမၼာျပန္႔ပြားေရးအသင္းႀကီး၏နာယက
*မဟာသဒၶမၼေဇာတိကဓဇ ၊ သီတဂူဦးဟန္ BA.BL တရားလႊတ္ေတာ္ေရွ႕ေနႏွင့္ႏိုႀတီပဗၺလစ္
အသက္ (၉၅) ႏွစ္

ပဲခူးတိုင္း၊ ျပည္ခ႐ိုင္၊ ေရႊေတာင္ၿမိဳ႕ေန (ဦးဘမွီ ေဒၚေဒၚရွင္) တို႔၏သား၊ (ဦးေက်ာ္ ေဒၚတင့္) တို႔၏သားသမက္၊ (ဦးတင္ ေဒၚလွလွ) (ဦးခိုင္ ေဒၚေအးစိန္) (ဦးအုန္း ေဒၚတင္တင္) (ဦးျမသန္း ေဒၚခင္ခင္) တို႔၏ညီေမာင္၊ (ဦးသိန္း ေဒၚစိန္ရီ) ေဒၚညိဳညိဳတို႔၏အကို၊ (ေဒၚျမရင္၊ ေဒၚခင္ႏု) တို႔၏ခင္ပြန္း၊ ေဒါက္တာကံထြန္း၊ ေဒါက္တာခင္ေဆြလဲ့၊ ဦးေအာင္သန္း (တရားလႊတ္ေတာ္ေရွ႕ေန) ေဒၚခင္ေဆြဝင္း (႐ုကၡ (ၿငိမ္း))၊ ေဒၚမိမိဟန္၊ ဦးေအာင္ (ဓါတုအင္ဂ်င္နီယာ)+ေဒၚေကသီဝင္းတို႔၏ေက်းဇူးရွင္ေမြးသဖခင္ႀကီး၊ ေဒါက္တာသက္သက္ထား၊ေဒါက္တာသက္သက္လင္း၊ မိမြန္ေအာင္၊ ဝတ္ရည္ေအာင္၊ ေဇလတ္ေအာင္၊ ဟန္ေဇာ္ေအာင္၊ ေဒါက္တာဟန္ထြဋ္ေအာင္၊ အာကာေအာင္တို႔၏အဘိုး၊ ျမစ္ (၈) ေယာက္တို႔၏ဖိုးဖိုးႀကီး သီတဂူဦးဟန္ သည္ ၄.၁.၂၀၁၉ (ေသာၾကာေန႔) နံနက္ ၁၀:၃၀ တြင္ ရန္ကုန္ျပည္သူ႔ေဆး႐ုံႀကီး၌ ဘဝတပါးသို႔ကူေျပာင္းသြားပါသျဖင့္ ၆.၁.၂၀၁၉ (တနဂၤေႏြေန႔) ေန႔လည္ ၁:၀၀ နာရီတြင္ ရန္ကုန္ျပည္သူ႔ေဆး႐ုံႀကီးအေအးတိုက္တြင္သရဏဂုံတင္ၿပီး ေရေဝးသုသာန္သို႔ ပို႔ေဆာင္ဂူသြင္းသျဂၤဳိဟ္မည္ျဖစ္ပါသျဖင့္ရပ္နီးရပ္ေဝးေဆြမ်ိဳးမိတ္ေဆြသဂၤဟအေပါင္းအားဖိတ္ၾကားအပ္ပါသည္။

#သီတဂူသာသနာျပဳအဖြဲ႕
#က်န္ရစ္သူမိသားစု

“Sabbe sankhara anicca” ti
yada pannayapassati
atha nibbindati dukkhe
esa maggo visuddhiya.

“All conditioned phenomena are impermanent”; when one sees this with Insight-wisdom, one becomes weary of dukkha

(i.e., the khandhas). This is the Path to Purity.

Regards,

TDSA

Theravada Dhamma Society of America

Sitagu Buddha Vihara
9001 Honeycomb Dr.
Austin, TX 78737

www.sitagu.org/austin
Ph : 512 301 3968

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Kathina Invitation & Monthly Donation Form, Current Donors List

Dear All,

You are warmly invited to our Kathina Robe Offering Ceremony
on Sunday, Nov 18, 18, at Sitagu Buddha Vihara, Austin, TX ,USA.

