2024 Ullambana Grand Puja

2024 Ullambana Grand Puja

The Ullambana Festival is an important period where Buddhists recall the kindness of ancestors and cultivate filial piety towards all beings. (Read more about the Ullambana here!)  It is also when the Sangha community completes their Vassa retreat.

BW Monastery Sangha will be reciting Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva sutra every night from 12 August to 17 August, and on 18 August (Completion day) devoutly practice Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva sutra.

Merits accumulated from recitation by Sangha and laities from recitation of Ullambana sutra, Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva sutra (All 3 scrolls).

Offerings to Buddha and Sangha, all rituals to seek blessings, for departed loved ones, etc, will be dedicated towards:
🌼 elimination of obstacles and obscurations, eliminate calamities for longevity, healthy body and mind, successful career, increasing wealth, prosperity and honour, all matters auspicious with increasing bliss and wisdom, meeting the Triple Gem life after life, develop spirit of enlightenment to attain Buddhahood.
🌼 A
ll karmic obstacles to be eliminated, free from sufferings, swiftly receive the compassion,  care and guidance of Amitabha Buddha, be reborn in Pure Land, learning the perfect teachings and attain Buddhahood. 
🌼 Dissolution of karmic obscurations and vengeance, enmity with karmic debtors and creditors to be resolved, free from sufferings, swiftly receive the compassion,  care and guidance of Amitabha Buddha, be reborn in Pure Land, learning the perfect teachings and attain Buddhahood. 

🟡 Puja Date : 12/08/2024 - 18/08/2024
🟡 Offering closing Date : 15/08/2024, Thursday 9pm
🟡 During the puja periods, online orders made after the daily cut off time 12 pm. 
Tablets will be erected 2 days later.
🟡 Chanting Schedule 

★ Pictures are meant for illustration only.
★ As a safety measure, all light offerings will be placed on the open-air altar at the back of the monastery.
★ All amount collected will be used to support and sponsor the event such as meals and beverage, utilities and ancillary expenses. Name of donors will be acknowledged and displayed during the event. 
★ Note: Any surplus from the donation to this event will be transferred to our Donation Box for Dharma propagation use and to help those in need, so that the merits from your donation will grow endlessly.
★ BW Monastery reserves the final right to make changes to the dedication names if they are not written according to the proposed format.

 

$10,000.00