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Manawmaya Theravada Buddhist Society will hold the Abhidhamma Day (also, particularly in Myanmar, celebrated as) Thadingyut, Festival of Lights on Sunday, October 16, 2016.
You and your loved ones are cordially invited, for wholesome merit (Kuso), to come and listen to the Dhamma Talk.
The event donors are Daw Shwe Sein & Family and Daw Win Win Than & Family.
The event agenda is the following.
Place: Manawmaya Theravada Buddhist Society (MTBS)
13260 108th Ave Surrey BC
11:00 a.m. – Offering lunch to the resident monk (Sayadaw)
11:05 a.m. – Offering Mote-hin-gar (noodle in fish soup) to all attendees
12:30 p.m. – Taking five precepts
12:35 p.m. – Listening to Sayadaw’s Dhamma Talk
1:35 p.m. – Q & A session
2:00 p.m. – Announcement
Food for both body and mind are free-of-charge. All are welcome.
There are many opportunities for you to get wholesome merit (Kuso):
1. by attending the event and listening to the Dhamma talk;
2. by bringing a small dish for the Sayadaw’s lunch;
3. by helping cooking volunteers one day before (if any); and/or
4. by laying the tables and chairs for all attendees and well-wishers one day before the event, taking them down and doing clean-up after the event.
There will be more parking spots available inside the next door compound on the 108th Ave.