Abhidhamma Course Pt.2 in KKB on Oct 2008

Dear Rev. Sirs , Bro & Sisters in the Dhamma,

Kindly read the news below of the upcoming Abhidhamma Course Pt 2 to be held at Bodhiyarama Hermitage in Kuala Kubu Baru on 21 Oct to 29 Oct 08. Also the proposed program time-table during the Course period.

For your info, Sayadaw Nandamala wil be coming with Sayalay Yuzananyani and one lady kappiya Lei Lei Khin. They are arriving on 20 Oct and leaving on 31 Oct 08 by 5.35pm flight from KLIA.

Please contact Bro Lim Mong Seng at 012-213 1686 or email: limongseng@yahoo.com for participation or further information.

Sadhu ! Sadhu! Sadhu!

Note: Do forward to your dhamma friends whom are keen to study Abhidhamma course.

For those who want to take this golden opportunity to make a donation, please go to below to get the bank account information.

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Sayadaw Dr U Nanda Malabhivamsa


Date: 21 October – 29 October 2008
Venue: Bodhiyarama Hermitage Kuala Kubu Bahru
Medium of instruction: English
Cost: RM8/- per day

Meals: Breakfast and lunch will be provided based on retreat’s schedule. For participants not observing 8 precepts, light refreshments (biscuits, bread or cereal & drinks) will be provided in the afternoon and/or such participants may go out for dinner as self-cooking is not encouraged.

Places are limited to 60 persons only. Registration is subject to availability and preference given to those who intend to stay for the full course.

Please let us have your REPLY PORTION (below) together with payment before 15 October 2008.

For more information and/or registration, you may also contact:

(1) Bodhiyarama KKB – 016 222 7531;
(2) Sis Flora Tan – 03-3341 5605/ 013 369 7531;
(3) Sis Kim Lian – 012 203 2118;
(4) Bro Lim Mong Seng – 012 213 1686; or
(4) Sis Christi 016 380 8624.

Note: Participants are advised to bring personal toiletries; clock, umbrella, slippers, torchlight, pillow and bed sheet.

About Sayadaw Dr U Nanda Malabhivamsa

Sayadaw Dr. U Nanda Malabhivamsa was born in Myanmar on 22 March 1940 and was ordained as a Novice Monk at the age of 10. At 16, he was conferred Dhammacariya (Teacher of the Dhamma) by the Government of Myanmar and at 21, he was conferred Abhivamsa (higher lineage). In 2000, he was conferred the title Aggamahapandita (Senior Scholar) by the Government of Myanmar.

He obtained his M.A. degree from Kelaniya University, Colombo, Sri Lanka and Ph.D from Magadh University, Bodh-Gaya, Vihar, India.

Sayadaw Dr. U Nanda Malabhivamsa is one of the founders of Buddhist Teaching Centre, Maha Subhodhayon in Sagaing, Myanmar, where about 200 monks receive education in Buddhist Philosophy and Buddhist Literature annually.

In 1997 he was appointed the Rector of the Sitagu International Buddhist Academy in Sagaing. He was appointed the Rector of ITMBU in 2005.

Since 2003, he regularly travels to Europe to conduct Abhidhamma courses.



Name: __________________________________________
Age: ______ Sex: _________ (M/F)
Occupation: _____________________________________
Address: ________________________
Contact Number: (Mobile) _____________________
(Office) _____________________ ____________________________________
(House) _____________________ Email: ______________________________

I wish to:
□ Enrol for the Abhidhamma Course Part 2 for _______ days from _____________ to _____________
□ Volunteer my services during the course. Kindly contact me for details.


I wish to contribute to the following:

(a) Dana for Sangha/Yogi Meals
RM_________ for breakfast and lunch during retreat

(b) Sangha Fund
RM_________ for medicine, travelling & other allowable requisites for monks.

(c) Hermitage Maintenance Fund
RM_________ for the upkeep & maintenance of the hermitage.

I enclose a sum of RM__________ cash/cheque/money order payable to “Selangor Buddhist Vipassana Meditation Society” for the above purpose(s).

Yours in the Dhamma Date received:

Note: SBVMS's bank account with MayBank Berhad is 514178141667

Would appreciate of you could let Bro Lim Mong Seng knows if you have made any contribution so as to enable us to keep a proper record and for bank reconciliation purposes.

Please contact Bro Lim Mong Seng at 012-213 1686 or email: limongseng@yahoo.com for further information.

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----- Daily Program ----

Bodhiyarama Hermitage KKB

Abhidhamma Course Part 2

( 21st Oct to 29th Oct 2008)

Daily Schedule

sbvms- ab course daily/lms




Wake Up

5.00 - 6.00 am


6.30 - 7.30 am


7.30 – 8.00 am

Sweeping & Cleaning

8.30 – 9.30 am

Abhidhamma Lecture

9.30 – 9.45 am


9.45 – 10.45 am

Abhidhamma Lecture

11.00 – 12.00 noon


12.00 – 2.00 pm

Rest / own activities

2.30 – 3.30 pm

Abhidhamma Lecture

3.30 – 3.45 pm


3.45 – 4.45 pm

Abhidhamma Lecture/ Group Discussion

5.00 – 7.00 pm

Light refreshment /own activities/ Tutorial class by sis Pauline & sis Seng

7.00 – 9.00 pm


9.00 – 9.30 pm

Group Pathananaya / Metta Chanting

10.00 pm

Lights Out

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