Annual Events
  Activity : New Year Blessing & New Moon Puja
  Date Start : 01.01.2014
  Date End : 01.01.2014
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

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


  Activity : BISDS New Student Intake
  Date Start : 05.01.2014
  Date End : 05.01.2014
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

Open to all children aged 6 years and above. Parents are welcome to sign up for adult classes. School 1 begins at 8.30am and School 2 at 11.00am. Students will be exposed to the teachings o the Buddha, experiantal learning sesions to practise what they have learnt, chanting, hymn singing and much more. There are also extra curricular activities such as dancing, choir and harmonica classes.


  Activity : Buddhism 108 Retreat Buddhism 108 Retreat conducted
  Date Start : 14.01.2014
  Date End : 18.01.2014
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

Buddhism 108 Retreat conducted by Senior Members of the Sangha, is a 108 hours retreat consisting of chanting of suttas, meditation and dhamma talks.


  Activity : Full Moon Puja for Success in Life
  Date Start : 15.01.2014
  Date End : 15.01.2014
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

Success comes to those who have a sustained focus, right effort and a 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 relevant suttas to invoke blessings for a successful start to 2014.


  Activity : Chinese New Year Eve
  Date Start : 30.01.2014
  Date End : 30.01.2014
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

There will be blessings 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 6.00pm onwards culminating with the CNY Eve Puja and Blessing Service @ 11.00pm.


  Activity : New Moon and Chinese New Year
  Date Start : 31.01.2014
  Date End : 31.01.2014
  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. @ 12.00 noon Free New Moon Veg. Lunch @ 7.30pm Evening New Moon Puja – offerings to the Buddha followed by New Moon blessing service.


  Activity : BMV CNY Open House with Luncheon
  Date Start : 09.02.2014
  Date End : 09.02.2014
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

In the spirit of celebrating the Chinese New Year, Buddhist Maha Vihara will host an Open House between 12noon – 2pm. This luncheon is open to all devotees, members and our neighbourhood residents. There will be CNY songs and a lion dance performance.


  Activity : Full Moon and Chap Goh Mei
  Date Start : 14.02.2014
  Date End : 14.02.2014
  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 : Living Fountains of Vihara Felicitation Ceremony
  Date Start : 22.02.2014
  Date End : 22.02.2014
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

The Buddhist Maha Vihara Management Committee periodically felicitates members and devotees who have served the Vihara Buddhist community selflessly for a period of more than 20 years. This yearʼs 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 memento as a token of appreciation for their selfless service and for being truly a Living Fountain of the Vihara.


  Activity : CNY Midnight Distribution for the Homeless
  Date Start : 22.02.2014
  Date End : 22.02.2014
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

Distribution of goodie bags to the Homeless throughout Kuala Lumpur by Friends of the Vihara. The convoy leaves BMV at midnight and returns at 2am.


  Activity : Hacked by de22
  Date Start : 01.03.2014
  Date End : 01.03.2014
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

A New Moon evening puja at 7.30pm with sutta chanting and a Dhamma talk.


  Activity : 8 Precepts Programme (Ata Sil)
  Date Start : 01.03.2014
  Date End : 01.03.2014
  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 : Full Moon Puja
  Date Start : 08.09.2014
  Date End : 08.09.2014
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

An evening Full Moon puja at 7.30pm with sutta chanting and a Dhamma talk


  Activity : BISDS Lantern Nite
  Date Start : 13.09.2014
  Date End : 13.09.2014
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

Adults and children alike will be having great fun and joy with the glowing light of their beautiful lanterns. There will be lots of competitions, games, talent shows and parades of lanterns for all to indulge in.


  Activity : New Moon Puja
  Date Start : 24.09.2014
  Date End : 24.09.2014
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

An evening New Moon puja at 7.30pm with sutta chanting and a Dhamma talk.


  Activity : 8 Precepts Programme (Ata Sil)
  Date Start : 04.10.2014
  Date End : 04.10.2014
  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 : Full Moon Puja dedicated to Good Health
  Date Start : 10.10.2014
  Date End : 10.10.2014
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

A special evening Full Moon Puja with suttas chanted and a Dhamma talk on having good health for the well-being of all our devotees and monks. Devotees can sponsor flower bouquets and trays for the puja. This Full Moon also marks the end of Vassana (rainy) season.


