Buddhist Nuns’ Novitiate Programme in Theravada Tradition

    Pursuing a Path to Inner Peace

    Program Dates : 7 – 16 November 2014 Closing Date : 17 Oct 2014

    Teachers

    Spiritual Director: Ajahn Brahm Abbot, Bodhinyana Monastery of Western Australia Teacher: Venerable Dhammapala Abbot, The Centre of Mindfulness of Hong Kong Samaneri Perceptor: Bhikkhuni Hasapanna Co-Abbess of Dhammasara Nuns’ Monastery Assistant Spiritual Director of Buddhist Society of Western Australia Born in 1960, Venerable Hasapanna is from Ipoh, Malaysia. She was ordained as a trainee nun (Anagarika) for 2 years, a Ten Precepts nun for 4 years and as a Bhikkhuni (with Ayya Tathaaloka as Pavatini) at Dhammasara Buddhist Nuns’ Monastery, Western Australia.

    Organizations

    Organizer: Subang Jaya Buddhist Association Co-organizers: Bodhinyana International Foundation, The Centre of Mindfulness Sponsors: Subang Jaya Buddhist Association, Hong Kong Society of Dharma

    Details

    Venue:Subang Jaya Buddhist Association, Malaysia Program: Check In : 7 November 2014, 5:00-7:00pm Shaving Ceremony : 8 November 2014, 3:00-5:00pm Going-forth Ceremony (Pabbajja) : 9 November 2014, 9:00-11:00am Alms Round (Pindapata) : 16 November 2014, 9:00am Returning to Lay Preceptor Ceremony : 16 November 2014, 3:00pm Programme Highlights: Meditation, Reading Pali Suttas, Chanting, Living/Daily Dhamma, Discussions on Dhamma Vinaya, Alms Round. Registration Fees: RM200 for the whole program. (Donations to support the programme is most welcome) Acceptance or rejection of application : Applicants will be informed through email or phone. Medium of Instruction: English. (No Chinese translation will be provided) Closing Date : 17th Oct 2014. (Early submission of application form is encouraged) Requirements: Female for Nuns’ Novitiate Programme, aged 16 or above. Be able to follow the whole programme, and to observe all stipulated regulations. Be physically and mentally fit. All applications are subject to confirmation after being interviewed by Venerable Dhammapala. Please download “Rules and Regulations” for more details. Please complete the Application Form and attach a passport size photo with the applicant’s full name printed at the back.

    Contact Details:

    Buddhist Nuns’ Novitiate Programme Subang Jaya Buddhist Association Lot PT 12593, Jalan Kewajipan, SS 13, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehson (Contact person: Sis Lily or Sis Cindy) Tel: (+6) 03-56315299, (+6) 03-56348181 Fax: (+6) 03-56315262 Email: office@sjba.org

    Application Form

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