Schedule for June -July, 2017, Passing of Ariydhamma Sayadaw’s preceptor

Dear All,

We are greatly saddened to learn that Sayadaw Ashin Pannacakka (96 Years Old), beloved preceptor of Ashin Ariyadhamma passed away at Taung Gone Kyaung Sasana Yeiktha (Meditation Center), Taungoo, Myanmar on Saturday 5:00 am, June 10, 2017.
Please join us in conveying our deepest condolences to Ashin Ariyadhamma, for his great loss.

Final Funeral Ceremony of Sayadawgyi on Friday, June 23, 2017, 1:00 pm at

Taung Gone Kyaung Sasana Yeiktha (Meditation Center), Taungoo, Myanmar.

June 24, 17 – Spread out the ashes in Sit Taung River

Regards,

TDSA

Theravada Dhamma Society of America

Sitagu Buddha Vihara
9001 Honeycomb Dr.
Austin, TX 78737

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

Vihara Schedule in June – July, 2017 :

June 2-4,17- 3 Days Retreat by Mrauk U Sayadaw Ashin Waryaminda (Myanmar) at Vihara
June 7, 17 – U Thein Lwin + Nan Myint Than House Warming Offering at San Antonio

June 8, 17 – Oo Kwent’s Memorial Offering

June 10-11,17- Ma Zar Chee Family House Warming Offering at Oklahoma

June 12,17- Oo Kwent Funeral

June 17, 17 – U Tun Sein’s 6th Memorial Offering at Pearland, TX

June 17-30,17- Myanmar Trip (Yangon, Taungoo, Kalaw)

June 25,17 – June Born People Offering

July 9, 17 – Waso Robe Offering Ceremony

July 30, 17 – July Born People Offering

July 10-25,17- Sitagu Sayadawgyi and group ( U Indacariya, U Kavidhaja, U Osadhalankara, U Dhammika, U Jatilalankara,
Dr. Mya Aung, Dr. Mi Mi Khin, Ko Yan Naing) visit to USA

July 12, 17 – Ordination of Selwyn Thint & son – Brandon at Vihara

July 14 – 22, 17 – Grand Canyon, Niagara Fall, New York, Washington.DC, Florida, Minnesota trip

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Updated – 2 Meditation Retreat, Buddha Day Invitation, May 14, 2017 and Vihara Schedule, May – June, 2017

Sitagu Buddha Vihara, Austin, Texas, USA
Buddha Day, Watering the Bodhi Tree
Sayadaw & May Born People Birthday Offering

May 14, 2017, Sunday

Program

May 14, 17 – Breakfast – Offered by Daw Mya Kyi family
Lunch (3 monks + Two Nuns) – Offered by
Sayadaw Ashin Ariyadhamma & May Born People
Volunteer – Amoegyi & Visakha Group
9:00-11:00 am-Watering the Bodhi Tree by 8 Day Born Corner at Bodhi Tree
– Samgha Puja, Sharing the Merits
11:15 am – Lunch (3 monks + Two Nuns) & All – Offering
5:00 pm – Offering Fried Noddle & Cold Drinks by Sayadaw Ashin Ariyadhamma & May Born People
Volunteer – Ma Thin Zar & Visakha Group
6:00 pm – Buddha Puja by fruits, flowers, lights and
group chanting Patthana (Patthan youut)
7:00 pm – Dhamma Puja by Group Meditation in Pagoda

Vihara Schedule in May – June, 2017 :

May 6-7,17- Daw Mya Kyi’s Birthday & Mother Day Offering
May 10,17 – Daw Than Than Win, Ma Mar Lar and Lauren’s Birthday Offering
May 11, 17 – Daw Than Than’s 86th Birthday Offering
May 13, 17 – Daw Kyin Saw & Dr. Thelma Tan – Nun Ordination
May 13, 17 – Ma Su Wah & Ko Wai Lu – 3rd Wedding Anniversary Lunch Offering at Austin
May 14, 17 – Buddha Day, Water Pouring Bodhi Tree, Sayadaw Ashin Ariyadhamma & May Born People offering
May 19, 17 – Lyan Htet Arker Win’s 2nd Birthday Offering

May 19 to 21, 17 – 3 Days Retreat by Sayadawgyi U Zanita (Florida – Yay Nan Chaung) at Vihara

May 21, 17 – Buddha Day Ceremony at Pannavasa Kyaung, Dallas

May 28, 17 – Dr. Soe Ni + Dr. Khin Ohn Mar, Oklahoma, Lunch Offering at Vihara

May 29, 17 – Ko Selwyn + Dr. Moe Moe Win – House Warming Offering at League City

June 2-4,17- 3 Days Retreat by Mrauk U Sayadaw Ashin Waryaminda (Myanmar) at Vihara

