Annual Events
  Activity : New Year Blessing Service
  Date Start : 01.01.2015
  Date End : 01.01.2015
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

If you had missed the New Year Eve Blessing service, then start the New Year at the Buddhist Maha Vihara by invoking the Blessings of the Noble Triple Gem for the happiness, well-being and longevity of you and your family.


  Activity : New Year Blessing
  Date Start : 01.01.2015
  Date End : 01.01.2015
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

Start your New Year at the Vihara by invoking the Blessings of the Noble Triple Gem for happiness, well-being and longevity for you and your family.


  Activity : 8 Precepts Programme (Ata Sil)
  Date Start : 03.01.2015
  Date End : 03.01.2015
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

A regular programme dedicated to the observance of the Eight Precepts with meditation, chanting and Dhamma talks to cultivate the mind.


  Activity : Free Full Moon Vegetarian Lunch & Full Moon Puja for Success in Life
  Date Start : 05.01.2015
  Date End : 05.01.2015
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

Success comes to those who have a sustained focus, right effort and perseverance to attain their goals. We should also seek the blessings and protection of the Noble Triple Gem, the Dhamma Protectors and Devas in achieving success. At this Puja, the Maha Sangha will chant the protective suttas to invoke blessings for a successful start to 2015.


  Activity : BISDS New Student Intake
  Date Start : 11.01.2015
  Date End : 11.01.2015
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

Open to children aged 6 years and above. Parents are welcome to sign up for the adult classes. School 1 begins at 8.30am and School 2 at 11.00am. Students will learn the Buddha Dhamma, be exposed to experiential learning sessions to practice what they have learnt, chanting, hymns singing and much more. There are also optional extra-curricular activities such as dancing, choir and  harmonica classes as well.


  Activity : Free New Moon Vegetarian Lunch & New Moon Puja
  Date Start : 20.01.2015
  Date End : 20.01.2015
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

A New Moon evening puja commencing at 7.30pm with offerings to the Noble Triple Gem followed by Sutta chanting and a Dhamma talk.


  Activity : Chinese New Year Midnight Distribution for the Homeless
  Date Start : 24.01.2015
  Date End : 24.01.2015
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

Distribution of goodie bags to the Homeless around Kuala Lumpur by Friends of the Vihara. All donations in kind will be consolidated and the volunteers will do a pick and pack for about 400 Homeless people around Kuala Lumpur. The convoy then leaves BMV at midnight and returns at 2am after the distribution is performed.


  Activity : 5 Day Meditation Retreat
  Date Start : 30.01.2015
  Date End : 03.02.2015
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

A 5 day stay in retreat consisting of meditation sessions and Dhamma talks led by our Ven Dr M Punnaji Maha Thera.


  Activity : Free Full Moon Vegetarian Lunch & Full Moon Puja
  Date Start : 03.02.2015
  Date End : 03.02.2015
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

A Full Moon evening puja commencing at 7.30pm with offerings to the Noble Triple Gem followed by Sutta chanting and a Dhamma talk.


  Activity : 8 Precepts Programme (Ata Sil)
  Date Start : 07.02.2015
  Date End : 07.02.2015
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

A regular programme dedicated to the observance of the Eight Precepts with meditation, chanting and Dhamma talks to cultivate the mind.


  Activity : Chinese New Year Eve
  Date Start : 18.02.2015
  Date End : 18.02.2015
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

There will be blessings conducted by the Maha Sangha throughout the day. Oil lamps can be sponsored for peace and prosperity. Lotus candles, flower bouquets and Chinese lanterns
are also available for sponsorship. Refreshments will be served from 12.00 midnight to 2.00am onwards. The Chinese New Year Eve Puja and Blessing Service @ 11.00pm.


  Activity : Chinese New Year New Moon Day
  Date Start : 19.02.2015
  Date End : 19.02.2015
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

There will be blessings by the Sangha throughout the day. Oil lamps, lotus candles, flower bouquets and Chinese lanterns can be sponsored for peace and prosperity. Light refreshments will be served throughout the day.


  Activity : Free Chinese New Year New Moon Vegetarian Lunch & Chinese New Year New Moon Puja
  Date Start : 19.02.2015
  Date End : 19.02.2015
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

A New Moon evening puja commencing at 7.30pm with offerings to the Noble Triple Gem followed by Sutta chanting and a Dhamma talk.


