Asalha Puja Day (30 Jul 2015, Thurs)

posted 16 Jul 2015, 02:14 by Wat Palelai   [ updated 16 Nov 2015, 20:25 by Gary Low ]

Dear Members and Devotees                                                                                    


Palelai Buddhist Temple will be celebrating Asalha Puja Day on Thursday, 30th July 2015, followed by the Buddhist Lent (Khao Phansa) on Friday,  31st  July 2015.


This day commemorates the important event where the Sangha was first formed.  The Buddha accepted his first five disciples after they listened to the Buddha expounding the First Discourse, The Wheel Of Life (Dhammacakkhapavattana Sutta) at the Deer Park in Isipatana on the full-moon day.


A candlelight circumambulation will be held after the evening chanting, followed by the commencement of the three-month rain retreat the next day.  During the retreat, the Sangha will stay in the monastery to practise Dhamma and meditation.  The rain retreat (Vassa) will end on Tuesday,  27th October 2015.  The Event Organiser for this evening is Kanya Yeo.


The Resident Monks and the Board of Management invite all members, devotees and your families to join us in the following meritorious activities.





30th July


06.00 pm

Evening chanting / Observing of 5 precepts

07.30 pm

Candle-light Circumambulation followed by chanting of            Dhammacakkapavattana  Sutta  and Parittas.



May The Triple Gem Be With All of You Always



Yours with Metta