June 7, 17 – U Thein Lwin + Nan Myint Than House Warming Offering at San Antonio

June 17, 17 – U Tun Sein’s 6th Memorial Offering at Pearland, TX

Please view the attached files :

Schedule for Yay Nan Chaung Sayadawgyi U Zanita Retreat

{ Friday, May 19, 2017 } – for Friday working people :

5:00 to 6:00 p.m = Listening the Paticca Samuppada ( Dependent Origination ) by Sayadaw

6:00 to 7:00 p.m = Sitting Meditation

7:00 to 8:00 p.m = Listening Dhamma Talk by Mogkok Sayadawgyi
8:00 to 9:00 p.m = Group Chanting & Sharing Merits

9:00 p.m = Rest

{ Friday, May 19, 2017 }

5:30 to 6:30 a.m = Sitting Meditation
6:30 to 7:30 a.m = Breakfast
7:30 to 8:30 a.m = Listening the Paticca Samuppada ( Dependent Origination ) by Sayadaw
9:00 to 10:00 a.m = Sitting Meditation
10:00 to 12:30 p.m = Lunch & Rest
1:00 to 2:00 p.m = Listening Dhamma Talk by Mogkok Sayadawgyi
2:00 to 3:00 p.m = Sitting Meditation
3:00 to 4:00 p.m = Standing + Walking Meditation
4:00 to 5:00 p.m = Sitting Meditation
5:00 to 6:00 p.m = Listening Dhamma Talk by Mogkok Sayadawgyi
6:00 to 7:00 p.m = Sitting Meditation
7:00 to 8:00 p.m = Dhamma Talk by Sayadaw
8:00 to 9:00 p.m = Group Chanting & Sharing Merits
9:00 p.m = Rest

{ Saturday, May 20, 2017 }

5:30 to 6:30 a.m = Sitting Meditation
6:30 to 7:30 a.m = Breakfast
7:30 to 8:30 a.m = Listening the Paticca Samuppada ( Dependent Origination ) by Sayadaw
9:00 to 10:00 a.m = Sitting Meditation
10:00 to 12:30 p.m = Lunch & Rest
1:00 to 2:00 p.m = Listening Dhamma Talk by Mogkok Sayadawgyi
2:00 to 3:00 p.m = Sitting Meditation
3:00 to 4:00 p.m = Standing + Walking Meditation
4:00 to 5:00 p.m = Sitting Meditation
5:00 to 6:00 p.m = Listening Dhamma Talk by Mogkok Sayadawgyi
6:00 to 7:00 p.m = Sitting Meditation
7:00 to 8:00 p.m = Dhamma Talk by Sayadaw
8:00 to 9:00 p.m = Group Chanting & Sharing Merits
9:00 p.m = Rest

{ Sunday, May 21, 2017 }

5:30 to 6:30 a.m = Sitting Meditation
6:30 to 7:30 a.m = Breakfast
7:30 to 8:30 a.m = Listening the Paticca Samuppada ( Dependent Origination ) by Sayadaw
9:00 to 10:00 a.m = Sitting Meditation
10:00 to 12:30 p.m = Lunch & Rest
1:00 to 2:00 p.m = Listening Dhamma Talk by Mogkok Sayadawgyi
2:00 to 3:00 p.m = Sitting Meditation
3:00 to 4:00 p.m = Standing + Walking Meditation
4:00 to 5:00 p.m = Sitting Meditation
5:00 to 6:00 p.m = Listening the Dhamma Talk by Sayadawgyi

Sharing the Merits & go back home

Note :

1. Staying over night mediators need to get permission from abbot Sayadaw

2. You may bring your own bed sheet, pillow, pillow sheet, blanket, otherwise you may use vihara staffs, after used them, wash & put it bag
3. Continental breakfast & simple buffet lunch will be provided, you may also bring your own potluck to offer monks, nuns and lay mediators

Yay Nan Chaung Sayadaw prefer following these :

Soft Rice

Milk 2 %

Drinking Water (Room Temperature)

Peanuts

Sesame Oil

Asparagus

Tomatoes

Pae Nout Hinn Cho

Egg Plant

Kyar Zan Hinn Cho

Mustard

Red Bean

Black Eyed Bean

not oily

Buddha Day 17.pdf
Buddha Day Invite 17.pdf

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Buddha Day: Sunday May 14

Buddha Day, Sunday May 14, 2017

We will do four things, all before or at noon:

1. Buddha Day Celebration

2. Watering the Bodhi Tree

3. Nun’s ordination

4. Honoring all May-born People

Please come by 9:00, earlier if you like. May-born people will be honored at lunch, which starts with a food offering to the monks at 11:15 (sometimes 11:00). All are welcomed to stay for lunch. You can bring a dish if you like (think pot-luck).