  Activity : Chap Goh Mei Full Moon Day
  Date Start : 05.03.2015
  Date End : 05.03.2015
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

There will be blessings throughout the day, lighting of oil lamps and a free vegetarian lunch. The Full Moon blessing service will be conducted at 7.30pm and will culminate with traditional vegetarian yee sang meal, light refreshments and a lion dance performance.


  Activity : 8 Precepts Programme (Ata Sil)
  Date Start : 07.03.2015
  Date End : 07.03.2015
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

A regular programme dedicated to the observance of the Eight Precepts with meditation, chanting and Dhamma talks to cultivate the mind.


  Activity : 9 Day Meditation Retreat
  Date Start : 13.03.2015
  Date End : 21.02.2015
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

A 9 day retreat consisting of meditation and dhamma talks led by our Ven Dr M Punnaji Maha Thera.


  Activity : Free New Moon Vegetarian Lunch & New Moon Puja
  Date Start : 20.03.2015
  Date End : 20.03.2015
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

A New Moon evening puja commencing at 7.30pm with offerings to the Noble Triple Gem followed by Sutta chanting and a Dhamma talk.


  Activity : Living Fountains of Vihara Felicitation Ceremony
  Date Start : 21.03.2015
  Date End : 21.03.2015
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

The Buddhist Maha Vihara Management Committee periodically felicitates members of the Vihara community who have served the Vihara Buddhist community selflessly for a period of more than 20 years. This year’s recipients will be remembered and honoured at a dinner which will be attended by family members and representatives of the various committees operating in the Vihara. They will
receive a felicitation certificate and a replica of our Main Shrine room as a token of appreciation  for their selfless service and for being truly a Living Fountain of the Vihara.


  Activity : Rural Distribution by Friends of the Vihara
  Date Start : 28.03.2015
  Date End : 28.03.2015
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

Distribution of goodie bags and groceries to hardcore poor and poverty stricken families in rural areas of West Malaysia by Friends of the Vihara. This is a 1 day programme.


  Activity : Free Full Moon Vegetarian Lunch
  Date Start : 03.04.2015
  Date End : 03.04.2015
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

A Full Moon evening puja commencing at 7.30pm with offerings to the Noble Triple Gem followed by Sutta chanting and a Dhamma talk.


  Activity : Full Moon Puja Puja Honouring Departed Relatives and Loved Ones
  Date Start : 03.04.2015
  Date End : 03.04.2015
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

This is a special Full Moon Puja to dedicate merits in memory of all departed relatives and loved ones. In the Sigalovada Sutta, the Buddha mentions that it is our duty to do so as children worthy of the family name. In doing so, we will be blessed and protected by the loved ones and the Devas. We should also recollect the great sacrifices made by our forefathers for our sake and aspire to  continue their worthy example. Sponsorship of Puja trays, flower bouquets and Oil Lamps will be available.


  Activity : 8 Precepts Programme (Ata Sil)
  Date Start : 04.04.2015
  Date End : 04.04.2015
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

A regular programme dedicated to the observance of the Eight Precepts with meditation chanting and Dhamma talks to cultivate the mind.


  Activity : Maha Sanghika Dana
  Date Start : 05.04.2015
  Date End : 05.04.2015
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

In memory of Departed Loved Ones. Sponsorship of oil lamps will be available.


  Activity : Sinhala Avuruddha
  Date Start : 14.04.2015
  Date End : 14.04.2015
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

@ 7.30am Sinhala New Year (Aluth Avuruddha) – Buddha Puja & Blessing Ceremony


PUNNAKALAYA (dedication to undertake meritorious deeds) on 14th April, Tuesday from 9.43am to 10.41pm.


AHARAPISSEMA (cooking time) 14th April, Tuesday at 4.35pm. Wearing red clothes and facing east.


ANUBHAWAYAKIRIMA (Eating, Exchange of Gifts and Commencement of Work time) 14th  April Tuesday at 5.12pm. Colour of clothes – red.


  Activity : Free New Moon Vegetarian Lunch & New Moon Puja
  Date Start : 19.04.2015
  Date End : 19.04.2015
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

A New Moon evening puja commencing at 7.30pm with offerings to the Noble Triple Gem followed by Sutta chanting and a Dhamma talk.


  Activity : BISDS Devotion Day
  Date Start : 19.04.2015
  Date End : 19.04.2015
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

A programme to educate the BISDS students on the spiritual values and religious significance
for the month of Wesak.


