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Kathina Puja – 25th October 2020
October 25, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dear Ladies and Gentlemen in Dhamma,
Indonesian Buddhist Society of NSW Incorporated (IBS NSW) is inviting you to join this simple yet auspicious e-Kathina Puja on 25th October 2020 led by Bhikkhu Cittagutto Mahathera.
Venerable (Bhante) Cittagutto Mahathera is a senior Buddhist monk (bhikkhu) born in Western Lombok. Bhante was ordained as a novice monk (samanera) in 1988 and became a fully ordained bhikkhu in 1997. Currently Bhante Cittagutto is the interagency relationship manager for Indonesian Theravadan Buddhist Sangha (STI). Bhante Cittagutto is also the educator of the Buddhist University (STAB) Kertarajasa, Batu, Jawa Timur province. This year (2564/2020), Bhante is spending his vassa period at Vihara Mahasampatti, Medan.
Bhante Cittagutto Mahathera is fluent in both English and Bahasa Indonesia. Everybody will be invited to ask questions after the short Dhammadesana session.
Please refer to the time below:
1:00 – 1:30 pm Kathina Chanting
1:30 – 2:30 pm Dhamma Talk + Q&A
2:30 – 2:45 pm Sangha Donation
2:45 – 3:15 pm Transfer of Merit and Closing
Australian Standard Daylight Time
For those who wish to make Kathina donation, please send to:
Name: Indonesian Buddhist Society of NSW Incorporated
Reference: Kathina 2020 + Name (optional)
Having respect and being humble, being satisfied and grateful, listening to the Dhamma at the right time: this is a supreme blessing.
Being patient and easily spoken to,having sight of ascetics, discussing the Dhamma at the right time: this is a supreme blessing.
(The Discourse on the Blessings – Mangala Sutta)