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Spring Food Fair

We are going to have the first Burmese Food Fair for the 2015 on Sunday, the 14th of June 2015 to raise fund for Thirimingalar Tawya Monastery in Yangon, Myanmar (Burma). Continue reading

Day Retreat

This month Day Retreat will be on the Sunday, May 31, 2015.  Ko Than Htut, Ma Myint Myint Mon, Son (Victor) will graciously donate lunch to Yogis.
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Summary of Vesak Day, held on Sunday, May 3, 2015

Summary of today’s Dhamma Talk:

Venerable Sayadaw U Sanda talked about the Buddha (Vesak) day which is the day that the Buddha-to-be was born, the Buddha attained the Buddhahood and the Buddha passed away from the cycle of rebirth. Continue reading

Memories from Myanmar New Year Event held on Sunday, April 12, 2015

Summary of today’s Dhamma Talk:

Venerable Sayadaw U Sanda talked how to enter the New Year as well as how to console and compose ourselves if adversary turns to us. Mr. William, today’s event sponsor donated lunch to all well-wishers in the memory of his late beloved wife. The Venerable talked about the story of “U Pi Re, a queen of Kaw-sa-la king” whose daughter Zi Wan Ti’s passing made her weep uncontrollably. Then, the Buddha himself taught her that it would be much meaningful paying attention her own liberation from the cycle of rebirth rather than anguishing over the loss of her daughter because the same “Zi Wan Ti” was buried at the same place for 84,000 times already. Then, the queen realized herself the meaning of the life and found the way to liberate herself from the cycle of rebirth. Continue reading