  Activity : Wesak Caring & Sharing Programme and Blood Donation
  Date Start : 26.04.2015
  Date End : 26.04.2015
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

A Wesak programme to bring cheer and assistance to over 1,000 visually and hearing impaired, handicapped, orphans and old folks from over 30 welfare centres.


  Activity : BISDS Staff Dana
  Date Start : 01.05.2015
  Date End : 01.05.2015
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

Staff and teachers together with their families will offer dana to the Maha Sangha.


  Activity : Wesak Eight Precept Programme
  Date Start : 02.05.2015
  Date End : 03.05.2015
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

 A special Wesak 8 Precepts Programme over 2 days (non-stay-in) dedicated towards the
observance of the Eight Precepts, with meditation, chanting and Dhamma talks to cultivate the mind.


  Activity : Wesak Full Moon Day
  Date Start : 03.05.2015
  Date End : 03.05.2015
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

Wesak is the thrice Blessed Day to commemorate the Birth, Enlightenment and Parinibbana of the Buddha. An exhibition by the BISDS in the Dewan Asoka will be held. 100,000 devotees and visitors will visit BMV during Wesak. BMV will be illuminated with thousands of lights and decorations. Free food and drinks will be served to the public. A Wesak float and candle light procession will be launched at 7.00pm proceeding from BMV to the to the city centre accompanied by about 30,000 devotees.


  Activity : BISDS New Student Mid Year Intake
  Date Start : 10.05.2015
  Date End : 24.05.2015
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

Open to all children aged 6 years and above. Parents are welcome to sign up for the adult classes.


  Activity : Free New Moon Vegetarian Lunch & New Moon Puja
  Date Start : 18.05.2015
  Date End : 18.05.2015
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

A New Moon evening puja commencing at 7.30pm with offerings to the Noble Triple Gem followed by Sutta chanting and a Dhamma talk.


  Activity : Wesak Midnight Distribution for the Homeless
  Date Start : 23.05.2015
  Date End : 23.05.2015
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

Distribution of goodie bags to the Homeless around Kuala Lumpur by Friends of the Vihara. All donations in kind will be consolidated and the volunteers will do a pick and pack for about 400 Homeless people around Kuala Lumpur. The convoy then leaves BMV at midnight and returns at 2am after the distribution is performed.


  Activity : Poson Full Moon Day & Free Full Moon Vegetarian Lunch
  Date Start : 01.06.2015
  Date End : 02.06.2015
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

This Full Moon Puja marks the great historical event when the first Buddhist missionaries were sent beyond India by the great Emperor Asoka. By his noble action, the King of Lanka and her people embraced Buddhism.


  Activity : BISDS Children’s Fellowship Camp
  Date Start : 05.06.2015
  Date End : 07.06.2015
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

A special programme for BISDS students during the school holidays to foster better fellowship and inculcate leadership skills.


  Activity : 8 Precepts Programme (Ata Sil)
  Date Start : 06.06.2015
  Date End : 06.06.2015
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

A regular programme dedicated to the observance of the Eight Precepts with meditation, chanting and Dhamma talks to cultivate the mind.


  Activity : JWCC Maha Sanghika Dana
  Date Start : 06.06.2015
  Date End : 06.06.2015
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

Offerings to the Maha Sangha as Thanksgiving for a successful conclusion to the Wesak Celebrations


  Activity : Free New Moon Vegetarian Lunch & New Moon Puja
  Date Start : 16.06.2015
  Date End : 16.06.2015
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

A New Moon evening puja commencing at 7.30pm with offerings to the Noble Triple Gem followed by Sutta chanting and a Dhamma talk


  Activity : BISDS Briefing to New Intake
  Date Start : 21.06.2015
  Date End : 21.06.2015
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

A briefing to the new students and parents of the mid-term enrolment on the rules and regulations of the BISDS and a preview of its major activities.


  Activity : Adhi Poson Full Moon Day & Free Full Moon Vegetarian Lunch
  Date Start : 30.06.2015
  Date End : 30.06.2015
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

A Full Moon evening puja commencing at 7.30pm with offerings to the Noble Triple Gem followed by Sutta chanting and a Dhamma talk.


  Activity : BMV Almanac 2016
  Date Start : 01.01.2016
  Date End : 31.12.2016
  Location/Venue : Buddhist Maha Vihara
  Description :

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