You are warmly invited to our Kathina Robe Offering Ceremony
on Sunday, Oct 29, 17, at Sitagu Buddha Vihara, Austin, TX ,USA.
11:00 a.m – Offering of lunch to the 16 Monks
11:30 a.m – Lunch for lay people
1:00 p.m – Offering of Kathina Robes, Dhamma Talk and Sharing Merits
2:00 p.m – Entertainment
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 are also requested to inform the Vihara, if you plan to offer food so that they may make arrangements for offering accordingly. You may offer ” 5 Air Tickets” “Kathina Tree”, Community Outreach Fund and “Vihara Ongoing Supporting Fund” .
ကထိန္ဒါန လွဴၾကသူမွာ က ် ဳိ းငါးျဖာကား –
သြားေလရာ၀ယ ္အႏ ၱၱၱရာယ ္ကင္း ၊ ပစၥည္းရင္းမွာ မီးျပင္းမဖ ်က္ ၊
ဆိပ္မတက ္ဘဲ ၊ ေမ့ေလ ် ာ့ ဥစၥာ မဆုံးပါရ ၊
ျပိဳ င္ရွာၾကေသာ ္ကုိယ္ကဦးစြာ အသာရသည္ ၊
ငါးျဖာ ကထိန္ လွဴ က ် ဳိ း တည္း ။
Five benefits for the Kathina Robe donors :
(1) They will be free from unhappy states throughout their lives. When they make a journey, whether of short or long distance, they won’t be hampered by unnecessary preparations, but will furnished with all requirement and provisions.
(2) They will have freedom from hindrances of all kinds and they will have every aspiration fulfilled.
(3) They won’t be affected by poison or possessed evil spells, etc.
(4) Their possessions will never be spoiled or lost; they will be able to leave their belongings behind without any worry, that is, they will be safe.
(5) The donors of the Kathina robe will always be fortunate, their good deeds will succeed, they will be successful among many rivals.
* Whenever you cultivate wholesome deeds you should not allow yourself to be a prey to attachment.
Invited Monks List
1. Sri Lanka Sayadaw – South Sri Lanka Vihara, Austin
2. Ashin Candasiri – Sitagu Sangha Vihara, West Palm Beach, Florida
3. Ashin Ariyadhamma – Sitagu Buddha Vihara, Austin, Texas
4. Ashin Aggadhamma – Sitagu Buddha Vihara
5. Ashin Kavadhaja – Sitagu Buddha Vihara
6. Ashin Jatilalankara – Sitagu Buddha Vihara
7. Ashin Khemacara – Sitagu Buddha Vihara
8. Ashin Saccanyana – Sitagu Buddha Vihara
9. Ashin Medhananda – Sitagu Missionary Center, Yangon, Myanmar
10. Ashin Sucarita – Sitagu Missionary Center, Yangon, Myanmar
11. Ashin Sutacara – Sitagu Missionary Center, Yangon, Myanmar
12. Ashin Ukkamsa – Sitagu Missionary Center, Yangon, Myanmar
13. Sri Lanka Sayadaw – South Sri Lanka Vihara, Austin
14. Ashin Cintita – Sitagu Buddha Vihara (American Monk)
15. Ashin Pannasiri – Sitagu Buddha Vihara (Chinese Monk)
16. Ashin Ananda – Sitagu Buddha Vihara (Venezuela Monk)
Yana Dana (Air tickets) Donors –
1. Dr. Soe Myint Aung + Dr. Ma Thu Zar – $ 270 for Ashin Medhananda
2. Ko Too + Dr. Le Wai Thant – $ 270 for Ashin Sucarita
3. Ko Melvin Tan + Dr. Tin Tin Wai – $ 200 for Ashin Candasiri
4. Dr. Tin Aung Hla + Dr. Win Wah Kyu – $ 115 for Ashin Ukkamsa
5. Dr. Myo Aung + Dr. Yu Yu Khin – $ 115 for Ashin Sutacara
Vihara Schedule (Oct – Nov- Dec), 2017 (အခ ်ိန္ဇယား )
October 1, 17 – Ko Kyaw Min Naing + Ma Nwe Yin Win Lunch Offering at home
October 4, 17 – Naing Wai Lin + Hsu Hsu Paing – House Warming Lunch Offering
October 5, 17, Thursday – Texas Sangha Pavarana Ceremony at Sitagu Buddha Vihara, Austin, Texas
October 7, 17 – Dr. San Wah & Sabble Phyu Lim – Birthday Offering at Friendswood
October 8, 17 – Kathina Robe Offering Ceremony at Sitagu Dhamma Vihara, Minnesota
October 8, 17 – Kathina Robe Offering Ceremony at South Sri Lanka Vihara, Austin
October 15, 17 – Kathina Robe Offering Ceremony at Houston Sri Lanka Vihara + Ashin Tikkhanyana, Marshall Town, Iowa + Alodawpyae Kyaung, San Antonio
October 21, 17 – October Born People Offering, Kathina Robe Offering Ceremony at Sitagu Sangha Vihara, Florida
October 22, 17 – Kathina Robe Offering Ceremony at Pannarama Dhamma Center, Dallas, Texas
October 29, 17, Sunday – Kathina Robe Offering Ceremony at Sitagu Buddha Vihara, Austin, Texas
November 5, 17 – Kathina Robe Offering Ceremony at Zayyawati Kyaung, Houston
November 7, 17 – Khet Khet Wai’s Lunch Offering at Spring
November 12, 17 – Kathina Robe Offering Ceremony at Shwe Phone Pwint Dhamma Center, Ft Worth, Texas
November 25, 17 – Zayar’s Daughter’s 100th Days Birthday at San Marcos
November 26, 17 – Luigi Lorsi & Daw Khin Khin Thet, Lunch Offering at San Antonio
December 2, 17 – Sitagu Sayadawgyi and Group arrival to Vihara
December 24, 17 – Sitagu Sayadawgyi and Group departure from Vihara
December 25, 17 – Daw Candapabha & U Kyaw Myint – Memorial Offering
Dec, 25, 17 to Apr, 10, 18 – Myanmar Trip
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