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Feb 28 to Apr 2, 2017, Ashin Ariyadhamma’s Myanmar Trip & Vihara Schedule : Apr – June, 2017

Dear All,

Please see the linked files:
https://plus.google.com/u/0/113190401703106097576/posts/bf8wu8ZWJS4?cfem=1

Vihara Schedule in April- June, 2017 :

Apr 3, 17 – Sayadaw Ashin Ariyadhamma return from Myanmar
Apr 9, 17 – Dr. Aung Ba + Dr. Sandar Min Family Offering Lunch at Vihara

Apr 11, 17 – Ko Khaing Mon + Ma Nadi, House Warming Offering at Austin

Apr 14, 17 – Ko Thaung Tun Oo + Ma Ohn Mar Nyi, Lunch Offering at Austin
Apr 15, 17 – Daw Myat Moe Khaing, Nik & Zin Zin Khaing, Zar Ni Mg, Yamin Family –

Monk Ordination, Novice Initiation, Ear Piercing Ceremony at Vihara

Apr 16, 17 – Burmese New Year Thingyan (Water) Festival & Honoring Our Elders Ceremony

Apr 23, 17 – Pyi Phyo Kyaw + Ma Sabel, daughter Shin Shin & April Born People Offering

Apr 30, 17 – Indian Family Offering

May 6-7,17- Daw Mya Kyi’s Birthday Offering

May 11, 17 – Daw Than Than’s Birthday Offering

May 14, 17 – Buddha Day, Sayadaw Ashin Ariyadhamma & May Born People offering

May 19, 17 – Lyan Htet Arker Win’s Birthday Offering

May 27, 17 – Dr. Moe Moe Win’s House warming offering at League City

June 2-4,17- Mrauk U Sayadaw Ashin Waryaminda’s 3 day Retreat

https://plus.google.com/u/0/113190401703106097576/posts/bf8wu8ZWJS4?cfem=1

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You are warmly invited to Burmese New Year Thingyan (Water) Festival & Honoring Our Elders Ceremony on Sunday, Apr 16, 2017.

Dear All,

You are warmly invited to following Ceremony ;

Burmese New Year Thingyan (Water) Festival & Honoring Our Elders Ceremony
on Sunday, Apr 16, 2017.

Program on Sunday, Apr 16, 2017 :

9 : 30 a.m – Honoring Our Elders (70 year old +) Ceremony
11 : 00 a.m – Lunch Offering to Monks then Nibbana Bazar Open

1 : 00 p.m – New Year Chanting & Blessing Ceremony

1 : 30 p.m – Entertainments Begin

2 : 00 p.m – Water Pouring Begins

Please see the attach files.

Vihara Schedule in April, 2017 :

Apr 3, 17 – Sayadaw Ashin Ariyadhamma return from Myanmar
Apr 9, 17 – Dr. Aung Ba + Dr. Sandar Min Family Offering Lunch at Vihara

Apr 11, 17 – Ko Khaing Mon + Ma Nadi, House Warming Offering at Austin

Apr 14, 17 – Ko Thaung Tun Oo + Ma Ohn Mar Nyi, Lunch Offering at Austin
Apr 15, 17 – Daw Myat Moe Khaing, Nik & Zin Zin Khaing, Zar Ni Mg, Yamin Family –

Monk Ordination, Novice Initiation, Ear Piercing Ceremony at Vihara

Apr 16, 17 – Burmese New Year Thingyan (Water) Festival & Honoring Our Elders Ceremony

Apr 23, 17 – April Born People Offering

Yours in the Dhamma,
Ariyadhamma, Ashin, Dr.

Thingyan Invite 2017.pdf

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Vipassana course for children

A meditation group in Austin that practices Vipassana as taught by SN Goenka, the CTVA (Central Texas Vipassana Association), is conducting children’s meditation courses in March. The flyer is attached.

cc_flyer_20170206.pdf

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Texas Buddhist Association Spring Youth Camp

Texas Buddhist Association 2017 Buddhist Youth Spring Camp (age 12-18)

This is scheduled by our friends at the Jade temple in Houston for the first weekend of spring break. It is at a wonderful rural setting this side of houston and is highly recommended. Please note that the registration deadline is this weekend, so talk it over with your kids as soon as possible. – BC

Registration Deadline: Feb 26, 2017 with all forms completed/fully signed and send via email to sookhanchoi
Venue: American Bodhi Center 29123 Mellman Rd., Hempstead TX 77445
Check in: March 10th between 5:00 – 6:30 PM
Check Out: March 12th between 2:00 – 3:00 PM
Cost: Free but donations to ABC are appreciated
See details in the registration forms.

2017 Youth Spring Camp Registration Documents.doc

ˊ2017Youth Spring Camp Program draft.xls

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