Scheduled events:

11:00 a.m – Offering of lunch to the 13 Monks & 1 Novice
11:15 a.m – Lunch for lay people
1:00 – 3:00 p.m – Kathina Parade, Offering of Kathina Robes, Dhamma Talk and Sharing Merits

Free Lunch for lay people will be provided. Please bring any traditional dishes and desserts that you would like to offer to monks or share with others. You may offer “Air Tickets-ေလယာဥ္လက္မွတ္ ” “Kathina Tree-ကထိန္ပေဒသာပင္”, ” Vihara Asphalt Road Project – ႏုိင္လြန္ ကတၱရာ ကားလမ္း ” and ” Vihara Ongoing Supporting Fund – လစဥ္ပစၥည္္းပါးေထာက္ပံ့အလွဴ”

Invited Monks List

1. Sri Lanka Sayadaw – North Sri Lanka Vihara, Austin, Texas

2. Ashin Indavudha – Myazigon Kyaung, Toungoo, Myanmar
3. Ashin Ariyadhamma – Sitagu Buddha Vihara, Austin, Texas
4. Ashin Aggadhamma – Sitagu Buddha Vihara
5. Ashin Buddhapiya – Sitagu Buddha Vihara (Kyaukse)
6. Ashin Aloka – Alodawpyi Kyaung, San Antino, Texas

7. Ashin Kavadhaja – Sitagu Buddha Vihara
8. Ashin Jatilalankara – Sitagu Buddha Vihara
9. Ashin Khemacara – Sitagu Buddha Vihara

10. Ashin Saccanyana – Sitagu Buddha Vihara
11. Ashin Karunnya – Sitagu Sangha Vihara, West Palm Beach, Florida

12. Ashin Cintita – Sitagu Buddha Vihara (American Monk)
13. Ashin Ananda – Sitagu Buddha Vihara (Venezuela Monk)
14. Shin Buddhanyana – Sitagu Buddha Vihara (Vietnamese Novice )

Current Projects Donors :(အလွဴရွင္စာရင္း)

Water Fountain, Solar Street Lights, Nwe Thar Gi Flowers Plants Donors List :

1. Daw Tin Mhi – $ 2000 for Kathina (food + Air tickets & Vihara General Used)

2. Dr. Myo Aung Aung & Dr. Yu Yu Khin – $ 50 for Safe Box + $ 2000 for Zee Phyu Pin Kitchen
3. Ko Victor Gaw & Dr. Myint Myint Aye – $ 1260 – 1 – Water Fountain + 2 Solar Street Lights

4. Dr. Soe Win & Dr. Myint Myint Kyu – $ 1125 – 75 – Nwe Thar Gi Plants
5. Ko Melvin Tan + Dr. Tin Tin Wai – $ 1040 – 4 Solar Street Lights
6. Ko Myo Thant Tin & Dr. Khaing Zin Oo – $ 1040 – 4 Solar Street Lights

7. Dr. Win Bo & Daw Than Than Shwe – $ 500 – Transformer upgrade for Thaung Gone Kyaung
8. Ko Zaw Tin + Ma Mar Lar – $ 335 – 1- Solar + 5 – Plants

9. U Buddhapiya – $ 300 – 1- Solar
10. U Thein Lwin + Nan Myint Than – $ 260 – 1- Solar
11. Daw Khin Toe Yee – $ 215 – Road + 1 Plant

To be continued :

Sadhu ! Sadhu ! Sadhu !


Yours in the Dhamma,

Ariyadhamma, Ashin, Dr.

Maha saddhamma jotika dhaja
Assistant of Sitagu Sayadaw
In Charge of Sitagu Missionary Association in USA
Theravada Dhamma Society of America

Sitagu Buddha Vihara
9001 Honeycomb Dr.
Austin, TX 78737


www.sitagu.org/austin/
Ph : 512 301 3968 (home)

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