  Activity : Kathina Day
  Date Start : 12.10.2014
  Date End : 12.10.2014
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

A special day for devotees to offer basic requisites to the temple and the Maha Sangha. Devotees will circumambulate, the Shrine Hall 3 times and then make their offerings together with the Kathina Cheevera (robe) to the Maha Sangha. The requisites offered include robes, medicines, toiletries, cleaning equipment and kitchen items.


  Activity : New Moon Puja
  Date Start : 24.10.2014
  Date End : 24.10.2014
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

An evening New Moon puja at 7.30pm with sutta chanting and a Dhamma talk.


  Activity : 8 Precepts Programme (Ata Sil)
  Date Start : 01.11.2014
  Date End : 01.11.2014
  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 : Full Moon Puja
  Date Start : 07.11.2014
  Date End : 07.11.2014
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

An evening Full Moon puja at 7.30pm with sutta chanting and a Dhamma talk.


  Activity : An Ajahn Brahmavamso Retreat (non-stay in)
  Date Start : 07.11.2014
  Date End : 09.11.2014
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

Ajahn Brahmavamso, a gifted and popular Dhamma speaker will conduct a 3 day retreat at the BMV. It will comprise a one night Dhamma sermon and a 2 day meditation retreat. More details will be circulated closer to the dates.


  Activity : BISDS Prize Giving Day and Concert
  Date Start : 15.11.2014
  Date End : 15.11.2014
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

This event honours students who had excelled in the BISDS in 2014. The students will also present dances, songs and performances. Dinner will also be served.


  Activity : New Moon Puja
  Date Start : 22.11.2014
  Date End : 22.11.2014
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

An evening New Moon puja at 7.30pm with sutta chanting and a Dhamma talk.


  Activity : New Moon Puja
  Date Start : 22.11.2014
  Date End : 22.11.2014
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

An evening New Moon puja at 7.30pm with sutta chanting and a Dhamma talk.


  Activity : Youth Assembly
  Date Start : 22.11.2014
  Date End : 22.11.2014
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

The Friends of the Vihara Youth will organise this Assembly for Buddhist youth studying at Universities, colleges and also members of Buddhist youth societies throughout Malaysia. There will be interactive games, fellowship and discussions to create a bond for Buddhist youths to face common challenges.


  Activity : Deepavali and Christmas Midnight Distribution for the Homeless
  Date Start : 22.11.2014
  Date End : 22.11.2014
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

Distribution of goodie bags to the Homeless throughout Kuala Lumpur by Friends of the Vihara. The convoy leaves BMV at midnight and returns at 2am.


  Activity : Meditation Retreat
  Date Start : 21.11.2014
  Date End : 30.11.2014
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

A 10 day intensive meditation retreat will be organised to assist devotees keen to pursue Buddhist meditation in a systematic and holistic manner under the tutelage of a senior and experienced meditation teacher.


  Activity : Full Moon Puja Sanghamitta Day
  Date Start : 03.12.2014
  Date End : 03.12.2014
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

This full moon commemorates the arrival of Emperor Asokaʼs daughter, the Buddhist nun Sanghamitta from India bringing with her a sapling of the Bodhi tree under which the Buddha attained Enlightenment. This sapling which had grown to become a large tree can still be seen in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. Itʼs the oldest historical tree in recorded history. Ven Sanghamitta is also credited with the establishment of the Bhikkuni Order. A full day observance of 8 precepts will be organised. All women are encouraged to participate.


  Activity : Annual Novitiate Programme
  Date Start : 06.12.2014
  Date End : 21.12.2014
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

(More details by Circular)


The Annual Novitiate Programme has been held since 1976 to give an opportunity for devotees to experience the life dedicated to the cause of studying, practicing, realizing and spreading the Dhamma as a novice monk. Registration is open to all who are 18 years and above. A Pindapata (alms-giving) ceremony will be held on 21st December 2014.


  Activity : New Moon Puja
  Date Start : 22.12.2014
  Date End : 22.12.2014
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

An evening New Moon puja at 7.30pm with sutta chanting and a Dhamma talk.


  Activity : Myanmar Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour
  Date Start : 22.12.2014
  Date End : 28.12.2014
  Location/Venue : From BMV to Myanmar
  Description :

The BMV will organise a 7 day Buddhist pilgrimage tour to all the key sites in Myanmar.Further details will be available later.


  Activity : New Year Eve Blessing Service
  Date Start : 31.12.2014
  Date End : 31.12.2014
  Location/Venue : BMV
  Description :

A special blessing and sutta chanting puja will be conducted to usher in 2015.


  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.