December 2019 Ordination Program

Short Term Monk/Novice/ Nun Ordination (短期出家) / Ubasaka & Ubasika (8 precepts) (view Mandarin version 查看中文版)

VENUE:
SAMATHIDHAMMARAM CENTRE, 114, MOO 5, BAN KLONGTAN, TAMBON KLONGTAN, AMPHOR BAN PHAEO, SAMUT SAKHON, 74120 THAILAND

DURATION: 3 DECEMBER 2019 TO 14 DECEMBER 2019.

We would like to invite those who have faith to join us in the upcoming short term monk/novice/ nun ordination and observation of ubasaka & ubasika (8 precepts) for both male and female adult and children.

Through sincere practice, enormous merits are acquired. Nothing equals to self-practice. Let us share these merits with gratitude to the Buddha, Dhamma and Sangha, our parents, ancestors and kammic debtors. Being reborn life after life, we may not be aware of the past actions we have done in the past. We aspire to transfer our merits through this practice to our kammic debtors (beings whom we have wronged in the past). May they rejoice in the merits and forgive us.

May the merits we shall acquire bring happiness and comfort. May all beings be well and happy.

Sadhu! Sadhu! Sadhu!

View past photos of the event: Wesak 2019 | December 2017

The tentative program is as follows:

Duration of program 短期出家 3  December 2019 to 14 December 2019
Objective目地

There would be formal Bhikkhu (monk)Samanera (novice ภิกขุ) and Mae Chees (nuns แม่ชี) ordination.

Others may also choose to observe 8 precepts.

Requirements 报名资格

Age requirements:

For Bhikkhu (monk): Male, minimum age is 20 years old

For Samanera (novice): Male, Minimum age is 10 years old

For those who are planning to ordain, the latest arrival date is 3 December 2019 (you may arrive earlier on 1 or 2 Dec 19). For returning flight, do not book flight from 4pm onwards on 14 December 2019.

法会时间 ∶2019年12月3日 至2019年12月14日

比丘 : 年龄最小20岁

沙弥 : 年满10岁及10岁以上男学员

Flight arrangements启程和返回时间

Arrival: To buy air ticket to arrive in Bangkok (Don Meung or Suvarnabhumi) not later than Tuesday 3 December 19. Pickup would be via the airport (Don Meung or Suvarnabhumi).

Departure: To fly back from Bangkok on earliest Saturday 14 December 2019 (4pm flight onwards) or 15 December 2019.

 

Q&A:

Q: I would to attend this event. What do I need to do?
A: Please let us know if you would like to undergo ordination (monk, novice or nun) or as 8 preceptor. Do note that for those who wish to ordain as monks, you would be required to complete an application form with your personal details and background information, including a copy of your passport and IC (identification card).

Q: How do I get from the temple from the airport?
A: Khun Mae would arrange for someone to pick you up from the airport. Therefore we would require information on how many pax, flight number, date and time of arrival and at which airport (Don Meung or Suvarnabhumi airport).

Q: Do I need to bring anything along with me?
A: Upon confirmation, all your requisities (robes, almsbowl, blanket, etc) would be prepared for you. For 8 preceptors, if you do not have the 8 precept attire you may purchase from the temple.

Q: I am a vegetarian. Does the temple provide vegetarian food?
A: Arrangement can be made for vegetarian food to be cooked for you. Please notify us in advance to enable us to do the necessary preparation.

Q: The program’s duration is about 2 weeks. However, I am not able to make it for the complete 2 weeks. Can I come for just a few days in between?
A: For this event as there may be travelling involved, we seek your assistance to book within the dates. However if you have constraints, do let us know and we would see what can do.

Contact Persons:

If you would like to participate in this event or obtain more information, you may contact the following persons:

Country联络电话及负责人 Contact person(s):
Thailand泰国
  • Khun Mae directly at +6681 918 3237 (converse in Thai & Mandarin) (以泰语或华语沟通)
  • Mae Chee Yin +6012 2206899(WhatApps only)
Singapore 新加坡
  • Xiao Yan 小燕 +65 98442199
Malaysia马来西亚/ Other Countries
  • Mae Chee Yin +6012 2206899 (WhatApps only)

 

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